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Granholm orders flags lowered for Saginaw soldier
September 28, 2010 – 6:01 am
Granholm orders flags lowered for Saginaw soldier

Governor Granholm has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff today, for a soldier from Saginaw who was killed in Afghanistan.

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Census finds record gap between rich and poor
September 28, 2010 – 5:56 am
Census finds record gap between rich and poor

The income gap between the richest and poorest Americans grew last year to its widest amount on record.

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IRS won’t be mailing tax forms next year
September 28, 2010 – 5:55 am
IRS won’t be mailing tax forms next year

Don’t look for tax forms and instructions in your mailbox next year.

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Shafto named president of MML board
September 27, 2010 – 4:50 pm
Shafto named president of MML board

Alpena Mayor Carol Shafto has been named the new president of the Michigan Municipal League (MML) Board of Trustees.

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Joseph Leo Zwolinski
September 27, 2010 – 3:17 pm
Joseph Leo Zwolinski

 
 
  Joseph Leo Zwolinski age 91 of Metz
Death
 

 
 
Passed away September 23, 2010 at Alpena Regional Medical Center
 
 
Birth
 

 
 
He was born March 15, 1919 in Chicago to Joseph and Mary Zwolinski
 
 
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On May 4, 1942 Joe married Lucille Pilarski …

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Wilbur D. Coplin Jr.
September 27, 2010 – 3:14 pm
Wilbur D. Coplin Jr.

Wilbur D. Coplin Jr., 88, formerly of Alpena, passed away Thursday, September 23, 2010, at Medilodge of Hillman.
Arrangements are being handled by the Bannan Funeral Home with obituary information to appear later.

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Ardath Jane Thorburn
September 27, 2010 – 3:11 pm
Ardath Jane Thorburn

Ardath Jane Thorburn, 84, passed away Wednesday, September 22, 2010, at Tendercare/Greenview surrounded by dear friends.
 
Ardath was born June 12, 1926 in Alpena to William and Elsie (Gapske) Thorburn.  She attended Lincoln School and graduated …

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Only 1 group shows up for civic center walk-thru
September 27, 2010 – 6:32 am
Only 1 group shows up for civic center walk-thru

Only one potential buyer showed up Friday, for a walk-thru of the Alpena Civic and Convention Center.

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Greg Mortenson Day in Alpena
September 27, 2010 – 6:20 am
Greg Mortenson Day in Alpena

The man responsible for building more than 135 schools in mountainous and often volatile regions of Pakistan and Afghanistan will be in Alpena this week.

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Organizers gearing up for holiday parade
September 27, 2010 – 6:13 am
Organizers gearing up for holiday parade

It’s not too early to start thinking about the annual holiday parade in Alpena.

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S.A.N.E. makes 9 arrests over 3 weeks
September 27, 2010 – 6:10 am
S.A.N.E. makes 9 arrests over 3 weeks

The Straits Area Narcotics Enforcement (SANE) team made nine arrests over the past three weeks.

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Alpena Mall blood drive
September 27, 2010 – 6:06 am
Alpena Mall blood drive

Every day, more than 39,000 pints of blood are needed for patients in the United States.

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