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APS teachers picket with “Knowledge has Value” signs
July 20, 2010 – 6:09 am
APS teachers picket with “Knowledge has Value” signs

A large group of Alpena Public School’s teachers Monday night, lined the entrance to the district’s administrative building prior to the regularly scheduled board of education meeting.

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84 year-old Alpena man arrested for setting his home on fire
July 20, 2010 – 6:05 am
84 year-old Alpena man arrested for setting his home on fire

An 84 year-old Alpena man is in jail for allegedly setting his house on fire.

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Graffiti vandal desecrates St. Anne church
July 20, 2010 – 6:04 am
Graffiti vandal desecrates St. Anne church

Police are looking for the man who spray painted graffiti on St. Anne Catholic Church in Alpena.

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New bridge open in downtown Hillman
July 20, 2010 – 6:00 am
New bridge open in downtown Hillman

The new bridge spanning the Thunder Bay River in downtown Hillman is open to traffic.

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Third Ave. repaving project expected to start today
July 20, 2010 – 5:54 am
Third Ave. repaving project expected to start today

More orange barrels are going up in Alpena today, as crews begin resurfacing a section of Third Avenue.

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Water shutoff on Alpena’s First Ave.
July 20, 2010 – 5:52 am
Water shutoff on Alpena’s First Ave.

Water service will be shutoff to some residents living along First Avenue in Alpena today, due to the road construction taking place at the intersection of First and White Street.

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State gas prices up 7 cents a gallon
July 20, 2010 – 5:51 am
State gas prices up 7 cents a gallon

Gas prices in Michigan are on the way up.

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Weather service confirms 2 tornados in Michigan
July 20, 2010 – 5:49 am
Weather service confirms 2 tornados in Michigan

The National Weather Service confirms tornados touched down at the tip of Michigan’s rural Thumb and in the Cadillac area.

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Charges pending against Lake State Railway for series of Alpena wildfires
July 19, 2010 – 6:14 am
Charges pending against Lake State Railway for series of Alpena wildfires

An investigation into a series of wildfires in Alpena has been sitting at the Michigan Attorney General’s Office for about 3 months.

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Gaylord man dies on Rattle Snake Hill in Montmorency Co.
July 19, 2010 – 6:06 am
Gaylord man dies on Rattle Snake Hill in Montmorency Co.

A Gaylord man collapsed and died over the weekend, in the deep forests of Montmorency County.

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Atlanta ambulance co. prevails against former employee
July 19, 2010 – 6:04 am
Atlanta ambulance co. prevails against former employee

A former EMT of Tri-Township Ambulance in Atlanta, has lost her battle for unemployment benefits.

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Alpena Firefighters “Fill-The-Boot” for MDA
July 19, 2010 – 5:33 am
Alpena Firefighters “Fill-The-Boot” for MDA

Firefighters from the City of Alpena are gearing up for the annual “Fill-The-Boot” campaign to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA).

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