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Working-class whites gloomy about the future
July 29, 2013 – 12:01 am | Comments Off
Working-class whites gloomy about the future

Four out of five U.S. adults struggle with joblessness, near poverty or reliance on welfare for at least parts of their lives.

Candidates sought for 2 seats on Alpena City Council
July 24, 2013 – 12:22 am | Comments Off
Candidates sought for 2 seats on Alpena City Council

The Alpena Municipal Council could have a different look in 2014.

Alcona receives $150K to upgrade low income housing
July 24, 2013 – 12:20 am | Comments Off
Alcona receives $150K to upgrade low income housing

Alcona County has received a large grant to preserve affordable housing for low and moderate-income residents.

Youth & Rec Committee holds additional public meetings
July 24, 2013 – 12:14 am | Comments Off
Youth & Rec Committee holds additional public meetings

The Alpena County Youth and Recreation Committee is holding four additional meetings before the end of September.

Alpena child molester gets 20-40 years
July 24, 2013 – 12:12 am | Comments Off
Alpena child molester gets 20-40 years

A man already serving time behind bars was sentenced to an additional 20-40 years in prison this week, for molesting another child.

Onaway area man tied to car wash break ins
July 24, 2013 – 12:09 am | Comments Off
Onaway area man tied to car wash break ins

A 19 year-old man has been arrested for the alleged recent break in of coin-operated machines at car wash businesses in Onaway.

Cheboygan man arrested on cocaine & marijuana charges
July 24, 2013 – 12:07 am | Comments Off
Cheboygan man arrested on cocaine & marijuana charges

A Cheboygan man is sitting in jail on drug charges.

3 stations in NE Mich. will help people spot elk
July 24, 2013 – 12:04 am | Comments Off
3 stations in NE Mich. will help people spot elk

A newly completed project is designed to give people a better chance of spotting elk in Michigan’s northeastern Lower Peninsula.