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Brown Trout logo contest
March 26, 2010 – 6:33 am
Brown Trout logo contest

The Michigan Brown Trout Festival is looking for artists interested in designing a logo for the upcoming 36th annual event.

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McDowell to announce run for 37th State Senate District
March 26, 2010 – 6:18 am
McDowell to announce run for 37th State Senate District

Democrat Gary McDowell will officially announce Monday, his candidacy for the 37th District State Senate seat.

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Stamas announces new chief of staff
March 26, 2010 – 6:15 am
Stamas announces new chief of staff

State Senator Tony Stamas recently appointed Jennifer Bowman as his new chief of staff.

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Neumann: Background checks mandatory for tax incentives
March 26, 2010 – 6:14 am
Neumann: Background checks mandatory for tax incentives

State Representative Andy Neumann Thursday, voted for the Corporate Responsibility Act.

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AdopAdopt-A-Highway volunteers gear up for trash pick-up
March 26, 2010 – 6:12 am
AdopAdopt-A-Highway volunteers gear up for trash pick-up

Volunteers are getting ready to pick up trash along Michigan highways.

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ARMC sleep apnea/CPAP group meeting
March 26, 2010 – 6:10 am
ARMC sleep apnea/CPAP group meeting

The Sleep Apnea/CPAP Educational Group will meet Thursday, April 8, from 6 – 7 p.m. in the Alpena Regional Medical Center Auditorium.

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Michigan Traffic Deaths Fall to 871 in 2009
March 26, 2010 – 6:05 am
Michigan Traffic Deaths Fall to 871 in 2009

Michigan’s traffic deaths reached a milestone of 871 in 2009, the lowest number the state has recorded since 1924 when there were 863 traffic fatalities.

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Pure Michigan tourism campaign gets $9.5M boost
March 26, 2010 – 6:03 am
Pure Michigan tourism campaign gets $9.5M boost

A campaign that advertises Michigan tourism likely will have to scale back its plans.

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Michigan Senate tries new version of texting ban
March 26, 2010 – 6:02 am
Michigan Senate tries new version of texting ban

The state Senate has passed a new version of a bill that would make it illegal to send text messages from cell phones while driving in Michigan.

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Lawmakers vote again to drop motorcycle helmet law
March 26, 2010 – 5:56 am
Lawmakers vote again to drop motorcycle helmet law

The Michigan House has passed a bill that would let motorcycle riders 21 and older travel without helmets, despite the threat of a veto from Governor Granholm.

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New Alpena Fish & Wildlife Office hosting open house
March 25, 2010 – 6:41 am
New Alpena Fish & Wildlife Office hosting open house

A number of dignitaries have been invited to the upcoming open house of the new Alpena Fish And Wildlife Conservation Office (FWCO).
The new office is located next to the NOAA Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center …

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Michigan’s Feb. jobless rate dips to 14.1 percent
March 25, 2010 – 6:38 am
Michigan’s Feb. jobless rate dips to 14.1 percent

Michigan’s unemployment rate dipped slightly in February to 14.1 percent, continuing a downward trend.

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