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Deadlines approach for primary election

July 2, 2014 By STEVE SCHULWITZ News Staff Writer ALPENA — The Aug. 5 primary election is an important one for Alpena County and it is important that as many people as possible get out and vote. more »»

Alcona County to celebrate the 4th

July 2, 2014 Alcona County is set to celebrate the nation’s independence with parades, picnics and lots of booming fireworks Friday and Saturday. more »»

Sobeck to represent PI on Target board

July 2, 2014 ROGERS CITY — Presque Isle County’s Economic Development Corporation board chairman will represent the county on Target Alpena’s board. more »»

An extra special christening

July 2, 2014 ALPENA — Alpena boat builders Ed Kavanaugh, Mark Upham, Phil Jordan, Dennis Krasnicki, Jim Engles, Troy Heathcock and Walt Jacquemin saw the fruits of their labor come to fruition Tuesday afternoon... more »»

UR2 hungry for more

July 2, 2014 ALPENA — The Alpena team Underwater Research Robot was given the Spirit Award at the 2014 Marine Advanced Technology Education International Remotely Operated Vehicle Competition this past weekend. more »»

Parking changes appear to be working

July 2, 2014 ALPENA — The parking issues that used to plague downtown Alpena are beginning to subside as the new parking regulations and penalties instituted by Alpena Municipal Council and the Alpena Downtown... more »»

Full slate of Fourth activities in Montmorency

July 2, 2014 The Fourth of July is a busy time in Montmorency County with parades, craft shows and fireworks to keep everyone in the Independence Day spiri. more »»

Man to stand trial on neglect

July 1, 2014 ROGERS CITY — A Hawks man accused of neglecting a kennel full of dogs in January will go to trial, and the kennel owner likely will be subpoenaed to testify. more »»

Busy weekend ahead in Presque Isle

July 1, 2014 Presque Isle County has a number of celebrations planned on and around Independence Day, including three different places to watch fireworks. more »»

Hillman to be site of celebrity eco-lodge

July 1, 2014 HILLMAN — Celebrities soon may be staying in northern Michigan at a special lodge outside of Hillman, thanks to Celebrity Black Card, LLC of Los Angeles. more »»

Fire official: Use care when handling fireworks

July 1, 2014 The sound of fireworks being set off at night has been slowly increasing and will continue to do so as Friday’s Fourth of July holiday nears. more »»

RCHS undergoing renovations

July 1, 2014 ROGERS CITY — Construction crews are busy renovating Rogers City High School to make it more energy-efficient, and the project is ahead of schedule and under budge. more »»

Friends to host several races this weekend

July 1, 2014 ALPENA —The Friends of the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary will be holding several races over the Fourth of July weekend, including the sanctuary’s fan favorite cardboard boat regatta, an open... more »»

Gentle glide

June 30, 2014 News Photo by Jordan Travis Department of Natural Resources Summer Ranger Samatha Scott takes a break at Rockport Recreation Day Saturday and paddles a kayak provided by Adventureland Sports near... more »»

ROV winners announced

June 30, 2014 ALPENA — The 2014 Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) International Remotely Operated Vehicle Competition came to a close Saturday night, with teams from all over the world packing up their... more »»

Alpena celebrates with activities for every age

June 30, 2014 ALPENA — The Fourth of July celebration is one that has grown to become popular with people in Northeast Michigan, but others around the state as well and this year promises to provide an array of... more »»

Let the ROV competitions begin

June 28, 2014 ALPENA —The Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary was buzzing with activity Friday as 59 teams from around the world competed in the 2014 Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) International... more »»

Mich. Appeals Court upholds Mager convictions

June 28, 2014 LANSING — The Michigan Court of Appeals upheld the convictions of an Atlanta man found guilty of murdering his uncle in 2011 and vacated one of his sentences. more »»

Rare corpse flower blooms

June 28, 2014 Alpena native Jan Szyren has been working in the greenhouse at Michigan State University for 20 years, and has only seen the rare corpse flower bloom twice since it was brought to the university. more »»



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