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On July 8th the Cheboygan County Sheriff's Department arrested a 22 year old male following a high speed chase.  Read More...
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    2 More MI Cities Want Pot Legal  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:37:17 EDT
    East Lansing and Port Huron are the latest cities in Michigan where an effort is underway to allow people to smoke and possess small amounts of marijuana for recreational purposes.
    Nature Shuts Down UP Tourist Spots  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:34:43 EDT
    If you have plans for taking in some tourist attractions in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, you have may have to alter some of your plans.
    Not Guilty Plea Entered After High Speed Chase  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:32:06 EDT
    On July 8th the Cheboygan County Sheriff's Department arrested a 22 year old male following a high speed chase.
    Alcona County - Project Connect  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 05:17:43 EDT
    Citizens in Alcona County can take part in a "Day of Hospitality" to be held in the Alcona High School on August 5th. From 10 A.M.
    DNR Invites Input for Pigeon River Country State Forest  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 05:15:07 EDT
    The Department of Natural Resources will host an open house on Thursday, July 31st in Vanderbilt to provide information and receive public comment on proposed forest management treatments for 2016...
    County Gains - Commissioners Receive Audit Report  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:03:12 EDT
    Alpena County Commissioners received their annual audit report Tuesday, and overall things were pretty much identical to previous years.
    Hefele Provides RC Chamber Members with Construction Update  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:00:42 EDT
    Sidewalk construction on Third Street in Rogers City will begin next Monday, according to City Manager Joe Hefele.
    State To Participate In Program To Reduce Prescription Drug Abuse  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:58:09 EDT
    Michigan is one of six states chosen to participate in a program designed to reduce prescription drug abuse in the US.
    ARMC Engages Firm for Strategic Assessment   Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:55:41 EDT
    Alpena Regional Medical Center officials say they have engaged Juniper Advisory, LLC, to conduct a strategic assessment of the health system’s future options which could include remaining...
    Information Sought on Attempted Credit Union Robbery  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:26:31 EDT
    The Alcona County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in solving a breaking and entering to an area business. At approximately 5:38 A.M.
    Cause of Saw Mill Fire Still Under Investigation  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:24:02 EDT
    The cause of a fire that destroyed a structure at the Kowalski N L Forest Products Sawmill in Rogers City remains under investigation.
    APS Garage Sale Friday - August 1st  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:21:27 EDT
    After closing several schools, updating classrooms, kitchens and just taking care of business, the Alpena Public School District has accumulated a bunch of stuff.
    Jaws of Life Needed to Extricate Diver in 2 Car Accident  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:13:28 EDT
    The Jaws of Life were required to extricate a woman from one of the two cars involved in a near head on collision this morning (Tuesday) in front of the Corner Depot in Alpena.
    New Website Provides One Stop Shop For Trail Information   Tue, 29 Jul 2014 01:09:48 EDT
    Ever get lost in the maze of information looking for trail maps and information ? A new 'Up North Trails' website provides one-stop-shopping for northern Lower Peninsula trail maps and...
    Visioning Session For US-23 South Corridor  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:22:51 EDT
    "Taking Pride in Alpena" is sponsoring a public forum this evening concerning improvements and development to the US-23 South corridor.
    PI County Finishes 2013-14 In The Black  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 01:15:00 EDT
    Presque Isle County's Treasurer recently gave the Board of Commissioners some strong financial news.
    Deputies in Alcona County Responded to 87 Complaints   Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:17:51 EDT
    The Alcona County Sheriff's Department responded to 87 calls in the week of July 21st to the 27th, resulting in 4 arrests.
    FEMA - No Disaster Declaration For Michigan   Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:15:22 EDT
    The federal government says there wasn't enough winter damage in Northern Michigan for a disaster declaration from FEMA.
    No Challenge For Michigan Minimum Wage Increase   Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:12:51 EDT
    It appears that those pushing for a minimum wage increase to 10-dollars and 10-cents per hour for all workers including "tipped" employees in Michigan, will not challenge last week's state Board of...
    Drug Use - Alternative Methods To Get High  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:10:20 EDT
    In an effort to catch a buzz, many individuals may go to some unusual lengths.
    Damaging Storms in Michigan  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:42:52 EDT
    More than 200-thousand utility customers lost power on Sunday, as strong storms moved through parts of Michigan, especially southeastern Michigan, Sunday night.
    Turkey Applications on Sale Until August 1st  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:40:16 EDT
    The Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters that fall turkey hunting applications are on sale until Friday, August 1st. The application fee is $5.
    Police Officer DesChamps Sworn in to APD   Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:37:46 EDT
    Returning to his roots, Christopher Deschamps has come back to Alpena to serve with the Alpena City Police Department.
    F-30 East Of Glennie Under Construction  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:35:15 EDT
    The Alcona County Road Commission has started work on a section of F-30 between M-65 and North Lake Road just east of Glennie.
    Absentee Ballots Available  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:32:45 EDT
    Absentee Voters Ballots are available at the Alpena City Clerk’s office for registered City voters who need to vote an absent voter’s ballot in the August 5th City Primary Election. Photo I.D.

State News
    Wednesday Afternoon State News Summary  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:17:28 EDT
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    Wednesday Morning State News Summary  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:51:59 EDT
    (MDCH-Prescrip Drugs) Michigan is one of six states chosen to participate in a program designed to reduce prescription drug abuse in the US.
    Tuesday Morning State News Summary  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:06:37 EDT
    (MI Candidates Fundraising) While a recent report says the US economy is bouncing back somewhat, it can't compare to the increase in political fundraising involving candidates in Michigan.
    Monday Afternoon State News Summary  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:44:58 EDT
    (MI-Minimum Wage-No Challenge) It appears that those pushing for a minimum wage increase to 10-dollars and 10-cents per hour for all workers including "tipped" employees in Michigan, will not...
    Monday Morning State News Summary  Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:53:24 EDT
    (MI-Storms) More than 200-thousand utility customers lost power on Sunday, as strong storms moved through parts of Michigan. The storms broughT high winds, heavy rain and large hail.

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