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    Vietnam Vets Need Your Help  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 01:11:37 EST
    Once again the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 583 are collecting items for their Toys for Kids campaign.
    Youth Advisory Council Awards over 12K in Grant Money  Wed, 17 Dec 2014 23:09:12 EST
    The Northeast Michigan Youth Advisory Council has awarded over 12 thousand dollars' ($12,100) worth of grants to a pair of non-profit groups, and six area schools.
    Court Denies Appeal of Cheboygan County Man  Wed, 17 Dec 2014 23:06:40 EST
    The Michigan Court of Appeals has denied the appeal of a Cheboygan County man who is now serving time in prison on methamphetamine charges.
    Michigan Unemployment Rate Lowest in 8 Years  Wed, 17 Dec 2014 23:04:09 EST
    Michigan's unemployment rate in November was the lowest monthly rate since April 2006.
    14 Arrested in 2012 Meningitis Outbreak  Wed, 17 Dec 2014 23:00:43 EST
    Fourteen people have been arrested, including two who are charged with second-degree murder, in connection with the 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak in the US, which claimed 19 lives in Michigan,...
    UPDATE - Road Funding May Be Stalled Again  Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:30:57 EST
    The chances of road funding being resolved in anything other than a late-night scenario appear unlikely now that Wednesday mornings negotiations failed to produce an agreement with talks slated...
    Alpena County Budget in Place for Adoption  Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:52:47 EST
    After a few adjustments and being put on display for around a month, the Alpena County Commissioners Finance Committee is recommending to the full board they adopt their 2015 Alpena County General...
    Alcona and Iosco Counties Ash Firewood Network  Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:50:18 EST
    The Alcona Conservation District is attempting to begin an ash firewood network to help local residents either find firewood to cut or find someone to cut their dead ash trees.
    Makowski Earns Strong Evaluation from RCAS Board  Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:47:43 EST
    The Rogers City Area Schools Board of Education has given Superintendent Katy Makowski a "highly effective" evaluation. The results were announced during Monday's (Dec.
    MacArthur Wraps Up Road Commission Board Tenure  Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:45:10 EST
    Alpena County Road Commission Chairman Neil MacArthur presided over his last regular meeting this week as Chairman and a serving board member of the Alpena County Road Commission.
    UPDATE Ossineke Man Perishes in House Fire  Wed, 17 Dec 2014 02:20:24 EST
    One person is dead following a house fire in Ossineke.
    HUNT and Alcona Deputies Arrest Suspected Drug Trafficker  Tue, 16 Dec 2014 23:21:19 EST
    Huron Undercover Narcotics Team detectives and deputies with the Alcona County Sheriffs Department have arrested a 33-year-old Detroit man on drug trafficking charges.
    Przybyla Resigns from RC Council  Tue, 16 Dec 2014 23:18:51 EST
    The new year will bring a new member to the Rogers City Council. A.J. Przybyla has resigned, according to Mayor Tom Sobeck.
    Schultz Appointed 26th Circuit Court Attorney Referee  Tue, 16 Dec 2014 23:16:10 EST
    The 26th Judicial Circuit Court has announced that Kimberly Schultz has been appointed as its Circuit Court Attorney Referee.
    AG and DEQ Issue Statement on Enbridge UP Pipeline Leak  Tue, 16 Dec 2014 23:13:34 EST
    Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette and Department of Environmental Quality Director Dan Wyant issued a statement regarding a reported petroleum pipeline incident resulting from a “pinhole”...
    Survey Says People Want More Road Funding  Tue, 16 Dec 2014 23:11:05 EST
    Most Michiganders want more funding to improve the state's roads, according to a recent AAA Michigan survey.
    One Person Perished in Ossineke House Fire  Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:54:45 EST
    One person is dead following a house fire in Ossineke.
    Input Sought on Lake Sturgeon Management Effort   Tue, 16 Dec 2014 07:02:45 EST
    The Department of Natural Resources announced that the lake sturgeon management effort in Cheboygan and Presque Isle counties’ Black Lake will be part of a public survey effort this winter.
    City of Alpena Honors Employees for Going the Extra Mile  Tue, 16 Dec 2014 07:00:13 EST
    A handful of City of Alpena employees are being recognized for going the extra mile at work. Mayor Matt Waligora recently presented awards, as part of the City Wide Pride Program.
    Capitol Nativity Display  Tue, 16 Dec 2014 06:57:35 EST
    State Senator Rick Jones says he will tear down and put up a Christian Nativity scene every day on the grounds of the state Capitol in order to have his religion represented during the holidays.
    Amended Deficit Elimination Plan Approved by APS Board  Tue, 16 Dec 2014 06:55:02 EST
    The Alpena Public School Board of Education approved of a third amended Deficit Elimination Plan that will be forwarded to the state.
    Some Driving Fines may be Erased by Community Service  Tue, 16 Dec 2014 06:52:27 EST
    Secretary of State Ruth Johnson and State Treasurer Kevin Clinton announced today (Tuesday) that select motorists are being sent letters this month stating they are eligible to perform community...
    80 MPH Speed Limit Considered  Tue, 16 Dec 2014 06:49:11 EST
    A proposal in Lansing would open the door to speed limits on rural freeways to rise to 80 miles per hour. It's supported by several lawmakers along with a motorist organization.
    Winner - Winter Campfire Ice Cream   Tue, 16 Dec 2014 06:46:45 EST
    The winner of the annual Hudsonville Ice Cream Pure Michigan Limited Edition flavor contest is now on store shelves.
    Alpena City Council Approves Lease Amendment  Mon, 15 Dec 2014 22:13:56 EST
    The Alpena City Council recently agreed to amend a site lease agreement with internet service provider SpeedConnect.

State News
    Thursday Morning State news Summary  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:06:18 EST
    The governor concluded another round of talks with Democratic and Republican leaders from both the House and Senate last night (Wed) with no resolution to raise $1.2 (b) billion to fix Michigan's...
    Wednesday Morning State News Summary  Tue, 16 Dec 2014 23:07:37 EST
    (MI-Driving Fines) Nearly 170-thousand motorists in Michigan are being sent letters this month stating they are eligible to perform community service in place of paying certain Driver Responsibility...
    Tuesday Afternoon State News  Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:18:29 EST
    (Mi-Flu-Season-Begins) State Department of Community Health officials say the influenza season has started early in Michigan this year, and are urging residents to get vaccinated.
    Tuesday Morning State New Summary  Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:42:27 EST
    As new UAW President Dennis Williams heads into the 2015 contract talks, he plans to push hard for a wage increase for GM, Ford and Chrysler workers.
    Monday Afternoon State News  Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:57:58 EST
    (Capitol-Road Funding Talks) Legislative leaders are trying to reach a road funding deal, but after two hours of talking inside the Capitol offices this morning (Monday), they still can't agree.

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