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Two local parks to benefit from DNR grants
January 14, 2020 – 12:34 am | Comments Off on Two local parks to benefit from DNR grants
Two local parks to benefit from DNR grants

Two parks in northeast Michigan will benefit greatly from Recreation Passport grants announced Monday.

Saginaw suspects busted for brutal assault/attempted robbery in Glennie
January 14, 2020 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on Saginaw suspects busted for brutal assault/attempted robbery in Glennie
Saginaw suspects busted for brutal assault/attempted robbery in Glennie

After a nearly year-long investigation, three suspects have been arrested and jailed for the brutal assault of a Glennie man they planned to rob.

Gas prices up over week
January 14, 2020 – 12:22 am | Comments Off on Gas prices up over week
Gas prices up over week

The price for a gallon of gasoline was up in Michigan over the week.

Gaylord hunter gets 5 years in prison for accidental death of hunter
January 14, 2020 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Gaylord hunter gets 5 years in prison for accidental death of hunter
Gaylord hunter gets 5 years in prison for accidental death of hunter

A Michigan hunter convicted of killing another hunter on the first day of the 2018 deer season was sentenced Monday to at least five years in prison.

Michigan State Police to investigate breathalyzer supplier
January 14, 2020 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Michigan State Police to investigate breathalyzer supplier
Michigan State Police to investigate breathalyzer supplier

Michigan State Police has launched a fraud investigation into the company that supplies the state’s breathalyzer devices.

Michigan seeks extensive records about underwater oil pipes
January 14, 2020 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Michigan seeks extensive records about underwater oil pipes
Michigan seeks extensive records about underwater oil pipes

Michigan officials are demanding an extensive set of records from Enbridge as they investigate the company’s oil pipeline beneath a Great Lakes waterway.

Former All Saints employee caught with hundreds of child porn photos/videos
January 13, 2020 – 5:38 pm | Comments Off on Former All Saints employee caught with hundreds of child porn photos/videos
Former All Saints employee caught with hundreds of child porn photos/videos

A former employee of All Saints Catholic School in Alpena has been charged in connection with a child pornography investigation.

Expect more coastline damage & erosion along Great Lakes in 2020
January 13, 2020 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Expect more coastline damage & erosion along Great Lakes in 2020
Expect more coastline damage & erosion along Great Lakes in 2020

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is telling coastline residents and communities to brace for another year of erosion and damaging events as water levels continue to rise on the Great Lakes.

Storm dumps 4 to 7.5 inches across NE Michigan
January 13, 2020 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on Storm dumps 4 to 7.5 inches across NE Michigan
Storm dumps 4 to 7.5 inches across NE Michigan

The weekend snowstorm that some agencies were forecasting could dump as much as a foot of snow or more on parts of the Midwest lost some of its steam before reaching northern Michigan.

MSU Extension to hold Farm Bill meetings in Alpena & Millersburg
January 13, 2020 – 12:34 am | Comments Off on MSU Extension to hold Farm Bill meetings in Alpena & Millersburg
MSU Extension to hold Farm Bill meetings in Alpena & Millersburg

MSU Extension will be hosting four Farm Bill update meetings this month, including two in northeast Michigan.

20 year-old facing prison time for B&E’s and probation violation
January 13, 2020 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on 20 year-old facing prison time for B&E’s and probation violation
20 year-old facing prison time for B&E’s and probation violation

A 20 year-old Alpena man is potentially facing prison time for two break ins and a probation violation on a previous sexual assault conviction.

Michigan Tech students start work on carnival snow statues
January 13, 2020 – 12:22 am | Comments Off on Michigan Tech students start work on carnival snow statues
Michigan Tech students start work on carnival snow statues

Work has started on massive snow statues to be featured during Michigan Technological University’s Winter Carnival.