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Winds hitting 60 mph black out 195,000 in Michigan
January 21, 2013 – 12:04 am | Comments Off
Winds hitting 60 mph black out 195,000 in Michigan

Winds that gusted to 60 miles per hour have swept across Michigan, knocking down trees and power lines and cutting off electrical service to at least 195,000 homes and businesses.

14-year-old credited for bravery in attack rescue
January 21, 2013 – 12:03 am | Comments Off
14-year-old credited for bravery in attack rescue

A 14 year-old central Michigan boy who came to the rescue of a rape victim fleeing a homicidal ex-convict is drawing praise from classmates and family for his courage.

Hundreds attend gun-rights rally at Mich. Capitol
January 21, 2013 – 12:02 am | Comments Off
Hundreds attend gun-rights rally at Mich. Capitol

Hundreds of people have gathered outside the Michigan Capitol for a gun-rights rally, a few days after President Barack Obama called for new restrictions.

NASA’s older Mars rover notches another milestone
January 21, 2013 – 12:01 am | Comments Off
NASA’s older Mars rover notches another milestone

All eyes are on the NASA rover Curiosity.

APS commitment to math starting to add up to success
January 18, 2013 – 12:13 am | Comments Off
APS commitment to math starting to add up to success

Alpena Public Schools is already seeing the successes of its’ concerted effort to improve the math skills of students.

County to upgrade caretakers home at fairgrounds
January 18, 2013 – 12:12 am | Comments Off
County to upgrade caretakers home at fairgrounds

Alpena County is currently accepting applications for a new caretaker for the fairgrounds.

RC Chamber holds annual business meeting
January 18, 2013 – 12:11 am | Comments Off
RC Chamber holds annual business meeting

The Rogers City Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual business meeting Thursday morning, and filled three board seats left vacant by term limits.

Stutzman to head up Alpena CVB
January 18, 2013 – 12:09 am | Comments Off
Stutzman to head up Alpena CVB

A familiar face has been hired to head up the Alpena Area Visitors and Convention Bureau.