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The Alpena Public School District issued a statement this afternoon (Monday) declaring more cases of pertussis, or whooping cough.  Read More...
Local & Regional News
    Caution Urged with Turkey Fryers  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:13:18 EST
    Alpena City Fire Chief Bill Forbush is urging anyone considering a turkey fryer this Thanksgiving or any time, to use extreme caution.
    National Adoption Day  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:10:43 EST
    The public is invited to join in the celebration of National Adoption Day on Tuesday, November 25th. The event takes place at the Alpena Free Methodist Church located at 175 N.
    MSP in Alpena Responded to 23 Traffic Accidents  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:08:12 EST
    Of the 61 calls members of the Alpena State Police Post responded to last week, 23 were for traffic crashes.
    City Offices Closed for the Holiday  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:05:43 EST
    Alpena City Hall and City offices will be closed on Thursday, November 27th, and Friday, November 28th, in observance of Thanksgiving. Offices will reopen on Monday, December 1st at 8 a.m.
    MI October Unemployment Rate Ties for 5th Highest  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:03:09 EST
    Michigan's October unemployment rate of 7.1 percent tied with two other states for the fifth highest in nation.
    2 Arrested in Alcona County  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:00:37 EST
    Members of the Alcona County Sheriff's Department arrested 2 individuals during the week of November 17th to the 23rd.
    Secretary of State Offices Close for Thanksgiving   Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:58:01 EST
    Secretary of State Ruth Johnson reminds residents that all branch offices and the Office of the Great Seal will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
    More Whooping Cough in Alpena Schools  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:43:01 EST
    The Alpena Public School District issued a statement this afternoon (Monday) declaring more cases of pertussis, or whooping cough.
    RC Council Finalizes Updated Dumpster Ordinance  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 23:46:03 EST
    The Rogers City Council recently approved the second, and final, reading of an ammendment to an ordinace that requires all dumpsters within the city to be fenced in.
    Gas Prices Continue To Fall   Sun, 23 Nov 2014 23:18:38 EST
    The state average price for a gallon of regular gas continued to fall in the past week, to an average of just over $2.85 ($2.85.4) a gallon.
    Deputies Investigate Roll Over Crash   Sun, 23 Nov 2014 23:15:56 EST
    Alpena Sheriff Deputies investigated a single vehicle roll over crash Sunday.
    Deputies Arrest Female For OUIL   Sun, 23 Nov 2014 23:13:16 EST
    Alpena Sheriff Deputies say they arrested a 22 year old female Saturday for Operating under The Influence (OUIL) after a traffic crash.
    Alpena Police Investigate MDOP Complaint  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 23:10:45 EST
    Alpena City Police investigated a malicious destruction of property (MDOP) complaint at around 11:30 Sunday morning.
    Student Workforce Tracking Process Underway   Sun, 23 Nov 2014 23:08:07 EST
    State data collections can already track students from K-12 schools into state colleges and universities, now plans are underway to expand that tracking through higher education and into the...
    Number Of Pertussis Cases Increasing   Sun, 23 Nov 2014 23:05:37 EST
    Michigan has 1,016 cases of pertussis as of last week, exactly the number for all of 2013.
    New Airport Manager Flys Solo   Sun, 23 Nov 2014 23:03:00 EST
    As of this week, there's a new airport manager in charge of the Alpena County Regional Airport.
    Illegal Fishing Operations Net Millions of Pounds of Fish  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 00:27:21 EST
    A two-year federal undercover operation into illegal fishing on Lake Superior resulted in a series of raids involving three northern Michigan fish markets and their fishing operations. The U.S.
    APS Approves Resolution to Collect Summer Taxes  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 00:24:49 EST
    As routine business, the Alpena Public Schools Board of Education adopted its annual summer tax resolution.
    RC School Board Approves Annual Tax Resolution  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 00:22:12 EST
    The Rogers City Area Schools Board of Education recently approved a standard summer tax collection resolution.
    Alpena Township Retains Snow Removal Service  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 00:19:36 EST
    The Alpena Township board of Trustees voted in favor of staying with their current snow removal provider.
    AMA-ESD Board To Review NEOLA Policies  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 00:16:06 EST
    Members of the Alpena Montmorency Alcona Educational Service District Board of Education have a lot of reading to do.
    County Elevator Gets A Service Facelift  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 00:08:00 EST
    An elevator at the Alpena County Annex Building will be getting a service facelift of sorts.
    Fire Contained to Kitchen  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 22:46:19 EST
    Shortly after 5 o'clock Friday evening (5:19), the Alpena City Fire Department was called out to kitchen fire.
    Pure MI Photo Contest Winner Announced  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 22:02:34 EST
    Pure Michigan announced Friday that Ryan Zeller of Croswell is the winner of the Michigan Moments Photo Contest.
    Presque Isle Commissioners Quit Claim Lake Access  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 21:59:54 EST
    The Presque Isle County Board of Commissioners recently agreed to quit claim deed the rights to a lake access property.

State News
    Monday Afternoon State news Summary  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:54:11 EST
    Michigan's October unemployment rate of 7.1 percent tied with two other states for the fifth highest in nation.
    Monday Morning State News Summary  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 22:59:52 EST
    (MI-Pertussis) Michigan has 1,016 cases of pertussis as of last week, exactly the number for all of 2013.
    Saturday Morning State News Summary  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 22:30:17 EST
    (Detroit-GM Investments) General Motors says it will be investing 200-million dollars at its Orion Assembly Plant and Pontiac Metal Center.
    Friday Afternoon State News Summary  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:27:41 EST
    (MI-Swearing In Ceremony) Governor Rick Snyder and Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley will be sworn in for their second terms at noon on New Year's Day on the state Capitol steps.
    Friday Morning State News Summary  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 22:49:50 EST
    (Lansing-Silver Bells In The City) More than 100-thousand people are expected in downtown Lansing tonight (Fri) as part of the 30th Annual "Silver Bells In The City" holiday celebration, including...

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