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Herron Rd. reconstruction to last 5 weeks
April 19, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Herron Rd. reconstruction to last 5 weeks
Herron Rd. reconstruction to last 5 weeks

A section of Herron Road will undergo reconstruction over the next five weeks.

Michigan launches pilot program for farmers to grow hemp
April 19, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Michigan launches pilot program for farmers to grow hemp
Michigan launches pilot program for farmers to grow hemp

Michigan is launching a pilot program to aid farmers and processors interested in growing industrial hemp during the 2019 planting season.

Brands roll with stoner ‘holiday’ as pot legalization grows
April 19, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Brands roll with stoner ‘holiday’ as pot legalization grows
Brands roll with stoner ‘holiday’ as pot legalization grows

Potheads have for decades celebrated their love of marijuana on April 20, but the once counter-culture celebration that was all about getting stoned now is so mainstream Corporate America is starting to embrace it.

Cleaning For A Reason – Helping women with cancer
April 18, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Cleaning For A Reason – Helping women with cancer
Cleaning For A Reason – Helping women with cancer

Cleaning For A Reason is helping women with cancer focus on getting well without having to worry about keeping their residence in order.

County’s deficit grows slightly during first quarter
April 18, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on County’s deficit grows slightly during first quarter
County’s deficit grows slightly during first quarter

Alpena County is facing a slightly larger general fund budget deficit following first quarter adjustments.

Bill to forgive more snow days for schools OK’d by House
April 18, 2019 – 12:38 am | Comments Off on Bill to forgive more snow days for schools OK’d by House
Bill to forgive more snow days for schools OK’d by House

Michigan school districts would not have to make up snow days that occur during state-declared emergencies under a bill advancing in the Legislature.

Robert “Bobby” Nolan headed back to prison
April 18, 2019 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Robert “Bobby” Nolan headed back to prison
Robert “Bobby” Nolan headed back to prison

A 52 year-old Hubbard Lake man with a lengthy criminal history is headed back to prison.

Alcona deputies respond to burglary & domestic assault over week
April 18, 2019 – 12:22 am | Comments Off on Alcona deputies respond to burglary & domestic assault over week
Alcona deputies respond to burglary & domestic assault over week

Deputies with the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office responded to calls for a burglary and domestic violence over the week.

Michigan environmental department (DEQ) to change name
April 18, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Michigan environmental department (DEQ) to change name
Michigan environmental department (DEQ) to change name

Michigan’s environmental agency is days away from having a new name.

Michigan unemployment rate unchanged at 4 percent in March
April 18, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Michigan unemployment rate unchanged at 4 percent in March
Michigan unemployment rate unchanged at 4 percent in March

Michigan’s unemployment rate held steady at 4 percent in March – the sixth consecutive month it has remained unchanged.

Electric scooters have zipped by docked bikes in popularity
April 18, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Electric scooters have zipped by docked bikes in popularity
Electric scooters have zipped by docked bikes in popularity

Love them or hate them, electric scooters are everywhere – zipping along city streets and littered on sidewalks, to the dismay of pedestrians and drivers who must share the road.

Prosecutor seeks help due to increase in caseload
April 17, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Prosecutor seeks help due to increase in caseload
Prosecutor seeks help due to increase in caseload

Alpena County Prosecutor Ed Black has asked commissioners for additional funding to help combat an increase in the number of cases moving through his office.