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City closer to changing 2nd Avenue to two-way

May 18, 2016 ALPENA — The City of Alpena has a majority of the plans needed to return Second Avenue from River Street to Chisholm Street to two-way traffic in place and it appears the work will be completed late... more »»

Historic district bill shelved after committee review

May 18, 2016 ALPENA — A proposed bill that would have made it easier for homeowners in historic districts to modify historic houses, and also would have set time limits on historic districts, has been shelved... more »»

Expert predicts gas prices to remain steady

May 18, 2016 ALPENA — Michigan spring gasoline prices should stay the same as summer approaches, according to a prediction by a national gasoline market expert. more »»

Conference to offer opportunity for prosperity

May 18, 2016 ROGERS CITY — Business owners, entrepreneurs and job seekers can learn something at the Opportunity and Prosperity Conference in Rogers City Saturda. more »»

Rogers City council approves fiscal year budget

May 18, 2016 ROGERS CITY — City council members adopted a budget for Rogers City’s 2016-17 fiscal year, and while Mayor Tom Sobeck said there are encouraging aspects of the budget, there are unknowns and causes... more »»

Hillman council approves truck, spreader purchases

May 18, 2016 By NICOLE GRULKE News Staff Writer HILLMAN — Hillman Village Council members recently purchased a used vehicle for the Department of Public Works to utilize and replace the departments old 1999 Ford... more »»

Boys and Girls Club volunteer program receives award

May 17, 2016 ALPENA — Alpena Youth Volunteer Corps program is an initiative that was begun by Alpena Community College but was taken over by Alpena Boys and Girls Club in the late 1990. more »»

Buszka receives sentence of 25 years in prison

May 17, 2016 ROGERS CITY — A Posen Township man who pleaded guilty to molesting three children will spend at least 25 years in prison. more »»

Council approves 2016-17 budget

May 17, 2016 ALPENA — Alpena Municipal Council voted 5-0 to adopt the city’s 2016-17 budget. It is projected there will be a $360,128 deficit that will need to be made up from fund balance. more »»

TB-infected herd discovered in Alcona County

May 17, 2016 HARRISVILLE — Officials at the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development announced Monday the state’s 65th bovine tuberculosis-infected cattle herd was discovered in Alcona County in... more »»

Township hears about cash in lieu options

May 17, 2016 ALPENA — The Alpena Township Board of Trustees was able to ask questions regarding insurance and the cash in lieu of insurance option offered to employees during a special meeting Monday. more »»

Posen to end year in better fiscal shape than anticipated

May 17, 2016 POSEN — While still facing a deficit, Posen Consolidated Schools will end the school year in better-than-anticipated fiscal shape. more »»

APS OKs Chromebook purchases

May 17, 2016 ALPENA — Alpena Public Schools Board of Education approved the purchase of 315 HP Chromebooks, 280 Acer Rugged Chromebooks, 595 Chromebook Management Licenses, 12 Chromebook carts and five... more »»

Bill would limit fundraising license plates

May 17, 2016 ALPENA — A new bill working its way through the Michigan Legislature could limit the amount of “fundraiser” license plates available to Michigan drivers. more »»

Adrenaline junkie gets thrill riding the big red trucks

May 16, 2016 ALPENA — When Kali Stoinski was younger, she came home from school one day to find that her house was on fire. more »»

Man dies in Alcona County traffic accident

May 16, 2016 ALCONA — Alcona County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a deadly two-vehicle accident on Poorfarm and Walker Roads in Harrisville Township Sunday at 11:51 a.m. more »»

Residents express views on Obama decree

May 14, 2016 President Barack Obama’s decree that public schools open their bathroom and locker room doors to students which identify with the opposite sex has sparked debate on the rest room issue in Alpena. more »»

Holcomb: APS mindful, respectful of students’ privacy

May 14, 2016 ALPENA — Alpena Public Schools officials said they will do what they can to accommodate students who identify as a different gender and wish to use a rest rooms at school. more »»

Art Around Town displaying students’ artwork

May 14, 2016 ALPENA — Alpena Public Schools art instructor Kyle Kieliszewski believes ingrained in every human being is the need to be creative, self-expressive and seek feedback from others. more »»



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