Cemetery cleanup begins soon

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Beginning Monday, April 15, the crew from the Evergreen Cemetery will begin spring cleanup throughout the cemetery. This will include the removal of any remaining Christmas items and aged artificial arrangements. Anyone wishing to salvage any of the above items should have them removed from ...

Rogers City City Council to host budget workshop

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The Rogers City Council will host a public budget workshop on Tuesday at 9 a.m. Besides the budget, the council is expected to discuss the Huntington Bank. This meeting is open to the public and public comment is welcome. Rogers City’s fiscal year runs from July 1 through June 30 each year.

Cavitt calls for sanctuary city hearing

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On Wednesday, State Rep. Cam Cavitt, R-Cheboygan, called for a Government Operations Committee hearing on his plan to ban sanctuary city policies in Michigan. Cavitt’s request for a hearing comes after an undocumented immigrant was accused of murdering a 25-year-old woman in Grand ...

2 buyers backed out of DPI plant after closure, Mahler says

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ALPENA — Shortly after Decorative Panels International announced the closure of its plant in Alpena last month, a pair of potential developers showed interest in purchasing and reopening it. After touring the facility and learning that key employees who are needed to restore operations ...

Coalition forms to increase youth education with nature

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ALPENA — The Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative, a regional organization focused on place-based education in Michigan, is partnering with multiple foundations and organizations to launch the Michigan Children and Nature Coalition, an organization with the goal of supporting youth ...