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Iosco Co. receives railroad crossing grants
December 6, 2018 – 12:22 am
Iosco Co. receives railroad crossing grants

Two grants are headed to Isoco County for railroad crossing improvements through the Michigan Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) 2019 Local Grade Crossing Surface Program.

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Presidential funeral train will be first in nearly 50 years
December 6, 2018 – 12:14 am
Presidential funeral train will be first in nearly 50 years

A locomotive unveiled in 2005 for a special exhibit at George H.W. Bush’s presidential library will be used to pull the late president’s funeral train.

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Paris riots show difficulty of fighting warming with taxes
December 6, 2018 – 12:08 am
Paris riots show difficulty of fighting warming with taxes

The “yellow vests” in France are worrying greens around the world.

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Quackarazzi: Mandarin duck holds NYC in its spell
December 6, 2018 – 12:02 am
Quackarazzi: Mandarin duck holds NYC in its spell

A brightly colored Mandarin duck is holding New York City in its spell.

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Dale Eugene Rondeau
December 5, 2018 – 4:08 pm
Dale Eugene Rondeau

Dale Eugene Rondeau, 76, of Spruce passed away Sunday, December 2, 2018 at MidMichigan Medical Center – Midland.
Dale was born August 24, 1942 in Alpena County to the late Lawrence and Clara …

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Gary Lee Reiser
December 5, 2018 – 4:07 pm
Gary Lee Reiser

Gary Lee Reiser, 73, of Ossineke, passed away peacefully at home with his daughter and her family by his side Nov. 28, 2018.
Gary was born Nov. 2, 1945 in Alpena to Albert and Frances …

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Jane Ann Kowalski
December 5, 2018 – 4:04 pm
Jane Ann Kowalski

Jane Ann Kowalski, 87, of Alpena, passed away Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018.
Jane was born Sept. 23, 1931 in Bay City to Rosco and Gertrude (Reed) Davis. She married Harold Kowalski on Feb. 14, 1950 …

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Commissioners to meet over future of Plaza Pool
December 5, 2018 – 12:54 am
Commissioners to meet over future of Plaza Pool

It’s no secret Plaza Pool has been draining dollars from Alpena County’s general fund budget over the years.

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Airport enplanements top 10K
December 5, 2018 – 12:42 am
Airport enplanements top 10K

Alpena County Regional Airport has officially topped 10,000 enplanements for the year.

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Public hearing on local draft recreation plans
December 5, 2018 – 12:34 am
Public hearing on local draft recreation plans

A public hearing is being held to give residents an opportunity to review and make comment on a draft of a new recreation plan for Alpena County and the townships of Alpena, Green, Ossineke and Wilson.

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Dorothy Diane McClain
December 5, 2018 – 12:32 am
Dorothy Diane McClain

Dorothy Diane McClain, 75, of Alpena died Tuesday, December 4, 2018, at MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena.
Surviving are her two sons, Ben (Chanda) McClain, Erik (Megan) McClain; and brother, David Waller.
Cremation …

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City recognizes outstanding employees for 2018
December 5, 2018 – 12:28 am
City recognizes outstanding employees for 2018

The City of Alpena has recognized six employees for their hard work and cooperative spirits over the past year.

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