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Drunk driver clips utility pole at 9th & McKinley
February 15, 2013 – 12:05 am | Comments Off
Drunk driver clips utility pole at 9th & McKinley

A drunk driver was arrested in Alpena early Friday morning, after crashing his vehicle and then fleeing the scene.

Police seek witness to accident at Ripley & Third
February 15, 2013 – 12:03 am | Comments Off
Police seek witness to accident at Ripley & Third

City of Alpena Police are looking for someone who may have witnessed an auto accident Thursday, at Ripley Boulevard and Third Street.

Lions quarterback to appear at winning school
February 15, 2013 – 12:02 am | Comments Off
Lions quarterback to appear at winning school

Students across the region are encouraged to participate in a contest where the winner receives a school assembly attended by Detroit Lions Quarterback Matthew Stafford.

Free fishing weekend in Michigan
February 15, 2013 – 12:01 am | Comments Off
Free fishing weekend in Michigan

Michigan’s annual Winter Free Fishing Weekend is this Saturday and Sunday.

Snow & ice days force APS to make schedule changes
February 14, 2013 – 3:38 pm | Comments Off
Snow & ice days force APS to make schedule changes

Alpena Public Schools is making some scheduling changes due to the number of snow and ice days that have kept students out of classes.

Graduation rates up at most NE MI high schools
February 14, 2013 – 12:12 am | Comments Off
Graduation rates up at most NE MI high schools

The 4-year high school graduation rates for students expected to graduate last spring increased at most high schools across northeast Michigan.

APS to reveal budget shortfall after vote on millage
February 14, 2013 – 12:10 am | Comments Off
APS to reveal budget shortfall after vote on millage

Alpena Public Schools isn’t expected to reveal its projected budget deficit for the current fiscal year until after the regional enhancement millage is voted on February 26.

More snow on the way – NWS issues weather advisory
February 14, 2013 – 12:09 am | Comments Off
More snow on the way – NWS issues weather advisory

A low pressure system is moving into northeast Michigan that is expected to bring widespread light to moderate snowfall to the area.