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APS schedules 2010 commencement ceremony
April 27, 2010 – 7:08 am
APS schedules 2010 commencement ceremony

Alpena Public Schools has scheduled the commencement ceremony for the graduating class of 2010.

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Two Petoskey men dead following apparent canoeing accident
April 27, 2010 – 7:06 am
Two Petoskey men dead following apparent canoeing accident

Authorities say two Petoskey men died following an apparent canoeing accident on Lake Michigan’s Little Traverse Bay.

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Wisconsin man runs into Alpena motel and flees scene
April 27, 2010 – 7:04 am
Wisconsin man runs into Alpena motel and flees scene

Alpena Police arrested a Wisconsin man Monday, who was drunk, ran his SUV into a local motel and fled the scene.

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Two wildfires in Montmorency County
April 27, 2010 – 7:03 am
Two wildfires in Montmorency County

A wildfire broke out in Montmorency County Monday and another flared up early Tuesday morning.

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AHS sweeps baseball twinbill with Rogers City
April 27, 2010 – 7:02 am
AHS sweeps baseball twinbill with Rogers City

The Wildcats won the first game 12 to 8 and cruised to victory, 11 to 1, in the second behind hot batting.

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State gas prices down 6 cents
April 27, 2010 – 7:02 am
State gas prices down 6 cents

AAA Michigan says gasoline prices are down 6 cents per gallon over the past week to a statewide average of $2.84.

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eBay de-lists Kevorkian death van, citing policy
April 27, 2010 – 6:32 am
eBay de-lists Kevorkian death van, citing policy

The VW camper van Dr. Jack Kevorkian used during his assisted suicide campaign is no longer listed for sale on eBay after the online auctioneer cited a policy against “murderabilia.”

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Gubernatorial candidate Hoekstra in Alpena & Rogers City
April 26, 2010 – 5:00 pm
Gubernatorial candidate Hoekstra in Alpena & Rogers City

U.S. Congressman and Gubernatorial candidate Pete Hoekstra is spending time in northeast lower Michigan as part of his 100 jobs – 1000 miles campaign.

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Suspect flees Otsego police after crashing ORV into tree
April 26, 2010 – 4:55 pm
Suspect flees Otsego police after crashing ORV into tree

Police from two departments were able to track a man down in Otsego County Sunday evening, who fled on an ORV, crashed it into a tree and then got up and ran on foot.

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Jimmy Wayne Birmingham
April 26, 2010 – 3:48 pm
Jimmy Wayne Birmingham

Jimmy Wayne Birmingham, 73, of 3114 U. S. 23 South, Alpena, passed away at Alpena Regional Medical Center on Sunday, April 25, 2010.
Jimmy was born in Becker, Mississippi on September …

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Carol Jean Kepley
April 26, 2010 – 3:41 pm
Carol Jean Kepley

Carol Jean Kepley, 67, of 8488 Elevere Road, Lachine, went home to be with her Lord on Sunday, April 25, 2010, after a long battle with cancer.  She died peacefully at …

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Statute of Limitations prevents City from further legal action against former manager
April 26, 2010 – 6:22 am
Statute of Limitations prevents City from further legal action against former manager

The City of Alpena has lost its legal battle against former manager Michael Uskiewicz.

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