Alpena County seeks to trim $1.7M budget shortfall

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ALPENA — As budget workshops are slated to begin, the Alpena County Board of Commissioners currently stares at a projected budget shortfall of about $1.7 million. County administrators, however, believe last-minute revenue and money that goes unspent between now and Dec. 31 can ...

Community-driven fundraising campaign launches for Huron Pines

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ALPENA — Huron Pines launched a $1 million ‘community-driven conservation’ fundraising campaign to assist projects meant to help local ecosystems in public parks, water systems, and more. The nonprofit organization celebrated its 50th anniversary on Sept. 12 and publicly started the ...

Art in the Loft ‘METALS’ opening reception Thursday

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ALPENA — Thursday is opening night of Art in the Loft’s “METALS” juried art exhibit, featuring 81 unique pieces by 37 talented artists. A reception will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, open to the public. Many of the artists will attend the reception so guests can mingle and ask ...

POLICE BLOTTER: Alpena County deputies handle 47 complaints

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Recent actions by law enforcement agencies in Northeast Michigan. This has been only lightly edited. ALPENA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE For the week of Sep. 25- Oct. 4: Warning: 71 Traffic Stop: 63 Complaints: 47 Assis:t 25 Citation: 22 Follow up: 18 Animal Complaint: ...