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Blood drive in Lincoln
April 15, 2013 – 12:05 am | Comments Off
Blood drive in Lincoln

American Red Cross officials are asking residents to take a few minutes out of their schedule to give blood this week.

Debate renews over Mich. graduation requirements
April 15, 2013 – 12:03 am | Comments Off
Debate renews over Mich. graduation requirements

Michigan lawmakers are seeking to change the state’s high school graduation requirements to make it easier for students to pursue career and technical education programs.

Michigan lawmakers propose animal abuse registry
April 15, 2013 – 12:02 am | Comments Off
Michigan lawmakers propose animal abuse registry

People convicted of animal abuse would be required to register with local law enforcement and prohibited from adopting animals under legislation recently introduced in the Michigan House.

Moms rally at Mich. Capitol for gun control
April 15, 2013 – 12:01 am | Comments Off
Moms rally at Mich. Capitol for gun control

About 200 people turned out at the Michigan Capitol over the weekend, for a rally in favor of putting more restrictions on gun ownership.

Candidate meet & greet and interviews postponed due to winter storm
April 12, 2013 – 12:16 am | Comments Off
Candidate meet & greet and interviews postponed due to winter storm

The winter storm moving through northeast Michigan is delaying the timeframe to hire a new manager for the City of Alpena.

APS sets dates to address budget deficit elimination plan
April 12, 2013 – 12:13 am | Comments Off
APS sets dates to address budget deficit elimination plan

Alpena Public Schools has set up some extra meetings with the board of education’s finance committee to address a deficit elimination plan.

Art Van in Onaway closing – Alpena couple to run Gaylord store
April 12, 2013 – 12:12 am | Comments Off
Art Van in Onaway closing – Alpena couple to run Gaylord store

Art Van Furniture is closing the doors on its Onaway store at the end of May.

Construction values higher in March
April 12, 2013 – 12:10 am | Comments Off
Construction values higher in March

The construction value of building projects in the City of Alpena was higher in March when compared to the same time period in 2012.