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Michigan husband and wife, married in 1953, die on same day
January 6, 2020 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Michigan husband and wife, married in 1953, die on same day
Michigan husband and wife, married in 1953, die on same day

Family members say a Michigan man and woman married over 60 years died within hours of each other on New Years Day.

Michigan’s population rise slows; congressional seat at risk
January 6, 2020 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Michigan’s population rise slows; congressional seat at risk
Michigan’s population rise slows; congressional seat at risk

U.S. Census Bureau data shows that Michigan’s population grew by less than 3,000 residents last year, apparently keeping the state on track to lose one congressional seat following the 2020 Census.

CES gadget show: How watching TV will change in the 2020s
January 6, 2020 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on CES gadget show: How watching TV will change in the 2020s
CES gadget show: How watching TV will change in the 2020s

What will watching TV be like in the 2020s? Amid new gadgets and glitz, the CES tech show in Las Vegas aims to offer some answers, many of which boil down to more streaming and more efforts to glue you to your phone.

Australia commits billions of dollars to wildfire recovery
January 6, 2020 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Australia commits billions of dollars to wildfire recovery
Australia commits billions of dollars to wildfire recovery

Australia’s government says it is willing to pay “whatever it takes” to help communities recover from devastating wildfires.

Three Cheboygan teens charged in connection with arson of vehicles
January 3, 2020 – 5:00 pm | Comments Off on Three Cheboygan teens charged in connection with arson of vehicles
Three Cheboygan teens charged in connection with arson of vehicles

Three teenagers from Cheboygan have been charged in connection with setting several vehicles on fire.

Nov. jobless rate down slightly in NE Michigan
January 3, 2020 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Nov. jobless rate down slightly in NE Michigan
Nov. jobless rate down slightly in NE Michigan

November non-seasonally adjusted unemployment rates fell in 11 of the state’s 17 major labor market areas, including northeast Michigan.

Adrian to lead Co. commissioners through 2020
January 3, 2020 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on Adrian to lead Co. commissioners through 2020
Adrian to lead Co. commissioners through 2020

The make up of the board of Alpena County Commissioners has a different look in the new year.

Alcona deputies reply to calls for domestic violence, missing person & more
January 3, 2020 – 12:36 am | Comments Off on Alcona deputies reply to calls for domestic violence, missing person & more
Alcona deputies reply to calls for domestic violence, missing person & more

Deputies with the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office responded to calls for a missing person over the week, domestic violence, threats, larceny and more.

Allor: January office hours
January 3, 2020 – 12:32 am | Comments Off on Allor: January office hours
Allor: January office hours

State Rep. Sue Allor is reminding residents that she is holding informal office hours this month, with planned stops in Rogers City, Ossineke, Oscoda, Harrisville and Wolverine.

APS Superintendent invites community to coffee sessions
January 3, 2020 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on APS Superintendent invites community to coffee sessions
APS Superintendent invites community to coffee sessions

The superintendent of Alpena Public Schools is hosting another round of community talks next week.

Chamber to host first GMDA event of 2020
January 3, 2020 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Chamber to host first GMDA event of 2020
Chamber to host first GMDA event of 2020

The Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting the first Good Mid-Day Alpena event of 2020 in January.

Soo school break extended as area deals with power outages
January 3, 2020 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Soo school break extended as area deals with power outages
Soo school break extended as area deals with power outages

The holiday break has been extended for students in an Upper Peninsula school district.