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IRS awards bonuses to 1,100 who owe back taxes
April 23, 2014 – 12:01 am | Comments Off
IRS awards bonuses to 1,100 who owe back taxes

A government investigator says the Internal Revenue Service paid $1 million in bonuses to employees who owed back taxes.

Staples closing its doors in Alpena after 15 years
April 22, 2014 – 12:26 am | Comments Off
Staples closing its doors in Alpena after 15 years

The Staples store in Alpena is closing its doors after serving the community for 15 years.

Teachers & others flood APS board meeting
April 22, 2014 – 12:24 am | Comments Off
Teachers & others flood APS board meeting

The parking lot was overflowing, the street was lined with cars and trucks, and it was standing room only at Monday’s meeting of the board of education for Alpena Public Schools.

Future of marina operators in Alpena uncertain
April 22, 2014 – 12:22 am | Comments Off
Future of marina operators in Alpena uncertain

The City of Alpena has agreed to a two-year contract extension with the company that manages the day-to-day operations of the marina in downtown.

New reading program approved for K-6 students
April 22, 2014 – 12:20 am | Comments Off
New reading program approved for K-6 students

Alpena Public Schools is purchasing a new reading curriculum for K-6 students.

Emerald ash borer wipes out 400 trees in Aloha State Park
April 22, 2014 – 12:16 am | Comments Off
Emerald ash borer wipes out 400 trees in Aloha State Park

The Emerald Ash Borer has wiped out approximately 400 trees at Aloha State Park in Cheboygan.

Pettalia named credit union Legislator of the Year
April 22, 2014 – 12:12 am | Comments Off
Pettalia named credit union Legislator of the Year

The Michigan Credit Union League has named 106th District State Rep. Peter Pettalia State Legislator of the Year.

Weather spotter training classes in Alpena & Mio
April 22, 2014 – 12:08 am | Comments Off
Weather spotter training classes in Alpena & Mio

The National Weather Service will be in Alpena Tuesday night, for another weather spotter training class.