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Spaceport/S site selection announcement expected in two parts
February 13, 2020 – 12:56 am
Spaceport/S site selection announcement expected in two parts

The executive director of the Michigan Aerospace Manufacturers Association (MAMA) now says there will be two announcements on a site selection or selections for a spaceport in Michigan.

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MI alcohol breathalyzers back amid probe that started in Alpena
February 13, 2020 – 12:44 am
MI alcohol breathalyzers back amid probe that started in Alpena

All 203 of Michigan’s alcohol breath testing devices are back in service amid a fraud investigation of the company that supplies the equipment.

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Two AHS students named National Merit Scholarship finalists
February 13, 2020 – 12:38 am
Two AHS students named National Merit Scholarship finalists

Two seniors at Alpena High School have been selected National Merit Scholarship finalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.

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Alpena woman can avoid prison through TRI-CAP
February 13, 2020 – 12:30 am
Alpena woman can avoid prison through TRI-CAP

An Alpena woman who lied to police to protect a wanted felon may be sent to a community corrections program that offers an alternative to prison.

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Alcona deputies investigate runaway, child abuse & more
February 13, 2020 – 12:22 am
Alcona deputies investigate runaway, child abuse & more

Deputies with the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office responded to calls for a runaway, assault and battery, fraud and more over the week.

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Free Fishing Weekend
February 13, 2020 – 12:14 am
Free Fishing Weekend

Outdoor enthusiasts have another option this weekend, during the state’s Winter Free Fishing Weekend.

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The ‘lowest thing’: Woman sent to prison for adoption fraud
February 13, 2020 – 12:08 am
The ‘lowest thing’: Woman sent to prison for adoption fraud

A Michigan woman has been sentenced to 21 months in prison for an adoption scam that broke the hearts and emptied the wallets of couples anxious to adopt babies.

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The Latest: Hong Kong extends school closure till mid-March
February 13, 2020 – 12:02 am
The Latest: Hong Kong extends school closure till mid-March

Hong Kong has extended the closure of schools because of a viral outbreak to March 16.

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LOCAL SPORTS WEDNESDAY 2-12-2020
February 12, 2020 – 6:04 am
LOCAL SPORTS WEDNESDAY 2-12-2020

Better set aside a few minutes for this sports report

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APS doesn’t expect large number of kids to be held back due to 3rd grade reading law
February 12, 2020 – 12:56 am
APS doesn’t expect large number of kids to be held back due to 3rd grade reading law

Alpena Public Schools is not expecting a sizeable number of students to be held back due to the state’s new Read by Grade Three law, which takes effect this year.

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ACC annual Hoops for Hope pink game for breast cancer awareness
February 12, 2020 – 12:44 am
ACC annual Hoops for Hope pink game for breast cancer awareness

An 11th annual Hoops for Hope basketball game is being held at Park Arena Wednesday, as the Alpena Community College basketball teams host Henry Ford Community College.

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LWV to hold public forum/birthday celebration Friday
February 12, 2020 – 12:38 am
LWV to hold public forum/birthday celebration Friday

The League of Women Voters of Northeast Michigan is hosting a public educational forum Friday, which includes a celebration of the National League’s 100th birthday with a national call to action.

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