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MI gas prices up a penny over the week
May 19, 2020 – 12:10 am | Comments Off on MI gas prices up a penny over the week
MI gas prices up a penny over the week

The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in Michigan is up a penny over the week.

Northern Michigan Businesses Can Re-open Friday
May 18, 2020 – 2:32 pm | Comments Off on Northern Michigan Businesses Can Re-open Friday
Northern Michigan Businesses Can Re-open Friday

Governor Whitmer Reopens Retail, Restaurants, and Offices in Alpena, Traverse City Regions, and Upper Penisula  
Businesses that reopen must adopt workplace safety measures to protect employees, customers 
 
LANSING, Mich. — Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-92, allowing for the …

Allor pleased that some business allowed to reopen Friday
May 18, 2020 – 1:45 pm | Comments Off on Allor pleased that some business allowed to reopen Friday
Allor pleased that some business allowed to reopen Friday

State Representative Sue Allor is encouraged by Monday’s announcement that some businesses in the region will be allowed to reopen their doors Friday.

EMS week in Alpena
May 18, 2020 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on EMS week in Alpena
EMS week in Alpena

Emergency Medical Services personnel play a critical role in communities across the nation, and this week are being singled out in the city of Alpena, which is proclaiming May 17-23 ‘Emergency Medical Services Week.’

Weekly update: COVID-19 in Michigan, NE MI
May 18, 2020 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Weekly update: COVID-19 in Michigan, NE MI
Weekly update: COVID-19 in Michigan, NE MI

The number of COVID-19 cases in Michigan topped 51,000 Sunday.

Michigan crops damaged as temperatures plunge below freezing
May 18, 2020 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Michigan crops damaged as temperatures plunge below freezing
Michigan crops damaged as temperatures plunge below freezing

Fruit growers are assessing the damage on their orchards after temperatures plunged below freezing in south-central and southwest Michigan, threatening tender blooms on apple, peach and other fruit trees.

‘COVID toes,’ other rashes latest possible rare virus signs
May 18, 2020 – 12:10 am | Comments Off on ‘COVID toes,’ other rashes latest possible rare virus signs
‘COVID toes,’ other rashes latest possible rare virus signs

Skin doctors suddenly are looking at a lot of toes as concern grows that for some people, a sign of COVID-19 may pop up in an unusual spot.

Lafarge to match fireworks donations if show is a go
May 15, 2020 – 4:00 pm | Comments Off on Lafarge to match fireworks donations if show is a go
Lafarge to match fireworks donations if show is a go

The Lafarge cement plant has agreed to match donations, dollar for dollar, for this year’s annual 4th of July fireworks display.

Seeking high school students for annual art competition
May 15, 2020 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Seeking high school students for annual art competition
Seeking high school students for annual art competition

Submissions are now being accepted for the annual congressional art competition.

Alpena man gets minimum 38 months for sexual assault of teen girl
May 15, 2020 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Alpena man gets minimum 38 months for sexual assault of teen girl
Alpena man gets minimum 38 months for sexual assault of teen girl

A 20 year-old Alpena man will spend the next 38 months to 10 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 15 year-old girl.

Hundreds protest stay-at-home order outside Michigan Capitol
May 15, 2020 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Hundreds protest stay-at-home order outside Michigan Capitol
Hundreds protest stay-at-home order outside Michigan Capitol

Hundreds of people angry over Michigan’s coronavirus stay-at-home order protested in heavy rain outside the state Capitol.

Flags to remain lowered for Peace Officers Memorial Day
May 15, 2020 – 12:10 am | Comments Off on Flags to remain lowered for Peace Officers Memorial Day
Flags to remain lowered for Peace Officers Memorial Day

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has directed U.S. and Michigan flags throughout the state to remain lowered to half-staff on Friday, in recognition of Peace Officers Memorial Day, which honors officers killed or disabled in the line of duty.