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Gladwin man assaults pregnant wife at Alpena motel
February 17, 2020 – 12:22 am
Gladwin man assaults pregnant wife at Alpena motel

A 27 year-old man from Gladwin was recently sentenced for assaulting his wife at a motel in Alpena.

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Michigan official: Election Day should be a worker holiday
February 17, 2020 – 12:14 am
Michigan official: Election Day should be a worker holiday

Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson is urging businesses to give their workers the day off on Election Day by making it a company holiday.

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Michigan man serving up to 60 years for pot seeks release
February 17, 2020 – 12:08 am
Michigan man serving up to 60 years for pot seeks release

A Michigan man sentenced to up to 60 years in prison in 1996 for a marijuana dealing conviction is hoping to cut his remaining time behind bars.

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Zoo in MI plays cupid with snow leopards to produce cubs
February 17, 2020 – 12:02 am
Zoo in MI plays cupid with snow leopards to produce cubs

Officials at a Michigan zoo are hoping its male snow leopard hooks up with a female snow leopard he was paired with through a breeding program that aims to give the threatened species a boost.

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James Mason MacConnell
February 17, 2020 – 12:00 am
James Mason MacConnell

James Mason MacConnell, age 68, a resident of Naperville, formerly of Glen Ellyn, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 12, 2020.  He was born June 19, 1951 in Alpena, Michigan to Lloyd …

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Arnold “Arnie” Schalkofske
February 17, 2020 – 12:00 am
Arnold “Arnie” Schalkofske

Arnold “Arnie” Schalkofske, 82, of Hubbard Lake passed away Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020 at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City.
Arnie was born March 6, 1937 in Hubbard Lake to the late Edgar and Frieda (Zarske) …

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Ronald John Kowalski
February 14, 2020 – 4:52 pm
Ronald John Kowalski

Ronald John Kowalski, 73, of Ossineke, entered eternal peace on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020 at his home
surrounded by family. He was a compassionate and caring man that will be deeply missed by all who
knew him. …

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Black appointed 26th Circuit Court Judge
February 14, 2020 – 1:51 pm
Black appointed 26th Circuit Court Judge

Now former Alpena County Prosecutor Ed Black has been appointed Judge of the 26th Circuit Court of Alpena and Montmorency counties.

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Fairview man killed in sawmill accident
February 14, 2020 – 8:51 am
Fairview man killed in sawmill accident

A Fairview man was killed Thursday, when he became trapped in a debarking machine at a business in Comins.

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LOCAL SPORTS FRIDAY 2-14-2020
February 14, 2020 – 6:47 am
LOCAL SPORTS FRIDAY 2-14-2020

Valentine’s Day sports report

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APS pursuing grant for additional behavioral health counselor
February 14, 2020 – 12:56 am
APS pursuing grant for additional behavioral health counselor

Behavioral health counselors have been helping students of Alpena Public Schools for nearly a decade.

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Hillman woman who lost job wins $250K
February 14, 2020 – 12:46 am
Hillman woman who lost job wins $250K

A Hillman woman who lost her job two weeks before Christmas has won $250,000 on the Michigan Lottery’s The Big Spin television show.

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