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Elk Country Animal Shelter Labor Day garage sale this weekend

August 28, 2014 ATLANTA — The Elk County Animal Shelter is having its annual Labor Day garage sale fundraiser at the Montmorency County Fairgrounds Friday through Sunda. more »»

More than 1M travelers Labor Day weekend

August 28, 2014 If you’re taking off for Labor Day weekend today you’re not alone, and you certainly won’t be the only one on the road. more »»

MSP offers advice for riding school buses

August 28, 2014 With the school year about to begin, more school buses will be on the road. The Michigan State Police reminds parents to talk to their kids about bus safety and reminds motorists to share the road. more »»

Board OKs sheriff’s dept. paving project

August 28, 2014 ATLANTA — Montmorency County Board of Commissioners approved a bid from Goodrich Trucking & Asphalt to pave the current sheriff’s department parking lot and add an additional lot with more spaces. more »»

Alcona library close to becoming enhanced media library

August 28, 2014 LINCOLN — The Alcona County Library Board of Trustees learned on Wedneday that the library is in the process of being approved to become certified as an enhanced media library. more »»

Work to begin at PI’s Range Light Park

August 27, 2014 PRESQUE ISLE — Work finally will begin on a new walkway and pavilion at Presque Isle Township’s Range Light Park after a four year push for the addition. more »»

New consortium to pursue UAS

August 27, 2014 ALPENA — The Michigan Advanced Aviation Systems Consortium was formed in order to help Michigan and Alpena be designated as one of six Federal Aviation Administration Centers of Excellence for... more »»

County approves grant renewal for adult drug court

August 27, 2014 ALPENA — The Alpena County Board of Commissioners approved a request from 88th District Court to submit a grant renewal application to the State of Michigan for more than $33,700 that would be used... more »»

ARMC in black for July; less than planned

August 27, 2014 ALPENA — The Alpena Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees approved July finances at its meeting Tuesday evening. more »»

Fat Hogs tourney this weekend

August 27, 2014 ROGERS CITY — Fishing looks good ahead of this weekend’s Fat Hogs Fishing Frenzy tournament, and organizers are hoping the weather cooperates. more »»

Alcona library to host end of summer event

August 27, 2014 HARRISVILLE — The Harrisville branch of Alcona County Library is celebrating the end of summer with its annual storytime picnic “Bug Day” on Friday at 10:30 a.m. more »»

Business good during summer at NLA

August 26, 2014 ALPENA — Northern Lights Arena is winding down its summer schedule and preparing the rink for its busiest time of the year, and it appears business at the arena was good during the warm weather... more »»

Harmony Weekend begins Saturday

August 26, 2014 HARRISVILLE — Harrisville Arts Council is celebrating its 40th Annual Harmony Weekend Arts and Crafts Show on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. more »»

RC school board reviews master plan

August 26, 2014 ROGERS CITY — In its last meeting before classes begin, the Rogers City Area Schools Board of Education reviewed the district’s master plan while taking stock of progress. more »»

Law enforcement conducts sweep, compliance check

August 26, 2014 Troopers from the Michigan State Police Alpena Post, Seventh District Homeland Security Team, Seventh District Fugitive Team and officials from the Michigan Department of Corrections conducted a... more »»

Hillman library receives grant

August 26, 2014 HILLMAN — Hillman Junior/Senior High School library has received a grant to provide the library with relevant reading materials and updated technology and software. more »»


August 25, 2014 News Photos by Steve Schulwitz Local band Charlie and the Bourbons perform at the Alpena Bud-Lite Mixed Volleyball banquet and finals celebration on Sunday at Mich-e-ke-wis park. more »»

Local cadet Dylan Kirschner given prestigious U.S. Civil Air Patrol award

August 25, 2014 Maj. James Mendham, Northern Michigan Group Commander for the Civil Air Patrol, was present Aug. 19 to award to the General Billy Mitchell Award to local cadet Dylan Kirschner. more »»

Library invites public to take part in Community Read

August 25, 2014 Though Alpena County Library’s Authors in the Fall program featuring United States Poet Laureate Phillip Levine is still two months away, tickets to the Oct. more »»

Eagles Auxiliary initiates member

August 25, 2014 Alpena Ladies Eagles Auxiliary #1241 met Aug. 12 with President Diane R. Struzik presiding. During a candlelight ceremony, Patti Tews was initiated and welcomed by the membership. Secretary Pat P. more »»

Celebrating 110 years

August 23, 2014 ALPENA —The Besser Company has a long history in Alpena, not only as an employer, but also offering educational opportunities, and supports and sponsorship of many local event. more »»



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