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State Fire Marshall says AHS alarm system “good”, but needs tweaking
August 13, 2010 – 6:35 am
State Fire Marshall says AHS alarm system “good”, but needs tweaking

For the most part, an inspection of the new $163,000 alarm system at Alpena High School went well.

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Wings over Alpena to feature “A-10 East” demo team & MV-22 Osprey
August 13, 2010 – 6:33 am
Wings over Alpena to feature “A-10 East” demo team & MV-22 Osprey

Moody Air Force Base in Georgia will be sending its’ A-10 Demonstration Team to perform at Wings Over Alpena on August 21.

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Benishek up 15 votes in Michigan US House race
August 13, 2010 – 6:23 am
Benishek up 15 votes in Michigan US House race

Crystal Falls surgeon Dan Benishek has a 15-vote lead over state Senator Jason Allen of Alanson after county-level canvassing in a tight Republican U.S. House primary race in Michigan.

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Police ask motorists to keep car doors locked
August 13, 2010 – 6:22 am
Police ask motorists to keep car doors locked

City of Alpena Police are asking citizens to lock the doors on their vehicles, even when they are parked in the driveway.

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More repairs at train tracks on Third Avenue
August 13, 2010 – 6:21 am
More repairs at train tracks on Third Avenue

A contractor for the City of Alpena’s water management company will be making storm sewer repairs today, at the railroad crossing on Third Avenue.

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UPDATE: Fears remain in Flint after stabbing spree arrest
August 13, 2010 – 6:20 am
UPDATE: Fears remain in Flint after stabbing spree arrest

The arrest of a suspect in a three-state stabbing spree hasn’t brought complete relief to one of Michigan’s toughest cities.

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Senators agree on framework of food safety bill
August 13, 2010 – 6:19 am
Senators agree on framework of food safety bill

A bipartisan group of senators say they’ve reached an agreement on legislation designed to enhance the safety of the nation’s food supply.

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Officials testing seal at BP’s busted Gulf well
August 13, 2010 – 6:18 am
Officials testing seal at BP’s busted Gulf well

It may be possible that BP’s ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico may have already been sealed.

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Alpena Twp. Fire Department receives $49K for exhaust emissions equip.
August 12, 2010 – 5:01 pm
Alpena Twp. Fire Department receives $49K for exhaust emissions equip.

The Alpena Township Fire Department is the latest to receive a large grant from the Department of Homeland Security Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFGP).

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Thomas G. Hallaron
August 12, 2010 – 2:52 pm
Thomas G. Hallaron

Thomas G. Hallaron age 82, of Presque Isle passed away August 10, 2010 at Tendercare Health Center in Rogers City. Thomas was born June 29, 1928 in South Bend, Indiana to Glenn and Lois (Ruloff) Hallaron. Tom …

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Suspect in MI, VA. stabbings nabbed in Atlanta
August 12, 2010 – 9:00 am
Suspect in MI, VA. stabbings nabbed in Atlanta

A man suspected in a series of stabbings in Virginia and Michigan was arrested at the Atlanta airport as he tried to board a plane bound for Israel.

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High levels of Ecoli found at two Alpena beaches
August 12, 2010 – 4:02 am
High levels of Ecoli found at two Alpena beaches

District Health Department #4 has issued a Health Advisory for two beaches in Alpena.

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