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    Red Cross Appeals for Blood Donations   Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:58:18 EDT
    The American Red Cross urgently needs donors to help prevent an emergency blood shortage following the Independence Day holiday.
    Alpena Township Board Not Favoring South Corridor Improvement Authority  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:55:47 EDT
    The group interested in improving the south corridor coming into Alpena hope to develop an authority, and asked the Alpena Township Board of Trustees for support, but it appears it may be a tough...
    Secret Attack Detailed In WWII Documentary  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:53:12 EDT
    For those who might like to learn more of underwater World War II activity, you might like to check out a special showing of a documentary at the Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center on Wednesday...
    Outdoor Channels Fishing University Filming on Hubbard Lake - Presenting in Alpena  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 05:59:18 EDT
    Anyone interested in meeting the pros from the Outdoor Channel's Fishing University TV show can do so this evening.
    RCHS Renovations Moving Forward  Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:50:37 EDT
    A project to renovate portions of the Rogers City Middle School - High School Building are moving along ahead of schedule.
    APS To Borrow Nearly 6 Million for Cash Flow   Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:47:19 EDT
    Pending final numbers to be presented to the Alpena Public School Board in August, the board has approved of borrowing up to 5.9 million dollars to head off any potential cash flow problems in...
    Jeep Hits Tree on Piper Road in Alpena County   Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:33:30 EDT
    Personnel from the Alpena Township South Side Fire Department and Sanborn Township Fire personnel were dispatched to a one vehicle accident on Piper Road early Monday evening.
    Deputies take 95 Calls in Alcona Co  Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:22:29 EDT
    Members of the Alcona County Sheriff's Department responded to 95 call during the week of July 14th through the 29th. During that time, deputies made 4 arrests.
    Minimum Wage Petitions Filed   Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:23:44 EDT
    A coalition seeking to increase Michigan's minimum wage to $10.10 an hour did file enough signatures to get on the November statewide ballot, however there are still some hurdles.
    Kids Count Data Shows Michigan Lacking In Child Well Being   Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:02:55 EDT
    Michigan continues to score poorly in child well being in the most recent Kids Count rankings.
    Report Issued On Super Bowl Sunday Prison Escape  Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:00:22 EDT
    An independent investigation led by Attorney General Bill Schuette into the escape of a convicted murderer from the Ionia Correctional facility last February uncovered six security failures at the...
    Detroit - Pensioners Vote In Favor Of Grand Bargain   Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:57:37 EDT
    Detroit's 32,000 pensioners have voted in favor of reducing their retirement benefits as part of the so-called "grand bargain" to help the city emerge from bankruptcy.
    City Of Alpena To File Complaint Against Alpena Township  Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:54:57 EDT
    Following closed session Monday night, the Alpena City Council unanimously agreed to direct the City Attorney to file a complaint against Alpena Township.
    Out of the Sky comes a Cannon  Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:20:44 EDT
    A large cannon fell out of the sky in northern Michigan this weekend.
    Alpena Township Fire Departments Called out 114 Times in June  Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:17:45 EDT
    Most of us like to relax and take it easy during the summer months, but it doesn't work that way for the Alpena Township Fire Department.
    Congressman Benishek Visits Alpena  Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:15:04 EDT
    Congressman Dan Benishek will be visiting and touring the Alcona Health Center, Alpena clinic site tomorrow, Tuesday, July 22nd at 9 A.M.
    650 Million Detroit-Red Wings Arena  Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:12:23 EDT
    The massive entertainment complex surrounding the new Detroit Red Wings arena will cost around $650 million, $283 million, of which, will come from taxpayers.
    LWV Candidates Forum  Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:09:37 EDT
    The League of Women Voters of Alpena County will once again be hosting a candidates forum.
    Efforts To Save Oldest Great Lakes Ship Abandoned  Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:47:46 EDT
    The Great Lakes Steamship Society is throwing in the towel on saving the JB Ford as a museum ship.
    M-33 North Of Atlanta May Have Limited Access   Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:27:24 EDT
    Montmorency County Sheriff Department Authorities report a logging truck has tipped over and M-33 North of Atlanta may be closed and or have limited access for a period of time.
    Gas Prices Continue To Fall   Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:54:36 EDT
    The average price for a gallon of self serve regular continued to fall as the state average of nearly $3.62 ($3.61.7) is nearly 4 cents (3.7) lower than last week and just over 24 cents (24.1)...
    Straits of Mackinac Worst Place for an Oil Spill  Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:49:09 EDT
    A University of Michigan researcher says a rupture of the aging underwater oil pipelines through the Straits of Mackinac would be the "worst possible place" for an oil spill on the Great Lakes,...
    ESD Board Approves First Closing Of Budget  Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:45:01 EDT
    A new fiscal year is underway, but the books are not officially closed for the Alpena - Montmorency - Alcona Educational Service District.
    RC Council Updates Six-Month Deal With Police Union   Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:40:55 EDT
    The Rogers City Council has approved an updated contract extension with the union representing its police officers.
    Presque Isle Deputies Handle 65 Complaints  Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:37:54 EDT
    Presque Isle County Sheriff Deputies handled 65 complaints in the past week through Saturday Evening. That activity also included 19 traffic stops resulting in 6 citations.

State News
    Friday Afternoon State News Summary  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:11:41 EDT
    (MI-Prison Guard Towers) Democrats are criticizing Governor Rick Snyder for closing guard towers at state prisons which may have contributed to the escape of a convicted murderer from the...
    Tuesday Morning State News Summary  Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:49:23 EDT
    (MI-Prison Escape Report) An independent investigation led by Attorney General Bill Schuette into the escape of a convicted murderer from the Ionia Correctional facility last February...
    Monday Afternoon State News Summary  Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:04:59 EDT
    (Wyoming-Murders-Suicide-UPDATE) Some disturbing new details released today (Monday) in the murders of a West Michigan couple and their unborn baby.
    Monday Morning State News Summary  Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:12:15 EDT
    (CFA-MPG Needed) Some consumer groups are calling on federal regulators to require "Miles Per Gallon" (MPG) ratings to be included in all passenger vehicle advertising.
    Saturday Morning State News Summary  Fri, 18 Jul 2014 23:19:18 EDT
    (Capitol-Whitmer-Aramark Contract) Senate Minority Leader Gretchen Whitmer has called on Governor Rick Snyder to immediately end Aramarks contract with the Michigan Department of Corrections.

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