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County takes ownership of health dept. building
December 15, 2017 – 10:45 am | Comments Off on County takes ownership of health dept. building
County takes ownership of health dept. building

Alpena County now owns the building at 100 Woods Circle, which is occupied by District Health #4 and others.

New phone system for APS to cost over $260K
December 15, 2017 – 10:40 am | Comments Off on New phone system for APS to cost over $260K
New phone system for APS to cost over $260K

Alpena Public Schools is getting ready to send out a request for proposal for a new telephone system.
The current system is outdated and has been causing problems for a number of years.

Community Foundation grant opportunities
December 15, 2017 – 10:30 am | Comments Off on Community Foundation grant opportunities
Community Foundation grant opportunities

The Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan is accepting grant applications for the winter 2018 grant cycles of its Community Impact and Youth Advisory Council Grants.

Sanctuary hosts ROV open house
December 15, 2017 – 10:20 am | Comments Off on Sanctuary hosts ROV open house
Sanctuary hosts ROV open house

The Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary is hosting another open house where families will have an opportunity to build and operate an underwater remotely operated vehicle (ROV).
Parents and their children are invited to build a …

Mr. and Mrs. Bebee
December 15, 2017 – 7:41 am | Comments Off on Mr. and Mrs. Bebee
Mr. and Mrs. Bebee

Terrance H. Bebee, 85, and Barbara J. Bebee, 85, passed away on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 and on Thursday, December 14, 2017 respectfully.
They are survived by their two children, Linda and Robert …

Richard Herbert Cohoon
December 13, 2017 – 5:25 pm | Comments Off on Richard Herbert Cohoon
Richard Herbert Cohoon

Richard Herbert Cohoon, 78, of Hillman passed away Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at Medilodge Hillman.
Richard was born April 7, 1939, in Flint to the late Harold and Roberta (Kenyon) Cohoon. On June 7, …

Terry H. Bebee
December 13, 2017 – 5:25 pm | Comments Off on Terry H. Bebee
Terry H. Bebee

Terry H. Bebee, 86, of Alpena passed away Tuesday, December 13, 2017, at home.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

AmeriGas Cell Phones for Soldiers
December 11, 2017 – 10:15 am | Comments Off on AmeriGas Cell Phones for Soldiers
AmeriGas Cell Phones for Soldiers

AmeriGas Propane locations in Northern Michigan are proud to accept donations for Cell Phones for Soldiers!

Posen Sports Boosters tractor raffle winners
December 9, 2017 – 11:36 am | Comments Off on Posen Sports Boosters tractor raffle winners
Posen Sports Boosters tractor raffle winners

The Posen Sports Boosters held their annual tractor raffle on Friday at the Posen High School.
There were 4 cash prizes along with the grand prize of a New Holland tractor.
Scott Spomer of Alpena was the …

Keith Allen Burt
December 6, 2017 – 4:42 pm | Comments Off on Keith Allen Burt
Keith Allen Burt

Keith Allen Burt, 65, of Alpena, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at Mid-Michigan Medical Center of Alpena.
On January 25, 1952, Keith was born to George and Joan (Heine) …

Wanda E. Kaiser
December 6, 2017 – 4:41 pm | Comments Off on Wanda E. Kaiser
Wanda E. Kaiser

Wanda E. “Vinnie” Kaiser, age 89, of Alpena passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at home.
On August 10, 1928, Wanda was born to the late Frank and Rose (Grzeskowiak) Konieczka in Alpena, …

Katie Lynn Habermehl
December 6, 2017 – 3:05 pm | Comments Off on Katie Lynn Habermehl
Katie Lynn Habermehl

Katie Lynn Habermehl, 24, of Herron passed away suddenly from complications of Cystic Fibrosis, Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at University Hospital in Ann Arbor.
Katie was born January 29, 1993, in Alpena …