Alpena

Keegan Elijah Waterman (photo: Michigan State Police)

AMBER ALERT: 3-Year-Old Keegan Elijah Waterman Missing Near Alpena

Waterman may be en route to Tennessee with his mother, Christina Marie Waterman, in a tan 2000 Chevy Tahoe with a Tennessee license plate of U4758V.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/17/2015

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Marine Sanctuary Researchers Gain Access To More Shipwrecks In Michigan [VIDEO]

Once known as “Shipwreck Alley,” Thunder Bay is accessible to divers, swimmers, boaters and paddle-boarders who can view some of the wrecks in shallow, clear water.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/06/2015

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Michigan Airport Ready To Participate In Drone Research

Officials say unmanned aircraft could soon begin flying at a Michigan airport as part of a drone research effort.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/12/2015

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Hockey Player Nearly Decapitates Himself With His Own Stick [VIDEO]

It’s pretty funny to watch, and it’s also good to see he got right back up.

97.1 The Ticket–01/14/2015

A full perigee moon, more commonly known as a "Super Moon," as seen on March 19, 2011. (Credit: Bruno Fahy/AFP/Getty Images)

Dark Sky Designation Sought For 3 Michigan Sites

It’s move that supporters hope will help boost local tourism.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2014

Merit's connections in the northern Lower Peninsula and the Upper Peninsula. Merit Network graphic.

Merit Network Lights More High Speed Fiber In Northern Michigan

Merit Network, Michigan’s high-speed data provider for the government and nonprofit sector, has established another 10 gigabit-per-second network connection to northeast Lower Michigan and the southern Upper Peninsula.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/24/2013

An unmanned aerial vehicle design from Merrill Group of Saginaw.

Unmanned Aerial Testing Group Launches In Michigan

More than 100 aviation industry, economic development and government officials gathered Thursday in this Lake Huron port and manufacturing city for the kickoff of the Michigan Advanced Aerial Systems Consortium.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2013

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Alpena County Picks Ameresco For Energy Efficiency, Infrastructure Upgrades

Framingham, Mass.-based Ameresco Inc., (NYSE:AMRC), an energy efficiency and renewable energy company, announced today that it has begun work on a $1.6 million Energy Savings Performance Contract with Alpena County in northeastern Lower Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/23/2013

cell phone tower

Verizon Expands 4G LTE Network Across Michigan

Verizon Wireless Expanded Its 4G LTE network in four more Michigan counties.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/14/2013

Workers assembling a cellulosic ethanol plant in Alpena. Matt Roush photo.

Tech Tour Day Four: Amazing Alpena

Alpena, hotbed of technology. Who knew? No, seriously. This gritty industrial town — sometimes literally gritty, home to a huge Lafarge Corp. cement plant and a huge wood processing plant that turns wood chips into wood panels — has a ton of cool technology-based economic development going on.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/29/2013

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