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Mich. park visitors asked to watch for invasive plants
May 17, 2010 – 6:03 am
Mich. park visitors asked to watch for invasive plants

Visitors to Michigan state parks and recreation areas are being invited to help watch for invasive plants.

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BP: Mile-long tube sucking oil away from Gulf well
May 17, 2010 – 6:02 am
BP: Mile-long tube sucking oil away from Gulf well

Oil company engineers have finally succeeded in keeping some of the oil gushing from a blown well out of the Gulf of Mexico.

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Research links pesticides with ADHD in children
May 17, 2010 – 5:56 am
Research links pesticides with ADHD in children

A new study suggests a possible link between children’s attention-deficit disorder and exposure to common pesticides used on fruits and vegetables.

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John Stroud
May 15, 2010 – 1:38 am
John Stroud

John Stroud, 77, of Hubbard Lake, passed away at St. Mary ‘s Hospital in Saginaw on Thursday, May 13, 2010.
Born on September 3, 1932 in Dearborn to the late Eugene and …

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Mary Ellen Patterson
May 15, 2010 – 1:35 am
Mary Ellen Patterson

PATTERSON, Mary Ellen, 81, of Ossineke, passed away Thursday, May 13, 2010 at MediLodge of Hillman following an extended illness
Mary was born March 9, 1929 in Alpena to the late Wesley and …

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Lola L. Kilburn
May 15, 2010 – 1:33 am
Lola L. Kilburn

Lola L. Kilburn, 85, of 152 Beaver Creek Road, Lachine, passed away at home on Thursday, May 13, 2010.
Lola was born in Flint, Michigan on March 14, 1925 to the …

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William Frank Bauer
May 15, 2010 – 1:31 am
William Frank Bauer

William Frank Bauer (Bill) was welcomed into the arms of our Lord & Savior, Jesus Christ, on Thursday, May 13, 2010 after a brave battle with cancer.
Bill was born December 14, 1932 to …

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Lawn-cutting ordinance in affect June 1
May 14, 2010 – 6:22 pm
Lawn-cutting ordinance in affect June 1

Beginning June 1, residents in the City of Alpena are required to cut their grass at least once a month.

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Beulah Mae Tucker
May 14, 2010 – 3:16 pm
Beulah Mae Tucker

Beulah Mae Tucker, 96, of Lachine, passed away Wednesday, May 12, 2010, at her home.
Beulah was born  October 15, 1913 to the late William and Anna (MacArthur) Lumsden and married George …

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Mesaba to remain carrier at Alpena airport
May 14, 2010 – 11:46 am
Mesaba to remain carrier at Alpena airport

Just days after filing another extension, the Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) has come to terms with Mesaba Airlines over providing service in and out of Alpena.

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Gilmet to represent City at MI Port Collaborative Summit
May 14, 2010 – 11:18 am
Gilmet to represent City at MI Port Collaborative Summit

The Alpena area will be well represented when the Michigan Port Collaborative Spring 2010 Summit is held next week.

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Sanctuary applies for buoy permit to mark more shipwrecks
May 14, 2010 – 6:32 am
Sanctuary applies for buoy permit to mark more shipwrecks

The Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary is applying for a permit to deploy and recover mooring buoys to mark shipwreck archeological sites in Lake Huron.

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