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Local & Regional News
    First Federal - Mackinac Financial Corporation Merge  Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:45:48 EST
    Representatives of Mackinac Financial Corporation and First Federal of Northern Michigan have announced their intentions to merge.
    RC Board Selects Superintendent   Wed, 17 Jan 2018 06:04:05 EST
    Meeting in special session Tuesday, Rogers City School Board members hired a new Superintendent.
    APS Seeks Proposals for Refunding Bonds   Wed, 17 Jan 2018 06:03:38 EST
    Alpena Public School officials continue the process of refunding, or refinancing bonds.
    Alpena Council Approves Hire of Firefighter-Paramedic  Wed, 17 Jan 2018 06:03:11 EST
    During their second January meeting (January 15th) Alpena City Council members authorized the hire of one additional firefighter/paramedic for the City of Alpena Fire/EMS Department.
    MSP Answers 80 Calls for Service   Wed, 17 Jan 2018 06:02:43 EST
    Michigan State Police from the Alpena Post responded to 80 calls for service during the week ending Sunday (01-14).
    Flint Water Litigation Costly   Wed, 17 Jan 2018 06:02:16 EST
    The price tag to defend and prosecute officials regarding wrongdoing in the Flint water crisis has now surpassed $20 million.
    New Year Resolutions - Gone ?  Wed, 17 Jan 2018 06:01:33 EST
    How are those New Year's resolutions working out ? Come January 1, 40% of Americans determine to be nicer, eat healthier or quit smoking -and stick to that plan for months after.
    Record Snowfall Monday   Tue, 16 Jan 2018 07:13:41 EST
    There was a lot of fluffy white stuff falling Monday, which added up to a record setting amount of snowfall.
    APS Graduation Requirements Increase With Senior Exit Survey   Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:04:44 EST
    Alpena Public School students wishing to graduate from school will be required to take an exit survey, but will gain more graduation credits for doing so.
    Alpena Mayor Proclaims Thunder Bay Film Festival Week  Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:04:18 EST
    During Monday's Alpena City Council meeting (January 15th), Alpena Mayor Matt Waligora proclaimed next week (January 21st to the 28th) as "Thunder Bay International Film Festival Week" in the...
    Michigan Invests In Local Schools to Grow FIRST Robotics Teams  Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:03:50 EST
    Michigan leads the nation in FIRST Robotics teams, and $2.5 million in state grants are being given to hundreds of schools across Michigan.
    DNR Awards Recreation Passport Grant to Presque Isle County   Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:03:24 EST
    Officials of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced 22 communities will share nearly 1-and a half million dollars ($1,468,900.00) in Recreation Passport grants, including...
    Lawmakers to Attend Ground Water Testing Forum   Tue, 16 Jan 2018 09:28:34 EST
    36th State Senator Jim Stamas (R-Midland) and 106th State House Rep.
    Alcona County Sheriff - 110 Calls   Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:02:34 EST
    Members of the Alcona County Sheriff's Office responded to 110 complaints, made seven arrests and 35 traffic stops during the week ending Sunday (01-14).
    MEA Endorses Witmer   Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:02:09 EST
    On Monday, Michigan's largest teachers union endorsed Gretchen Whitmer for governor.
    Higher Lakes Level Keeping Army Corps Busy   Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:01:27 EST
    It's a busy time in northern Michigan for the Army Corps of Engineers due to rising water in Lakes Michigan and Huron.
    Alpena Council Hears Annual Financial Report   Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:01:08 EST
    Monday (15), Alpena City Council members heard the results of an audit report from their past fiscal year (2016-17).
    AMA-ESD Board Approves Budget Amendments  Mon, 15 Jan 2018 22:37:20 EST
    The Alpena Montmorency Alcona Educational Service District (AMA ESD) Board of Education recently approved budget amendments (12th) for General and Special Education funds for 2017-18.
    Discount Radon Test Kits Available For Limited Time  Mon, 15 Jan 2018 06:03:37 EST
    January is National Radon Action Month and District Health Department Number Four offices will be selling radon test kits at a reduced cost.
    Montmorency Agencies Respond to 84 Calls   Mon, 15 Jan 2018 06:03:11 EST
    Montmorency emergency response agencies had a lighter week of activity as they responded to 84 calls for service.
    Gas Prices Continue to Increase   Mon, 15 Jan 2018 06:02:46 EST
    Gas prices continue to increase as the state average for a gallon of regular is nearly $2.71 ($2.70.6) a gallon, which is nearly eight cents (7.9) above last week, and over 30 cents higher...
    Soo Locks Last Day of Operation   Mon, 15 Jan 2018 22:36:37 EST
    The Soo Locks in northern Michigan are closing for the season today (January 15th). Joanne Gray with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Sault (Sue) Ste.
    Michigan Tech Team to Lead Pipeline Study   Mon, 15 Jan 2018 06:01:54 EST
    The director of the Great Lakes Research Center at Michigan Technological University will lead a team that will study Pipeline 5 under the Straits of Mackinac.
    PI County New 911 Center Equipment Performing Well   Mon, 15 Jan 2018 06:01:18 EST
    After full implementation of a new 911 central dispatch system in Presque Isle County in December (12), all systems appear to be working very well.
    Alpena Home Total Loss After Fire  Sun, 14 Jan 2018 09:45:26 EST
    An Alpena home was a total loss after a fire that occurred early this (Sunday) morning (14th).

State News
    Wednesday State News Summary  Wed, 17 Jan 2018 05:32:13 EST
    The National Weather Service trying to confirm that flashing lights and a loud boom heard Tuesday night in Southeast Michigan was a meteor.
    Tuesday State News Summary  Tue, 16 Jan 2018 05:30:35 EST
    U-S-A Gymnast Simone Biles -- the latest to accuse Doctor Larry Nassar of sexual assault.
    Monday State News Summary  Mon, 15 Jan 2018 08:38:05 EST
    People in Michigan and across the nation honor the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. today. Celebrations are planned in Lansing, Kalamazoo, Detroit and other many other cities in the state.
    Friday State News Summary  Fri, 12 Jan 2018 06:43:31 EST
    The 63 Sam's Club stores across the country will be closing -- the announcement being made on Thursday by parent-company Walmart.
    Thursday State News Summary  Thu, 11 Jan 2018 05:59:08 EST
    The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has filed a lawsuit in federal court to ensure that Wolverine Worldwide continues to respond to the water crisis in Kent County.

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