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Rights agency promotes ‘Let Freedom Ring!’ event
August 28, 2013 – 12:01 am | Comments Off
Rights agency promotes ‘Let Freedom Ring!’ event

The Michigan Department of Civil Rights is asking communities, religious congregations and schools to ring bells Wednesday to mark the 50th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech.

Alpena “nets” reality TV fishing show
August 27, 2013 – 12:20 am | Comments Off
Alpena “nets” reality TV fishing show

A reality fishing show is being filmed in Alpena this week.

APS unions expected to vote on contracts this week
August 27, 2013 – 12:18 am | Comments Off
APS unions expected to vote on contracts this week

The three remaining employee union groups of Alpena Public Schools are expected to vote on new contracts this week.

UPDATE: Police release name of woman who died in weekend crash
August 27, 2013 – 12:16 am | Comments Off
UPDATE: Police release name of woman who died in weekend crash

The Montmorency County Sheriff’s Office has released the identity of the Lewiston woman killed in a weekend auto accident.

New public hearing on library millage today
August 27, 2013 – 12:14 am | Comments Off
New public hearing on library millage today

A second public hearing is being held Tuesday, so citizens can comment on a proposed wording change to one of two Alpena County Library millages.

APS & Walgreens collect supplies for homeless students
August 27, 2013 – 12:10 am | Comments Off
APS & Walgreens collect supplies for homeless students

Alpena Public Schools and Walgreens are teaming up to help homeless students.

Cheboygan deputies track down stranded teens
August 27, 2013 – 12:08 am | Comments Off
Cheboygan deputies track down stranded teens

Four teens from Cheboygan were found unharmed Monday, after they were stranded and got lost in a remote area.

Fires, arrests & other incidents from Montmorency Co.
August 27, 2013 – 12:06 am | Comments Off
Fires, arrests & other incidents from Montmorency Co.

Emergency response agencies in Montmorency County responded to a couple of fires over the past week, along with some assaults and other incidents.