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Teachers union drops claims against APS
July 25, 2014 – 12:36 am | Comments Off
Teachers union drops claims against APS

The new contract reached between Alpena Public Schools and its teachers calls for the dismal of two claims the teachers union filed against APS.

Local jobless rates continue to fall
July 25, 2014 – 12:30 am | Comments Off
Local jobless rates continue to fall

Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates in June increased moderately in 13 of the state’s 17 major labor market regions.

Another downtown business to offer outdoor seating
July 25, 2014 – 12:22 am | Comments Off
Another downtown business to offer outdoor seating

Another business in downtown Alpena will soon be offering outdoor seating, which has become popular at some establishments this summer.

Clerk’s office seeks after hours/weekend fee
July 25, 2014 – 12:16 am | Comments Off
Clerk’s office seeks after hours/weekend fee

When Alpena County Commissioners meet next week, they will likely establish a fee for people who need assistance from the clerk’s office after hours and on weekends.

Alpena man admits to choking former girlfriend
July 25, 2014 – 12:12 am | Comments Off
Alpena man admits to choking former girlfriend

A 40 year-old Alpena man has pleaded guilty to multiple charges avoiding a trial that was scheduled to start this week.

ARMC Safe Sitter class next week
July 25, 2014 – 12:06 am | Comments Off
ARMC Safe Sitter class next week

Alpena Regional Medical Center is offering another safe sitter class next week.

More supports needed beneath oil pipes in Straits of Mackinac
July 25, 2014 – 12:03 am | Comments Off
More supports needed beneath oil pipes in Straits of Mackinac

Michigan officials are ordering Enbridge Energy Partners LP to install additional support structures beneath two oil pipelines at the bottom of the Straits of Mackinac.

Michigan DNR offers young hunter workshops
July 25, 2014 – 12:01 am | Comments Off
Michigan DNR offers young hunter workshops

Young hunters can get instructions on use of a variety of weaponry and equipment this summer during a series of workshops at state-operated shooting ranges.