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ACC celebrates commencement 2015

May 8, 2015 ALPENA — Alpena Community College has 369 candidates for graduation, and around 140 of them marched into the ACC gymnasium Thursday evening to take part in their commencement ceremony. more »»

Native achieves Distinguished Graduate Award

May 8, 2015 Kurt Golder, University of Michigan men’s gymnastics head coach, was awarded the 2015 Alpena Community College Distinguished Graduate Award at the school’s 62nd commencement ceremonies Thursday. more »»

Local reactions to defeat of Proposal 1

May 8, 2015 ALPENA — After voters defeated Proposal 1 at the polls Tuesday, Alpena residents and businesses aren’t sure what’s next for the state’s roads but most agree something needs to be don. more »»

Leaking roof at ACES to be repaired

May 8, 2015 ALPENA — Since 1992 ACES Academy has experienced issues with its roof, and after years of putting on bandaids and setting out buckets, the roof has been slated to be repaired. more »»

Alcona students participate in tree planting event

May 8, 2015 LINCOLN — Alcona Community Schools advanced agriculture science students climbed aboard a wood wagon pulled by a tractor with tree spades in hand for a short ride across school grounds to get to... more »»

UCREW to host resale event

May 8, 2015 News Staff Writer LINCOLN — As a part of its continued expansion, Alcona Community Schools’ UCREW Enterprises Unlimited, a group of special education students building a vocational program within... more »»

Lawmakers turn focus to road funding solutions

May 7, 2015 After Michigan voters spiked Proposal 1, Northeast Michigan’s state lawmakers are looking for alternatives to fund much-needed transportation infrastructure repairs. Rep. more »»

Postmaster concerned following dog attack

May 7, 2015 ALPENA — People who deliver mail or packages come in close contact with animals on a daily basis and although many of the animals are friendly, there are the exceptions and those who are attacked. more »»

Local businesses host student art

May 7, 2015 ALPENA — Businesses around Alpena and Ossineke soon will be decorated with unique pieces of artwork created by students in Kindergarten through 12th grade as part of the fifth annual Art Around Town... more »»

2 events slow work on Holiday Inn Express

May 7, 2015 ALPENA — A fatal automobile accident early Tuesday morning in Oscoda Township claimed the life of a 24-year-old man from Indiana while traveling from Indiana to Alpena to continue work on the Holida... more »»

Sheriff dept. fund low for time of year

May 7, 2015 HARRISVILLE — Alcona County Board of Commissioners Vice Chair Carolyn Brummund presented an overall positive financial report with only slight concerns during the board meeting on Wednesday even wit... more »»

Lincoln approves DDA budget

May 7, 2015 LINCOLN — The Lincoln Village Council approved the downtown development authority fiscal year 2016 budget as presented by DDA Treasurer Eveyln Good as a part of the treasurer’s report during the... more »»

Driller to retry water well site in Rogers City

May 7, 2015 ROGERS CITY — After efforts to develop a second well for Rogers City’s water system have fallen short, a driller will try again at the site of a previous attempt. more »»

Lewiston set to host annual Mushroom Festival

May 7, 2015 News Staff Writer LEWISTON – The annual Lewiston Morel Mushroom Festival takes place Saturday in Lewiston between the Lewiston Elementary School, downtown, and local businesse. more »»

AHS seniors to compete in auto skills competition

May 6, 2015 ALPENA — Two senior automotive students from Alpena High School’s career and technical education automotive technology program will be competing May 14, in the Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills... more »»

City to take from fund balance again

May 6, 2015 ALPENA — Even though there has been a slight increase in taxable value on residential property in the city of Alpena, a cut in state revenue sharing and personal property tax has had a negative... more »»

Benishek takes tour of US-23 south corridor

May 6, 2015 ALPENA— On Tuesday, Congressman Dan Benishek got a tour of the US-23 south corridor and received project details for a plan that could enhance the aesthetics in the area as well as bolster business... more »»

Fire burns nearly 500 acres

May 6, 2015 On Sunday afternoon the Unhappy Camper Fire started southwest of Barton City and progressed rapidly due to dry conditions and gusty winds to consume 472 acres. more »»

PI Township trustees learn more about Lafarge request

May 6, 2015 PRESQUE ISLE — Presque Isle Township trustees met for an informational meeting Saturday to review information related to Lafarge’s request to expand its quarr. more »»



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