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  1. 'Cooler near the lake' doesn't always work here in MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 |

    On hot summer days, the temperature forecast often ends with the statement "cooler near the lake". It doesn't always work that way here in Michigan.


  2. 'Cooler near the lake' doesn't always work here in MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 |

    High temperatures for Thursday, July 21, 2016 show that lakeshore areas aren't always much cooler than inland areas here in Michigan. On hot summer days, the temperature forecast often ends with the statement "cooler near the lake".


  3. N.E.M. Baseball League celebrates 100-year anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 |

    The Northeastern Michigan Baseball League will celebrate its 100-year anniversary with a reunion, banquet and Hall of Fame induction ceremony Sunday at its museum in Omer. (Luke Wark The Northeastern Michigan Baseball League, which featured teams from Saginaw to Alpena, celebrates its 100-year anniversary Sunday, with a special reunion at the N.E.M. Museum in Omer.


  4. Sponsor Content: Rockport State Park's history and nature makes it...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 |

    Through time, as the development of sprawling cities paved the way for urban jungles, the true wilderness became distant for many. It might feel like untapped wilderness untouched by development or crowds of people is hard to come by, but it's out there - and there are places like that right here in Michigan.


  5. Old Presque Isle lighthouse, one of earliest on Great Lakes, was hardly usedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 |

    Editor's note: This is part of a summer series on Great Lakes lighthouses. Information is from the Great Lakes Lighthouse Keepers Association.


  6. Man arrested for kidnapping ex-girlfriend, punching police trooperRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 |

    A man was arrested Friday after he punched a trooper who was pursuing him after the man had allegedly kidnapped and sexually assaulted his ex-girlfriend. On Friday, a trooper from the Michigan State Police Alpena post was dispatched to a doctor's office to check on the well being of a woman who had allegedly been held captive and sexually assaulted by her ex-boyfriend, a 34-year-old Barton City man.


  7. Drawbridge bill could help 10 Michigan towns pay for their spansRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 |

    Bill Bohlen calls Bay City's bascule bridges "great regional assets," but he's quick to add that two of the bridges put the city at a "huge disadvantage." "When I look at our budget, I know that 33 percent of our state funding for local roads goes to these bridges - bridges that interstate commerce truck traffic uses every, single day," said Bohlen, the city's public works director.


  8. Michigan's Best Bloody Mary: 31 of our favorite reader-submitted photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 |

    Submitted by Mary Beth: Have you heard of Burgies in Alpena, Mi? The highest concentration of gourmet burgers in the Midwest AND one of the most awesome drinks: The Burgies Baconator Bloody Mary! Spiced rim, Applewood smoked bacon, olive, hard boiled egg, bacon vodka.... did I mention bacon? American Fifth Spirits in Lansing MI has one of the most wonderful bloody-marys. From Lansing's first ever legal distillery they use their Hand-crafted Spirits to make one of a kind remarkable cocktails.


  9. Fire department volunteer steals up to $100K, gambled some away, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 |

    A woman is accused of stealing up to $100,000 from a small Northern Michigan fire department where she volunteered her time to work as its treasurer for 15 years, police say. Mary "Kathy" Largent is charged with embezzlement of at least $50,000 and up to $100,000, according to Michigan State Police Det.


  10. Dark Sky Week: 27 great Michigan stargazing spots -- and why they matterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 |

    Michigan's Headlands International Dark Sky Park is one of the best places in the world to see the night sky. Calling all stargazers: It's International Dark Sky Week and with tonight's new moon allowing for extra-dark skies the next few nights, it's prime time to get outside and be wowed by the beauty of Michigan at night.


  11. Celebrate International Dark Sky Week at Michigan State ParksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 |

    Park visitors will have plenty of opportunities to enjoy the night sky during International Dark Sky Week, April 4-10. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced Friday that a number of state parks will stay open late for self-guided stargazing through the week.


  12. See winter storm conditions in your part of Michigan with MDOT road camsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 |

    Snow and ice blanketed much of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan Wednesday and overnight into Thursday, March 24, as a winter storm continued to pummel the region. The snow and ice has fallen roughly along and north of M-46 across the state, according to the National Weather Service.


  13. 54 years after birth, Michigan coastal state park finally joins at the hipRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 |

    For the last 54 years, the two halves of Negwegon State Park have been split apart like twins separated at birth. Negewgon, a remote park on the shore of Lake Huron's Thunder Bay, will become contiguous property with help from a $900,000 federal grant to buy 391 acres of land between the park halves the state has long hoped join the park with.


  14. More than 6 inches of snow could fall on Thumb -- winter weather advisoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 |

    The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Michigan's Thumb, with snowfall totals predicted to reach 4-7 inches in some areas Monday night, Feb. 8, through Tuesday, Feb. 9.


  15. Woman pleads guilty in animal cruelty case involving more than 80 dogs, livestockRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 |

    An Alpena County woman accused of harboring more than 80 animals in dirty and overcrowded conditions has entered a plea, according to . Sheriff's deputies and animal control officers searched Lewandowski's Green Township farm in August and found animals, ranging from livestock to cats and dogs, living in what one animal control officer described as "horrifying" conditions .


  16. Great Lakes leading U.S. in national marine sanctuary effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 |

    At some point in the next few years, it's very likely that an 875 sqaure-mile section of Lake Michigan off Wisconsin will officially become the second freshwater national marine sanctuary in the country . But, if a handful of communities scattered across the Great Lakes have any say in the matter, it won't be the last.


  17. Miss Michigan Emily Kieliszewski of Alpena honored at State CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 |

    Kieliszewski, an Alpena native, won the 2015 version of the scholarship competition on June 20. It was her sixth time competing in the pageant. She was welcomed to Lansing by her two state lawmakers - state Sen. Jim Stamas, R-Midland, and state Rep. Peter Pettalia, R-Presque Isle.


  18. Drunken cupcake burglar found coated in frosting, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 |

    After a burglary suspect barreled through a house, knocking over a tray of cupcakes and other items, police had little trouble tying her to the crime. Alpena Police responded early Sunday, Oct. 18, to a report of a possible breaking and entering of a house on Lewis Street.


  19. Obama: 875 miles of Lake Michigan shipwrecks to become national sanctuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 |

    During a Monday, Oct. 5, video message to the "Our Ocean" conference happening in Chile, President Barack Obama announced the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is moving forward with designating an 875-square-mile area off Wisconsin as one of two new national underwater preserves. The 80-mile-long "mid-lake" section of Lake Michigan between Port Washington and Two Rivers, Wis., along with a 14-mile section of the Potomac River's Mallows Bay in Maryland, would become the first National Marine Sanctuaries designated since 2000.


  20. Woman faces felony after 80 animals rescued from 'horrifying' conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 |

    A Green Township woman accused of harboring more than 80 animals in conditions one animal control officer described as "horrifying" has been charged with a felony. Debra Lewandowski, 53, faces one count of animal abandonment/cruelty involving more than 10 animals.


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