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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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TBJH roof & HS fire alarm system projects winding down
May 21, 2010 – 6:09 am
TBJH roof & HS fire alarm system projects winding down

The new roof on Thunder Bay Junior High School is now completed.

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Teachers union hosts rallies Monday across NE Michigan
May 21, 2010 – 6:04 am
Teachers union hosts rallies Monday across NE Michigan

Michigan’s largest teachers union is organizing more rallies in support of increased funding for public schools.

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City sends rug contract out of town
May 21, 2010 – 6:01 am
City sends rug contract out of town

The City of Alpena is paying an out of town vendor more than $2,700 to change out rugs at all of its buildings.

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United Way names new board & campaign leadership
May 21, 2010 – 5:55 am
United Way names new board & campaign leadership

The United Way of Northeast Michigan has named new chairpersons for the 2010-11 fundraising campaign.

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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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