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Home Depot donates fencing to nature area at Ella White school
December 23, 2016 – 1:15 am | Comments Off on Home Depot donates fencing to nature area at Ella White school
Home Depot donates fencing to nature area at Ella White school

The nature area in front of Ella White Elementary School will receive some needed cleanup in spring.
The area, which includes a nature trail, has been a sore spot for some residents since a teacher created …

Road commission holds public hearing on new budget
December 23, 2016 – 1:13 am | Comments Off on Road commission holds public hearing on new budget
Road commission holds public hearing on new budget

The Alpena County Road Commission is holding a public hearing next week, to take comments on a new fiscal year budget.
The proposed 2017 budget is currently available for review at the road commission offices, Monday …

Children’s Park in Iosco Co. receives grant for fitness course
December 23, 2016 – 1:12 am | Comments Off on Children’s Park in Iosco Co. receives grant for fitness course
Children’s Park in Iosco Co. receives grant for fitness course

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has announced that 36 communities across the state will share approximately $1.46 million in Recreation Passport grants.
Funding for the program is derived from sales of the Recreation Passport, the …

MidMichigan hosts monthly Diabetes Talk event next week
December 23, 2016 – 1:10 am | Comments Off on MidMichigan hosts monthly Diabetes Talk event next week
MidMichigan hosts monthly Diabetes Talk event next week

MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena is hosting a monthly “Diabetes Talk” informational session next week, for patients and residents who want to learn more about the importance of advocating for their health and strategies to …

Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University classes coming to Alpena
December 23, 2016 – 1:09 am | Comments Off on Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University classes coming to Alpena
Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University classes coming to Alpena

Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University classes will be starting in Alpena next month.
The classes teach participants how to create a budget, pay off debt, spend and save wisely and more, through a nine-week course.
One of …

Nearly 3.5M Michiganders have end of year holiday travel plans
December 22, 2016 – 3:30 am | Comments Off on Nearly 3.5M Michiganders have end of year holiday travel plans
Nearly 3.5M Michiganders have end of year holiday travel plans

Nearly 3.5 million Michiganders have travel plans over the next couple of weeks.
That’s according to AAA’s Year-End Holiday Travel Forecast, and represents a 2.5 percent increase, or over 80,000 more travelers than last year, and …

County hires internal candidate for EQ director
December 22, 2016 – 3:29 am | Comments Off on County hires internal candidate for EQ director
County hires internal candidate for EQ director

Alpena County has finally hired a full-time equalization director.
Commissioners have used a few different solutions to keep the office running smoothly since John Hippensteel abruptly resigned without notice in October 2014.
Part of the problem in …

MSP make arrests for domestic violence, drugs & embezzlement
December 22, 2016 – 3:28 am | Comments Off on MSP make arrests for domestic violence, drugs & embezzlement
MSP make arrests for domestic violence, drugs & embezzlement

The Michigan State Police Alpena Post responded to 65 calls for help over the week, and made arrests for drugs, domestic violence and embezzlement.
Troopers also investigated two calls for suicide or insanity, four for assaults …

Folk Society art contest for concert posters & T-shirts
December 22, 2016 – 3:27 am | Comments Off on Folk Society art contest for concert posters & T-shirts
Folk Society art contest for concert posters & T-shirts

The Thunder Bay Folk Society is looking for artwork to grace the front of posters and T-shirts for the 4th annual Folk Festival.
A contest is also being held to find artwork for display ads and …

Charles “Charlie” Reed Morrison, Jr.
December 20, 2016 – 4:56 pm | Comments Off on Charles “Charlie” Reed Morrison, Jr.
Charles “Charlie” Reed Morrison, Jr.

Charles “Charlie” Reed Morrison, Jr., 82, of Alpena died Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at MidMichigan Medical Center Alpena.
Charlie was born June 26, 1934 in Bassett, VA to Charles R. and Irene (Koger) Morrison. …

Jerry Lee Barnett
December 20, 2016 – 4:53 pm | Comments Off on Jerry Lee Barnett
Jerry Lee Barnett

Jerry Lee Barnett, 71, of Lachine passed away on Friday, December 16, 2016, at Beaumont Hospital – Royal Oak.
Surviving are his wife, Marilyn; 3 daughters, Melissa (Steve) Dashevich, Tammy (Eric) Korhonen, Penney …

Barbara J. Hosner
December 20, 2016 – 4:52 pm | Comments Off on Barbara J. Hosner
Barbara J. Hosner

Barbara J. Hosner, 80, of Hillman went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, December 12, 2016, at her home.

Barbara J. Joslin was born on July 1, 1936, in …