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Local & Regional News
    RC Council Considers Taking Over Ownership of Vogler Conservation Area   Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:15:00 EDT
    The Rogers City Council has been approached by a group that proposes the Herman Vogler Conservation Area be taken over by the City of Rogers City from the Presque Isle Soil Conservation...
    State Unemployment Rate Up In February   Thu, 23 Mar 2017 05:54:54 EDT
    New figures released by the state say Michigan's unemployment rate rose to 5.3 percent in February, while the number of people entering the job market continued to grow.
    House Destroyed by Fire in Hillman   Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:04:44 EDT
    An early morning fire caused extensive damage to a house in the Village of Hillman.
    Alpena Township Board Holds Public Input Session on Budget  Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:24:50 EDT
    At a Wednesday afternoon meeting (March 22nd), the Alpena Township Board of Trustees held a public input session regarding their budget for the upcoming 2017-18 fiscal year.
    Shafto Honored At MML Conference   Thu, 23 Mar 2017 05:53:46 EDT
    Former Alpena Mayor Carol Shafto was presented the Michigan Municipal League Honorary Life Membership award during the League’s annual Capital Conference Awards Gala Tuesday (March 21) in...
    Seasonal Boat Launch Permits   Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:54:13 EDT
    The City of Alpena now has seasonal boat launch permits for 2017 available for purchase at the City Clerk’s Office at Alpena City Hall, the City Water Recycling Plant at 210 Harbor Drive, as...
    Northeast MI Helps Texas Farmers   Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:41:01 EDT
    Farmers and truckers are at it again.
    CFNEM Announces Grant Awards   Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:41:35 EDT
    The Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan (CFNEM) recently awarded a new round of community grants covering a four-county area that includes Alcona, Alpena, Montmorency and Presque Isle...
    Rogers City Council Reviews Preliminary Budget   Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:39:14 EDT
    Tuesday (21), Rogers City Council members reviewed some preliminary numbers of their 2017-18 fiscal year budget.
    Health Care Battle Heats Up   Wed, 22 Mar 2017 06:01:11 EDT
    Democratic Michigan Congressman Dan Kildee has highlighted a new analysis that found the Republican health care bill would contribute to the loss of 1.8 million jobs nationwide by 2022.
    Retired Cheboygan Doctor Makes Plea Deal in Murder Case  Wed, 22 Mar 2017 06:00:42 EDT
    Jerome Siudara, a retired doctor from Cheboygan, has struck a plea deal in the alleged murder of his wife in 2014.
    Updates Ahead for APS Website   Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:35:05 EDT
    The Alpena Public School's website will soon be getting a face lift.
    Alpena County Budget Down on Expenses in February   Wed, 22 Mar 2017 06:01:45 EDT
    According to Alpena County Treasurer Kim Ludlow, Alpena County spending was down in figures calculated through the month of February.
    City Council Discusses Culligan Plaza Park Improvements  Wed, 22 Mar 2017 05:59:07 EDT
    At this weeks Alpena City Council meeting (March 20th), members discussed potential improvement plans for Culligan Plaza Park.
    52 Year Old Alpena Woman Lodged on Multiple Charges   Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:36:37 EDT
    An Alpena woman was lodged in the Alpena County Jail last Wednesday (3-15) after being arrested on multiple charges.
    Cheboygan Area Chamber of Commerce Honors Service with Annual Awards   Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:34:05 EDT
    During The Cheboygan Area Chamber of Commerce's Annual Awards Dinner Thursday (3-16) evening, this year’s award recipients for distinguished service to the Chamber and community were announced.
    Wild Animal Babies Belong in the Wild   Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:30:04 EDT
    With spring in full swing, residents may be noticing an increase in sightings of nestlings and baby animals.
    One Door Closes and Another Opens   Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:28:38 EDT
    They say when one door closes, another door opens. And that may just be the case for an Alpena store.
    Angel Program Success in Less than a Week   Tue, 21 Mar 2017 11:57:16 EDT
    Last week State Police from the Alpena Post joined nearly 200 other police departments in a nation wide pre-arrest program called the Angel Program to assist drug addicts and to reduce drug...
    MSP Respond to 71 Calls for Service   Tue, 21 Mar 2017 11:56:29 EDT
    Michigan State Police from the Alpena Post responded to 71 calls for service in the week ending Sunday (3-19). Seventeen of those calls were car crashes with 11 involving deer.
    Court Process Delayed for Murder Suspect   Tue, 21 Mar 2017 06:57:11 EDT
    Fifty-five year old Brenton Lee Walker's case has been adjourned until his docket call scheduled for May 1st.
    Man Sentenced in Nautical Festival Crash   Tue, 21 Mar 2017 05:41:22 EDT
    A 53 year old man learned his punishment after striking a parked van at the Nautical Festival in Rogers City last summer.
    APS School Year to Begin Before Labor Day   Tue, 21 Mar 2017 11:50:58 EDT
    When students in the Alpena Public School District return to classes for the 2017/2018 school year, it will be a bit earlier.
    City Council Hears Multiple Budget Requests  Tue, 21 Mar 2017 05:40:11 EDT
    At their meeting Monday night (March 20th), Alpena City Council members heard multiple budget requests for the upcoming fiscal year from several organizations.
    Rogers City Priest Stands Mute  Tue, 21 Mar 2017 05:39:23 EDT
    A Rogers City priest charged with two counts of criminal sexual conduct stood mute and the court entered not guilty pleas Monday (3-20) in Presque Isle County's 53rd Circuit Court.

State News
    Thursday State News Summary  Thu, 23 Mar 2017 05:55:33 EDT
    New figures released by the state say Michigan's unemployment rate rose to 5.3 percent in February, while the number of people entering the job market continued to grow.
    Wednesday State News Summary  Wed, 22 Mar 2017 06:36:37 EDT
    As “fake news” and social media quickly become words often used in conversation and heard on the daily news, WMU-Cooley Law School and the Michigan Capital Chapter, American Society for...
    Tuesday State News Summary  Tue, 21 Mar 2017 05:41:46 EDT
    The House Commerce and Trade Committee will hold a hearing today on Representative Peter Lucido's legislation to eliminate the twice-yearly time change in Michigan.
    Monday State News Summary  Mon, 20 Mar 2017 06:23:23 EDT
    A family of six was injured when their home was firebombed in southwest Detroit. This reportedly happened after 11 last night.
    Friday State News Summary  Fri, 17 Mar 2017 05:56:43 EDT
    Going beyond federal Lead and Copper Rule ... Governor Rick Snyder unveiled a seven-part plan Thursday which would gradually reduce the lead-in-water standard in Michigan.

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