Election for jail millage to cost around $20K
August 17, 2017 – 12:56 am | Comments Off
Election for jail millage to cost around $20K

A special election in November will cost taxpayers in Alpena County approximately $20,000.

Properties in Alcona, Alpena, Montmorency and Presque Isle counties headed to auction block
August 17, 2017 – 12:48 am | Comments Off
Properties in Alcona, Alpena, Montmorency and Presque Isle counties headed to auction block

Tax-delinquent properties in Alcona, Alpena, Montmorency and Presque Isle counties are headed to auction block Friday.

APS on Chromebooks, Internet security & security cameras
August 17, 2017 – 12:36 am | Comments Off
APS on Chromebooks, Internet security & security cameras

The information technology department at Alpena Public Schools has remained busy over the summer months with an aggressive “to do” list.

Cheboygan Co. man caught with hand in cookie jar
August 17, 2017 – 12:30 am | Comments Off
Cheboygan Co. man caught with hand in cookie jar

A 42 year-old Cheboygan County man has been charged with stealing money from his employer.

Alcona deputies investigate sexual assault, stolen vehicles & more
August 17, 2017 – 12:24 am | Comments Off
Alcona deputies investigate sexual assault, stolen vehicles & more

The Alcona County Sheriff’s Office was called to the scene of two stolen vehicles over the week, a sexual assault and three reports of domestic violence.

APS schedules freshman orientation, kindergarten & elementary open houses
August 17, 2017 – 12:18 am | Comments Off
APS schedules freshman orientation, kindergarten & elementary open houses

Alpena Public Schools has released some additional key dates for parents and students this summer.

Chamber selling tickets for 7th annual Grub Crawl
August 17, 2017 – 12:12 am | Comments Off
Chamber selling tickets for 7th annual Grub Crawl

The Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce is now selling tickets to the 7th annual Grub Crawl.

Michigan’s July jobless rate declines but so does workforce
August 17, 2017 – 12:06 am | Comments Off
Michigan’s July jobless rate declines but so does workforce

Michigan’s unemployment rate fell to 3.7 percent in July but the number of people in the workforce declined for a third straight month.