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APS readies schools & grounds for new academic year
August 20, 2018 – 12:54 am | Comments Off
APS readies schools & grounds for new academic year

With a week to go before classes resume, maintenance employees with Alpena Public Schools are busy getting buildings and grounds ready for the start of another school year.

Disaster loans due to snow and freeze available in Cheboygan Co.
August 20, 2018 – 12:42 am | Comments Off
Disaster loans due to snow and freeze available in Cheboygan Co.

Farmers, some small businesses and private nonprofit groups in Cheboygan County are now eligible for Economic Injury Disaster Loans due to harsh winter conditions that occurred earlier this year.

Alpena Mall, Herron church host blood drives
August 20, 2018 – 12:28 am | Comments Off
Alpena Mall, Herron church host blood drives

As summer winds down, the American Red Cross urges people to give blood now to help end an emergency summer blood shortage that began in July.

Gov. Snyder unveils plan for broadband throughout Michigan
August 20, 2018 – 12:20 am | Comments Off
Gov. Snyder unveils plan for broadband throughout Michigan

Gov. Rick Snyder has unveiled a plan that would make universal access to high-speed internet available throughout Michigan.

Michigan gets $10M to integrate primary, behavioral health
August 20, 2018 – 12:14 am | Comments Off
Michigan gets $10M to integrate primary, behavioral health

Michigan has received up to $10 million to promote the integration of primary and behavioral health care efforts.

Ex-sports doctor Nassar moved to another prison facility
August 20, 2018 – 12:08 am | Comments Off
Ex-sports doctor Nassar moved to another prison facility

Authorities say disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar has been transferred to another federal prison facility.

Pilot dies as single-engine plane crashes in Michigan field
August 20, 2018 – 12:02 am | Comments Off
Pilot dies as single-engine plane crashes in Michigan field

Authorities say a 25 year-old man died as the single-engine plane he was piloting crashed in a southern Michigan field.

Free breakfast & lunch for all kids at Hinks, Sanborn & ACES
August 17, 2018 – 12:56 am | Comments Off
Free breakfast & lunch for all kids at Hinks, Sanborn & ACES

Alpena Public Schools is expanding a free breakfast and lunch program to include all students at ACES Academy along with Hinks and Sanborn elementary schools.