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County at stalemate for an insurance provider

September 28, 2016 ALPENA — A pair of 4-4 votes by the Alpena County Board of Commission regarding the hiring of an insurance company to cover the county’s coverage needs will send the issue back to committee for... more »»

APS cameras aim to keep students safer

September 28, 2016 ALPENA — Over summer break Alpena Public Schools made a significant investment in the safety of students who ride the school bus to and from school. more »»

Mooring buoys installed in Thunder Bay

September 28, 2016 ALPENA — To help protect the delicate shipwrecks of the Great Lakes, mooring buoys have been installed in Thunder Bay. more »»

Project raises $1,700 for RCPD

September 28, 2016 ROGERS CITY – What started as a group of ladies chatting at the Rogers City McDonald’s about supporting local law enforcement, resulted in something that could save lives. more »»

County to search for equalization director

September 28, 2016 ALPENA — Equalization responsibilities have been an issue since former Director John Hippensteel offered his resignation without notice in October 201. more »»

Brush Creek Mill prepares for annual Applefest event

September 28, 2016 HILLMAN — Every year on the first Saturday in October, Brush Creek Mill becomes the go-to place for arts and crafts and highly popular homemade fresh apple dumpling. more »»

Informational sign to recognize historic Harrisville businesses

September 28, 2016 HARRISVILLE — A group of historic Harrisville businesses will be recognized and remembered with the erection of a sign by the Alcona Historical Society. more »»

Remembering a 40-year-old tragedy

September 27, 2016 HUBBARD LAKE — Kat Harrison of Fredricksburg, Va., had to come and see for herself. more »»

City accepts bid for five resurfacing road projects

September 27, 2016 ALPENA — A handful of street projects are about to begin in Alpena and will be followed by several more in the spring thanks to additional funding being available. more »»

Water levels at Long Lake causing issues for boaters

September 27, 2016 ALPENA — This summer’s dry spell has created an issue for boaters on Long Lake, according to Tom Ludwig, president of the Long Lake Improvement Association. more »»

KISS tribute band to rock out APlex Friday

September 27, 2016 ALPENA — If you’re in the mood for a classic rock concert and want to “rock-n-roll all night,” the APlex in Alpena is the place for you Friday as Kiss tribute band War Machine is set to throw a party. more »»

Alcona bus tour locations always a mystery

September 27, 2016 LINCOLN — Most people buy tickets to events and know what they are going to see, but that’s not the case with the annual Alcona County George Byelich Memorial Fall Color Bus Tour. more »»

History conference creates great impression for area tourism

September 27, 2016 ALPENA — Northeast Michigan’s rich history took center stage this weekend as Alpena hosted the 142nd annual State History Conference. more »»

Alpena Book Festival

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Learning about Shipwreck Ally at history conference

September 26, 2016 ALPENA —Attendees of the 142nd annual State History Conference learned about the history of Shipwreck Alley during the keynote speech Friday at the award banquet. more »»

NE Michigan plays role in McKinley assassination

September 26, 2016 ALPENA — During the 142nd annual Michigan History Conference, historian Dale Price explained how Northeast Michigan played a role in an international conspiracy which culminated with Leon Czolgosz... more »»

Folk festival kicks off

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Crop damage due to deer on the rise

September 24, 2016 HARRISVILLE — Herds of deer grazing in the distance in farm fields may be a welcome sight to Sunday drivers, but not to farmers in Alcona County. more »»

Legislature looking at plastic bag ban bills

September 24, 2016 Alpena Resource Facility Manager Stan Mischley said he doesn’t foresee a ban on plastic bags taking place in Michigan “They’ve done bans in Hawaii and the city of San Francisco,” he said. more »»

Progress continues at new TBTA site

September 24, 2016 ALPENA — Contractors with Oak City Contracting of Alpena are steadily working on the new Thunder Bay Transportation Authority facility, TBTA Executive Director Theron Higgins said. more »»



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