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Area schools schedule makeup days for bad weather

April 8, 2014 After a harsh and snowy winter, many Northeast Michigan school districts have snow days to make up. more »»

Onaway preparing for repair projects

April 8, 2014 ONAWAY — City officials are working to finalize a list of street and water system repair projects for Onawa. more »»

Skate park

April 7, 2014 News Photo by Jordan Travis Paul Wieschowski watches as Trever Damasco, left, attempts a trick at Riverside Skate Park in Alpena Monday afternoon. more »»

Council votes to keep city elections on odd numbered years

April 7, 2014 The Alpena Municipal Council voted 3-2 to keep city elections on odd numbered years, instead of moving to even, when more state and federal ballot issues take place. more »»

Burning debris should be monitored

April 7, 2014 ALPENA — Spring is in the air, and with it comes the ritual idea of spring cleaning. more »»

Career fair for Presque Isle, Cheboygan counties April 16

April 7, 2014 CHEBOYGAN — Job seekers in Presque Isle and Cheboygan counties will have a chance to apply for a variety of positions at a career fair on April 16 in Cheboygan. more »»

Jail and Bail: Locked up for a cause

April 7, 2014 ALPENA — More than a dozen local leaders and prominent community leaders were “arrested” and put behind bars Monday, as part of the Alpena Senior Center’s 2nd annual Jail & Bail Fundraiser. more »»

Trustees give progress reports at Lincoln Village Council meeting

April 7, 2014 By BETSY LEHNDORFF News Staff Writer LINCOLN — While Village of Lincoln maintenance man and trustee Dick Somers was on vacation and then sick, the village president and several workers fixed the... more »»

Want to make a difference? Try running for local office

April 6, 2014 ALPENA — Thinking of running for election? Maybe you’d like to campaign for a seat on the board of your local county commissioners or serve as a township trustee to help improve services for... more »»

Working a controlled burn helps sharpen skills

April 6, 2014 ALPENA – Alpena Township Fire Department held a burn training Saturday to work on different techniques and procedures that need to be followed while fighting fires. more »»

Bidding process for air service begins

April 4, 2014 ALPENA —The United States Department of Transportation has sent out a request for proposal for air service at the Alpena County Regional Airport and it appears current provider SkyWest is prepared t... more »»

Sanctuary seeking volunteers for ROV competition

April 4, 2014 ALPENA — The 2014 Great Lakes Regional Marine Advanced Technology Education Remotely Operated Vehicle Competition will be May 17, and the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary is looking for... more »»

Hair of the dog

April 4, 2014 ALPENA — Karen Upham and Sheila Robbins don’t mind dog hair. In fact, Upham collects hers by the bagful when she brushes her two fluffy Keeshonds. more »»

SkyWest to bid to be air service provider

April 4, 2014 The United States Department of Transportation has sent out a request for proposal for air service at the Alpena County Regional Airport and it appears current provider SkyWest is prepared to bid on... more »»

Forum tackles issues around teen drinking

April 3, 2014 ALPENA — Parents, students and community members participated in a discussion about teen drinking during a community forum Thursday night at the Alpena County Library. more »»

Another busy summer ahead despite cancellations

April 3, 2014 ALPENA — Although the Wings Over Alpena Air Show has been canceled this summer, there still will be many events people from in and outside Alpena to enjoy. more »»

Sanctuary receives donation from Shipmasters’ Association

April 3, 2014 ALPENA — The International Shipmasters’ Association Lodge 19 donated $500 to the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary to help defer the costs associated with bussing students to the Great Lakes... more »»

Annual study shows area health rankings slipping

April 3, 2014 ALPENA — Health rankings for Alcona, Alpena, Montmorency and Presque Isle counties have been slipping for the last three years, according to an annual study conducted by the University of Wisconsin... more »»

DNR plans to open two closed campgrounds

April 3, 2014 ATLANTA — The Department of Natural Resources is working to reopen two closed state forest campgrounds as destination for horse riders, including one south of Atlanta. more »»

 
 

 

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