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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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Grayling State Park hosts 19th Century Lumber Days
September 24, 2010 – 6:01 am
Grayling State Park hosts 19th Century Lumber Days

Visitors to Hartwick Pines State Park in Grayling can take a step back in time next weekend, to discover what life was like in a logging camp.

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Alpena water main flushing next week
September 24, 2010 – 5:55 am
Alpena water main flushing next week

The City of Alpena will be flushing its water main’s next week, in advance of the winter season.

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Flags lowered for MI soldier killed in Iraq
September 24, 2010 – 5:52 am
Flags lowered for MI soldier killed in Iraq

Governor Jennifer Granholm has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff for an airman from the Battle Creek area who died in Iraq.

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Eunice Merritt
September 23, 2010 – 2:56 pm
Eunice Merritt

 

MERRITT, Eunice M., 86, of Alpena died Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at Country House Care Home in Ossineke.
Eunice was born October 5, 1923 in Alpena to Howard and Beulah (Houghton) Flynn and had been a …

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Armilda F. “Skip”
September 23, 2010 – 2:53 pm
Armilda F. “Skip”

 

FROH, Armilda F. “Skip”, 84, of Alpena, died Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at home.
Skip was born July 16, 1926 in St. Claire, MI to Russell and Mary Jane (Stonehouse) Black.  She married Earl Froh on …

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APS staff focused on AYP & “raising the bar”
September 23, 2010 – 5:53 am
APS staff focused on AYP & “raising the bar”

The secondary staff at Alpena Public Schools is focused on “raising the bar” on student achievement.

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Adopt-A-Street program established in Alpena
September 23, 2010 – 5:51 am
Adopt-A-Street program established in Alpena

The City of Alpena has established an “Adopt-A-Street” program.

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First day of Fall
September 23, 2010 – 5:50 am
First day of Fall

It’s time to put away the shorts and unpack the sweaters. Today marks the official return of fall.

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