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APS/teachers ink 3-year deal
July 24, 2014 – 8:56 am | Comments Off
APS/teachers ink 3-year deal

Alpena Public Schools and its teachers have reached a new 3-year contract.

4 file for 3 seats on APS board, 3 for ACC
July 24, 2014 – 7:50 am | Comments Off
4 file for 3 seats on APS board, 3 for ACC

The board of education for Alpena Public Schools will have at least one new face when it conducts business next year.

Alpena residents to receive new water & sewer bills
July 24, 2014 – 7:45 am | Comments Off
Alpena residents to receive new water & sewer bills

The next time city residents receive a water and sewer bill from the City of Alpena it will look quite different.

APS exploring food service & tech agreements
July 24, 2014 – 7:44 am | Comments Off
APS exploring food service & tech agreements

Alpena Public Schools is exploring additional consolidation efforts with All Saints Catholic School, the AMA-ESD and Hillman and Atlanta schools.

MSU hosts bean & barley field tour in Presque Isle Co.
July 24, 2014 – 7:31 am | Comments Off
MSU hosts bean & barley field tour in Presque Isle Co.

Michigan State University Extension will host a Bean and Barley Field Tour in Presque Isle County next month.

Curbside brush pickup in August
July 24, 2014 – 7:27 am | Comments Off
Curbside brush pickup in August

Crews for the City of Alpena will be picking up brush curbside during the first full week of August.

Small gator escapes from U.P. zoo
July 24, 2014 – 7:12 am | Comments Off
Small gator escapes from U.P. zoo

An owner of a zoo in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula says a 12-inch alligator has escaped, possibly with some help from a tortoise.

Minimum wage increase decision may go to voters in November
July 24, 2014 – 7:09 am | Comments Off
Minimum wage increase decision may go to voters in November

Michigan’s elections board will consider whether supporters of a minimum wage increase and wolf hunting collected enough voter signatures for proposals to advance to legislators and possibly a statewide vote.