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Local & Regional News
    Sunrise Suds Tap Takeover in Alpena  Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:06:01 EDT
    During their Monday meeting (September 18th) Alpena City Council members approved of the Sunrise Suds Tap Takeover, formerly known as the Craft Beer Festival, hosted by the Fresh Palate.
    Harvest Moon Dark Sky Cruise to Kick Off Lake Huron Discovery Tour  Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:05:00 EDT
    As part of this year’s Lake Huron Discovery Tour celebration, the Friends of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary and the Besser Museum in Alpena are teaming up to offer a Harvest Moon Dark...
    Crowdfunding for Farm to Fork Alcona  Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:04:09 EDT
    A multi-phase initiative to help Alcona County become home to a local farm-to-fork movement is being supported through a new Crowdfunding campaign, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation...
    Bus - Truck Crash Injures One   Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:34:15 EDT
    A 28 year old Oscoda man was hospitalized as the result of a pickup truck - school bus crash Monday in Iosco Counties’ Baldwin Township.
    Community Foundation Announces Grant Opportunity  Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:29:45 EDT
    The Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan (CFNEM) is accepting applications for its Youth Advisory Council (YAC) Grant.
    DNR Encourages Residents to Review Invasive Carp Prevention - Comments Accepted  Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:25:57 EDT
    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is encouraging state residents to review the recently released Army Corps of Engineers plan for stopping Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes...
    No Dial-A-Ride or Trolley Service Sunday in Alpena  Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:24:43 EDT
    If you have somewhere to go Sunday (9-24) don't plan on the Alpena Dial-A-Ride or trolley to get you there.
    No Dial-A-Ride or Trolley Service Sunday in Alpena  Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:22:52 EDT
    If you have somewhere to go Sunday (9-24) don't plan on the Alpena Dial-A-Ride or trolley to get you there.
    Thunder Bay Folk Festival Week in Alpena   Tue, 19 Sep 2017 06:01:54 EDT
    At Monday's Alpena City Council meeting (September 18th), Mayor Matt Waligora, proclaimed this week (September 18th - 24th) as “Thunder Bay Folk Festival Week”.
    APS Board of Ed Approves New Bus Driver Contract   Tue, 19 Sep 2017 06:01:28 EDT
    Meeting in closed session Monday evening (9-18) the Alpena Public School Board of Education ratified a new three-year agreement with MEA-ESP I, the Bus Driver bargaining unit.
    Seven Arrested in Alcona County  Tue, 19 Sep 2017 06:00:47 EDT
    Seven people were arrested in Alcona County during the week ending Sunday (9-17). Six of the arrests were on warrants; the other was for a domestic issue.
    Governor Signs Legislation to Extend Filing Deadline for City Offices   Tue, 19 Sep 2017 06:00:22 EDT
    Governor Rick Snyder signed (9-18) legislation to authorize extension of the filing deadline for city office elections in 2017, ensuring mayoral and city council candidates who filed...
    Alpena CSC Prelim Continues  Tue, 19 Sep 2017 04:31:14 EDT
    One of two men facing criminal sexual conduct charges in Alpena County had his preliminary exam continue (Monday), with a decision yet to be determined if his case will be bound over to circuit...
    City of Alpena Awarded 23rd Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting  Tue, 19 Sep 2017 03:50:12 EDT
    The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to City of Alpena by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA)...
    Sun Blamed for Two Vehicle Accident in Ossineke  Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:30:08 EDT
    A 19 year old Ossineke woman is blaming the sun for her involvement in a two vehicle accident at about 11:15 Monday (9-18) morning on Behning Road near Nicholson Hill Road in Ossineke.
    Cancer Treatment at Alpena Hospital Advances with Radiotherapy System  Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:23:06 EDT
    MidMichigan Health and Michigan Medicine, the health care division of the University of Michigan, are continuing to advance cancer fighting technology in northern Michigan, adding a new...
    ESD Superintendent Reynolds Enjoying New Position  Mon, 18 Sep 2017 06:04:18 EDT
    With two months of experience now under his belt, new Alpena Montmorency Alcona Educational Service District Board of Education (ESD) Superintendent Scott Reynolds said that he is enjoying...
    Community Drug Problem - Communities Requested to Support Drug Enforcement   Mon, 18 Sep 2017 06:03:52 EDT
    Over the past few weeks, WATZ has reported on a number of drug abuse and narcotics enforcement efforts by the Huron Undercover Narcotics Team.
    PI Deputies Investigate Assault - B and E - Car Crash   Mon, 18 Sep 2017 06:03:25 EDT
    Presque Isle County Sheriff Deputies investigated 62 complaints, made 19 traffic stops and issued three citations in the week ending Saturday.
    PI Commisioners Approve New Copy Vender Bid   Mon, 18 Sep 2017 06:02:58 EDT
    Presque Isle County Commissioners recently approved of changing copy machine venders. The county had sought bids and received two.
    Montmorency Agencies Assist in 119 Calls For Service   Mon, 18 Sep 2017 06:02:31 EDT
    Montmorency County emergency service agencies responded to 119 calls for service in the past week ending Saturday.
    Give Blood - Give Assistance   Mon, 18 Sep 2017 06:02:06 EDT
    As the American Red Cross responds to wildfires and historic hurricanes, eligible donors are reminded that giving blood or platelet donations during National Preparedness Month in September...
    Child Safety Seat Week   Mon, 18 Sep 2017 06:01:39 EDT
    State officials are encouraging parents to use booster seats for their children aged four to seven years old during National Child Passenger Safety Week.
    Gas Prices Down in Past Week   Mon, 18 Sep 2017 06:01:03 EDT
    Following hurricanes and refiners starting to resume production, the state average price of $2.53 for a gallon of regular gas started to drop in the past week - down by just over 15 cents...
    Metal Exposed on Ebridge Line 5  Sun, 17 Sep 2017 06:49:47 EDT
    New photos have been released showing larger than thought patches of bare metal on Enbridge Line 5, the pipeline which passes through the Straits of Mackinac.

State News
    Tuesday State News Summary  Tue, 19 Sep 2017 05:48:54 EDT
    In a 4-to-1 vote last night -- the Fraser City Council decided to oust Mayor Joe Nichols and Councilman Matt Hemelberg -- after the two were accused of sexual harassment in the workplace.
    Monday State News Summary  Mon, 18 Sep 2017 05:53:24 EDT
    A new poll from the University of Michigan shows most parents aren't to confident schools can deal with a major health issue. The C.S.
    Friday State News Summary  Fri, 15 Sep 2017 06:25:30 EDT
    The U.S. House has passed a bill which would fully fund the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
    Thursday State News Summary  Thu, 14 Sep 2017 05:24:47 EDT
    The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is announcing a pilot project in Kent County that will support innovation and provide greater incentives for foster care and adoption...
    Wednesday State News Summary  Wed, 13 Sep 2017 06:27:46 EDT
    Former Governor Jim Blanchard is expected to announce today he's endorsing Gretchen Whitmer for Governor.

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