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ACES Academy to transition to blended learning environment
December 13, 2017 – 12:54 am | Comments Off
ACES Academy to transition to blended learning environment

ACES Academy will be undergoing a major change over the next couple of years.

MidMichigan requires some employees to wear a mask during flu season
December 13, 2017 – 12:40 am | Comments Off
MidMichigan requires some employees to wear a mask during flu season

In an effort to minimize the transmission of the flu and enhance patient safety, MidMichigan Health has instituted a masking component of the influenza vaccination policy.

80 parcels of Michigan land for sale in sealed-bid auction
December 13, 2017 – 12:34 am | Comments Off
80 parcels of Michigan land for sale in sealed-bid auction

The state of Michigan is auctioning off 80 parcels of surplus public land, mostly in the central and northern Lower Peninsula and the Upper Peninsula.

Alpena man admits to running from crash & cops
December 13, 2017 – 12:28 am | Comments Off
Alpena man admits to running from crash & cops

Jesse Wade Jones of Alpena was recently in court for walking away from the scene of an auto accident, and running away from police.

Alcona deputies respond to calls for burglary, suicide & more
December 13, 2017 – 12:20 am | Comments Off
Alcona deputies respond to calls for burglary, suicide & more

Deputies with the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office investigated complaints over the week for a suicidal person, burglary and harassment.

Local retirement stability bills headed to the governor
December 13, 2017 – 12:14 am | Comments Off
Local retirement stability bills headed to the governor

Legislation to implement the recommendations of Governor Rick Snyder’s bipartisan Responsible Retirement Reform for Local Government Task Force is on its way to the governor’s desk for his signature.

NLA/Lafarge team up for free skating on snow days
December 13, 2017 – 12:08 am | Comments Off
NLA/Lafarge team up for free skating on snow days

Northern Lights Arena has teamed up with the Lafarge cement plant to offer free ice skating for children on snow days.

No plea deal; trial set in Detroit-area body parts case
December 13, 2017 – 12:02 am | Comments Off
No plea deal; trial set in Detroit-area body parts case

A Detroit-area man has turned down a plea deal and will go to trial in an investigation of diseased body parts used for medical training.