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Program helps families coping with dementia, memory loss

July 4, 2016 Family caregiving is a job we don’t often anticipate and can be challenging in regards to time and patience. more »»


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June warmer, drier

July 2, 2016 ALPENA — Brown lawns dotting the landscape in Alpena and surrounding communities is due to a the area receiving just over half of its normal rainfall for the month of June, according to the Nationa... more »»

Holiday weekend events

July 2, 2016 TODAY ALCONA COUNTY * Smokey Bear will be at Harrisville State Park at the campground host’s site at 11 a.m. to visit and take pictures. more »»

Early morning flights catching on

July 2, 2016 ALPENA — It appears the flight schedule change at Alpena County Regional Airport is beginning to pay off in term of the number people choosing to fly out of Alpena. more »»

Busy weekend in Hillman

July 2, 2016 HILLMAN — Brush Creek Mill is hosting several events over the coming days for the annual Mill River Days. Today is the craft fair from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Vendors will be on hand from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. more »»

Group hopes to supply MSP with opiate overdose drug

July 2, 2016 ALPENA — Since nearly 50 law enforcement agencies across upper Michigan were supplied with naloxone, an opiate overdose prevention drug in December, 11 individuals have been saved, according to... more »»

Hillman school board approves budget

July 2, 2016 HILLMAN - The Hillman Community Schools Board of Education adopted the upcoming school year’s budget and resolved a few other issues during Monday’s meeting. more »»

‘purr’fect passion for local woman

July 2, 2016 Shelly Olree always loved animals, especially cats. more »»

Back to basics

July 1, 2016 ALPENA — After three years of providing Alpena County with animal control services, the Huron Humane Society has decided to opt out of its contract in September and intensify its focus on caring for... more »»

Increased enforcement zones having positive effect

July 1, 2016 ALPENA — Michigan State Police Alpena Post has used traffic accident data to pinpoint four hot spots where speed is an issue and tends to lead to crashes. more »»

YVC volunteers with local business for fundraiser

July 1, 2016 ALPENA — The Alpena Boys and Girls Youth Volunteer Club is partnering with an area business to help raise money to attend the 2016 YVC Summit in Philadelphia, according to YVC AmeriCorps member... more »»

Alpena native 1 of 5 to receive national award

July 1, 2016 ROSCOMMON — Not often enough do we honor and applaud the very people we rely on in times of nee. more »»

2 from sanctuary attend climate change training

July 1, 2016 ALPENA — Two Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary staff recently attended three separate training sessions to learn more about communication and climate change. more »»

Community given live update of ACC instructor’s sea exploration trip

July 1, 2016 ALPENA — The public was given a glimpse of life at sea and the research activities of David Cummins a marine technology instructor for Alpena Community College currently working with other... more »»

Fire danger soars as holiday nears

June 30, 2016 ALPENA — Near-drought conditions have created a severe threat of fire over the holiday weekend and with little or no chance of rain in the forecast, area firefighters will be counting on residents t... more »»

APS board: 2 candidates for superintendent position

June 30, 2016 ALPENA — The Alpena Schools Board of Education met on Wednesday to determine the candidates who would be interviewed for the vacant superintendent position. more »»

Board considers variance request for winery

June 30, 2016 ALPENA — Alpena Zoning Board of Appeals is considering a variance request from Thunder Bay Winery that would allow wine production to take place at a garage/storage building on Water Street next to... more »»

Mi Drive app approaching nearly 100,000 downloads

June 30, 2016 LANSING — The Michigan Department of Transportation Mi Drive app, which gives real-time updates on Michigan highway travel conditions, is approaching 100,000 downloads after it was unveiled two... more »»

Learning experience for River Rats

June 30, 2016 ALPENA — Science, ecology and crafts were all a part of the agenda at Wednesday’s Alpena Wildlife Sanctuary’s River Rats program. more »»



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