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Alpena schools considers screening all kindergarteners
February 11, 2016 – 12:42 am | Comments Off
Alpena schools considers screening all kindergarteners

Alpena Public Schools is putting together a plan to start screening all kindergarteners before they start school.

$900K grant to help preserve wetlands at Negwegon State Park
February 11, 2016 – 12:34 am | Comments Off
$900K grant to help preserve wetlands at Negwegon State Park

Michigan is receiving a $900,000 grant from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to help conserve wetlands on the coast of Lake Huron.

211 Northeast Michigan observes 2-1-1 Day
February 11, 2016 – 12:26 am | Comments Off
211 Northeast Michigan observes 2-1-1 Day

Thursday, February 11 is 2-1-1 Day across America.

Alpena trooper seizes loaded pistol following traffic stop
February 11, 2016 – 12:20 am | Comments Off
Alpena trooper seizes loaded pistol following traffic stop

A 32 year-old Alpena man is behind bars for operating a vehicle while under the influence of drugs.

AHS hockey team wears purple in support of the fight against cancer
February 11, 2016 – 12:14 am | Comments Off
AHS hockey team wears purple in support of the fight against cancer

Players on the Alpena High School hockey team will be wearing purple when they take the ice Friday night, in an annual game to raise awareness and money to support the fight against cancer.

Michigan adds 4 counties to emerald ash borer quarantine
February 11, 2016 – 12:08 am | Comments Off
Michigan adds 4 counties to emerald ash borer quarantine

A state agency has revised Michigan’s quarantine for the emerald ash borer to include four more counties in the Upper Peninsula.

Congress likely to give final OK to local Internet tax ban
February 11, 2016 – 12:04 am | Comments Off
Congress likely to give final OK to local Internet tax ban

Congress is a step away from sending to President Barack Obama a bipartisan compromise that would permanently keep state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet.

Twitter signals more distress as user growth flatlines
February 11, 2016 – 12:01 am | Comments Off
Twitter signals more distress as user growth flatlines

Twitter set out to build a virtual town square bustling with billions of people.