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Michigan’s Kirtland’s warbler reach record-high numbers
October 19, 2012 – 12:04 am | Comments Off
Michigan’s Kirtland’s warbler reach record-high numbers

The DNR recently released Michigan’s annual survey information indicating the population of Kirtland’s warbler has reached an all-time high.

APS parent/teacher conferences next week
October 19, 2012 – 12:03 am | Comments Off
APS parent/teacher conferences next week

Alpena public schools is hosting parent teacher conferences next week, for all grade levels.

Michigan combines regulation of health providers
October 19, 2012 – 12:02 am | Comments Off
Michigan combines regulation of health providers

State regulators have created a new agency to focus on health care providers.

Retail group expects tiny increase in holiday spending
October 19, 2012 – 12:01 am | Comments Off
Retail group expects tiny increase in holiday spending

How much do you expect to spend this holiday season?

Enplanements soar under SkyWest
October 18, 2012 – 12:10 am | Comments Off
Enplanements soar under SkyWest

It appears residents of northeast Michigan are pleased with the new airline servicing Alpena County Regional Airport.

3 new troops headed to MSP Post in Alpena
October 18, 2012 – 12:09 am | Comments Off
3 new troops headed to MSP Post in Alpena

The Michigan State Police Post in Alpena is receiving three new troopers.

County expenses down/revenues up headed into 4th quarter
October 18, 2012 – 12:08 am | Comments Off
County expenses down/revenues up headed into 4th quarter

Alpena County’s finances are looking strong with three months left in the fiscal year.

Holcomb on proposal to give schools/kids break on tests
October 18, 2012 – 12:07 am | Comments Off
Holcomb on proposal to give schools/kids break on tests

The MDE is proposing to amend its accountability system to allow students who fail a key standardized test to be considered proficient on the exam if they show significant improvement.