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Reaching beyond compassion

May 9, 2016 ROGERS CITY — Stephanie Lumsden and Lain Veihl have a passion for saving lives, and they have both put that passion to work serving as EMTs for the Rogers City area. more »»

Alpena man dies in blaze

May 9, 2016 ALPENA — On Sunday May 8 at approximately 2:10 a.m. troopers with the Michigan State Police Alpena Post were dispatched to a residential fire in Long Rapids Township, according to a press release. more »»

Big Oaks Equestrian Campground now open

May 9, 2016 ALBERT TOWNSHIP — Equestrian campers have a new destination in Northeast Michigan, one that’s been a few years in the making. more »»

Studies reveal lake trout behavior

May 9, 2016 ROGERS CITY — Lake Huron’s lake trout are on the move year after year, and on Saturday Hammond Bay Area Anglers Association members heard about research looking into their spawning and migration... more »»

St. Anne vandalized

May 7, 2016 ALPENA — Vandals who put makeup on statues outside of St. Anne Catholic Church may have damaged one statue, but otherwise didn’t cause much lasting harm. Rev. more »»

New TBTA building put out for bids

May 7, 2016 ALPENA — With a change in the building specifications for the new Thunder Bay Transportation Authority, board President Greg Sundin hopes to still get shovels in the ground for the $7. more »»

Sanctuary taking part in national parks program

May 7, 2016 ALPENA — The Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary is participating in a national White House youth initiative called “Every Kid in a Park” in hopes of opening the outdoors for children to explore... more »»

County officials shown how new software works

May 7, 2016 HARRISVILLE — The Alcona County Board of Commissioners was given a live demonstration of a new software suite that could cost the county more than $150,000, during a meeting held Wednesday. more »»

Farm aims to grow veggies year round thanks to grant

May 7, 2016 POSEN — Green means business, and business is good for a Posen produce farm that’s getting some help to build hoophouses and make other improvements. more »»

DNR program brings salmon into the classroom

May 7, 2016 HARRISVILLE — Students at the Alcona Elementary School said goodbye to around 150 classmates that were released into the Harrisville harbor, Wednesda. more »»

ACC Grads: Don’t fear the future

May 6, 2016 ALPENA — Alpena Community College awarded approximately 150 students their diplomas during the ACC Commencement Ceremony Thursday nigh. more »»

Roger C. Bauer named Distinguished Graduate

May 6, 2016 Roger C. Bauer was awarded the 2016 Distinguished Graduate Award at the 63rd Alpena Community College commencement ceremony Thursday. more »»

Community recognizes National Day of Prayer

May 6, 2016 ALPENA — The National Day of Prayer, which was recognized Thursday on the lawn in front of Alpena City Hall, is about worshipping God, for Army National Guard S/Sgt. more »»

Over 37K Atlantic salmon planted in Thunder Bay River

May 6, 2016 ALPENA — The Department of Natural Resources planted 37,628 Atlantic salmon in the Thunder Bay River Thursday, planting the fish a little later than in previous years. more »»

TBTA hires new executive director

May 6, 2016 ALPENA – The Thunder Bay Transportation Authority Board voted unanimously during an April 21 meeting to hire Theron Higgins as its new executive director, according to board President Greg Sundin. more »»

Onaway hopes nearby townships will help with fireworks display

May 6, 2016 ONAWAY — Faced with an increase in costs, Onaway city officials are hoping more nearby townships chip in for the city’s Fourth of July fireworks display this year. more »»

Hillman receives award from Michigan Municipal League Workers’ Compensation Fund

May 6, 2016 HILLMAN — The Village of Hillman was awarded one of 33 Loss Control Achievement Awards presented annually by the Michigan Municipal League Workers’ Compensation Fund. more »»

Wilfinger sentenced to 25-60 years in prison for murder

May 5, 2016 A Montmorency County man was sentenced to 25-60 years in prison following a plea deal made in March. Erich Wilfinger, 67, was sentenced Wednesday for the murder of his wife, Marsha. more »»

DPW director explains twp. water usage

May 5, 2016 ALPENA — Alpena Township Department of Public Works Director Jerry Bleau recently gave the Alpena Township Board of Trustees an update on the water usage, as well as water loss for the township. more »»



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