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Area county plowing budgets mostly on track

March 4, 2015 ROGERS CITY — The Presque Isle County Road Commission is on target so far for winter road maintenance expenses, as are other county road commissions in Northeast Michigan. As of Fe. more »»

City begins updating capital improvement plan

March 4, 2015 ALPENA — Each year the Alpena Planning Commission and Alpena Municipal Council have a joint meeting to update the city’s capital improvement plan. more »»

Still waiting on report for Strzelecki

March 4, 2015 ROGERS CITY — Attorneys are still waiting to receive a report on the mental state of a man accused of killing two brothers in Pulawski Township. more »»

NLA facing budget deficit; manager stepping down

March 4, 2015 ALPENA — There is going to be another managerial change at Northern Lights Arena in the coming months, as current manager Meg Richey has informed Northern Lights Arena Community Board she is... more »»

Conservation district hosting mushroom seminar

March 4, 2015 OSCODA — The Alcona Conservation District is holding its second mushroom cultivation seminar at the Parks Library in Oscoda on March 14 at 10 a.m. more »»

Hillman set to host annual Mock Rock event

March 4, 2015 HILLMAN — Hillman High School juniors have been working hard to organize the fourth annual Mock Rock at the Hillman Elementary School. Mock Rock will take place Saturday, doors open at 6 p.m. more »»

Arts council hosting contest for Harrisville festival poster

March 4, 2015 HARRISVILLE — The Harrisville Arts Council is hosting a poster contest in a search for artwork for the 2015 Sunrise Side Wine and Food Festival. more »»

Hillman renews sanitation agreement

March 4, 2015 HILLMAN — Hillman Village Council approved continuing for an additional year with Thunder Bay Sanitation Inc. for the village at its meeting Tuesday evening. more »»

Alcona road commission seeking mechanic-welder

March 4, 2015 LINCOLN — With the intent to retire notification of Gary Abraham, mechanic’s assistant, accepted by the Alcona County Road Commission board on Wednesday, the board asked Managing Director Jesse... more »»

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Township receives allocation from landfill

March 3, 2015 ALPENA — The Alpena Township Board of Trustees accepted an allocation of $652.12 from the Montmorency-Oscoda-Alpena Solid Waste Management Authority. more »»

City asked to help with alliance fund

March 3, 2015 ALPENA — The Alpena- Sanctuary of the Great Lakes brand is more commonly seen around the area, but there is more work that needs to be done in order to utilize it to its full potential. more »»

Group of users wants change in Chippewa Hills oversight

March 3, 2015 OSSINEKE TOWNSHIP — A group of Chippewa Hills Pathway users wants the Department of Natural Resources Parks and Recreation Division to oversee the trail lands. more »»

Earlier start to lake trout season possible

March 3, 2015 Lake trout anglers in northern Lake Huron could get an earlier start in 2016 if the Natural Resources Commission approves a proposed change. more »»

Alcona road commission opens bid for new garage

March 3, 2015 LINCOLN — Nine bids were received and opened for the new Alcona County Road Commission facility on Thursday with Sugar Construction, Inc. of Midland as the apparent low bidder. more »»

Amendment balances Lincoln budget

March 3, 2015 LINCOLN — Lincoln Village Council approved a budget amendment of $15,000 to be transferred from fund balance to the general fund in order to balance the 2014-15 budge. more »»

United Way of Northeast Michigan mini grant applications available

March 3, 2015 The United Way of Northeast Michigan is accepting applications for mini grants. more »»

Youngs Appliance, Art Van presents check to Kaszubowski

March 2, 2015 Members of the Thunder Bay Area Firefighters Association gathered at Youngs Appliance/Art Van Friday to present a check to Bobi Sue Kaszubowski, widow of Alpena Township Fire Capt. more »»

Man fails to register move

March 2, 2015 GREENBUSH — A former Pennsylvania resident is in jail after violating the sex offender registry law, according to Alcona County Sheriff’s deputies. more »»



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February 16, 2015 According to an Associated Press story on Monday, the University of Massachusetts at Amherst has banned Iranian nationals from admission to some programs in engineering and natural sciences. more »

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