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MSP releases weekly stats
March 6, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on MSP releases weekly stats
MSP releases weekly stats

Residents in a five-county area of northeast Michigan phoned 73 calls for service into the Michigan State Police Alpena Post last week.

New maintenance sensors being tested on Mighty Mac
March 6, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on New maintenance sensors being tested on Mighty Mac
New maintenance sensors being tested on Mighty Mac

Researchers are preparing for the next phase of an engineering study that uses the Mackinac Bridge to test a new type of sensor that can help identify maintenance needs.

Monster twister takes 10 relatives from 1 Alabama family
March 6, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Monster twister takes 10 relatives from 1 Alabama family
Monster twister takes 10 relatives from 1 Alabama family

Two cousins have a hard time counting all the relatives they lost to a tornado that wiped out a rural community in Alabama.

Alpena council bans marijuana businesses…but
March 5, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Alpena council bans marijuana businesses…but
Alpena council bans marijuana businesses…but

There will be no marijuana-related businesses operating within the City of Alpena…at least for now.

City manager, Sundin, to retire at year’s end
March 5, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on City manager, Sundin, to retire at year’s end
City manager, Sundin, to retire at year’s end

After nearly 21 ½ years with the City of Alpena, manager Greg Sundin has decided to call it quits at the end of the year.

Modrzynski resigns from county board
March 5, 2019 – 12:34 am | Comments Off on Modrzynski resigns from county board
Modrzynski resigns from county board

There’s a vacant seat on the Alpena County Board of Commissioners.

Shipwreck Alley Rollers to be featured on Facebook series
March 5, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on Shipwreck Alley Rollers to be featured on Facebook series
Shipwreck Alley Rollers to be featured on Facebook series

The Shipwreck Alley Rollers, Alpena’s all-female roller derby team, will be featured on the Facebook Community Voices Series.

Montmorency deputies arrest woman found unresponsive in vehicle
March 5, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Montmorency deputies arrest woman found unresponsive in vehicle
Montmorency deputies arrest woman found unresponsive in vehicle

The Montmorency County Sheriff’s Office logged 97 complaints over the week.

MI gas prices decline slightly after setting new 2019-high
March 5, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on MI gas prices decline slightly after setting new 2019-high
MI gas prices decline slightly after setting new 2019-high

Gas prices in Michigan declined 1 cent, after setting a new 2019-high of $2.49 per gallon on Friday.

Kingsley, near TC, dealing with 3 teen suicides
March 5, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Kingsley, near TC, dealing with 3 teen suicides
Kingsley, near TC, dealing with 3 teen suicides

Teachers in a small northern Michigan school district are being trained to watch for signs that could alert them to troubled teens.

Whitmer to propose 45-cent gas tax increase
March 5, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Whitmer to propose 45-cent gas tax increase
Whitmer to propose 45-cent gas tax increase

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will propose a 45-cent increase in Michigan’s gasoline and diesel taxes to fix the roads, phased in later this year and in 2020.

Jail budget: More work to do
March 4, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Jail budget: More work to do
Jail budget: More work to do

A construction manager, architect, a delegation of Alpena County officials and others met Friday, to discuss a new jail project that is approximately $937,000 over budget.