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Local & Regional News
    Forest Service Provides Tips to Reduce Risk of Wildfires  Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:51:27 EDT
    As last years vegetation continues to dry out, fire danger can be elevated and an increased number of people recreating outside and building campfires is also expected.
    Cheboygan Deputies Investigate Accidents  Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:48:50 EDT
    Cheboygan County Sheriff Deputies investigated a pair of car accidents that occurred Wednesday. Authorities say the first occurred just after 7 A.M. on north Straits Highway at Townline Rd.
    Alpena Commissioners Revisit and Approve Pipeline Resolution   Thu, 28 Apr 2016 06:16:44 EDT
    After previously failing passage as the result of a tie vote, Alpena County Commissioners have approved of a resolution concerning the Enbridge Line 5 Pipeline.
    Kathie Hoppe - Alpena Zonta Club Woman of the Year  Thu, 28 Apr 2016 06:14:13 EDT
    At the Alpena Zonta Club 50th annual banquet Wednesday, Kathie Hoppe was named "Woman of the Year".
    Drug Take Back Day Saturday  Thu, 28 Apr 2016 06:11:44 EDT
    This Saturday (4-30), the Michigan State Police (MSP) will partner with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and other law enforcement agencies for National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day to...
    Alpena Observing Arbor Day  Thu, 28 Apr 2016 07:01:14 EDT
    The City of Alpena is kicking off spring with a celebration of trees this month (April). Mayor Matt Waligora has proclaimed Friday April 29th as Arbor Day in Alpena.
    MSP Chase and Bust Motorcyclist   Thu, 28 Apr 2016 06:06:44 EDT
    State Police from Alpena busted a motorcyclist after a short chase Wednesday evening.
    Judge Dismisses Parties in Steiger Suit   Thu, 28 Apr 2016 06:04:11 EDT
    A federal Court judge has dismissed some parties from a lawsuit brought against various parties by Presque Isle County Prosecutor Richard Steiger.
    Rogers City Council Increases DPW Foreman Stipend   Wed, 27 Apr 2016 14:48:01 EDT
    Rogers City Council members recently approved compensating their Department of Public Works Foreman for additional duties at the Rogers City Harbor.
    On Hold for Money   Wed, 27 Apr 2016 14:45:28 EDT
    Auditors from the Michigan Auditor General's office say residents trying to collect unemployment insurance still can't get through to state government representatives.
    Gandulla Talks About the Arctic   Wed, 27 Apr 2016 06:22:27 EDT
    Marine Archaeologist Stephanie Gandulla will be giving a special presentation at the Alpena County Library about her trip to the Arctic this summer. The presentation is at 6:00 Thursday evening.
    ACC to Host 2016 College Lineman Rodeo   Wed, 27 Apr 2016 06:19:55 EDT
    Alpena Community College will be hosting the 2016 College Lineman Rodeo Friday (April 29).
    Alpena Man Wins Ziebart Award   Wed, 27 Apr 2016 06:17:22 EDT
    Ziebart Corporation announced their service award recipients at their recent bi-annual North American Dealer Seminar in Orlando, Florida.
    Alpena Commissioners Approve Hiring 2 at Sheriff Department   Wed, 27 Apr 2016 06:14:49 EDT
    As part of a routine consent agenda Tuesday, Alpena County Commissioners approved hiring 2 people at the Alpena County Sheriff Department.
    NRC Approves Year Round Coyote Season in MI  Tue, 26 Apr 2016 15:49:48 EDT
    The Natural Resources Commission, at its monthly meeting in Lansing, earlier this month, approved new coyote and nighttime furbearer hunting regulations.
    Werth Road Upgrade Effort Continues  Tue, 26 Apr 2016 12:12:45 EDT
    Efforts to finalize a road renovation project to Werth Road between Lowell Avenue and US-23 continues.
    APS to Seek Millage Renewal  Tue, 26 Apr 2016 12:25:43 EDT
    The Alpena Public School Board adopted a resolution last week (Monday), that will likely result in a millage proposal for voters in the Alpena Public School District when they go to the polls in...
    MidMichigan Medical Center in Alpena Host Monthly Diabetes Talk  Tue, 26 Apr 2016 12:07:37 EDT
    The Diabetes Center at MidMichigan Medical Center in Alpena is hosting an informational session Tuesday, May 3rd, at 11 a.m. at the theater.
    AmeriGas Gives to those who Give  Tue, 26 Apr 2016 12:05:04 EDT
    From now until Friday ( April 29), eighteen AmeriGas Propane area locations will be holding a Pet Food & Supply drive for northern Michiganís shelter animals.
    A Taxing Situation for Alpena County  Tue, 26 Apr 2016 12:02:26 EDT
    The County of Alpena is moving through stages of foreclosure on a multitude of properties after owners failed to pay 2013 taxes.
    US News and World Report - Area Schools on Best List   Tue, 26 Apr 2016 06:23:16 EDT
    North Carolina based RTI International and U.S. News and World Report have released their annual ranking of schools in the U.S. and some area schools show up on the list.
    Second Avenue Bridge Opening  Mon, 25 Apr 2016 15:31:48 EDT
    The Second Avenue Bridge in Alpena will be opened Wednesday (April 27th), at 9 a.m. by in order to perform spring maintenance and inspection.
    Region 9 AAA Hosting Identity Theft Presentation  Mon, 25 Apr 2016 15:29:09 EDT
    The Region 9 Area Agency on Aging is hosting a presentation by the Michigan Attorney Generalís office about identity theft, at the Northeast Michigan Community Service Agency office on Gordon Road...
    Drive - N - Buy Fireworks Bracelet Sales Event   Mon, 25 Apr 2016 15:26:36 EDT
    Summer and all the fun that goes with it, is finally on its way. One of those fun events always includes the local fourth of July celebration.

State News
    Wednesday State News Summary  Wed, 27 Apr 2016 06:24:37 EDT
    An employee at a hazardous waste treatment plant in Detroit is hospitalized in critical condition after a cyanide exposure. It happened around six last night at a U-S Ecology plant.
    Tuesday State News Summary  Tue, 26 Apr 2016 06:20:04 EDT
    Consumers Energy plans to spend nearly 225 million dollars this year to upgrade its Michigan natural gas system.
    Monday State News Summary  Mon, 25 Apr 2016 05:59:35 EDT
    A new report out this morning shows nearly 230-thousand children in Michigan have had a parent in jail.
    Friday State News Summary  Fri, 22 Apr 2016 06:14:01 EDT
    Auditors from the Michigan Auditor General's office say residents trying to collect unemployment insurance still can't get through to state government representatives.
    Thursday State News Summary  Thu, 21 Apr 2016 05:56:46 EDT
    Two state employees plead not guilty to misconduct and tampering charges related to the Flint water crisis.

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