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Once nearly extinct, songbird coming off endangered list
October 9, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Once nearly extinct, songbird coming off endangered list
Once nearly extinct, songbird coming off endangered list

It’s now official – the Kirtland’s warbler is being removed from the federal endangered species list after a successful battle to save it from extinction.

2nd Detroit-area trial starts in lawsuit over bogus epilepsy
October 9, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on 2nd Detroit-area trial starts in lawsuit over bogus epilepsy
2nd Detroit-area trial starts in lawsuit over bogus epilepsy

Jurors are hearing opening statements in the second trial of a Detroit-area doctor who is accused of intentionally misreading tests to come up with epilepsy diagnoses in children.

Millions face power outages in northern, central California
October 9, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Millions face power outages in northern, central California
Millions face power outages in northern, central California

Millions of people in northern and central California are facing days without power as Pacific Gas & Electric creates the largest preventive blackout in state history.

Congrats to our Lottery Contest Winners!
October 8, 2019 – 2:11 pm | Comments Off on Congrats to our Lottery Contest Winners!
Congrats to our Lottery Contest Winners!

Congrats to Ben Sigorski, who won the ULTIMATE LOTTERY GIVEAWAY!  He was randomly chosen from our 30 finalists from 30 locations in Northern Michigan.  Each location’s  finalists won $20 in instant tickets and had a …

City adopts proclamation for Domestic Violence Awareness Month
October 8, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on City adopts proclamation for Domestic Violence Awareness Month
City adopts proclamation for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

The City of Alpena has adopted a proclamation coinciding with October’s designation as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Alpena MSP post commander attends 10-week FBI training session
October 8, 2019 – 12:42 am | Comments Off on Alpena MSP post commander attends 10-week FBI training session
Alpena MSP post commander attends 10-week FBI training session

The commander of the Alpena State Police Post is attending an 10-week police executive training session through the FBI’s National Academy.

Wright gets 15-40 years for sexually assaulting child
October 8, 2019 – 12:35 am | Comments Off on Wright gets 15-40 years for sexually assaulting child
Wright gets 15-40 years for sexually assaulting child

A convicted child sex offender from Alpena will spend the next 15-40 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 9 year-old girl.

Alpena man could be headed back to prison following two-day police chase
October 8, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on Alpena man could be headed back to prison following two-day police chase
Alpena man could be headed back to prison following two-day police chase

Multiple police agencies in northeast Michigan combined resources last week, to nab a 29 year-old Alpena man who was wanted on local and state outstanding warrants.

Flags lowered for former Grayling soldier
October 8, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Flags lowered for former Grayling soldier
Flags lowered for former Grayling soldier

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags to half-staff on Tuesday, to honor the service of a soldier from northern Michigan.

MI gas prices up 6 cents
October 8, 2019 – 12:12 am | Comments Off on MI gas prices up 6 cents
MI gas prices up 6 cents

Motorists in Michigan were paying a little more at the pumps over the week.

Michigan becomes 5th state to join age-friendly network
October 8, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Michigan becomes 5th state to join age-friendly network
Michigan becomes 5th state to join age-friendly network

Michigan is the fifth state to partner with the AARP and the World Health Organization to be age-friendly, so people can age in place in their homes and communities.

Kroger, Walgreens to stop selling e-cigarettes in US
October 8, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Kroger, Walgreens to stop selling e-cigarettes in US
Kroger, Walgreens to stop selling e-cigarettes in US

Two major retailers say they will no longer sell e-cigarettes in the U.S. amid mounting health questions surrounding vaping.