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Public hearing on recycling surcharge
July 1, 2010 – 6:12 am
Public hearing on recycling surcharge

A public hearing is being held later this month, to allow residents of Alpena County an opportunity to comment on a proposed mandated surcharge to support recycling.

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Hope House latest to use Pepsi grant program
July 1, 2010 – 6:10 am
Hope House latest to use Pepsi grant program

Officials with Hope House are giving residents an easy way to help fund an expanded residential treatment center for troubled girls.

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No big surprise…June was wet…wet…wet
July 1, 2010 – 6:08 am
No big surprise…June was wet…wet…wet

The month of June proved to be soggy across most of northern lower Michigan.

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ARMC trustees approve purchases and accept May finances
July 1, 2010 – 6:06 am
ARMC trustees approve purchases and accept May finances

The Alpena Regional Medical Center (ARMC) Board of Trustees approval several purchases this week and accepted the financial results from the month of May.

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Alpena State Police: Don’t text while driving – it’s the law!
July 1, 2010 – 6:04 am
Alpena State Police: Don’t text while driving – it’s the law!

Starting today, it is against the law to text while driving in Michigan.

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Ella White instigator violates parole
July 1, 2010 – 6:02 am
Ella White instigator violates parole

The woman who assaulted a police officer at Ella White Elementary School in April 2009 is in trouble again.

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Liquor thieves hit Cheboygan restaurant & lounge
July 1, 2010 – 6:00 am
Liquor thieves hit Cheboygan restaurant & lounge

Cheboygan County Sheriff Deputies are looking for the person or persons who broke into the Pines Restaurant and Lounge and left with bottles of liquor.

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Alpena & Cheboygan student attend MI State Police Trooper school
July 1, 2010 – 5:56 am
Alpena & Cheboygan student attend MI State Police Trooper school

Two of 49 high schools students attending a special Michigan State Police (MSP) trooper-recruit program this week are from northeast lower Michigan.

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Lawmakers set to vote on Michigan school aid plan
July 1, 2010 – 5:50 am
Lawmakers set to vote on Michigan school aid plan

Michigan’s public schools would avoid further cuts in state aid and even get a small increase under a budget proposal coming to a vote in the state Legislature.

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Red, White, and Blueberry Cupcakes
July 1, 2010 – 12:01 am
Red, White, and Blueberry Cupcakes

These festive little cakes are packed with blueberries and a strawberry surprise in the center! Topped with vanilla buttercream and a plump Michigan strawberry, Red, White, and Blueberry Cupcakes are perfect for your holiday celebration.

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Susan Diane Kasperski
June 30, 2010 – 1:57 pm
Susan Diane Kasperski

Susan Diane Kasperski, 61, of 321 Beebe Street, Alpena passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2010 at Alpena Regional Medical Center.

Born on September 8, 1948 in Alpena to the late Francis …

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Dobbyn restitution hearings continue
June 30, 2010 – 12:01 pm
Dobbyn restitution hearings continue

A second restitution hearing was held Tuesday, to try and determine how much money former Montmorency County magistrate Kim Dobbyn should pay to the county.

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