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No word from Cox on sharing of Lafarge settlement
May 4, 2010 – 4:52 am
No word from Cox on sharing of Lafarge settlement

Alpena County is still waiting to hear back from the Michigan Attorney General’s Office on whether it will share a portion of the financial settlement the State received from Lafarge North America Inc.

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ACC 2010 commencement activities
May 4, 2010 – 4:50 am
ACC 2010 commencement activities

Alpena Community College graduates from the class of 2010 are ready to strut their stuff.

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Gries sentenced for embezzling from Alpena Payless Shoes
May 4, 2010 – 4:48 am
Gries sentenced for embezzling from Alpena Payless Shoes

A former employee of the Payless Shoes store in the Alpena Mall has been sentenced to jail.

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State gas prices up 5 cents, Alpena prices down
May 4, 2010 – 4:46 am
State gas prices up 5 cents, Alpena prices down

AAA Michigan says gasoline prices are up 5 cents per gallon over the past week to a statewide average of $2.90.

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Second Ave. Bridge maintenance
May 4, 2010 – 4:30 am
Second Ave. Bridge maintenance

The Second Avenue Bridge in Alpena will be open for a short period of time Wednesday morning, so crews can perform routine maintenance and inspection.

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Jacob Roy Oswald
May 3, 2010 – 3:32 pm
Jacob Roy Oswald

Jacob Roy Oswald, 21, of 7265 Farrier Road, Hillman, went home to his Lord and Savior on Sunday, May 2, 2010, as a result of an automobile accident.
Jacob was born on …

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Alpena Thunder unveils team logo
May 3, 2010 – 11:12 am
Alpena Thunder unveils team logo

The Alpena Thunder hockey team has unveiled its new logo.
According to team owner Joseph Kolodziej, the logo was designed by Johnny Griswold of Puckdrawn, a leading hockey specific graphic design organization. 
“We have been looking at …

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Sheltrown withdraws from 1st Congressional race
May 3, 2010 – 8:01 am
Sheltrown withdraws from 1st Congressional race

State Representative Joel Sheltrown announced this morning that he is ending his Democratic campaign for the 1st Congressional District.

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Hillman man killed in crash, 3 others seriously injured
May 3, 2010 – 5:08 am
Hillman man killed in crash, 3 others seriously injured

A Hillman man was killed and three others seriously injured following a single vehicle accident early Sunday morning.

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Public hearing likely to draw a large crowd – including gubernatorial candidate
May 3, 2010 – 4:50 am
Public hearing likely to draw a large crowd – including gubernatorial candidate

A public hearing on a proposed 15-year energy management program for the City of Alpena is expected to pack the house Monday night.

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April showers fall short but temps well above average
May 3, 2010 – 4:32 am
April showers fall short but temps well above average

A large portion of northern lower Michigan received below average amounts of rainfall in April, but temperatures across the region were well above average.

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County recognizes “Older Americans Month”
May 3, 2010 – 4:30 am
County recognizes “Older Americans Month”

Alpena County Commissioners recently adopted a proclamation recognizing May as Older Americans Month.

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