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Town hall meeting looks to solve hunger issues

October 24, 2014 ALPENA — A typical evening for a third grader might include going home after school to play, do homework and eat a meal before going to bed. more »»

Democratic candidate Brown runs for Lt. Governor

October 24, 2014 Democratic Lt. Governor candidate Lisa Brown believes Michigan can do better than what it is currently. more »»

Onaway voters to decide banning marijuana

October 24, 2014 ONAWAY — Voters in Onaway will decide whether to amend the city charter to stop local ordinances from outright banning recreational marijuana. more »»

ARMC ready for Ebola diagnosis

October 24, 2014 ALPENA — Alpena Regional Medical Center is ready to act should there be a positive diagnosis of Ebola in the area. more »»

ARMC experiences shortage

October 24, 2014 ALPENA — Finances after the first quarter of the year at Alpena Regional Medical Center are tracking short of plan by 4.3 percent according to members of the ARMC Finance/Cost Containment Committ. more »»

Posen Schools approves new contract

October 24, 2014 POSEN — Teachers at Posen Consolidated Schools have a new contract with the district, one with incentive increases but no raise for base wages. more »»

Unity Day

October 23, 2014 ALPENA — Last year ,while in the fourth-grade at Besser School, Mya Bellanger and several of her classmates were victims of bullying. more »»

Rickard, Altman seek District 4 board seat

October 23, 2014 ROGERS CITY — A Bismarck Township resident who owns a Rogers City business is challenging Presque Isle County’s Board of Commissioners Chairman on the ballot. more »»

Trying to keep kids fed properly

October 23, 2014 ALPENA — Combating hunger and homelessness is all about awarenes. more »»

Program aims to help young children learn to love reading

October 23, 2014 ALPENA — Imagine stepping into a quiet lobby, checking in with medical professionals and then walking over to a small library area to find other children, parents and volunteers reading aloud while... more »»

Montmorency treasurer steps down

October 23, 2014 ATLANTA — The Montmorency County Board of Commissioners accepted the resignation of County Treasurer Karen Weiland-Tyler at its meeting Wednesday morning. Her resignation is effective starting Nov. more »»

Construction on pole barn begins Monday

October 23, 2014 ALCONA — Construction of the pole barn storage facility for the Alcona Road Commission is set to begin at 8 a.m. on Monday. more »»

Going orange

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Hunger an issue in NE MIchigan

October 22, 2014 Hunger is something many area residents deal with every day. A higher percentage of people in Northeast Michigan deal with hunger than the country. more »»

Vermilya, Schell seek county board seat

October 22, 2014 ROGERS CITY — A former Presque Isle County commissioner is running to unseat the county’s First District incumbent. more »»

LWV hosts candidate forum

October 22, 2014 ALPENA — The League of Women Voters hosted a candidates forum Tuesday night to provide voters an opportunity to meet local and state candidates, as well as get their thoughts on issues. more »»

Rogers City working on plan to fix streets

October 22, 2014 ROGERS CITY — City council members are working on a 20-year street plan to keep Rogers City’s streets in shape, one that likely will include a millage request in 2015. more »»

Part of Thunder Bay Island to be transferred

October 22, 2014 ALPENA — The southern portion of Thunder Bay Island, including the light station, will be conveyed to Alpena Township, in partnership with the Thunder Bay Island Preservation Society, Saturday by th... more »»

Hillman approves property sale

October 22, 2014 HILLMAN — The Hillman Village Council approved the sale of a small piece of property at the corner of First and Adam streets during its meeting Tuesday night. more »»

Helping mom

October 21, 2014 News Photo by Steve Schulwitz Ivy Lozano, left, and her mother Rachael Lozano spend Monday afternoon raking and bagging the leaves that had fallen in their front yard. more »»

Cannon seeks 1st Congressional District seat

October 21, 2014 ALPENA — Jerry Cannon is the Democratic candidate running to represent Michigan’s 1st Congressional District in the November election against Republican Dr. Dan Benishek. more »»



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October 17, 2014 Earlier this week, my husband and I returned from a four-night visit to Washington, D.C., a place that can't be topped in terms of its treasure trove of history-laden sites, artifacts and monuments. more »

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