Prosecutor: Parental inaction is abuse

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HARRISVILLE — A parent who fails to act when a child is abused commits child abuse themselves, a prosecutor argued on Wednesday. Adrienne Pavelka, accused in the violent death of her daughter, 2-year-old Jayde McDonnell, faces charges of murder and child abuse. In October, Judge Laura ...

Ribbon-cutting Monday at Thunder Bay Junior High

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The Alpena Public Schools and the Alpena Chamber of Commerce invite the community to a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 5:15 p.m. Monday at Thunder Bay Junior High School. The event celebrates renovations to the school as the district continues work funded by a bond sale approved by voters in ...

No school in Alpena Friday

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Alpena Public Schools will be closed on Friday because of a large number of illness. School is expected to resume on Monday. The school system made the announcement this afternoon. Alpena canceled school on Wednesday and today because of the number of people sick, and other schools in the ...