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More than 1,800 PIE&G customers lose power
May 11, 2010 – 6:13 am
More than 1,800 PIE&G customers lose power

Wet snowfall and strong winds brought down trees and branches onto power lines, causing outages to approximately 1872 households in the PIE&G service area Saturday.

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State gas prices hold steady, Alpena prices up a nickel
May 11, 2010 – 6:12 am
State gas prices hold steady, Alpena prices up a nickel

AAA Michigan says gasoline prices held fairly steady last week, up just one-tenth of a cent per gallon to remain at $2.90.

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Teacher’s unions now support ‘Race to Top’ schools plan
May 11, 2010 – 6:11 am
Teacher’s unions now support ‘Race to Top’ schools plan

Michigan’s new application for extra federal schools money is getting broad support from education groups.

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Former prep hockey coach gets 22 years for child porn
May 11, 2010 – 6:09 am
Former prep hockey coach gets 22 years for child porn

A former Detroit-area prep hockey coach who is well known in the Alpena area has been sentenced to 22 years in federal prison for making child pornography.

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Bouchard & George file for governor’s race – Wheeler-Smith out
May 11, 2010 – 6:08 am
Bouchard & George file for governor’s race – Wheeler-Smith out

The campaigns for Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard and state Senator Tom George say they have filed the petitions necessary to run for governor in Michigan.

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Lettuce recall expands as FDA investigates E. coli
May 11, 2010 – 6:07 am
Lettuce recall expands as FDA investigates E. coli

A recall of romaine lettuce that has sickened students with E. coli poisoning is expanding as the government tries to find out where the contamination occurred.

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TBJH Spring Band Concert Tuesday
May 10, 2010 – 5:09 pm
TBJH Spring Band Concert Tuesday

Thunder Bay Junior High instrumentalists will play the timeless music of Mozart as well as a special arrangement composed just for them, during the annual Spring Band Concert.

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Phyllis D. Hanson
May 10, 2010 – 12:59 pm
Phyllis D. Hanson

Hanson Funeral

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Theola June Smith
May 10, 2010 – 12:10 pm
Theola June Smith

Smith Funeral

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Thunder to introduce head coach Wednesday
May 10, 2010 – 9:26 am
Thunder to introduce head coach Wednesday

The Alpena Thunder hockey team has hired a head coach and will introduce him to the public Wednesday afternoon.

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Local 204 ratifies contract with ARMC
May 10, 2010 – 6:29 am
Local 204 ratifies contract with ARMC

A large employee group of Alpena Regional Medical Center has ratified a new 3-year contract.

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Alpena airport reworks shared agreement with Air National Guard
May 10, 2010 – 5:53 am
Alpena airport reworks shared agreement with Air National Guard

Alpena County is in the process of reworking a 50-year agreement with the Michigan Air National Guard for shared use of the local airport.

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