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1st recreational marijuana licenses issued in Michigan
November 20, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on 1st recreational marijuana licenses issued in Michigan
1st recreational marijuana licenses issued in Michigan

The state of Michigan has issued the first licenses to a business planning to grow and sell marijuana for recreational use.

APS board moves forward with March bond proposal
November 19, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on APS board moves forward with March bond proposal
APS board moves forward with March bond proposal

It now appears imminent the board of education for Alpena Public Schools will ask voters to support a new and smaller bond proposal in 2020.

Council inks deal with Smolinki, new city manager
November 19, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on Council inks deal with Smolinki, new city manager
Council inks deal with Smolinki, new city manager

The new Alpena city manager will start her duties December 23.

Mindock/Thunder Bay Theatre part ways
November 19, 2019 – 12:38 am | Comments Off on Mindock/Thunder Bay Theatre part ways
Mindock/Thunder Bay Theatre part ways

The Producing Artistic Director at Thunder Bay Theatre in Alpena is leaving after serving the organization for five years.

Alpena man with criminal history gets 1 year on meth charge
November 19, 2019 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Alpena man with criminal history gets 1 year on meth charge
Alpena man with criminal history gets 1 year on meth charge

A 48 year-old man with a lengthy criminal history will spend the next year in the Alpena County Jail on a drug charge.

Montmorency deputies make arrests for felonious assault & drunk driving
November 19, 2019 – 12:22 am | Comments Off on Montmorency deputies make arrests for felonious assault & drunk driving
Montmorency deputies make arrests for felonious assault & drunk driving

The Montmorency County Sheriff’s Office handled 97 calls for help over the week, including numerous auto accidents and some domestic disturbances.

Greenbush home goes up in flames
November 19, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Greenbush home goes up in flames
Greenbush home goes up in flames

Fire officials in Alcona County continue to investigate the cause of a Sunday blaze that destroyed a home in Greenbush.

MI gas prices lower, but…
November 19, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on MI gas prices lower, but…
MI gas prices lower, but…

Gas prices in Michigan slipped 8 cents compared to a week ago.

Auto union now turns focus to Fiat Chrysler; strike possible
November 19, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Auto union now turns focus to Fiat Chrysler; strike possible
Auto union now turns focus to Fiat Chrysler; strike possible

The United Auto Workers union on Monday turned its bargaining focus to Fiat Chrysler, raising the possibility of another strike against a Detroit automaker.

ACC to host skilled trades film & public forum
November 18, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on ACC to host skilled trades film & public forum
ACC to host skilled trades film & public forum

Efforts continue in northeast Michigan to attract more workers into skilled trades to fill employment holes in the region.

Near normal temps return following record cold
November 18, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on Near normal temps return following record cold
Near normal temps return following record cold

Below normal temperatures and record cold weather is expected to be replaced in northeast Michigan this week, by near normal temps.

Agar, Alpena, busted with meth
November 18, 2019 – 12:38 am | Comments Off on Agar, Alpena, busted with meth
Agar, Alpena, busted with meth

Another person in northeast Michigan has been busted for possessing drugs.