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Alpena Optimist Club Spring Break Fun Day
March 20, 2019 – 12:09 pm
Alpena Optimist Club Spring Break Fun Day

Everything is free! Tuesday, March 26, 9 AM until 3 PM at Alpena High School

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Thousands headed to Alpena for FIRST Robotics district events
March 20, 2019 – 12:56 am
Thousands headed to Alpena for FIRST Robotics district events

As many as 2,000 to 3,000 people will descend on Alpena over the next two weekends, for FIRST Robotics district events at the high school.

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Council takes pause on pricey downtown bike racks
March 20, 2019 – 12:44 am
Council takes pause on pricey downtown bike racks

The Alpena Municipal Council held a lengthy debate this week, on whether to support two pricey bicycle racks for downtown, or whether that money might be better spent on less expensive, but additional racks that could serve more people in more places.

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Finally…Spring arrives today!
March 20, 2019 – 12:34 am
Finally…Spring arrives today!

Many residents across northeast Michigan are welcoming the return of spring Wednesday.

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Former fair board member makes court appearance on embezzlement charges
March 20, 2019 – 12:28 am
Former fair board member makes court appearance on embezzlement charges

It appears the prosecution and the defense in the case of the people versus Brad Avery of Alpena are close to reaching a settlement that would avoid a trial.

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Lane closures on Mud Creek Bridge/Werth Road
March 20, 2019 – 12:20 am
Lane closures on Mud Creek Bridge/Werth Road

Traffic will be impacted on Werth Road for the next three weeks as DTE Energy completes some infrastructure improvements.

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Montmorency deputies make drug & drunk driving arrests
March 20, 2019 – 12:14 am
Montmorency deputies make drug & drunk driving arrests

The Montmorency County Sheriff’s Office logged 85 calls for help over the week.

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Scotty G. Fishing Tournament raises funds for Alpena Cancer patients
March 20, 2019 – 12:08 am
Scotty G. Fishing Tournament raises funds for Alpena Cancer patients

An annual fishing tournament on Beaver Lake raised $3,400 this year, which was donated to a fund that helps cancer patients.

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Allor’s open records plan approved by Michigan House
March 20, 2019 – 12:02 am
Allor’s open records plan approved by Michigan House

State Rep. Sue Allor’s plan to make state government more accountable to the people has been unanimously approved by the Michigan House.

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Dean Robert Gunderson
March 19, 2019 – 5:46 pm
Dean Robert Gunderson

Dean Robert Gunderson, 88, of Alpena passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at Touch of Country.
Dean was born October 8, 1930, in Highmore, SD to the late Charles and Esther (Campbell) …

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Bots on the Bay!
March 19, 2019 – 3:35 pm
Bots on the Bay!

Come and watch the excitement both weekends as 40 teams from around the state compete for the championship! March 21-23 and March 28-30, Alpena High School.

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Council reviews long-term tax abatements
March 19, 2019 – 12:56 am
Council reviews long-term tax abatements

An annual report on businesses that received long-term tax abatements from the City of Alpena shows most of those companies have fulfilled their end of the bargain in regards to capital investment and job creation.

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