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Absentee ballots available
September 27, 2010 – 6:05 am
Absentee ballots available

Absentee ballots are available at city and township offices for the November 2 General Election.

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New Michigan park funding program starts Friday
September 27, 2010 – 6:02 am
New Michigan park funding program starts Friday

A new system for funding Michigan’s state parks is about to kick in.

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Granholm to be at White House today
September 27, 2010 – 5:56 am
Granholm to be at White House today

Governor Jennifer Granholm will be at the White House when President Barack Obama signs a bill designed to help small businesses create jobs.

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White House sees tax cut after the election
September 27, 2010 – 5:54 am
White House sees tax cut after the election

One of President Barack Obama’s chief advisers says the White House will figure out a way to get middle-class tax cuts extended after the election.

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LeFave to open downtown ice cream shop
September 24, 2010 – 6:18 am
LeFave to open downtown ice cream shop

The City of Alpena is applying for a state grant to help a property owner purchase and renovate a building in downtown.

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Let it rain, let it rain, let it rain….
September 24, 2010 – 6:15 am
Let it rain, let it rain, let it rain….

A record amount of rain was measured at the Alpena airport on Thursday.

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Taxpayer wants city to refund late fees
September 24, 2010 – 6:11 am
Taxpayer wants city to refund late fees

An Alpena man wants the city to refund the nearly $900 in late fees he was charged for not paying his property taxes on time.

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Huggler sells out to Blarney Castle Oil Co.
September 24, 2010 – 6:09 am
Huggler sells out to Blarney Castle Oil Co.

After serving the Alpena community for over 65 years, Dale Huggler is retiring and selling his Marathon gas station to another company.

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NE MI unemployment rate drops in August
September 24, 2010 – 6:07 am
NE MI unemployment rate drops in August

Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates fell in all of Michigan’s 17 major labor market areas in August.

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Suspect charged with stealing money from Alpena marina
September 24, 2010 – 6:04 am
Suspect charged with stealing money from Alpena marina

An Alpena man is making his way through the court system for allegedly stealing money out of a lock box near the fish cleaning station at the downtown marina.

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Cheboygan horse-vehicle accident
September 24, 2010 – 6:03 am
Cheboygan horse-vehicle accident

An Indian River woman was taken to the hospital early Thursday morning, after her vehicle struck a horse that ran onto the highway.

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26th annual Elk Festival returns to Atlanta
September 24, 2010 – 6:02 am
26th annual Elk Festival returns to Atlanta

A pie eating contest, rubber chicken toss, greased pig contest, bump and run, teen dance, crafts, games and a beer tent with live music. You’ll find all of that and much more in Atlanta this weekend, as the 26th annual Elk Festival returns.

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