Lindsay wins Habitat volunteer of the year

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ALPENA — Tuesday was a big day for Habitat for Humanity Northeast Michigan as it received a $50,000 donation to help achieve the group’s goals and the winner of the Habitat for Humanity Volunteer of the Year was also unveiled. Habitat board President Max Lindsay was presented the award, ...

What’s a hunter’s safety responsibility?

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ALPENA — A hunter’s responsibility toward the safety of fellow hunters depends on the expected risks of the hunt, the Michigan Court of Appeals decided last week. The higher court ruled on an Alpena County court case in which hunter Jeff Payne claimed his father, David Payne, behaved ...

Alpena weighing options for biorefinery

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ALPENA — The City of Alpena may have found a solution on how to avoid enforcing a lien against past and current owners of the Alpena Prototype Biorefinery and related companies that own the bio-plant behind Decorative Panels International, Inc. The companies owe the city $875,396 in ...

One injured in ATV crash

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ALPENA — An all-terrain vehicle driver landed in the hospital after his ATV went off the shoulder of North Point Shores Road north of Alpena on Tuesday. According to a passerby who found the driver shortly after the crash, the driver bled from the knee and complained of altered consciousness. ...

Washington Avenue crash injures one

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ALPENA — A two-vehicle crash on Washington Avenue in Alpena injured one and backed up traffic during the Tuesday morning commute. A white minivan crashed into a blue Chevrolet SUV — both eastbound on Washington — shortly before 9 a.m. as the SUV slowed to turn into Evergreen Cemetery. ...