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Ashley Marie Smith
June 21, 2018 – 5:24 pm
Ashley Marie Smith

Ashley Marie Smith, 27, of Hillman passed away of an undetected colloid cyst on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.
Surviving are her husband, John; daughter, Madeline; …

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Miriam V. Benoit
June 21, 2018 – 5:23 pm
Miriam V. Benoit

Miriam V. Benoit, age 80, of Alpena passed away peacefully on June 19, 2018, at Mid-Michigan Medical Center of Midland surrounded by her family.
On April 16, 1938, Miriam was born to the late …

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Lillian Lorraine Campbell
June 21, 2018 – 5:21 pm
Lillian Lorraine Campbell

Lillian Lorraine Campbell, 83, of Ossineke passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at Precious Days Adult Foster Care.
Lillian Wilke was born December 23, 1934, in Alpena to the late Ewald and Ruth …

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Recycling surcharge a hardship for disabled vets & the poor
June 21, 2018 – 12:54 am
Recycling surcharge a hardship for disabled vets & the poor

Alpena County is considering a new recycling surcharge resolution that includes a key component that will make life better for residents who have a poverty or disabled veteran exemption.

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APS to start parent meetings on building needs in fall
June 21, 2018 – 12:42 am
APS to start parent meetings on building needs in fall

Administrators with Alpena Public Schools are planning to hold parent meetings in the fall, to find out what residents believe are priority issues for each school building.

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Summer arrives today
June 21, 2018 – 12:34 am
Summer arrives today

The first day of summer officially arrived in northeast Michigan at 6:07 a.m. Thursday.

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DHD#4: Vaccinations important – hepatitis A & mumps confirmed in NE MI
June 21, 2018 – 12:28 am
DHD#4: Vaccinations important – hepatitis A & mumps confirmed in NE MI

Officials from District Health Department #4 (DHD#4) are reminding parents and other residents of the importance of vaccinations on the heels of confirmed cases of hepatitis A and mumps in northeast Michigan.

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3 alarm fire torches home north of Ossineke
June 21, 2018 – 12:20 am
3 alarm fire torches home north of Ossineke

A home was totally destroyed by flames early Wednesday morning, following a three-alarm fire north of Ossineke.

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