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1 dies, 6 rescued after boat sinks in Manistee
May 24, 2010 – 6:36 am
1 dies, 6 rescued after boat sinks in Manistee

Authorities say one person died and six others were rescued after a charter boat struck a pier and sank in Manistee.

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Poll: Economists more upbeat despite deficit worries
May 24, 2010 – 6:35 am
Poll: Economists more upbeat despite deficit worries

A survey of leading economic forecasters predicts the pace of U.S. growth will pick up in the year ahead as consumers and businesses accelerate spending.

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Guns claim kids’ lives in both urban, rural areas
May 24, 2010 – 6:34 am
Guns claim kids’ lives in both urban, rural areas

A new study finds that children in America’s most rural areas are as likely to die by gunshot as kids in the biggest cities.

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Astronauts need a last inspection of Atlantis
May 24, 2010 – 6:32 am
Astronauts need a last inspection of Atlantis

The Atlantis astronauts have some surveying work ahead of them, now that they’re flying free of the International Space Station.

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SESAME SEED COOKIES
May 24, 2010 – 5:42 am
SESAME SEED COOKIES

Welcome one and all to Sesame Seed Week. This picture of the cookies kind of looks like a certain famous hamburger. Don’t you think?

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Ronald Francis Murray
May 22, 2010 – 11:23 pm
Ronald Francis Murray

Murray Funeral

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Frank F. Bahling
May 22, 2010 – 11:21 pm
Frank F. Bahling

Bahling Funeral

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DNRE denies air quality permit for proposed Rogers City power plant
May 21, 2010 – 3:50 pm
DNRE denies air quality permit for proposed Rogers City power plant

The Department of Natural Resources and Environment has denied Wolverine Power Supply Cooperative an air quality permit that would enable them to build a power plant in Rogers City.

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Ronald Murray
May 21, 2010 – 1:56 pm
Ronald Murray

Ronald Murray, 65, of Alpena, passed away at home on Thursday, May 20, 2010.
A complete obituary will appear after final arrangements are made with the Bannan Funeral Home.

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DNRE to open evacuated areas in Crawford Co.
May 21, 2010 – 8:34 am
DNRE to open evacuated areas in Crawford Co.

The Department of Natural Resources and Environment announced that M-18 and the area east of M-18 will be reopened Friday, at 1 p.m.

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County stuck with hospital bill following death of intoxicated man
May 21, 2010 – 6:30 am
County stuck with hospital bill following death of intoxicated man

Alpena County is stuck paying for a hospital bill that stemmed from an incident that ended tragically.

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Alpena & Presque Isle share forfeiture award from DVD pirating operation
May 21, 2010 – 6:10 am
Alpena & Presque Isle share forfeiture award from DVD pirating operation

Three area municipalities are sharing a forfeiture award stemming from the investigation of a Rogers City couple that illegally copied and sold DVD’s.

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