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Blanche Rygwelski
March 30, 2020 – 12:00 am
Blanche Rygwelski

Blanche Rygwelski, 91, was born on January 03, 1929, and passed into eternity on March 23, 2020.
 
She was born and raised on the Taratuta family farm in Posen, Michigan. Blanche attended Barent School to the …

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First presumptive positive case of COVID-19 in DHD#4
March 29, 2020 – 12:53 pm
First presumptive positive case of COVID-19 in DHD#4

The first presumptive positive case of the coronavirus has been detected in the District Health Department No. 4 region, encompassing Alpena, Cheboygan, Montmorency and Presque Isle counties.

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NE Community Health offering services for anxiety & more amid coronavirus outbreak
March 29, 2020 – 8:35 am
NE Community Health offering services for anxiety & more amid coronavirus outbreak

Northeast Michigan Community Mental Health Authority remains open and has services available for people who are feeling overwhelmed during the coronavirus pandemic. 

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$200K up for grabs to NE MI small businesses hurt by pandemic
March 27, 2020 – 12:46 am
$200K up for grabs to NE MI small businesses hurt by pandemic

A total of $200,000 in grants is up for grabs to small businesses in five counties in northeast Michigan that have been negatively impacted by the spread of the coronavirus.

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APS continues with pre-Labor Day start to school year
March 27, 2020 – 12:38 am
APS continues with pre-Labor Day start to school year

While the state of the current school year is still up in the air, Alpena Public Schools is moving forward with the planning process for the 2020-21 academic year.

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MidMichgan Health seeking temporary healthcare workers & support staff
March 27, 2020 – 12:30 am
MidMichgan Health seeking temporary healthcare workers & support staff

MidMichigan Health is currently trying to bolster its labor pool by identifying qualified persons who may be willing to work for the healthcare provider on a temporary basis.

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No burn permits in MI
March 27, 2020 – 12:22 am
No burn permits in MI

Michigan residents stuck at home and contemplating spring cleanup in the yard are not allowed to burn leaves, branches and other debris.

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Whitmer: No golf, can returns; but laundromats OK in shutdown
March 27, 2020 – 12:14 am
Whitmer: No golf, can returns; but laundromats OK in shutdown

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says golf courses should abide by her stay-at-home order and close down.

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Beaumont Health scrambling with hundreds of virus cases
March 27, 2020 – 12:08 am
Beaumont Health scrambling with hundreds of virus cases

Beaumont Health in southeastern Michigan is swamped with at least 650 coronavirus patients and hundreds more with tests pending.

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Record 129,000 Michiganders filed for unemployment last week
March 27, 2020 – 12:02 am
Record 129,000 Michiganders filed for unemployment last week

A record 129,000 Michiganders filed claims for unemployment benefits last week amid fallout from jobs lost due to the virus outbreak.

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ACC postpones graduation ceremony
March 26, 2020 – 4:17 pm
ACC postpones graduation ceremony

There will be no graduation ceremony at Alpena Community College on May 7.

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400 residents impacted by early morning power outage
March 26, 2020 – 3:32 pm
400 residents impacted by early morning power outage

Alpena Power Company says 400 customers were affected by an early morning power outage Thursday.

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