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Local & Regional News
    DNR Stocks Muskellunge for Fishing   Fri, 09 Dec 2016 04:40:44 EST
    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently stocked nearly 26 thousand (25,740) muskellunge fingerlings into 12 bodies of water throughout the state, including some in Northeast...
    PIC Looks to 1 point 1 Million Dollar Communications Upgrade  Fri, 09 Dec 2016 04:38:06 EST
    Presque Isle County officials are looking at undertaking a one point 1 million dollar communications upgrade.
    AMA ESD Board Approves Finances for November  Thu, 08 Dec 2016 23:33:48 EST
    At their most recent session (December 8th), Alpena Montmorency Alcona Educational Service District Board of Education (AMA-ESD) members reviewed and accepted financial statements for the month of...
    New Coach at ACC   Fri, 09 Dec 2016 03:40:02 EST
    Frank McCourt, Alpena Community College Men’s Basketball Team Head Coach, has formally announced that this will be his last season.
    2016 Citizen of the Year Nominations Sought  Thu, 08 Dec 2016 23:28:47 EST
    Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016 Outstanding Citizen of the Year. The award will be given out at the Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner Thursday, February 9th.
    Affordable Care Act Enrollment   Thu, 08 Dec 2016 23:26:25 EST
    Open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act began November 1st and will continue through January 31st.
    Head On Collision Involving Semi-truck   Thu, 08 Dec 2016 09:36:12 EST
    One person is in stable condition following a head on collision with semi-truck this morning (12-08) in Cheboygan.
    Cheers at Homes for the Aged   Thu, 08 Dec 2016 09:33:33 EST
    “Homes for the aged,” will now have the ability to obtain liquor licenses under legislation signed today (12-08) by Governor Rick Snyder.
    Bovine TB Identified in Alpena County and Montmorency County Herds   Thu, 08 Dec 2016 09:30:57 EST
    Bovine tuberculosis was recently confirmed in a large dairy herd in Alpena County and a large beef herd in Montmorency County during annual surveillance testing.
    City Engineer Updates DDA on Bridge Work   Thu, 08 Dec 2016 05:36:01 EST
    Alpena City Engineer, Rich Sullinger updated Downtown Development Authority Board members on the status of the Second Avenue Bridge maintenance protect during their meeting Tuesday afternoon...
    Speed Limit Increase Possible for Some Roads   Thu, 08 Dec 2016 05:29:31 EST
    Could Michigan highways become faster? The Michigan Senate has voted in favor of a bill that would raise the speed limits on 1500 miles of rural roads.
    Police Dispatched to Shots Fired in City Limits  Fri, 09 Dec 2016 02:08:03 EST
    Alpena City Police have confirmed a weapon being discharged within the City Limits of Alpena Friday, the 25th of November (11-25).
    Palisades Nuclear Power Plant Proposed to Close 2018   Thu, 08 Dec 2016 03:52:09 EST
    Entergy Corporation and Consumers Energy have announced both have agreed to an early termination of their power purchase agreement in relation to the Palisades nuclear power plant in Van Buren...
    RC Council Pauses on Channel 191  Wed, 07 Dec 2016 23:30:18 EST
    Following a recent workshop session, the Rogers City Council took no action on finalizing operation of the public access channel 191.
    Selfridge ANG Base Considered to Host F-35 Mission   Wed, 07 Dec 2016 23:25:54 EST
    Wednesday (12-07), U.S. Air Force’s announcement that Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Macomb County is among five candidates to host the Air National Guard’s new F-35 mission.
    Tougher Voter Requirements In Store for Michigan   Thu, 08 Dec 2016 03:55:17 EST
    A divided Michigan House has approved tougher ID requirements for voters.
    Michigan Recount Halted   Wed, 07 Dec 2016 23:18:36 EST
    A federal judge has ruled that the presidential ballot recount in Michigan should be stopped.
    Shared Health Officer Services Begin January 1st   Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:54:33 EST
    Recently, the Boards of Health for District Health Department No. 2 (DHD2) and District Health Department No.
    Hillman Council Gets Airport Tree Update  Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:51:59 EST
    Hillman Village Council members were given an update on the inspection status of their airport.
    Snowdrifters Donate Turkeys for Christmas Dinners   Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:49:21 EST
    For the fifth consecutive year, members of the Alpena Snowdrifters Club took up a collection to help provide Christmas dinners for those in need.
    Alpena Exchange Club Makes Salvation Army Donation   Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:46:50 EST
    The Alpena Exchange Club kicked off its day of volunteer bell ringing with a generous donation to The Salvation Army's Red Kettle Fund Drive Tuesday (12-06).
    Some Downtown Snow Removal Issues Resolved   Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:44:08 EST
    Some issues of, and problems associated with snow removal in downtown Alpena may be resolved.
    National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day - 75 Years   Tue, 06 Dec 2016 23:54:59 EST
    Today is National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, observed annually in the United States on December 7th, to remember and honor the 2,403 citizens of the United States who were killed in the Japanese...
    Giving Tuesday Results for CFNEM   Tue, 06 Dec 2016 23:52:28 EST
    In its second year of providing the platform for local nonprofits to participate in the ever-growing Giving Tuesday movement, the Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan (CFNEM) surpassed last...
    Wildlife Sanctuary Board Plans Green Buffer Along Thunder Bay River   Tue, 06 Dec 2016 23:49:54 EST
    A report on a riparian buffer, which is a strip of green vegetation along a riverbank, was one of several update reports at a recent Wildlife Sanctuary Board meeting at Alpena City Hall.

State News
    Friday State News Summary  Thu, 08 Dec 2016 23:21:48 EST
    A Muskegon County judge could decide today if a man accused of kidnapping and killing gas station clerk Jessica Heeringa will stand trial.
    Thursday State News Summary  Wed, 07 Dec 2016 23:14:36 EST
    The recount is over in Michigan. That after a federal judge who ordered a start to recounting presidential votes reversed his decision, effectively ending a second look at ballots statewide.
    Wednesday State News Summary  Tue, 06 Dec 2016 23:35:47 EST
    Opposing court rulings on the Michigan ballot recount. The state court of appeals says it should end, being Green Party candidate Jill Stien did not have enough of a vote to qualify for a recount.
    Tuesday State News Summary  Mon, 05 Dec 2016 23:06:12 EST
    An alert going out this morning near the campus of Michigan State University in East Lansing. Police say there was an attempted home invasion by three suspects and at least one of them was armed.
    Monday State News Summary  Sun, 04 Dec 2016 23:04:48 EST
    Scattered power outages in west Michigan after snow brought down some power lines and tree limbs last night.

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