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APS looks outside the box for busing answers
June 19, 2014 – 12:24 am | Comments Off
APS looks outside the box for busing answers

Alpena Public Schools doesn’t have enough money to keep up with its aging bus fleet.

Blues Week in Alpena
June 19, 2014 – 12:20 am | Comments Off
Blues Week in Alpena

It’s Alpena Blues Week in the City of Alpena.

Charges reduced for Alpena mom who helped son sell pot
June 19, 2014 – 12:14 am | Comments Off
Charges reduced for Alpena mom who helped son sell pot

An Alpena mom who helped her son sell drugs on at least two occasions has been released from a one-year delayed sentence.

Snyder’s mobile office hour tour rolls through Alpena, Oscoda & Cheboygan
June 19, 2014 – 12:10 am | Comments Off
Snyder’s mobile office hour tour rolls through Alpena, Oscoda & Cheboygan

Governor Rick Snyder’s mobile office hours tour will touch down in northeast Michigan this week.

Two road projects in Cheboygan start Monday
June 19, 2014 – 12:06 am | Comments Off
Two road projects in Cheboygan start Monday

The Michigan Department of Transportation will be starting two road projects Monday, on and over I-75 in Cheboygan County.

Michigan adjusted jobless rate up to 7.5 percent
June 19, 2014 – 12:03 am | Comments Off
Michigan adjusted jobless rate up to 7.5 percent

The state says Michigan’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose slightly in the latest month to 7.5 percent.

Official wants Medicare to cover obesity medicines
June 19, 2014 – 12:01 am | Comments Off
Official wants Medicare to cover obesity medicines

Former U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson is urging Congress to pass year-old legislation requiring Medicare to cover obesity medicines for seniors.

APS releases annual CTE report
June 18, 2014 – 12:34 am | Comments Off
APS releases annual CTE report

Alpena Public Schools is pleased with the performance of students enrolled in Career and Technical Education programs.