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Sanctuary shines on Times Square

August 29, 2015 ALPENA — Every day for the past week, the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary has been showcased one of the nation’s most recognized advertising screens, the Good Morning America screen in Times... more »»

DHHS to stay in RC but in new location

August 29, 2015 ROGERS CITY — Department of Health and Human Services employees and client services will stay in Rogers City, but will be getting a new address soon. State Rep. more »»

Child no longer considered missing; warrant for mother

August 29, 2015 ALPENA — After confirming the well-being of a three-year-old boy who disappeared from an Alpena Township home on Aug. 17, police no longer consider the child missing. more »»

PI commissioners hire new counsel for civil issues

August 29, 2015 ROGERS CITY — Presque Isle County Commissioners want outside counsel to provide civil counsel after Presque Isle County Prosecutor Richard Steiger filed suit against Sheriff Robert Paschke and two... more »»

Looking for ways to battle brush growth

August 29, 2015 LINCOLN — With 730 miles of road accompanied by 1,460 miles of ditch line in Alcona County, the Alcona County Road Commission is looking for alternative ways to fight brush and overgrowth including... more »»

Library board to seek more info for wetlands property

August 29, 2015 LINCOLN – After receiving a wetlands assessment for an area of property behind the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library, the library board of trustees learned that 0. more »»

Bingo supports community while players have fun

August 29, 2015 Nonprofit organizations in Alpena fundraise throughout the year in order to support their missions and achieve goals. more »»

New Life Christian Fellowship offers spiritual renewal series

August 29, 2015 A series of spiritual renewal meetings will be held Sept. 4-6 at New Life Christian Fellowship, 317 S. Ripley. Charles Carrin will be the special speaker for the conference which takes place at 7 p.m. more »»

Future students

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Fire dept. receives $106.6K Fed grant

August 28, 2015 ALPENA — Lives could be saved with the equipment Alpena Fire Department plans to purchase with a U.S. Department of Homeland Security grant. The U.S. more »»

Road commission rejects driveway access on Hamilton for TBTA bus facility

August 28, 2015 ALPENA — The Alpena County Road Commission rejected an application from Thunder Bay Transportation Authority to have driveway access on Hamilton Road due to a property road easement in existence... more »»

City gets recap of energy savings for the year

August 28, 2015 ALPENA — Despite stretches of bitter cold last winter and a water and sewer rate increase by the City of Alpena, Alpena County was able to exceed the projected savings made by Ameresco when the... more »»

Harrisville, DHD2 locates possible broken sewer main

August 28, 2015 One week after District Health Department No. more »»

RC marina contract to expire as city explores boat lift options

August 28, 2015 ROGERS CITY — An agreement between Rogers City and its marina operator will expire in October, and the city will consider purchasing boat lift equipment to increase marina business. more »»

African spurred tortoise —a long way from home

August 27, 2015 HAWKS — While traveling between Lake Nettie and Lake May in Hawks one afternoon last week, Jode Paull saw something on the side of the road that caught his eye. more »»

USCG, police rescue 2 men from sinking boat

August 27, 2015 ALPENA –— The U.S. more »»

Kids learn about strange dogs, what to do if lost

August 27, 2015 ALPENA — As Mason Burns and Nathan Parris hid in an Alpena Childcare & Development Center bathroom, search dog Elli was on to Parris’ scent Wednesday. more »»

Alcona garage almost done

August 27, 2015 LINCOLN — With the Nov. more »»

Technology continues to shape Alcona library

August 27, 2015 LINCOLN — Technology continues to expand at Alcona County Library in order to reach the needs of residents and continue planning program and library development in the futur. more »»

New shoes

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