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Michigan governor to take national stage to rebut Trump
February 3, 2020 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Michigan governor to take national stage to rebut Trump
Michigan governor to take national stage to rebut Trump

Democrats are putting Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on the national stage Tuesday to rebut President Donald Trump’s State of the Union message.

DHS: New screening to begin amid coronavirus concerns
February 3, 2020 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on DHS: New screening to begin amid coronavirus concerns
DHS: New screening to begin amid coronavirus concerns

The Department of Homeland Security is warning airline passengers that their flights may wind up rerouted if officials discover mid-flight that someone onboard has been in China in the last 14 days.

Alpena water well test results for PFAS in, but under analysis
January 31, 2020 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Alpena water well test results for PFAS in, but under analysis
Alpena water well test results for PFAS in, but under analysis

The results from water well tests conducted around the Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center are in and are being analyzed and evaluated before being sent to property owners.

Prelim numbers show NE MI had largest drop in jobless rate in 2019
January 31, 2020 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on Prelim numbers show NE MI had largest drop in jobless rate in 2019
Prelim numbers show NE MI had largest drop in jobless rate in 2019

Preliminary numbers indicate northeast Michigan had the largest jobless rate decline in the state in 2019.

Wertz Warriors to make a few stops in NE MI during annual snowmobile ride
January 31, 2020 – 12:38 am | Comments Off on Wertz Warriors to make a few stops in NE MI during annual snowmobile ride
Wertz Warriors to make a few stops in NE MI during annual snowmobile ride

Wertz Warriors will begin their annual seven-day, 900 mile snowmobile ride for Special Olympics Michigan Sunday.

Bolton bar & grill break in
January 31, 2020 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Bolton bar & grill break in
Bolton bar & grill break in

Police continue to search for the person or persons who broke into the Bolton Ridge Bar & Grill earlier this month.

Whittemore man killed after colliding head on while driving in wrong direction
January 31, 2020 – 12:22 am | Comments Off on Whittemore man killed after colliding head on while driving in wrong direction
Whittemore man killed after colliding head on while driving in wrong direction

A 71 year-old Whittemore man died Wednesday night, following a head on crash on I-75, south of Standish.

MI Senate: No permit needed to protect homes from high water
January 31, 2020 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on MI Senate: No permit needed to protect homes from high water
MI Senate: No permit needed to protect homes from high water

A split Michigan Senate has voted to let homeowners and others with property along the Great Lakes temporarily install structures to combat erosion from record-high water levels without needing a state permit.

Lawsuit blames UP prison for mentally ill man’s death
January 31, 2020 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Lawsuit blames UP prison for mentally ill man’s death
Lawsuit blames UP prison for mentally ill man’s death

The sister of a mentally ill man says he died due to neglect by medical staff at a prison in the Upper Peninsula.

US advises against travel to China; virus declared emergency
January 31, 2020 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on US advises against travel to China; virus declared emergency
US advises against travel to China; virus declared emergency

The U.S. has advised against all travel to China after the World Health Organization declared the outbreak of a new virus that has spread to more than a dozen countries a global emergency.

Spaceport site announcement expected by mid-February
January 30, 2020 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Spaceport site announcement expected by mid-February
Spaceport site announcement expected by mid-February

An announcement on where a new spaceport will be constructed in Michigan is expected by mid-February.

Murphy appointed new Register of Deeds, Smith chief deputy
January 30, 2020 – 12:50 am | Comments Off on Murphy appointed new Register of Deeds, Smith chief deputy
Murphy appointed new Register of Deeds, Smith chief deputy

Alpena County has appointed a new Register of Deeds through the end of the calendar year.