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Alpena Polar Plunge for Special Olympics
February 12, 2020 – 12:14 am
Alpena Polar Plunge for Special Olympics

An annual polar plunge event is being held at the Sand Bar & Grill on Long Lake on Saturday.

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Lawmakers defend Michigan student charged over gun photo
February 12, 2020 – 12:08 am
Lawmakers defend Michigan student charged over gun photo

State lawmakers and a gun rights group are calling for changes to Michigan’s terrorism law months after a Lake Superior State University student was charged for posting a photo of a rifle on social media and saying it would make “snowflakes melt.”

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Congress wants to know if Census Bureau ready for big count
February 12, 2020 – 12:02 am
Congress wants to know if Census Bureau ready for big count

The start of the 2020 census is just a month away for most U.S. residents.

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LOCAL SPORTS TUESDAY 2-11-2020
February 11, 2020 – 6:51 am
LOCAL SPORTS TUESDAY 2-11-2020

No school yesterday, but there was basketball.

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Council approves bid for water treatment plant, rejects another
February 11, 2020 – 12:56 am
Council approves bid for water treatment plant, rejects another

The Alpena Municipal Council recently approved one project for the city’s water treatment plant but rejected another after bids came in well above estimates.

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MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena recognized as Level III Trauma Center
February 11, 2020 – 12:44 am
MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena recognized as Level III Trauma Center

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has designated MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena as a Level III Trauma Center.

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Police nab attempted murder suspect in Cheboygan
February 11, 2020 – 12:38 am
Police nab attempted murder suspect in Cheboygan

The Cheboygan County Sheriff’s Office has apprehended a 54 year-old man who was on the run for much of Monday and is wanted for attempted murder.

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Industrial storage building damaged by fire on US 23 north
February 11, 2020 – 12:30 am
Industrial storage building damaged by fire on US 23 north

A metal storage building owned by Devere Industrial of Alpena was damaged Monday, when a fire broke out at 8825 US 23 north.

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Montmorency deputies make OWI arrest & respond to crashes
February 11, 2020 – 12:22 am
Montmorency deputies make OWI arrest & respond to crashes

Deputies with the Montmorency County Sheriff’s Office responded to 79 calls for help over the week, including numerous auto accidents.

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MI gas prices continue to slide
February 11, 2020 – 12:14 am
MI gas prices continue to slide

Gasoline prices in Michigan continued their downward spiral last week.

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Millions needed to fix Michigan roads damaged by high water
February 11, 2020 – 12:08 am
Millions needed to fix Michigan roads damaged by high water

Road damage from the overflowing Great Lakes and other waterways may carry a whopping price tag for Michigan.

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Small New Hampshire town votes for Bloomberg in primary
February 11, 2020 – 12:02 am
Small New Hampshire town votes for Bloomberg in primary

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has won the votes of a tiny New Hampshire community that barely hung onto its tradition of being among the first to cast ballots in the presidential primary.

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