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LOCAL SPORTS FRIDAY 2-28-2020
February 28, 2020 – 6:06 am
LOCAL SPORTS FRIDAY 2-28-2020

Things are heating up with the playoffs getting underway.

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Alpena voters asked to support expanded ambulance millage
February 28, 2020 – 12:56 am
Alpena voters asked to support expanded ambulance millage

Another millage request will be put before Alpena County voters in August, when an ambulance millage is expanded to include funding for five additional items.

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Onaway graduation rate tops in region, APS lowest
February 28, 2020 – 12:44 am
Onaway graduation rate tops in region, APS lowest

A list of annual graduation and dropout rates from the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) for the 2018-19 academic year reveals a mixed bag of results for schools in northeast Michigan.

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Air Force to allocate another $13.5M for PFAS cleanup around Wurtsmith
February 28, 2020 – 12:38 am
Air Force to allocate another $13.5M for PFAS cleanup around Wurtsmith

The United States Air Force will allocate another $13.5 million to help cover the cost of PFAS remediation efforts around the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base in Oscoda.

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Hospice seeks veteran volunteers in Alpena & surrounding area
February 28, 2020 – 12:30 am
Hospice seeks veteran volunteers in Alpena & surrounding area

Hospice of Michigan is looking for compassionate volunteers to help patients and families dealing with life-limiting illnesses in Alpena, Ossineke, Alcona and surrounding communities.

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Brush Creek Mill announces mini-grant awards
February 28, 2020 – 12:22 am
Brush Creek Mill announces mini-grant awards

Brush Creek Mill in Hillman has announced recipients of 2020 mini-grant awards for child-centered projects in Montmorency County.

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Stamas introduces class-inspired bill to name the gray tree frog state amphibian
February 28, 2020 – 12:14 am
Stamas introduces class-inspired bill to name the gray tree frog state amphibian

State Senator Jim Stamas has introduced legislation to name the gray tree frog Michigan’s official state amphibian.

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Michigan settles lawsuit over teen abuse in prison for $80M
February 28, 2020 – 12:08 am
Michigan settles lawsuit over teen abuse in prison for $80M

The state of Michigan has agreed to pay $80 million to settle a class-action lawsuit on behalf of male teens who said they were sexually assaulted in prison while housed with adults.

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Coronavirus fear touches off a global run on face masks
February 28, 2020 – 12:02 am
Coronavirus fear touches off a global run on face masks

Fear of the spreading coronavirus is causing a global run on sales of face masks despite medical experts’ advice that most people who aren’t sick don’t need to wear them.

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Gerald Wayne Cook
February 27, 2020 – 5:52 pm
Gerald Wayne Cook

Gerald Wayne Cook, age 80, of Alpena, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 24, 2020.
On May 18, 1939, Gerald was born to the late Dewey and Ethel (Powers) Cook in Detroit, Michigan. Wayne served 6 …

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Glenn Louis LaRoche
February 27, 2020 – 5:52 pm
Glenn Louis LaRoche

Glenn Louis LaRoche, 76, of Alpena passed away Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at his home.
 
Glenn was born on September 8, 1943 in Alpena to the late Lawrence and Mable (Eller) LaRoche. He served in the …

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LOCAL SPORTS THURSDAY 2-27-2020
February 27, 2020 – 6:28 am
LOCAL SPORTS THURSDAY 2-27-2020

Who moves on in hockey? How did your team do in basketball? What’s coming up tonight?

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