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POLICE BLOTTER: Alcona County deputies handle 80 complaints

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Recent actions by law enforcement agencies in Northeast Michigan. This has been only lightly edited. ALCONA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE For the week of Feb 12 - 18 97 complaints were handled, resulting in the following: Car/Deer 3 Traffic/Traffic Stop 42 Warrant Arrest ...

Lack of Alpena-area snow a boon for some, bust for others

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ALPENA — The lack of snow this winter in Northeast Michigan comes at a cost for some and a savings for others. From Nov. 1 through Feb. 15, the Alpena area has received nearly a foot less snow than the long-term historic average. For some, the lack of snow has been a blessing financially, ...

Alpena hospital to raise funds at dinner Feb. 29

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ALPENA — MyMichigan Health, the Midland-based owner of the Alpena hospital, will host a fundraising dinner called Doctors Without Orders later this month to collect funds for a new heart treatment in Alpena. The event, from 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 29 at JJ’s Steak and Pizza House, will feature ...

A horse-powered sport: eventing

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ALPENA — Eventing, according to the United States Equestrian Federation, is best described as “an equestrian triathlon.” The Olympic sport consists of three phases: dressage — which local eventing teacher Susan Moffit said is a form of horse dancing, cross country — a racing segment ...

Early voting begins today in Alpena

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Early voting for the Feb. 27 presidential primary election begins in Alpena today and ends on Feb. 25, according to a news release from the city. Polls are open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Alpena City Hall, 208 N. 1st Ave. All registered voters have the ability to vote early and voters ...

Fly Fishing Film Tour coming to Alpena Saturday, Feb. 24

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ALPENA — The 18th annual Fly Fishing Film Tour (F3T) is back on the road with a stellar selection of short films that are sure to get you fired up for upcoming season. The F3T is the original and largest fly fishing film event of its kind. “This is the first time it’s going to be in ...