Home » Archive by Category

Articles in Local News

Love Light Trees ceremony at Alpena hospital
December 2, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Love Light Trees ceremony at Alpena hospital
Love Light Trees ceremony at Alpena hospital

The community is invited to attend MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena’s 3rd annual Love Light Trees ceremony and remembrance event Thursday.

Ann Arbor weighs plans for tallest new building in decades
December 2, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Ann Arbor weighs plans for tallest new building in decades
Ann Arbor weighs plans for tallest new building in decades

Construction of Ann Arbor’s tallest new building in a half-century could begin soon if city council members approve the project.

Rock tragedy: Music superstars, small suburb forever linked
December 2, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Rock tragedy: Music superstars, small suburb forever linked
Rock tragedy: Music superstars, small suburb forever linked

Tragedy four decades ago linked the British rock band The Who to a small suburban city in Ohio.

Online shoppers boost small business sales
December 2, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Online shoppers boost small business sales
Online shoppers boost small business sales

Shoppers, many of them using smartphones, spent $3.6 billion buying online from small businesses on Saturday.

United Way “Sock it to Poverty” sock drive for the less fortunate
November 29, 2019 – 3:35 am | Comments Off on United Way “Sock it to Poverty” sock drive for the less fortunate
United Way “Sock it to Poverty” sock drive for the less fortunate

Drop boxes are currently located at the United Way Office on Water Street, the Thrivent Office on West Chisholm, mBank, Alpena Alcona Area Credit Union, and Mid-Michigan Health Center.

Santa Claus arrives during Alpena holiday parade
November 29, 2019 – 3:34 am | Comments Off on Santa Claus arrives during Alpena holiday parade
Santa Claus arrives during Alpena holiday parade

The man with the white beard and red suit will make his official first appearance in Alpena this holiday season, when the annual Bolenz Jewelry Holiday Parade marches through downtown Friday.

Final Alpena Art Walks in downtown Friday
November 29, 2019 – 3:33 am | Comments Off on Final Alpena Art Walks in downtown Friday
Final Alpena Art Walks in downtown Friday

The final Alpena Art Walks of the season will be held in downtown Friday.

APD Holiday Shop with a Cop
November 29, 2019 – 3:32 am | Comments Off on APD Holiday Shop with a Cop
APD Holiday Shop with a Cop

The Alpena Police Department is holding its 16th annual ‘Holiday Shop with a Cop’ event next Saturday, December 7.

Girls on the Run needs coaches
November 29, 2019 – 3:31 am | Comments Off on Girls on the Run needs coaches
Girls on the Run needs coaches

A program that has successfully boosted the confidence of many young girls across northwest Michigan is in need of coaches.

Commissioners approve pay raises despite looming deficit
November 27, 2019 – 9:27 am | Comments Off on Commissioners approve pay raises despite looming deficit
Commissioners approve pay raises despite looming deficit

All Alpena County employees will be receiving pay raises in 2020, despite a looming budget deficit of nearly $1 million.

2019 Xmas Tree Lights Game
November 27, 2019 – 7:00 am | Comments Off on 2019 Xmas Tree Lights Game
2019 Xmas Tree Lights Game

It’s one of Northeast Michigan’s great holiday traditions…107.7 The Bay’s Christmas Tree Lights Contest! Yes, it’s time to help 107.7 The Bay untangle their Christmas tree lights and illuminate the prizes!

Thanksgiving dinner costs up a penny
November 27, 2019 – 3:35 am | Comments Off on Thanksgiving dinner costs up a penny
Thanksgiving dinner costs up a penny

According to the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 34th annual survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table, the cost of the annual feast has not gone up much over the year.