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The Alpena County Commissioners Finance Committee has approved of placing another millage request... the 5th on the August 5th Primary election ballot.  Read More...
Local & Regional News
    Lane Closed On M-68 East Of Indian River  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 01:56:19 EDT
    The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has announced that they have closed the eastbound lane of M-68 between the Pigeon River and Afton Road in Cheboygan County due to a failed drain.
    HUNT Issues Annual Report   Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:31:28 EDT
    The Huron Undercover Narcotics Team or HUNT, has mailed out and issued its annual report to area law enforcement agencies and governmental units.
    MSP Celebrate 97 Years of Service  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:20:19 EDT
    Michigan State Police celebrate their 97th year of service to residents of the state on Saturday (April 19th). It was Governor Sleeper who appointed Major Roy C.
    RC Council Re-Ups with Sunrise Cable Through 2016  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:13:25 EDT
    The Rogers City Council has agreed to a three-year contract extension with Sunrise Cable, which will keep the Onaway-based company as the operator of the city's public access cable channel through...
    Rogers City Students Have School Monday  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:10:53 EDT
    Rogers City Area Schools officials want to remind students that there WILL be school this coming Monday, April 21.
    Scams Continue To Hit Local Residents   Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:08:23 EDT
    Local residents continue to get hit with scams. Recently a local business contacted State Police in Alpena after being contacted by someone claiming to be from Alpena Power Company.
    Montmorency Agencies Respond To Gas Leak  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:05:56 EDT
    Earlier this week, Montmorency Sheriff Deputies and Hillman Fire had a few tense moments during a gas leak at a residence on Pleasant Valley Road in Hillman Township.
    Sausage And Politics Do Mix  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:03:25 EDT
    It's long been said that there's two things you should not look closely at. That is lawmaking, and sausage making.
    Adoption Made Easier   Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:00:56 EDT
    Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation Tuesday streamlining the process for direct placement adoptions. "Adoption is emotional for all involved, Snyder said.
    Another Millage Likely On Alpena County August Primary Ballot   Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:58:14 EDT
    The Alpena County Commissioners Finance Committee has approved of placing another millage request... the 5th on the August 5th Primary election ballot.
    City Of Alpena Increasing Tap-In Fees  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:13:16 EDT
    The Alpena City Council recently approved an increase in water and sewer utility service connections to cover inflationary cost of doing business.
    Governor Rick Snyder Files for Re-Election  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 04:57:02 EDT
    Governor Rick Snyder today (Thurs) formally files for re-election to a second and final term in office.
    Car-School Bus Crash - Woman Arrested for OWI 3rd offence  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:01:53 EDT
    Cheboygan County-Village of Wolverine, Sheriff Clarmont stated his department was dispatched to the Village of Wolverine, East Main Street and South Straits Highway for a car-school bus accident...
    AHS Students Stage Sit In  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:30:30 EDT
    About 350 Alpena High Schools students participated in a sit in beginning at 7:30 this morning (Thursday) in the large commons to show their support of teachers who had a wage cut imposed Wednesday.
    Area Governmental Offices Closed Friday   Thu, 17 Apr 2014 02:01:38 EDT
    Anticipate your local governmental needs as Alpena area governmental offices will be closed on Friday in observance of Good Friday. That includes Alpena City, Township and County offices.
    Teachers React To Wage Reduction   Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:49:19 EDT
    Officials of the Alpena Education Association (AEA) say they are "disappointed to receive notification of the board's intent to impose their last best offer." While agreeing the state is to...
    ACC Approves Faculty Contract  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:46:47 EDT
    Alpena Community College Trustees approved a contract for one of three employee groups Wednesday night.
    ACC Trustees Approve Tuition Increase For Fall  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:44:18 EDT
    Those attending Alpena Community College this fall will see a tuition increase.
    Detroit - One Of the Most Innovative Cities  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:41:48 EDT
    Detroit has been named one of the most innovative cities in America by Inc. Magazine online.
    MI Unemployment Declines Again   Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:39:16 EDT
    Michigans unemployment rate in March declined for seven consecutive month to 7.5 percent.
    Dearborn-Ford Mustang-50th-Anniversary  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:36:47 EDT
    Events have been held all-week long celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Ford Mustang, but it actually was April 17th, 1964 that the first in a line of so-called "pony" cars was introduced...
    Areas of the UP Could See Another a Foot of Snow  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:18:03 EDT
    More winter weather is on the way for the west and central Upper Peninsula. Winter Storm Warnings from Ironwood to Marquette are in effect this morning (Wednesday) and run until noon tomorrow.
    Lake Huron Watershed Summit To Be Held  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:15:30 EDT
    If you would like to learn more about the dynamics of the regions watershed, how melting snow and resulting water flows into the environment, you might want to attend a seminar on that topic.
    Alpena County Officials Wrestle With Environmental Contamination Issues  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:51:18 EDT
    Alpena County officials have been wrestling with a lot of environmental issues in the past week or so.
    Alpena Commissioner Scot McKenzie Announces Run For 106th House Seat   Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:48:49 EDT
    As previously reported, An Alpena County Commissioner has formally announced his intention to run for the 106th state house seat.

State News
    Friday Morning State News Summary  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:55:43 EDT
    (Detroit-Mob Attack Suspect-UPDATE) A 16-year-old accused of initiating the mob beating of a Macomb County man on Detroits east side waived his pretrial hearing in Wayne County Juvenile Court ...
    Thursday afternoon State News Summary  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:52:25 EDT
    (Governor-Reelection-Update) Governor Rick Snyder today (Thurs) formally filed for re-election to a second and final term in office.
    Thursday Morning State News Summary  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:33:55 EDT
    (Dearborn-Ford Mustang-50th-Anniversary) Events have been held all-week long celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Ford Mustang, but it actually was April 17th, 1964 that the first in a line...
    Wednesday Afternoon State News Summary  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:24:05 EDT
    (MI-Unemployment Rate) Michigans unemployment rate in March declined for seven consecutive month to 7.5 percent.
      Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:22:49 EDT
    (MI-Unemployment Rate) Michigans unemployment rate in March declined for seven consecutive month to 7.5 percent.

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