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City renews contract with Marina operators
May 7, 2010 – 5:45 am
City renews contract with Marina operators

The City of Alpena has signed a contract extension with the operator’s of its downtown marina.

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Alpena airport reworks shared agreement with MI Air National Guard
May 7, 2010 – 5:42 am
Alpena airport reworks shared agreement with MI Air National Guard

Alpena County is in the process of reworking a 50-year agreement with the Michigan Air National Guard for shared use of the local airport.

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ALPENA: Estlack & Bell will not seek re-election
May 6, 2010 – 6:43 am
ALPENA: Estlack & Bell will not seek re-election

The Alpena County Board of Commissioners will have at least a couple of new faces when it convenes for the first time in 2011.

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City nears agreement to fix collapsed wall along bi-path
May 6, 2010 – 6:20 am
City nears agreement to fix collapsed wall along bi-path

It’s been approximately one year since a section of the Alpena bi-path was closed off due to the collapse of a retaining wall, but there may finally be a light at the end of the tunnel.

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Reports of head lice coming into DHD No. 4
May 6, 2010 – 6:19 am
Reports of head lice coming into DHD No. 4

District Health Department No. 4 announced that reports of head lice have recently been coming in from all across the region.

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Public Safety Days
May 6, 2010 – 6:12 am
Public Safety Days

Various emergency services teams across Alpena County will be showing off their strengths this weekend, as part of a Public Safety Days event.

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Alpena man pleads guilty to B & E
May 6, 2010 – 6:10 am
Alpena man pleads guilty to B & E

An Alpena man with a lengthy criminal history will likely stay in prison after pleading guilty to breaking into a local business.

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Alpena City Fire puts out two sofa fires
May 6, 2010 – 6:09 am
Alpena City Fire puts out two sofa fires

Alpena City Fire crews put out a sofa fire by the curb Wednesday, and then extinguished a second one inside a home’s back door.

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WBKB to host live forums for 1st Congressional candidates
May 6, 2010 – 6:08 am
WBKB to host live forums for 1st Congressional candidates

WBKB Channel 11, Alpena will be holding a televised forum for the candidates running for the 1st Congressional District.

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Neumann plan to crack down on ‘doctor shopping’
May 6, 2010 – 6:07 am
Neumann plan to crack down on ‘doctor shopping’

State Representative Andy Neumann has unveiled his plan to help stop the abuse and illegal sale of prescription drugs in Michigan.

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School retirement deal eludes Michigan lawmakers
May 6, 2010 – 6:05 am
School retirement deal eludes Michigan lawmakers

There’s still no agreement among Michigan lawmakers on how to craft a proposal that might entice thousands of public school employees to retire this summer.

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Mom’s Raspberry Lemonade Cupcakes
May 6, 2010 – 12:01 am
Mom’s Raspberry Lemonade Cupcakes

These cupcakes are based on my mom’s famous lemon teacakes, which taste like heaven. I turned the recipe into cupcakes and added a creamy raspberry filling and velvety white chocolate cream cheese frosting. These cupcakes are perfect for Mother’s Day!

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