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Hillman Elementary holding book fair

November 13, 2014 HILLMAN — Hillman Elementary School is holding a book fair next to the school library today from 12-9 p.m. more »»

Protect ... Honor ... Serve

November 12, 2014 ALPENA — Almost on cue the sun peeled from behind the clouds during the introductory notes of the playing of Taps, which capped off a heartfelt memorial service at Little Flander’s Field Tuesday... more »»

Police investigate bomb threat at TBJH

November 12, 2014 News Staff Writer ALPENA — A Michigan State Police bomb sniffing dog was called to Alpena to investigate a bomb threat made at Thunder Bay Junior High near the end of the school day Tuesday. more »»

RC native, former student is teacher of the year

November 12, 2014 ROGERS CITY — St. Ignatius Catholic School Teacher Natalie Gajewski is Rogers City’s newest teacher of the yea. more »»

Sanctuary hosting archaeological lectures

November 12, 2014 ALPENA — Throughout this fall and winter the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary will feature several stories of shipwrecks, archaeology and maritime history during a series of lectures presented... more »»

APS exploring bond option to help CTE upgrade

November 12, 2014 ALPENA — The Alpena Public Schools Curriculum and Technology Committee discussed different ways a possible bond issue could be used, including fixing building issues and other upgrades, but adding... more »»

Hillman to hire another third grade teacher

November 12, 2014 HILLMAN — The Hillman Community Schools Board of Education passed a motion to hire an additional teacher for the third grade at the elementary based on several concerns from parents and the sheer... more »»

Creative

November 11, 2014 more »»

Slow down for icy roads

November 11, 2014 Even though there isn’t any snow on the ground in Northeast Michigan, local road commissioners have been busy battling slippery road conditions due to the recent snow flurries, heavy rain and fallin... more »»

Harbor may defer monthly payments

November 11, 2014 HARRISVILLE — Michigan began developing its 83 harbors of refuge from 1947 to 1964 in order to reach the goal of no boaters ever being more than 15 shoreline miles from safety. more »»

Researching Gilchrist family, lumber trade

November 11, 2014 ALPENA — The Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary is hosting research associate Don La Barre while he explores the history of the Gilchrist family and their involvement in the lumber trade around... more »»

RC meets best practices for schools

November 11, 2014 ROGERS CITY — The Rogers City Area Schools district meets the required “best practices” set by the state, according to a resolution its board of education members adopted Monday. more »»

Harrisville OKs paying higher street bill

November 11, 2014 HARRISVILLE — The Harrisville City Council approved the payment of the increased billing for the street improvements and repairs within the city at Monday’s meeting. more »»

Suspect lodged after arrest by HUNT

November 11, 2014 A 43-year-old man was arrested by the Huron Undercover Narcotics Team and Michigan State Police Alpena Post detectives, a second suspect faces charges, following a tip that a 17-year-old female was... more »»

Madison named Miss Sunrise Side

November 10, 2014 ALPENA — The former Miss Onaway 2013, Emilee Madison, can add a new title to her name as the 2014 Miss Sunrise Side. more »»

A big thank you

November 8, 2014 more »»

Area prepares to honor veterans

November 8, 2014 ALPENA — On Tuesday Alpena’s veterans organizations will honor everyone past and present who has served in the armed forces, including one woman who dedicates herself to helping other veterans. more »»

BCBS gives $15K to free clinic

November 8, 2014 ALPENA — Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan presented the Free Clinic of Alpena with a $15,000 grant funded check to help underserved and uninsured people in the region gain access to health care... more »»

Alcona sheriff investigating B&E, theft at pharmacy

November 8, 2014 The Alcona County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help from the public in an investigation into a theft at the Lincoln Pharmacy. more »»

New director at Alcona Humane Society

November 8, 2014 ALCONA — For animal rescue and shelters across the country rescuing is not only a job but a passion and this is no different for the new team of staff members at the Alcona Humane Society. more »»

 
 
 

 

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