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The Alpena News
Troopers arrest two Alpena men following altercation9:30 p.m., a trooper received a report that a microwave had been stolen from a
Troopers arrest two Alpena men following altercation
The Alpena News / Posted 5 hours ago
9:30 p.m., a trooper received a report that a microwave had been stolen from a residence at the Bare Point Trailer Park in Alpena Township. Prior to troopers arriving on scene a fight between two men occurred and a large crowd had gathered. The... Read more
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The Alpena News
County receives clean audit for 2015 fiscal yearto recording the county's net pension liability, which is now a requirement for
County receives clean audit for 2015 fiscal year
The Alpena News / Posted 5 hours ago
to recording the county's net pension liability, which is now a requirement for audits. "In addition, the County of Alpena experienced a decrease in the net position of governmental activities of $100,307 while also experiencing a decrease... Read more
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The Alpena News
Board questioned about access to informationthey used for their businesses. One of the many who commented was Tim Rumbles
Board questioned about access to information
The Alpena News / Posted 5 hours ago
they used for their businesses. One of the many who commented was Tim Rumbles of Northern Abstract and Title Company of Alpena, who said he has been accessing information for his business for more than a decade from a site linked through the... Read more
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The Alpena News
Murder trial continuessaid there also was bloody clothes laying in the yard. Jackson said after leav
Murder trial continues
The Alpena News / Posted 5 hours ago
said there also was bloody clothes laying in the yard. Jackson said after leaving the scene on Sable Street he went to the Alpena Public Safety Building where the suspect's car was being held and searched for evidence in it. He said a hand gun,... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Wanted: Michigan landowners who allow huntingaccessible.” The DNR is looking to expand hunting opportunities on private lan
Wanted: Michigan landowners who allow hunting
Detroit Free Press / Posted 15 hours ago
accessible.” The DNR is looking to expand hunting opportunities on private lands in the following counties: Alcona, Alpena, Antrim, Arenac, Benzie, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Emmet, Grand Traverse, Iosco, Leelanau, Manistee, Mason, Montmorency,... Read more
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The Alpena News
Summertime escapade in Harrisvillegot away, you won't have to. The return bus will pick you up at Main and State
Summertime escapade in Harrisville
The Alpena News / Posted yesterday
got away, you won't have to. The return bus will pick you up at Main and State Street at 7:53 a.m. and have you back in Alpena at 8:35 a.m. Three nights of beachfront living, a trout fishing outing, a concert, round trip travel accommodations,... Read more
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The Alpena News
Thundercats win Sault InvitationalSaddler both hit inside-the-park home runs. The Thundercats play in their final
Thundercats win Sault Invitational
The Alpena News / Posted yesterday
Saddler both hit inside-the-park home runs. The Thundercats play in their final tournament of the season this weekend in Alpena during the sixth annual Thunderstruck Tournament. Pictured left to right are: front: Allie Funk, Meghan Roznowski,... Read more
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The Alpena News
ELIZABETH ANN CORDESElizabeth Ann Lewis was born on Dec. 1, 1938, in Alpena to the late George and
ELIZABETH ANN CORDES
The Alpena News / Posted yesterday
Elizabeth Ann Lewis was born on Dec. 1, 1938, in Alpena to the late George and Louise (Kaiser) Lewis. She worked as a bus driver for Alpena Public Schools, retiring in 1999. On Jan. 19, 1980, she married Erving "Joe" Cordes. He preceded her in death... Read more
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The Alpena News
Changes could mean savings for Atlanta schools budgetbe spending $19,200 - a savings of $10,800. The new hire for the technology pos
Changes could mean savings for Atlanta schools budget
The Alpena News / Posted yesterday
be spending $19,200 - a savings of $10,800. The new hire for the technology position is currently undergoing training at Alpena Public Schools. Haskin also updated the board with expected savings of moving the custodial services for the school... Read more
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The Alpena News
MDOT seeks comments on road projects planLake, media representative for MDOT, said there has been close to $15 million i
MDOT seeks comments on road projects plan
The Alpena News / Posted yesterday
Lake, media representative for MDOT, said there has been close to $15 million invested in reconstruction work in the Alpena area in the last decade. "Generally those roads in the Alpena area are in pretty good shape," he said. "But we do... Read more
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The Alpena News
Trial begins in drive-by shootingStacey Phillips and 11-year-old Brianna Daniels, shared accounts of what unfold
Trial begins in drive-by shooting
The Alpena News / Posted yesterday
Stacey Phillips and 11-year-old Brianna Daniels, shared accounts of what unfolded and what the suspect looked like. Alpena Police Sgt. William Gohl and firefighter/paramedic Dean Revard also testified that in a moment of rejuvenation at the... Read more
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The Alpena News
Water Warriors make 26th benefit rideusing jet skis to complete the journey. The first leg, and the longest, is 124
Water Warriors make 26th benefit ride
The Alpena News / Posted yesterday
using jet skis to complete the journey. The first leg, and the longest, is 124 miles via water from Mackinaw City to the Alpena Small Boat Harbor, according to Taylor Baroli, development and special events coordinator for Special Olympics. Just... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
AMC makes final $1.2B bid for Carmike Cinemasan additional $3.06 per share more than the prior offer, AMC said Monday. Carm
AMC makes final $1.2B bid for Carmike Cinemas
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
an additional $3.06 per share more than the prior offer, AMC said Monday. Carmike lists eight theaters in Michigan -- in Alpena, Big Rapids, Fort Gratiot, Jackson, Ludington, Saginaw and Traverse City -- on its website. Both companies' boards... Read more
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The Alpena News
JOHN PERSHING SCHMIDThas to offer. He will remain in the hearts of his children, Jacqlyn Gugel of S
JOHN PERSHING SCHMIDT
The Alpena News / Posted 2 days ago
has to offer. He will remain in the hearts of his children, Jacqlyn Gugel of Sheboygan Falls, Wis., Jean (Hal) Neiman of Alpena, John P. (Colleen) Schmidt, Jr., Susan (Gary) Schafer both of Richmond; 12 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and... Read more
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The Alpena News
Take 2: MLF returns to fish in AlpenaAlpena is the first location MLF has revisited and this year's event will featu
Take 2: MLF returns to fish in Alpena
The Alpena News / Posted 2 days ago
Alpena is the first location MLF has revisited and this year's event will feature 24 select fisherman, who will be vying to fish in the championship later this year. The series is expected to air on Outdoor Channel in April. Major League Fishing... Read more
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The Alpena News
Community Foundation awarded $25,000 Heritage Grantmost familiar with northeast Michigan. Timothy Kuehnlein, the Heritage Grant pr
Community Foundation awarded $25,000 Heritage Grant
The Alpena News / Posted 2 days ago
most familiar with northeast Michigan. Timothy Kuehnlein, the Heritage Grant project director and faculty member at Alpena Community College has been conducting the interviews along with Mary Ellen Jones, a filmmaker and writer with Mitten... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
15-year-olds drop tough doubleheaderdefeat came at the hands of an Eastern Kentucky team, Scott County, in a mornin
15-year-olds drop tough doubleheader
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 4 days ago
defeat came at the hands of an Eastern Kentucky team, Scott County, in a morning game, by a score of 4-3. In the afternoon, Alpena, Michigan handed them a 2-0 loss. Jesse Williams started on the mound in the first game and pitched 4 innings. He was... Read more
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The Alpena News
Making a difference in Mississippisay is that the experience was life-changing. Through participation in the Nati
Making a difference in Mississippi
The Alpena News / Posted 4 days ago
say is that the experience was life-changing. Through participation in the National Relief Network, 38 volunteers from the Alpena area were able to help a family whose house was destroyed by a tornado that swept through Holly Springs, Miss., in... Read more
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The Alpena News
Drone test important for AlpenaThursday was an important day in Alpena's economic recovery, and it might very
Drone test important for Alpena
The Alpena News / Posted 4 days ago
Thursday was an important day in Alpena's economic recovery, and it might very well have marked the beginning of a new niche industry that someday might rival lumber, stone, concrete or cement in the region. National, state and regional leaders came... Read more
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The Alpena News
Distracted drivingthat simple trip to the store or the family's summer vacation. Ashley Simpson
Distracted driving
The Alpena News / Posted 4 days ago
that simple trip to the store or the family's summer vacation. Ashley Simpson is a Community Service Trooper for the MSP Alpena Post. If you have a question for Trooper Simpson, you can email her at asktroopersimpson@gmail.com or mail them to Ask... Read more
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The Alpena News
Odin’s popularity soarsThe nine-month old Australian border collie was obtained and trained to chase b
Odin’s popularity soars
The Alpena News / Posted 4 days ago
The nine-month old Australian border collie was obtained and trained to chase birds off the runways at the airport by Alpena Ground Service employee Jerry Hollister, but is quickly becoming popular with airport staff and customers. He can be found... Read more
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The Alpena News
It’s time to get superR Bee, said he has been doing this tournament since 1979. "If you like to fish
It’s time to get super
The Alpena News / Posted 4 days ago
R Bee, said he has been doing this tournament since 1979. "If you like to fish, it's fun," he said. Boboltz, who is from Alpena, is joined by Jerry Kniffin, Kevin Ratz, and his brother Mike Boboltz who traveled from Florida for the week. Rob... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Viking longship captain at odds with U.S. Coast GuardGreat Lakes without a $400-an-hour licensed pilot. "We find it a little impoli
Viking longship captain at odds with U.S. Coast Guard
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Great Lakes without a $400-an-hour licensed pilot. "We find it a little impolite," Ahlander told the Tribune from a bar in Alpena, Mich., where he and his crew were relaxing Wednesday night. "It will cost us about $400,000. We are not making any... Read more
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Island Packet
Drone testing starts at Alpena airport after years of workeffort at a Michigan airport are celebrating a milestone with the testing of an
Drone testing starts at Alpena airport after years of work
Island Packet / Posted 5 days ago
effort at a Michigan airport are celebrating a milestone with the testing of an unmanned aircraft at the facility. The Alpena News reports (http://bit.ly/2ag5EwM ) Thursday's flight at Alpena County Regional Airport by Birmingham-based R4... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Drone testing starts at Alpena airport after years of workALPENA, Mich. (AP) - Those involved in a drone research effort at a Michigan ai
Drone testing starts at Alpena airport after years of work
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 5 days ago
ALPENA, Mich. (AP) - Those involved in a drone research effort at a Michigan airport are celebrating a milestone with the testing of an unmanned aircraft at the facility. The Alpena News reports (http://bit.ly/2ag5EwM ) Thursday's flight at Alpena... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Drone testing starts at Alpena airport after years of workALPENA, Mich. (AP) - Those involved in a drone research effort at a Michigan ai
Drone testing starts at Alpena airport after years of work
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 5 days ago
ALPENA, Mich. (AP) - Those involved in a drone research effort at a Michigan airport are celebrating a milestone with the testing of an unmanned aircraft at the facility. The Alpena News reports (http://bit.ly/2ag5EwM ) Thursday's flight at Alpena... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Drone testing starts at Alpena airport after years of workALPENA, Mich. (AP) - Those involved in a drone research effort at a Michigan ai
Drone testing starts at Alpena airport after years of work
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 5 days ago
ALPENA, Mich. (AP) - Those involved in a drone research effort at a Michigan airport are celebrating a milestone with the testing of an unmanned aircraft at the facility. The Alpena News reports (http://bit.ly/2ag5EwM ) Thursday's flight at Alpena... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Despite rain delay, 15-year-olds notch victorybase for the second out. In today's play, Elkins faces Scott County, from east
Despite rain delay, 15-year-olds notch victory
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 5 days ago
base for the second out. In today's play, Elkins faces Scott County, from eastern Kentucky, at 9:30 a.m., then takes on Alpena, a team from Thunder Bay on Michigan's Upper Peninsula, at 5 p.m. Many of the participating teams have double-headers... Read more
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The Alpena News
KENNETH ROBERT WIECZORKOWSKIKenneth was born on July 14, 1947, in Alpena to the late Leonard and Ida (VanWo
KENNETH ROBERT WIECZORKOWSKI
The Alpena News / Posted 5 days ago
Kenneth was born on July 14, 1947, in Alpena to the late Leonard and Ida (VanWormer) Wieczorkowski. On May 2, 1970, he married Linda Lipski. He was a very proud father of his sons, Kenneth Jr. and Timothy. Kenneth served in the United States Army... Read more
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The Alpena News
DDA plan highlights riverfront developmentbe developed with downtown housing, economic incubators or business areas. Acc
DDA plan highlights riverfront development
The Alpena News / Posted 5 days ago
be developed with downtown housing, economic incubators or business areas. According to Lesslee Dort, director of the Alpena DDA, the studies were as a result of Alpena being designated a "redevelopment ready community" by the state. As part... Read more
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The Alpena News
Township requesting public input on master planstill can complete the survey. If you would like to participate you can head t
Township requesting public input on master plan
The Alpena News / Posted 5 days ago
still can complete the survey. If you would like to participate you can head to the township's website before July 25 at alpenatownship.com and click on the Alpena Township Community Survey link. Tyler Winowiecki can be reached via email at... Read more
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The Alpena News
Long road to drone testing realizedbut Thursday current and former commissioners breathed a sigh of relief, as the
Long road to drone testing realized
The Alpena News / Posted 5 days ago
but Thursday current and former commissioners breathed a sigh of relief, as the first official drone test took place at Alpena County Regional Airport. Former Commissioner Gerald Fournier said he and Commissioner Lyle Van Wormer saw a... Read more
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The Alpena News
STEPHEN L. KEARLYSaturday, 16, 2016, with his family by his side at Promedica Hospital in Toledo
STEPHEN L. KEARLY
The Alpena News / Posted 5 days ago
Saturday, 16, 2016, with his family by his side at Promedica Hospital in Toledo, Ohio. Steve was born Sept. 2, 1949, in Alpena, Mich., the son of Onalee M. (Lewis) Kearly and the late Donald J. Kearly. Steve loved spending time with his family.... Read more
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The Alpena News
First drone test takes place at airportsaid over the years there have been a lot of investments, determinations and hu
First drone test takes place at airport
The Alpena News / Posted 5 days ago
said over the years there have been a lot of investments, determinations and hurdles involved in bringing drone testing to Alpena. He said what began as a roll of the dice by the Alpena County Board of Commissioners has blossomed into a development... Read more
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The Alpena News
It’s 2 decades in the makingLora Bauer-Carson, captain of the team sponsored by Clem's Bait and Tackle Shop
It’s 2 decades in the making
The Alpena News / Posted 5 days ago
Lora Bauer-Carson, captain of the team sponsored by Clem's Bait and Tackle Shop of Alpena, said she was thrilled to win first prize this year, winning the tournament with 80.20 pounds of fish. Fishing with her were Misty Dragiewicz and Becky Ashley... Read more
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The Alpena News
Stamas’ tour will help pay dividends for NE Michiganthe way the group kayaked, visited a dairy farm, met with veterans and had brea
Stamas’ tour will help pay dividends for NE Michigan
The Alpena News / Posted 5 days ago
the way the group kayaked, visited a dairy farm, met with veterans and had breakfast at the Brown Trout Festival with the Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce's "Good Morning Alpena." It was a great two days of acquainting others with some of the many... Read more
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MLive.com
Bay City resident joins crew of world's largest Viking ship to Chicagoword from the captain she would be able to join them. "I was super excited," s
Bay City resident joins crew of world's largest Viking ship to Chicago
MLive.com / Posted 5 days ago
word from the captain she would be able to join them. "I was super excited," she told The Times from a coffee shop in Alpena. "I'm their first official hitchhiker." Peil set sail Wednesday morning with the Draken. She's already been pulled... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Elkins Babe Ruth teams begin regional play todayevening. On Friday the 15-year-old squad plays two more pool games, against Sc
Elkins Babe Ruth teams begin regional play today
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 6 days ago
evening. On Friday the 15-year-old squad plays two more pool games, against Scott County, Kentucky at 9:30 a.m., and Alpena, Michigan, at 5 p.m. Also on Friday, the 13-year-olds will face Maconaquah, Michigan, at 9 a.m., and... Read more
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The Alpena News
Alpena 1 hockey team triumphs in Summer Memorial TournamentThe Alpena (1) team won this year’s Summer Memorial High School Hockey tourname
Alpena 1 hockey team triumphs in Summer Memorial Tournament
The Alpena News / Posted 6 days ago
The Alpena (1) team won this year’s Summer Memorial High School Hockey tournament held at Northern Lights Arena last weekend. The team beat Ann Arbor Pioneer by a score of 6-0 in the final. The players and coaches for the team were: Colby Plowman,... Read more
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The Alpena News
Alpena 15U All-Star baseball team ready for regional tournamenttravel ball and now all-stars, so the team has plenty of experience and have pl
Alpena 15U All-Star baseball team ready for regional tournament
The Alpena News / Posted 6 days ago
travel ball and now all-stars, so the team has plenty of experience and have played in roughly 40 games up to this point. Alpena will move up in age group and is expected to face good competition from several states over the weekend, but the team... Read more
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The Alpena News
Committee recommends renewing 911 surchargeDuring Alpena County Finance Committee meeting Wednesday the committee voted to
Committee recommends renewing 911 surcharge
The Alpena News / Posted 6 days ago
During Alpena County Finance Committee meeting Wednesday the committee voted to recommend to the full board allowing 911 Director/Emergency Services Coordinator Mark Gurisko to begin working on the ballot initiative, which if passed, allows the... Read more
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The Alpena News
Trolley route modified after input givenknew that we were going to get some inputs from the community," he said. Higgi
Trolley route modified after input given
The Alpena News / Posted 6 days ago
knew that we were going to get some inputs from the community," he said. Higgins said TBTA officials got input from Alpena Municipal Council, the Downtown Development Authority as well as residents. He said the new stop by the Country Depot... Read more
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The Alpena News
‘Fish Doctor’ enjoys his jobALPENA - Weighing the fish caught during Michigan Brown Trout Festival isn't th
‘Fish Doctor’ enjoys his job
The Alpena News / Posted 6 days ago
ALPENA - Weighing the fish caught during Michigan Brown Trout Festival isn't the most glamorous of jobs, but is one that requires someone with a passion for fishing and the ability to distinguish the different species. For the last 15 years Roger... Read more
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MLive.com
'Cooler near the lake' doesn't always work here in Michigannoticed the northeast part of Lower Michigan can really get hot on the sunny, h
'Cooler near the lake' doesn't always work here in Michigan
MLive.com / Posted 6 days ago
noticed the northeast part of Lower Michigan can really get hot on the sunny, hottest summer days. Tawas City to Alpena can often warm to the mid 90s while other locations in southern Lower are only in the low 90s. One reason is the... Read more
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MLive.com
As hunting wanes, Michigan must sell itself to a new outdoors generationFor decades, the story of Alpena was pretty much tied to its massive cement ope
As hunting wanes, Michigan must sell itself to a new outdoors generation
MLive.com / Posted 6 days ago
For decades, the story of Alpena was pretty much tied to its massive cement operation – at one time the largest in the world. But offshore and beneath the waves, another resource lay dormant for decades: Some of the best freshwater diving in the... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Public event marks drone testing at Alpena County airportALPENA, Mich. (AP) — Those involved in a drone research effort at a Michigan ai
Public event marks drone testing at Alpena County airport
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
ALPENA, Mich. (AP) — Those involved in a drone research effort at a Michigan airport are holding a public event to mark testing of unmanned aircraft at the facility. WHSB-FM reports (http://bit.ly/29TnUIi ) a flight by a small aircraft is planned... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Public event marks drone testing at Alpena County airportALPENA, Mich. (AP) — Those involved in a drone research effort at a Michigan ai
Public event marks drone testing at Alpena County airport
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
ALPENA, Mich. (AP) — Those involved in a drone research effort at a Michigan airport are holding a public event to mark testing of unmanned aircraft at the facility. WHSB-FM reports (http://bit.ly/29TnUIi ) a flight by a small aircraft is planned... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Public event marks drone testing at Alpena County airportALPENA, Mich. (AP) - Those involved in a drone research effort at a Michigan ai
Public event marks drone testing at Alpena County airport
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 6 days ago
ALPENA, Mich. (AP) - Those involved in a drone research effort at a Michigan airport are holding a public event to mark testing of unmanned aircraft at the facility. WHSB-FM reports (http://bit.ly/29TnUIi ) a flight by a small aircraft is planned... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Public event marks drone testing at Alpena County airportALPENA, Mich. (AP) - Those involved in a drone research effort at a Michigan ai
Public event marks drone testing at Alpena County airport
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 6 days ago
ALPENA, Mich. (AP) - Those involved in a drone research effort at a Michigan airport are holding a public event to mark testing of unmanned aircraft at the facility. WHSB-FM reports (http://bit.ly/29TnUIi ) a flight by a small aircraft is planned... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Public event marks drone testing at Alpena County airportALPENA, Mich. (AP) - Those involved in a drone research effort at a Michigan ai
Public event marks drone testing at Alpena County airport
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 6 days ago
ALPENA, Mich. (AP) - Those involved in a drone research effort at a Michigan airport are holding a public event to mark testing of unmanned aircraft at the facility. WHSB-FM reports (http://bit.ly/29TnUIi ) a flight by a small aircraft is planned... Read more
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