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Local 204 ratifies contract with ARMC
May 10, 2010 – 6:29 am
Local 204 ratifies contract with ARMC

A large employee group of Alpena Regional Medical Center has ratified a new 3-year contract.

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Alpena airport reworks shared agreement with Air National Guard
May 10, 2010 – 5:53 am
Alpena airport reworks shared agreement with 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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CERT training coming to Alpena
May 10, 2010 – 5:52 am
CERT training coming to Alpena

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training is being offered at the Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center.

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Heavy, wet snow downs trees in Mont. Co.
May 10, 2010 – 5:51 am
Heavy, wet snow downs trees in Mont. Co.

DTE Energy Co. says about 60,000 utility customers lost power at the height of a two-day storm that knocked down trees and power lines over the weekend.

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NEMCOG receives $10K to implement economic strategy in NE MI
May 10, 2010 – 5:50 am
NEMCOG receives $10K to implement economic strategy in NE MI

The Northeast Michigan Council of Governments (NEMCOG) is receiving federal monies to develop and implement an economic development strategy in northeast lower Michigan.

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Fire rips through home on Ford Ave.
May 10, 2010 – 5:49 am
Fire rips through home on Ford Ave.

The City of Alpena Fire Department was able to quickly control a house fire on Ford Avenue over the weekend.

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Blood drives in Alpena & East Tawas
May 10, 2010 – 5:48 am
Blood drives in Alpena & East Tawas

The Great Lakes Region of the American Red Cross is hosting blood drives this week, in Alpena and East Tawas.

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Michigan bear, elk hunt applications available
May 10, 2010 – 5:46 am
Michigan bear, elk hunt applications available

The state says applications for Michigan bear and elk hunting licenses are available through June 1.

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For more children, dinner is coming from Uncle Sam
May 10, 2010 – 5:45 am
For more children, dinner is coming from Uncle Sam

More low-income school kids could soon have access to free nutritious dinners.

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Some Lafarge workers to return early from layoff
May 8, 2010 – 6:00 am
Some Lafarge workers to return early from layoff

Some employees of the Lafarge cement plant in Alpena received welcome news Friday, when they learned a 60-day layoff was ending sooner than expected.

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William Wheeler “Bill” Soper
May 7, 2010 – 3:07 pm
William Wheeler “Bill” Soper

William Wheeler “Bill” Soper, 75, of Spruce, passed away at home on Tuesday, May 4, 2010
 
Bill was born on October 23, 1934 in Alpena to the late Frank and Anna (Fryxell) Soper.  He attended Cronk …

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Norma Agnes Miller
May 7, 2010 – 3:01 pm
Norma Agnes Miller

Norma Agnes Miller, 81, of Alpena, passed away at home on Thursday, May 6, 2010.

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