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Obama to allow oil drilling off Virginia coast
March 31, 2010 – 5:53 am
Obama to allow oil drilling off Virginia coast

In a reversal of a long-standing ban on most offshore drilling, President Barack Obama is allowing oil drilling 50 miles off Virginia’s shorelines.

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Bobcat walks in front door of Washington home
March 31, 2010 – 5:52 am
Bobcat walks in front door of Washington home

A Washington state homeowner says he left his front door open for his own cats and was not expecting a 35-pound bobcat to walk in, but that’s what happened.

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Wayne D. Jones
March 31, 2010 – 2:03 am
Wayne D. Jones

Wayne D. Jones, 61, of 11343 Long Rapids Road, Lachine, passed away at Alpena Regional Medical Center on Tuesday, March 30, 2010.
Wayne was born in Alpena on June 9, 1948 to the …

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Hilda Bushman
March 31, 2010 – 1:29 am
Hilda Bushman

Bushman Funeral

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Commissioners approve language for one millage – hold off on another
March 30, 2010 – 3:46 pm
Commissioners approve language for one millage – hold off on another

Alpena County Commissioners have approved an August ballot initiative that would raise money for youth sports and recreation.

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Warm weather raises spirits & fire danger
March 30, 2010 – 6:13 am
Warm weather raises spirits & fire danger

As spring settles in over northern Michigan, the fire danger index is climbing almost as rapidly as people’s spirits following a long winter.

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Local 204 & ARMC reach 2nd tentative agreement
March 30, 2010 – 6:12 am
Local 204 & ARMC reach 2nd tentative agreement

Nearly 300 members of the steelworkers union – local 204 and ARMC have reached a second tentative contract agreement.

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Fire closes Presque Isle/ Cheboygan Farm Service Office
March 30, 2010 – 6:09 am
Fire closes Presque Isle/ Cheboygan Farm Service Office

A Friday evening fire that heavily damaged an Onaway building has forced the closure of the Presque Isle / Cheboygan Farm Service Office.

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Benac arrested for stabbing man on two occasions
March 30, 2010 – 6:07 am
Benac arrested for stabbing man on two occasions

An Alpena woman has been arrested for stabbing her boyfriend on two separate occasions.

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Lewiston man picked up for drunk & disorderly
March 30, 2010 – 6:02 am
Lewiston man picked up for drunk & disorderly

Montmorency County Sheriff Deputies arrested a man Monday night, following an assault in the Lewiston area.

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State gas prices down nearly 7 cents
March 30, 2010 – 5:59 am
State gas prices down nearly 7 cents

AAA Michigan says gasoline prices are down 6.7 cents per gallon over the past week to a statewide average of $2.79.

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Ninth arrest in alleged Christian militia plot
March 30, 2010 – 5:53 am
Ninth arrest in alleged Christian militia plot

All of the suspects in an alleged plot to touch off an uprising against the government are in custody.

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