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Maple City man known as ‘Lord of the Gourd’
October 23, 2014 – 12:03 am
Maple City man known as ‘Lord of the Gourd’

A Maple City man is busy this time of year, as you might expect of someone known as the “Lord of the Gourd.”

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Public wants tighter Ebola screening
October 23, 2014 – 12:01 am
Public wants tighter Ebola screening

A poll finds that Americans want tighter screening for Ebola and that those most fearful about the virus spreading don’t have a good grasp about how it’s spread.

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Area schools help homeless students stay in school
October 22, 2014 – 12:36 am
Area schools help homeless students stay in school

Alpena Public Schools and other districts in the region receive federal funding to help homeless kids attend school.

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City continues with outside vendor to cut grass
October 22, 2014 – 12:32 am
City continues with outside vendor to cut grass

The City of Alpena has renewed a contract with an outside vendor that cuts grass at properties where lawns become unsightly.

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Huron Pines recruiting for 13 positions
October 22, 2014 – 12:28 am
Huron Pines recruiting for 13 positions

The Huron Pines AmeriCorps program is recruiting 13 full-time positions for natural resources related work across Michigan.

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Alpena man says he stole truck because he’s homeless
October 22, 2014 – 12:24 am
Alpena man says he stole truck because he’s homeless

A 63 year-old Alpena man who stole a pickup and was caught sleeping in the truck has reached a plea agreement.

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Alcona Co Sheriff’s Office weekly stats
October 22, 2014 – 12:20 am
Alcona Co Sheriff’s Office weekly stats

The Alcona County Sheriff’s Office handled 50 calls for help over the most recent week.

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Chamber gearing up for Bolenz Jewelry Holiday Parade
October 22, 2014 – 12:16 am
Chamber gearing up for Bolenz Jewelry Holiday Parade

The Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for this year’s Bolenz Jewelry Holiday Parade.

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