Fireworks likely the cause of Tuesday roof fire

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Fireworks were likely the cause of a roof fire at The Drug Store on U.S.-23 South in Alpena on Tuesday night, fire officials said in a news release on Wednesday. Alpena Township Fire Department crews responded to The Drug Store for a roof on fire. Crews arrived quickly and gained access to ...

2 hurt, 1 arrested in boating incident on Lake Avalon

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HILLMAN -- A 19-year-old from Auburn Hills and a 21-year-old from Pontiac are currently being treated at MyMichigan Medical Center Alpena for serious injuries sustained during a boating incident on Lake Avalon in Hillman. In a press release, the Montmorency County Sheriff’s Office said that ...

Alpena celebrates Fourth of July in style

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ALPENA — From fireworks and parade floats to sandcastles, live music, and card games, Alpena celebrated Independence Day in style Tuesday with plenty of activity around town. Early in the day, enthusiastic residents and visitors alike lined the streets to watch the annual HPC Credit Union ...

Officials: After average June, Alpena may see cool start to July

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ALPENA— More rain is expected in the Alpena area in July than it received in June, weather officials say. Last month saw high temperatures a bit warmer than normal with an average high temperature of 76.5 degrees, which is above the long term average high of 75.9 degrees. Temperatures in ...

Emergency services respond to car collision

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ALPENA – A collision between two cars occurred on Monday evening on U.S.-23 South. A car leaving a Marathon gas station on the road was hit by an incoming car heading south of U.S.-23. There were no injuries to either driver. Alpena County ambulance services, Alpena Township Fire ...