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Trail camera captures mountain lion in Michigan’s UP
August 13, 2019 – 12:14 am
Trail camera captures mountain lion in Michigan’s UP

A mountain lion, or cougar, has been spotted in Michigan for the 39th time since 2008.

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Whitmer says she, GOP leaders ‘desperate’ to avoid shutdown
August 13, 2019 – 12:08 am
Whitmer says she, GOP leaders ‘desperate’ to avoid shutdown

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says she and Republican legislative leaders are “desperate” to avoid a government shutdown, and she may propose a stopgap budget measure as long as there are “good-faith” negotiations about spending more to fix roads.

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Dole Fresh Vegetables announces recall of baby spinach
August 13, 2019 – 12:02 am
Dole Fresh Vegetables announces recall of baby spinach

Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. is voluntarily recalling a limited number of cases of baby spinach due to a possible health risk from salmonella.

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Melvin Wilbur Leeck
August 12, 2019 – 5:27 pm
Melvin Wilbur Leeck

Melvin Wilbur Leeck, 77, of Lachine passed away on Monday, August 12, 2019, at home surrounded by his loving family.
Melvin was born on March 4, 1942, to Wilbert and Florence (Cousineau) Leeck in Alpena, Michigan.  …

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MSP posts in Alpena & Gaylord searching for Angels
August 12, 2019 – 12:54 am
MSP posts in Alpena & Gaylord searching for Angels

Michigan State Police posts in Alpena and Gaylord are searching for angels for their Angel programs.

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Rockport Rugged triathlon returns this week
August 12, 2019 – 12:44 am
Rockport Rugged triathlon returns this week

A triathlon that is defined by its rugged backdrop returns to northeast Michigan this week.

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Fuel available at Presque Isle State Harbor
August 12, 2019 – 12:34 am
Fuel available at Presque Isle State Harbor

New fuel lines and tanks have been installed and gas is again available at Presque Isle State Harbor.

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Weed pull on Island Park
August 12, 2019 – 12:28 am
Weed pull on Island Park

The Alpena Wildlife Sanctuary is looking for volunteers to help remove an invasive plant from Island Park.

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Man gets 2 years for swapping fake diamonds for real ones
August 12, 2019 – 12:20 am
Man gets 2 years for swapping fake diamonds for real ones

A federal judge in Michigan has sentenced a man to two years in prison for swapping fake diamonds for real ones at jewelry stores in several states.

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Probe of officer’s KKK docs might open review of 2009 death
August 12, 2019 – 12:14 am
Probe of officer’s KKK docs might open review of 2009 death

A prosecutor says an internal investigation of a white police officer whose house had an apparent Ku Klux Klan document on display will help determine if there’ll be further review of an officer-involved 2009 fatal shooting of a black man.

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Ex-Eagle Scout accused in online drug empire to stand trial
August 12, 2019 – 12:08 am
Ex-Eagle Scout accused in online drug empire to stand trial

A 29 year-old former Eagle Scout accused of running a multimillion-dollar opioid drug ring out of his suburban Salt Lake City basement is set to go on trial Monday.

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Complaints eyed about some Subaru Forester air bag sensors
August 12, 2019 – 12:02 am
Complaints eyed about some Subaru Forester air bag sensors

The National Highway Safety Administration is investigating complaints of malfunctions with the front passenger air bag sensors in more than a half-million Subaru Foresters.

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