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Local & Regional News
    Two Vehicles for Alpena County Sheriff Department  Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:40:17 EDT
    Alpena County Sheriff Department officials requested and received approval from the County Finance Committee and full board to move forward on purchasing two reconditioned patrol vehicles.
      Tue, 26 Jul 2016 06:54:01 EDT
    Secretary of State Ruth Johnson is encouraging all eligible voters to cast their ballots in the primary Tuesday (August 2nd). The polls will be open on Election Day from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    APS Millage Renewal Question on August Primary Ballot  Tue, 26 Jul 2016 06:36:11 EDT
    Acting Superintendent for Alpena Public School, Diane Block gave Alpena Public school Board members a brief overview of the coming millage renewal request at their last meeting (7-21).
    Two Alpena Men Lodged Over Dispute Involving a Microwave Oven   Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:12:15 EDT
    A dispute over a microwave oven resulted in jail time for two Alpena men, and injuries to law enforcement personnel.
    Alpena Township Updates Master Plan  Tue, 26 Jul 2016 05:53:57 EDT
    Alpena Township is in the process of updating its Master Plan and wants your input by taking an online survey.
    Sanborn Township Offers Online Recreation Survey  Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:19:55 EDT
    The Northeast Michigan Council of Governments (NEMCOG) is assisting Sanborn Township with updating its Recreation Plan.
    Safety Awareness Day   Tue, 26 Jul 2016 05:48:44 EDT
    There will plenty of activity for the whole family during Safety Awareness Day in Alpena. The event takes place Thursday, July 28th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the AAA office located at 2539 US-23.
    Alpena Medical Arts Joins MidMichigan Physicians Group  Mon, 25 Jul 2016 23:29:18 EDT
    Alpena Medical Arts, a family medicine practice in Alpena, will join MidMichigan Physicians Group August 1st. The practice will remain in its current location at 211 Long Rapids Road in Alpena.
    Divers Recover Body   Tue, 26 Jul 2016 06:31:01 EDT
    State Police have recovered the body of a 67 year old Detroit man who went missing after diving on a shipwreck eight miles off the coast of Oscoda.
    Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting   Mon, 25 Jul 2016 22:47:32 EDT
    The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to City of Alpena by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for...
    Three Injured in Motorcycle Crash  Mon, 25 Jul 2016 11:18:03 EDT
    Members of the Cheboygan County Sheriff's Department were dispatched to the 11000 block of North Straits Highway (in front of Fernelius Toyota) Saturday (July 23) at 9:50 p.m.
    Hot Cigarette believed to Have caused Monday Afternoon Fire  Mon, 25 Jul 2016 11:12:50 EDT
    A couple of men got to be firefighters for a day as a lit cigarette is being blamed for a grass fire at the Harborside Mall in Alpena Monday Afternoon.
    MSP Answer 70 Calls for Service  Mon, 25 Jul 2016 11:03:24 EDT
    Michigan State Police from the Alpena Post answered 70 calls for service in the week ending Saturday (7-23).
    Four Arrested in Alcona County   Mon, 25 Jul 2016 11:00:52 EDT
    Four people were arrested in Alcona County by members of the Alcona County Sheriff's Department during the week ending Sunday, July 24th.
    Alpena Road Commission Starts Seal Coat Projects  Mon, 25 Jul 2016 10:58:19 EDT
    Officials of the Alpena County Road Commission say seal coating projects have gotten underway.
    First Human Case of West Nile Virus for 2016 Confirmed in Michigan  Mon, 25 Jul 2016 10:55:42 EDT
    The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) confirmed the state’s first human case of West Nile virus (WNV)(7-22) for 2016.
    Average Gas Prices Hit 12 Year Low   Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:46:41 EDT
    Average gas prices across the country have hit a 12 year low for the month of July, and in Michigan the state average dropped by nearly 12 cents (11.8) in the past week.
    Major League Fishing Returns To Alpena  Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:38:58 EDT
    The Outdoor Channel show Major League Fishing has returned to Alpena this week.
    South Bay Group Eyes County Funding   Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:36:25 EDT
    The South Bay organization, formerly known as Taking Pride in Alpena had been scheduled to request the County of Alpena contribute 6 thousand dollars ($6,000.00) a year to help hire a professional...
    Sound System Funding for APS Score Board   Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:33:51 EDT
    Members of the Alpena Public School Board of Education approved funding to add a sound system to the score board unveiled in May of this year.
    Montmorency Agencies Respond to 166 Calls   Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:31:19 EDT
    Montmorency County Emergency Service Agencies handled 166 calls for service in the past week.
    CFNEM Awarded Heritage Grant from Michigan Humanities Council  Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:28:47 EDT
    Taking this year’s Lake Huron Discovery Tour to a whole new level of exploration will be possible due to a recent 25 thousand dollar ($25,000.00) Heritage Grant award from the Michigan Humanities...
    Veterans Community Meeting   Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:26:14 EDT
    The Northern Michigan Veterans Coalition and the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency will be hosting a Veterans Community Meeting at the Skyline Events Center at 3309 Abbe Road in Comins.
    DNC Gets Underway   Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:23:33 EDT
    A group of Michigan Democrats will be in Philadelphia today as the Democratic National Convention kicks off. U.S. Senator Gary Peters is expected to speak at the convention Wednesday afternoon.

State News
    Tuesday State News Summary  Mon, 25 Jul 2016 23:37:59 EDT
    A new report out today says more than 45-million cars and trucks that have been the target of recalls are still on the road and haven't been fixed.
    Monday State News Summary  Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:10:07 EDT
    Tragedy at a church outing in west Michigan. Ottawa County Sheriff officials say a seven-year old boy drowned in a lake Sunday afternoon while with a church group.
    Friday State News Summary  Thu, 21 Jul 2016 23:58:17 EDT
    We should learn more later this morning about the shooting at the Berrien County Courthouse that left two bailiffs dead and a deputy wounded.
    Thursday State News Summary  Thu, 21 Jul 2016 00:07:11 EDT
    Local health officials are warning people that a heat wave hitting Michigan can be deadly. Temperatures are expected in the 90's for the rest of the week.
    Wednesday State News Summary  Wed, 20 Jul 2016 00:10:58 EDT
    With the nomination of Donald Trump confirmed, the 59 Michigan delegates await a speech tonight by vice presidential candidate and Indiana Governor Mike Pence.

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