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June 27, 2014 News Photo by Nicole Grulke Spectators watched as the U.S. Brig Niagara arrived in Alpena Thursday afternoon, and tied-up behind the Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center in the Thunder Bay River. more »»

AMA ESD elects two new board members

June 27, 2014 ALPENA — The Alpena-Montmorency-Alcona Educational Service District Board of Education elected two new members to serve as interim members filling out the remainder of John Pines and Ralph... more »»

Snyder signs education budget: What does it mean for schools?

June 27, 2014 ALPENA —Gov. Rick Snyder recently signed the education budget, an over $15 billion budget which includes a little boost for public schools through extra funds for K-12 districts’ per-student fundin. more »»

‘Make or break time’ for new Potter Hill Road

June 27, 2014 ALPENA — When talks began regarding having an access road built from Bagley Street, behind Walmart and the Home Depot and out to M-32, many of the property owners met and decided to move forward wit... more »»

Onaway seeks resolution with garbage hauler

June 27, 2014 ONAWAY — Recent garbage pick-up issues in Onaway have prompted city staff to seek a resolution with the garbage hauler. more »»

Remembering Our Children Walk at fairgrounds Saturday

June 27, 2014 ALPENA — On Saturday, families that lost a child will gather at the Alpena County Fairgrounds for a remembrance wal. more »»

Camp Somewhere Warm seeks kids raised by grandparents

June 27, 2014 PRESQUE ISLE — A Rogers City organization is looking for foster children and kids being raised by their grandparents to attend a weekend of fun activities. more »»

ACC’s ROV used for dock assessment

June 26, 2014 ALPENA —Alpena Community College Marine Technology instructor David Cummins recently worked with Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary staff and city building, harbor and zoning official Don Gilmet... more »»

Efforts continue toward US-23 S. overhaul

June 26, 2014 ALPENA — The effort to improve the US-23 South corridor began when some residents noticed significant amounts of trash lying on the sides of the roads and took it upon themselves to begin picking up... more »»

Arcand hopes for Tea Party upset in GOP primary battle

June 26, 2014 Republican Allan Arcand shares the same political party and hometown as Michigan’s 1st District Representative Dan Benishek, but in terms of political views there are differences. more »»

3 road projects move forward in Alcona

June 26, 2014 LINCOLN — Alcona County Road Commission members voted to keep three road projects moving forward, including the second phase of a mile-long road reconstruction project near Hubbard Lake. more »»

Montmorency County board approves purchases

June 26, 2014 ATLANTA— The Montmorency County Board of Commissioners approved to purchase two scanners and one envelope folder for various departments at its meeting Wednesday morning. more »»

ROV International competition at sanctuary

June 25, 2014 ALPENA —The Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary will be hosting over 60 teams from 18 different states and 13 different countries for the 13th annual Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE)... more »»

24 hour patrol in jeopardy

June 25, 2014 ALPENA — The Alpena County Commissioners are freezing spending from the Base Security Equity Fund until further notice and the impact of the decision could severely alter operations at the sheriffs... more »»

County’s budget still in red for 2015

June 25, 2014 ALPENA — Alpena County entered into its budget year in January with a budget deficit of more than $400,000 and it appears that when 2014 ends, the county will have made up little ground and face... more »»

ARMC board approve elevator repair, upgrades

June 25, 2014 News Staff Writer ALPENA —The Alpena Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees approved the purchase of just over $1.5 million in capital acquisitions at its meeting Tuesday evening. more »»

Presque Isle receives grant to gain action plan

June 25, 2014 Presque Isle County community partners will assess what keeps local students from going to college and formulate an action plan, thanks to a grant from a statewide nonprofit. more »»

Rogers City biggest water customers to pay more

June 25, 2014 ROGERS CITY — The biggest water and sewer customers in Rogers City will see an increase in their ready-to-serve charges starting in July. more »»

Strawberries in season

June 24, 2014 News Photo by Steve Schulwitz Ericka Spigelmyre, left, and John Kantner sell strawberries in Alpena Monday. more »»

Joynton to retire

June 24, 2014 ALPENA — Alpena Community College president Dr. Olin Joynton will be retiring at the end of the 2014-15 academic year after just over 11 years of service with the college. more »»



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