Alpena Co Finance committee closes books on 2009
January 21, 2010 – 5:09 am

The Alpena County finance committee Wednesday, closed the books on 2009.

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Sports reports from teams in Michigan
January 21, 2010 – 5:07 am

Stuckey has 27 points as Pistons win; Spartans shoot down Hawkeyes; Central Michigan cruises past Eastern.

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APS offering teachers alternative to traditional evaluations
January 21, 2010 – 5:06 am

Alpena Public Schools is the only district in Michigan offering its teachers an alternative to the traditional performance evaluation.

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$33 million grant to help Merit & Alpena RFC
January 21, 2010 – 5:05 am

A large grant headed to Michigan will help expand the fiber optic network across northern Michigan and ultimately help communities in Alpena County and the surrounding area.

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New patrol cars for Alpena Co. Sheriff Department
January 21, 2010 – 5:04 am

The Alpena County Sheriff Department is again using a lease to purchase 4 new cars for the department.

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Former Hillman teacher sentenced on assault charges
January 21, 2010 – 5:03 am

A former Hillman teacher has been sentenced for crimes that allegedly occurred nearly a decade ago.

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Former Rogers City superintendent allowed to use internet
January 21, 2010 – 5:02 am

A former Rogers City Schools superintendent convicted of using a school computer to download child pornography has been granted an exception to his probation.

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Michigan’s unemployment rate drops to 14.6 percent
January 21, 2010 – 5:00 am

Michigan’s unemployment rate has improved for the third straight month.

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ARMC: Love your heart
January 21, 2010 – 4:55 am

Every year heart disease claims the lives of close to half a million women in our country.

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Man sentenced in scalding death of year-old boy
January 21, 2010 – 4:54 am

A northern Michigan man who pleaded no contest to second-degree murder in the scalding death of his girlfriend’s one year-old baby has been sentenced to at least 37 years and six months in prison.

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Ex-Detroit mayor owes $300K within 90 days
January 21, 2010 – 4:53 am

A judge has ruled that ex-Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick must pay back more than $300,000 to the city of Detroit within 90 days.

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Homeless tally up, as rescue work continues
January 21, 2010 – 4:52 am

The Haitian government has upped its estimate of people left homeless after last week’s earthquake from 1.5 million to two million.

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