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Winds concern officials fighting Crawford Co. fire
May 21, 2010 – 5:53 am
Winds concern officials fighting Crawford Co. fire

Authorities say the wildfire burning in Crawford County is now about 80 percent contained.

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Alpena police arrest two in separate incidents of drunk driving
May 21, 2010 – 5:51 am
Alpena police arrest two in separate incidents of drunk driving

Alpena Police arrested a man and a woman Thursday, following separate incidents of drunk driving.

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Safe Boating Week: Alpena Coast Guard offers free inspections
May 21, 2010 – 5:50 am
Safe Boating Week: Alpena Coast Guard offers free inspections

National Safe Boating Week kicks off Saturday, and the Alpena Coast Guard is offering free boat inspections to get the safety ball rolling.

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Neumann’s plan to sell Club Keno advertisements to support tourism
May 21, 2010 – 5:49 am
Neumann’s plan to sell Club Keno advertisements to support tourism

State Representative Andy Neumann has a plan to generate additional funding for the “Pure Michigan” tourism campaign.

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Furloughs might be avoided in Michigan budget fix
May 21, 2010 – 5:48 am
Furloughs might be avoided in Michigan budget fix

Legislative leaders say they would prefer to avoid furloughs of state employees as they try to balance Michigan’s state government budget.

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County employees may be required to wear I.D. badges
May 20, 2010 – 11:00 am
County employees may be required to wear I.D. badges

The Alpena County Finance Committee would like to see all county employees wear identification badges.

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Fire sweeps through downtown Gaylord
May 20, 2010 – 4:05 am
Fire sweeps through downtown Gaylord

At least seven businesses in Gaylord were destroyed or damaged by a fire Wednesday night, that swept through a portion of the downtown area.

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Crawford Co fire update: 12 homes consumed, 39 out-buildings destroyed or damaged
May 20, 2010 – 4:00 am
Crawford Co fire update: 12 homes consumed, 39 out-buildings destroyed or damaged

The Meridian Boundary Fire in South Branch Township has consumed at least 12 residences and damaged two others.

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Alpena 4-H and fair board reach agreement…again
May 20, 2010 – 3:56 am
Alpena 4-H and fair board reach agreement…again

The Alpena County 4-H Club and the fair board have reached an agreement, for the second time, for kids to show and sell their animals prior to the start of the traditional fair.

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Tri-Township EMS helps evacuate nursing home in path of wildfire
May 20, 2010 – 3:54 am
Tri-Township EMS helps evacuate nursing home in path of wildfire

Tri-Township EMS crews in Atlanta was called in Tuesday night, to help evacuate residents of a nursing home that were threatened by the raging wildfire in Crawford County.

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Governor signs pension bill – APS opens retirement window day early
May 20, 2010 – 3:52 am
Governor signs pension bill – APS opens retirement window day early

Governor Jennifer Granholm has signed school pension reform legislation she says will save more than $3 billion for districts over the next decade.

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APS adopts MOU for Race to the Top funds
May 20, 2010 – 3:46 am
APS adopts MOU for Race to the Top funds

The Alpena Public Schools Board of Education has approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) needed to qualify for the latest round of Race to the Top funding.

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