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Bagged grass & brush pickup in Alpena next week
May 29, 2020 – 12:10 am
Bagged grass & brush pickup in Alpena next week

Crews for the City of Alpena will be picking up brush curbside next week.

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City of Alpena unveils re-opening plan
May 28, 2020 – 5:05 pm
City of Alpena unveils re-opening plan

The city of Alpena has released a plan to re-open most facilities and offices over the next couple of weeks.

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Free coronavirus testing in Mackinaw City this weekend
May 28, 2020 – 4:22 pm
Free coronavirus testing in Mackinaw City this weekend

The Michigan National Guard will join forces with District Health Department No. 4 to offer free coronavirus testing in Mackinaw City.

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City rules for garage sales
May 28, 2020 – 4:20 pm
City rules for garage sales

The city of Alpena limits the number of garage sales each citizen can hold each year, and has rules for the number of days each sale can be held and sale signs.

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Avery, Alpena, arrested for possessing child sexually abusive videos
May 28, 2020 – 10:23 am
Avery, Alpena, arrested for possessing child sexually abusive videos

A former treasurer of the Alpena Agricultural Society who spent time in jail for embezzlement is in trouble with the law again.

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Commissioners approve sale/purchase of patrol vehicles for sheriff’s office
May 28, 2020 – 12:56 am
Commissioners approve sale/purchase of patrol vehicles for sheriff’s office

The Alpena County Sheriff’s Office is selling several vehicles and in search of a new one.

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City ordinance on lawn cutting & debris removal
May 28, 2020 – 12:30 am
City ordinance on lawn cutting & debris removal

The City of Alpena is reminding residents that a lawn cutting ordinance requires yards to be mowed by the first day of each month, starting in June and continuing through November.

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Alcona deputies arrest 2 for domestic violence & 1 for drunk driving
May 28, 2020 – 12:20 am
Alcona deputies arrest 2 for domestic violence & 1 for drunk driving

The number of complaints filed with the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office rose considerably last week.

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Governor orders probe of failed dams that caused flooding
May 28, 2020 – 12:10 am
Governor orders probe of failed dams that caused flooding

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has demanded an investigation to determine what caused two dams in central Michigan to fail last week, leading to devastating floods in several communities and forcing about 11,000 people to evacuate their homes.

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Lorine Helen Jack
May 28, 2020 – 12:00 am
Lorine Helen Jack

Lorine Helen Jack, 95, of Boyne City, formerly of Alpena, entered into the peace of her Lord and Saviour Tuesday, May 26, 2020 surrounded by her loving family.
Lorine Helen Mayou was born on May 18, …

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AHS top athletes for 2020: Eli Winter & Anna Young
May 27, 2020 – 4:24 pm
AHS top athletes for 2020: Eli Winter & Anna Young

The Alpena High School Athletic Department named Eli Winter and Anna Young as the 2019-2020 Male and Female Athletes of the Year during a recent awards ceremony.

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Soaring Eagle & Saganing Casinos to Open
May 27, 2020 – 12:05 pm
Soaring Eagle & Saganing Casinos to Open

The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe voluntarily closed Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort, The Slot Palace & Bingo Hall and Saganing Eagles Landing Casino & Hotel on March 16, 2020 to support efforts to prevent the …

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