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Michigan starts new organ donation license plate
January 24, 2013 – 12:01 am | Comments Off
Michigan starts new organ donation license plate

Michigan’s secretary of state is launching a new license plate designed to encourage people to donate organs and tissues.

City budget on track – money earmarked for tree plantings
January 23, 2013 – 12:12 am | Comments Off
City budget on track – money earmarked for tree plantings

The City of Alpena’s fiscal year budget remains on target.

APS to spend $37K on 2 copy machines
January 23, 2013 – 12:10 am | Comments Off
APS to spend $37K on 2 copy machines

Alpena Public Schools has decided to purchase two new copy machines rather than lease them.

ACC refunding bonds of $2.1M
January 23, 2013 – 12:09 am | Comments Off
ACC refunding bonds of $2.1M

The Alpena Community College Board of Trustees met for a special meeting Tuesday evening, to approve the refunding of nearly $2.1 million in bonds.

Fire torches another historic building on Sunrise Side
January 23, 2013 – 12:08 am | Comments Off
Fire torches another historic building on Sunrise Side

For the second time in as many days a major fire has claimed a historic downtown building on the Sunrise Side – this time in East Tawas.

8 AHS students advance to state DECA competition
January 23, 2013 – 12:07 am | Comments Off
8 AHS students advance to state DECA competition

It was a good weekend for some Alpena High School marketing students.

Alpena man breaks into house while homeowners party outside
January 23, 2013 – 12:05 am | Comments Off
Alpena man breaks into house while homeowners party outside

A 28 year-old man from Alpena is headed to prison for breaking into a house while the homeowners were hosting a party in a nearby pole barn.

Police put 41 people in Alpena jail over 10 day period
January 23, 2013 – 12:04 am | Comments Off
Police put 41 people in Alpena jail over 10 day period

Law enforcement agencies in Alpena have been busy over the past 10 days or so.