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Alpena Township pays less for water/sewer – residents pay more
April 1, 2010 – 5:52 am
Alpena Township pays less for water/sewer – residents pay more

When Alpena Township adopted a new fiscal year budget this week, it included a hike in water and sewer rates that go into effect today.

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Service at Alpena airport still up in the air
April 1, 2010 – 5:49 am
Service at Alpena airport still up in the air

The Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) has given Mesaba Airlines another contract extension as it tries to reach a decision on essential air service in and out of Alpena County Regional Airport.

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ARMC suffers another large financial setback
April 1, 2010 – 5:49 am
ARMC suffers another large financial setback

The financial numbers at Alpena Regional Medical Center took another hit during the month of February.

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HUNT releases 2009 annual report
April 1, 2010 – 5:47 am
HUNT releases 2009 annual report

The Huron Undercover Narcotics Team (HUNT) made a record number of arrests in 2009.

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Wolverine: Talks continue with Granholm administration on permit
April 1, 2010 – 5:42 am
Wolverine: Talks continue with Granholm administration on permit

As of press time, Wolverine Power Supply Cooperative had not heard back on an air quality permit needed for the construction of a coal-fired power plant in Rogers City.

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Wolverine completes purchase of peaking plant
April 1, 2010 – 5:40 am
Wolverine completes purchase of peaking plant

Wolverine Power Supply Cooperative has finalized the purchase of a 340-megawatt peaking power plant from FirstEnergy Generation Corp

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Alpena Co. supports Child Abuse Prevention Month
April 1, 2010 – 5:36 am
Alpena Co. supports Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month across the United States.

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Thieves break into Ossineke hunting camp storage shed
April 1, 2010 – 5:35 am
Thieves break into Ossineke hunting camp storage shed

State Police from Alpena are still looking for the person or persons who broke into a storage shed in Ossineke Township last fall.

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Woman’s body found near Mackinac Bridge
April 1, 2010 – 5:33 am
Woman’s body found near Mackinac Bridge

The body of a woman missing since December was discovered on the shore of Lake Michigan Tuesday, near the Mackinac Bridge.

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Granholm: Mich. retirement plan may be adjusted
April 1, 2010 – 5:32 am
Granholm: Mich. retirement plan may be adjusted

Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm says she’s still looking for ways her proposed retirement plan for senior teachers and state workers can be adjusted so it can get enough votes to pass.

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Carrot Cheesecake Surprise Cupcakes
April 1, 2010 – 12:44 am
Carrot Cheesecake Surprise Cupcakes

On Friday, go to Grandma Bean’s for their JUMBO version of the Cupcake Recipe of the Week for just $1.07 a piece!

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ATV rider dies in Presque Isle County
March 31, 2010 – 6:50 pm
ATV rider dies in Presque Isle County

A 31 year-old Hawks man was killed Tuesday night, after he crashed his ATV into a tree.

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