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ACC gets $2.5M for job training
September 30, 2014 – 12:36 am | Comments Off
ACC gets $2.5M for job training

Two community colleges in Michigan that are partnering with employers on job training are getting about $5 million from the Obama administration.

Sheriff’s office to get new vehicle & uniforms
September 30, 2014 – 12:28 am | Comments Off
Sheriff’s office to get new vehicle & uniforms

When Alpena County Commissioners meet Tuesday afternoon, they are expected to approve a vehicle and uniform purchases for the sheriff’s office.

Cat burglar hits local vet clinic
September 30, 2014 – 12:24 am | Comments Off
Cat burglar hits local vet clinic

Police continue to search for the person or persons who recently burglarized a veterinary clinic in the Alpena area.

M-65 resurfacing in Posen starts Wednesday
September 30, 2014 – 12:20 am | Comments Off
M-65 resurfacing in Posen starts Wednesday

A section of M-65 in Posen is receiving a facelift.

Gas prices up 4 cents in Michigan
September 30, 2014 – 12:16 am | Comments Off
Gas prices up 4 cents in Michigan

Gas prices in Michigan were up slightly over the week.

First Ave. closed to repair manhole cover
September 30, 2014 – 12:12 am | Comments Off
First Ave. closed to repair manhole cover

A short section of First Avenue in the City of Alpena will be closed for a couple of days, so workers can repair a manhole cover.

AG investigating prison murder-for-hire complaint
September 30, 2014 – 12:07 am | Comments Off
AG investigating prison murder-for-hire complaint

The state Attorney General’s office criminal division is investigating allegations of a murder-for-hire plot involving a food service worker at an Upper Peninsula prison.

Road salt supply low, demand high as winter looms
September 30, 2014 – 12:03 am | Comments Off
Road salt supply low, demand high as winter looms

The rewards for surviving last winter’s punishing weather are tight supplies and drastic price increases for road salt across much of the U.S.