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    Alpena County Directories Now Available  Fri, 22 May 2015 01:40:06 EDT
    The Alpena County Directory is now available. The directory contains information on township, county, city and federal offices.
    Bolton Speed Limit Questioned  Fri, 22 May 2015 01:35:16 EDT
    A 25 mile per hour speed limit through the small crossroads settlement of Bolton in Alpena County's Maple Ridge Township was recently discussed at an Alpena Road Commission meeting.
    Volunteer Opportunities with Habitat  Fri, 22 May 2015 01:31:50 EDT
    A new program is well under way at Habitat for Humanity of Northeast Michigan.
    Werda Settles in as NLA Manager  Thu, 21 May 2015 23:56:17 EDT
    There's a new commander of the Northern Lights area, who has completed her first full week on the job.
    Rogers City Council Leaning Toward Reopening Transfer Station for Brush and Leaves  Thu, 21 May 2015 23:53:00 EDT
    Details still need to be worked out, but the Rogers City Council seems to agree on a matter involving leaves and brush.
    Operation CARE and Click It or Ticket   Thu, 21 May 2015 23:50:29 EDT
    During this Memorial Day holiday weekend, the Michigan State Police are reminding motorists to make safety a priority during their holiday travel.
    No Ballot Proposal Repeat  Thu, 21 May 2015 23:47:56 EDT
    It appears that Michigan voters will not be asked to tackle another ballot proposal to fix the roads as some key lawmakers say that option is off the table.
    City of Alpena Requires Lawn Mowing  Thu, 21 May 2015 23:45:24 EDT
    Spring has sprung and the grass is getting greener and longer.
    Sanborn Township Enacts Fireworks Ordinance  Thu, 21 May 2015 07:12:43 EDT
    Much like the City of Alpena, Sanborn Township has enacted fireworks ordinance pursuant to the Michigan Fireworks ACT 256 of 2011.
    Ypsilanti Woman Jailed on Hillman B and E  Thu, 21 May 2015 07:10:06 EDT
    At about 4:30 Wednesday afternoon, the Montmorency County Sheriff's Department was called out a breaking and entering in progress. The incident took place on County Road 452 in Hillman Township.
    Undeveloped Alley in Rogers City Causing Mixed Reaction  Thu, 21 May 2015 07:07:34 EDT
    Property owners have mixed reactions on what to do with an undeveloped alley in Rogers City, which is causing some issues.
    Memorial Day Festivities in Alpena  Thu, 21 May 2015 07:02:25 EDT
    Memorial Day in Alpena gives residents a variety of opportunities to take part in activities. Saturday morning at 9 o'clock sharp, flags will be placed on the graves.
    Another Title for Block  Wed, 20 May 2015 23:22:21 EDT
    The Alpena Public Schools Assistant Superintendent for Operations and Title I Director has yet another title to add to her already extensive list of titles.
    Father - Daughter Named as Leadership for United Way Campaign   Wed, 20 May 2015 23:19:48 EDT
    At the 60th annual meeting of the United Way of Northeast Michigan Bruce Anschuetz and Jamie Anschuetz-Gohlke, from Cliff Anschuetz Chevrolet were named chairpersons for the upcoming campaign.
    Alpena County Clean Up Day - A Success  Wed, 20 May 2015 23:17:14 EDT
    Alpena County held their 5th annual county wide clean up day on Saturday (5-16), and it has once again been deemed a success.
    Unemployment Falls 2 Points   Wed, 20 May 2015 23:14:43 EDT
    Michiganís unemployment rate fell two-tenths of a percentage point in April to 5.4 percent matching the national rate.
    Teacher Evaluations   Wed, 20 May 2015 23:12:12 EDT
    The state Senate Wednesday passed legislation that would allow school districts to rely less on student growth as a factor in evaluating teachers and wait longer to use it.
    New State Law Lowers Alcohol Limit for Boat Operators - Stay Safe   Wed, 20 May 2015 23:09:41 EDT
    Boaters should be aware that a new Michigan law lowers the limit for bodily alcohol content for watercraft operators from 0.1 percent to 0.08 percent, similar to automobile drivers.
    Budget Includes Money for Roads   Wed, 20 May 2015 23:07:09 EDT
    Governor Rick Snyder and Republican legislative leaders have finalized the budget target agreement for the 2015-16 fiscal year.
    Gas Prices Jumping   Wed, 20 May 2015 23:04:35 EDT
    A sure sign that Memorial Day weekend is approaching can be found at the gas pump.
    Alpena Probate Court Offices Could Merge with District Court Under Remodeling Plan  Wed, 20 May 2015 09:05:34 EDT
    The Alpena County Commissioners Finance Committee has given the green light to pursue a series of grants to finance remodeling costs in the Annex Building with an idea to merge Alpena County...
    Offices to be Closed for Memorial Day  Wed, 20 May 2015 09:02:56 EDT
    Monday is Memorial Day (May 25th), and there will be a lot going on unless your talking about state, county and township offices.
    Hillman Council Authorizes Purchase of Mowing Tractor  Wed, 20 May 2015 09:00:25 EDT
    The Hillman Village Council decided to approve the purchase of a new lawn mowing tractor.
    Memorial Day Week-end Events at 40 Mile Point Lighthouse  Wed, 20 May 2015 08:57:49 EDT
    There will be something for everyone at the Memorial Day Week-end Event to be held on the grounds of the 40 Mile Point Lighthouse in Presque Isle Countyís Lighthouse Park on U.S.
    State Eyes Performance Based Contracts For Road Commission   Tue, 19 May 2015 23:17:30 EDT
    The Michigan Department Of Transportation is considering development of road maintenance activity to more performance based contracts with local road commissions.

State News
    Friday Morning State News Summary  Thu, 21 May 2015 23:58:30 EDT
    The average price of gasoline in Michigan as we head into the holiday weekend is on the way up...now at about $2.75 a gallon.
    Thursday Afternoon State News Summary  Thu, 21 May 2015 09:25:40 EDT
    (Capitol-No Ballot Proposal Repeat) It appears that Michigan voters will not be asked to tackle another ballot proposal to fix the roads as some key lawmakers say that option is off the table.
    Thursday Morning State News Summary  Wed, 20 May 2015 23:00:21 EDT
    (Capitol-Powdered-Booze) Lawmakers in Lansing are one step closer to banning the sale of powdered alcohol in Michigan.
    Wednesday Afternoon State News Summary  Wed, 20 May 2015 09:37:39 EDT
    (MI-Unemployment Rate) Michiganís unemployment rate fell two-tenths of a percentage point in April to 5.4 percent matching the national rate.
    Alpena County Clean Up Day Success   Wed, 20 May 2015 08:55:10 EDT
    Alpena County held their 5th annual county wide clean up day on Saturday (5-16), and it has once again been deemed a success.

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