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Kayakers escape injury as cliff collapses into Lake Superior
August 15, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Kayakers escape injury as cliff collapses into Lake Superior
Kayakers escape injury as cliff collapses into Lake Superior

Kayakers on a tour of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore narrowly escaped injury when a large section of cliff collapsed near them into Lake Superior.

Federal agency to consider protections for lake sturgeon
August 15, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Federal agency to consider protections for lake sturgeon
Federal agency to consider protections for lake sturgeon

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says it will consider whether to list the lake sturgeon as an endangered or threatened species.

Court denies defense motion to quash Windfield bind over
August 14, 2019 – 12:54 am | Comments Off on Court denies defense motion to quash Windfield bind over
Court denies defense motion to quash Windfield bind over

A motion to quash the District Court bind over in the case of a former Alpena teacher accused of sexually assaulting a young male student has been denied.

APS announces key dates for students & families
August 14, 2019 – 12:34 am | Comments Off on APS announces key dates for students & families
APS announces key dates for students & families

Students and families of Alpena Public Schools should be receiving information this week, on the upcoming school year, which starts in less than two weeks.

Iosco Co man wins $100K on Poker Lotto
August 14, 2019 – 12:34 am | Comments Off on Iosco Co man wins $100K on Poker Lotto
Iosco Co man wins $100K on Poker Lotto

Another resident of northeast Michigan has hit it big through the Michigan Lottery.

Montmorency Co. residents call police 106 times over week
August 14, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on Montmorency Co. residents call police 106 times over week
Montmorency Co. residents call police 106 times over week

Residents of Montmorency County filed 106 complaints with the local sheriff’s office over the week.

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement campaign runs through Labor Day holiday
August 14, 2019 – 12:22 am | Comments Off on Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement campaign runs through Labor Day holiday
Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement campaign runs through Labor Day holiday

Law enforcement agencies across Michigan are gearing up for another holiday and another campaign aimed at making the state’s roads safe for all motorists.

Mackinac Bridge tokens only usable through Sept. 10
August 14, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Mackinac Bridge tokens only usable through Sept. 10
Mackinac Bridge tokens only usable through Sept. 10

The Mackinac Bridge Authority says it will no longer accept bridge tokens for tolls beginning September 10.

Work progressing on new Fiat Chrysler plant in Detroit
August 14, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Work progressing on new Fiat Chrysler plant in Detroit
Work progressing on new Fiat Chrysler plant in Detroit

Work is progressing at the site of a Fiat Chrysler assembly plant on Detroit’s eastside.

UK bans cream cheese ad because of ‘dopey dad’ stereotype
August 14, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on UK bans cream cheese ad because of ‘dopey dad’ stereotype
UK bans cream cheese ad because of ‘dopey dad’ stereotype

An advertisement for cream cheese showing distracted dads leaving babies on a conveyer belt has been banned in Britain under new rules against harmful gender stereotypes.

I2P purchases Kmart property & is granted rezoning request
August 13, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on I2P purchases Kmart property & is granted rezoning request
I2P purchases Kmart property & is granted rezoning request

It’s now official – a new company has taken over the former Kmart property in Alpena with plans to convert the building into a multi-tenant facility, leasing space to companies engaged in design, engineering, sales and manufacturing activities.

Handle with Care program identifies kids who encounter traumatic events
August 13, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on Handle with Care program identifies kids who encounter traumatic events
Handle with Care program identifies kids who encounter traumatic events

A new program is being rolled out at Alpena Public Schools in 2019-20, that will inform administrators, teachers and staff of students who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event.