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APS board supports early college & Project Lead the Way
March 21, 2014 – 12:22 am | Comments Off
APS board supports early college & Project Lead the Way

The board of education for Alpena Public Schools officially showed their support this week, for two new programs at the high school.

Alpena chosen for state RRC program
March 21, 2014 – 12:18 am | Comments Off
Alpena chosen for state RRC program

The City of Alpena is one of 17 communities selected for participation in the statewide Redevelopment Ready Communities (RRC) program in 2014.

Local jobless rates for January
March 21, 2014 – 12:12 am | Comments Off
Local jobless rates for January

Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates in Michigan increased in eight major labor market regions during January, and declined in seven.

Chadwick gets 51 months-20 years
March 21, 2014 – 12:08 am | Comments Off
Chadwick gets 51 months-20 years

A young man from Alpena with a lengthy criminal history is headed to prison.

Cheboygan jail escapee pleads guilty
March 21, 2014 – 12:04 am | Comments Off
Cheboygan jail escapee pleads guilty

The man who escaped from the Cheboygan County Jail late last year has reached a plea agreement to settle the case.

Helmet maker not liable for player injury
March 21, 2014 – 12:01 am | Comments Off
Helmet maker not liable for player injury

A Los Angeles jury has decided helmet maker Riddell Inc. isn’t liable for the severe brain injury of a high school football player who suffered a helmet-to-helmet hit during a game.

Alpena voters likely to see 4 millages on August ballot
March 20, 2014 – 12:30 am | Comments Off
Alpena voters likely to see 4 millages on August ballot

It’s likely four millage renewals will appear on the August ballot in Alpena County.

Frozen pipes a problem in Alpena too
March 20, 2014 – 12:24 am | Comments Off
Frozen pipes a problem in Alpena too

A number of utilities across northeast Michigan have asked their residents to run a small stream of water this winter, to avoid frozen pipes.