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Bid for APS phone system nearly $90K under budget
August 15, 2018 – 12:35 am
Bid for APS phone system nearly $90K under budget

When the board of education for Alpena Public Schools meets Monday, it will consider a bid for a new telephone system.

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Salvation Army collecting Back to School items for local kids
August 15, 2018 – 12:28 am
Salvation Army collecting Back to School items for local kids

With less than two weeks before classes start on another academic year, the Salvation Army of Alpena is accepting donations of back to school items for children in grades 1-12.

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UPDATE: Name of deceased diver released, investigation continues
August 15, 2018 – 12:21 am
UPDATE: Name of deceased diver released, investigation continues

The Cheboygan County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate the cause of a fatal diving accident that occurred early Sunday afternoon.

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Alcohol a factor in crash that ejected 2 near Rogers City
August 15, 2018 – 12:14 am
Alcohol a factor in crash that ejected 2 near Rogers City

Two people were ejected from a vehicle and at least one of three occupants was seriously injured following a single vehicle crash near Rogers City.

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Xterra Rockport Rugged Triathlon coming to Alpena Saturday
August 15, 2018 – 12:08 am
Xterra Rockport Rugged Triathlon coming to Alpena Saturday

The Xterra Rockport Rugged Triathlon returns to Rockport State Recreation Area in Alpena Saturday.

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Georgia remains match MI teen last seen in 1979
August 15, 2018 – 12:02 am
Georgia remains match MI teen last seen in 1979

Authorities say tests have confirmed the remains of an unknown person buried in Georgia are those of a 15 year-old boy who ran away from his southeastern Michigan home in 1979.

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Richard J. Fatka
August 14, 2018 – 5:21 pm
Richard J. Fatka

Richard J. Fatka, age 86, of Presque Isle passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, August 12, 2018, at Mid-Michigan Medical Center of Alpena.
On January 28, 1932, Richard was born to the late Wenceslaus and Leocadia …

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APS unveils list of needs for potential bond issue
August 14, 2018 – 12:57 am
APS unveils list of needs for potential bond issue

A few members of the Board of Education for Alpena Public Schools have received their first look at what $60 million will buy in the form of building and grounds improvements.

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