-
Grotto given life in prison for the murder of her husband
September 17, 2010 – 6:35 am
Grotto given life in prison for the murder of her husband

26th Circuit Court Judge Michael Mack has sentenced an Alpena woman to life in prison for the murder of her husband nearly three years ago.

Read Full Story
Distinguished Service Awards to be presented before Alpena football game
September 17, 2010 – 6:33 am
Distinguished Service Awards to be presented before Alpena football game

The Alpena Public Schools Athletic Program will honor three local volunteers at the first annual Distinguished Service Awards presentation before tonight’s home football game at Wildcat Stadium.

Read Full Story
Officers find fewer motorists drinking and driving
September 17, 2010 – 6:30 am
Officers find fewer motorists drinking and driving

According to data released yesterday, Michigan law enforcement Officers made slightly fewer drunken-driving arrests during this year’s crackdown that included the Labor Day holiday weekend.

Read Full Story
2 year-old survives 9 story fall
September 17, 2010 – 6:25 am
2 year-old survives 9 story fall

A 2-year-old girl has survived a nine-story fall from the window of her family’s southeastern Michigan apartment.

Read Full Story
DNRE’s Youth Waterfowl Weekend begins Saturday
September 17, 2010 – 6:20 am
DNRE’s Youth Waterfowl Weekend begins Saturday

The Department of Natural Resources and Environment has designated Saturday, September 18 and Sunday, September 19 as Youth Waterfowl Weekend.

Read Full Story
McCOURT, Wilma E
September 16, 2010 – 2:50 pm
McCOURT, Wilma E

McCOURT, Wilma E., 89, of Ossineke, died Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at Rolling Acres Care Home in Ossineke.
Wilma was born January 27, 1921 in Alpena to Arthur and Edith (Schroeder) Behning and had been a …

Read Full Story
Valeria O. Fricke
September 16, 2010 – 2:44 pm
Valeria O. Fricke

 

Valeria O. Fricke, 95, of Alpena, passed away on Wednesday, September 15, 2010, at Tendercare/Greenview.
Surviving are 2 daughters, Doni Chappell of Virginia, Geri (Richard) Martens of Alpena; 5 grandchildren, Mitch (Patty) Pearce of Virginia, Steve …

Read Full Story
Michigan’s unemployment rate remains steady
September 16, 2010 – 6:49 am
Michigan’s unemployment rate remains steady

Michigan’s unemployment rate has remained steady at 13.1 percent in the latest monthly figures.

Read Full Story
Rogers City’s Fall Festival kicks off tomorrow
September 16, 2010 – 6:44 am
Rogers City’s Fall Festival kicks off tomorrow

Rogers City’s annual Fall Festival begins tomorrow with an event as unique as the city itself.

Read Full Story
Wolves in Michigan closer to state management
September 16, 2010 – 6:38 am
Wolves in Michigan closer to state management

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is currently reviewing results of petitions they received asking them to remove grey wolves populating three states from the endangered species list.

Read Full Story
DNRE looking to gear restrict more trout water
September 16, 2010 – 6:30 am
DNRE looking to gear restrict more trout water

The Department of Natural Resources and Environment is looking to classify more miles of trout stream water as gear restrictive and will present it’s proposal to DNRE Director Rebecca Humphries.

Read Full Story
Michigan House repeals a portion of the Driver Responsibility Fee program
September 16, 2010 – 6:20 am
Michigan House repeals a portion of the Driver Responsibility Fee program

The Michigan House has taken a step toward repealing parts of a law that imposes extra fees on drivers for certain offenses.

Read Full Story