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eBay de-lists Kevorkian death van, citing policy
April 27, 2010 – 6:32 am
eBay de-lists Kevorkian death van, citing policy

The VW camper van Dr. Jack Kevorkian used during his assisted suicide campaign is no longer listed for sale on eBay after the online auctioneer cited a policy against “murderabilia.”

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Gubernatorial candidate Hoekstra in Alpena & Rogers City
April 26, 2010 – 5:00 pm
Gubernatorial candidate Hoekstra in Alpena & Rogers City

U.S. Congressman and Gubernatorial candidate Pete Hoekstra is spending time in northeast lower Michigan as part of his 100 jobs – 1000 miles campaign.

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Suspect flees Otsego police after crashing ORV into tree
April 26, 2010 – 4:55 pm
Suspect flees Otsego police after crashing ORV into tree

Police from two departments were able to track a man down in Otsego County Sunday evening, who fled on an ORV, crashed it into a tree and then got up and ran on foot.

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Jimmy Wayne Birmingham
April 26, 2010 – 3:48 pm
Jimmy Wayne Birmingham

Jimmy Wayne Birmingham, 73, of 3114 U. S. 23 South, Alpena, passed away at Alpena Regional Medical Center on Sunday, April 25, 2010.
Jimmy was born in Becker, Mississippi on September …

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Carol Jean Kepley
April 26, 2010 – 3:41 pm
Carol Jean Kepley

Carol Jean Kepley, 67, of 8488 Elevere Road, Lachine, went home to be with her Lord on Sunday, April 25, 2010, after a long battle with cancer.  She died peacefully at …

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Statute of Limitations prevents City from further legal action against former manager
April 26, 2010 – 6:22 am
Statute of Limitations prevents City from further legal action against former manager

The City of Alpena has lost its legal battle against former manager Michael Uskiewicz.

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Alpena Co may add another vehicle to its fleet
April 26, 2010 – 6:15 am
Alpena Co may add another vehicle to its fleet

Alpena County Commissioners might decide Tuesday, whether to add a used patrol car to its county-owned vehicle program.

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APS readies itself for Race to the Top round 2
April 26, 2010 – 6:12 am
APS readies itself for Race to the Top round 2

Alpena Public Schools will join other districts in Michigan that again try to secure funding through the federal government’s Race to the Top education program.

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Allen & Gillard run for U.S. House
April 26, 2010 – 6:11 am
Allen & Gillard run for U.S. House

State Senator Jason Allen and former State Representative Matt Gillard are entering the race for Congress.

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DNRE investigates dead bull elk in Vienna Township
April 26, 2010 – 6:06 am
DNRE investigates dead bull elk in Vienna Township

Montmorency County Sheriff Deputies were called to a residence in the twin dams area of Hillman Friday, to investigate the theft of a boat motor.

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Posen blood drive
April 26, 2010 – 5:49 am
Posen blood drive

The Great Lakes Region of the American Red Cross is hosting a blood drive in Posen Thursday.

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Upper Peninsula man dies after wrong-way crash
April 26, 2010 – 5:49 am
Upper Peninsula man dies after wrong-way crash

An Upper Peninsula man driving the wrong way down U.S. 41 in Marquette with his grandson in the car struck another vehicle and died from his injuries.

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