Recovery housing in state to increase

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ALPENA — Opioid settlements are being distributed across Michigan by the thousands to various counties, and those counties are turning around and investing them into their communities. So far, Alpena County has received over $200,000 in settlement funds and recently opted into a new ...

Help added to speed up test results at MyMichigan

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A nationwide shortage of radiologists reported earlier this year by the American College of Radiology is affecting MyMichigan Health patients, who continue to see delays in their imaging results. The Midland-based health system, which includes the Alpena hospital, added three radiologists to ...

Drone training to begin at CRTC

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The Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center will host an annual training exercise that will increase air traffic within a five-mile radius of the base. On Wednesday, military drone exercises will begin and continue on weekdays between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. through June 28. In a press release, ...

Alpena County to discuss children’s books at meeting Wednesday

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The Alpena County Facilities Capital and Strategic Planning Committee will meet on Wednesday at 9 p.m. in the county's Howard Male Conference room. During the meeting, the committee will receive an update on county-owned facilities and also discuss books that may be considered inappropriate ...

Alcona County Road Commission will meet Wednesday

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The Alcona County Road Commission will meet on Wednesday at 4 p.m. at the County Garage. During the meeting, the road commissioner will consider several overlay projects slated for Hubbard Lake Road and Ausable Road. This meeting is open to the public and public comment is welcome.