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APS add over $2M to savings following financially successful fiscal year
November 14, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on APS add over $2M to savings following financially successful fiscal year
APS add over $2M to savings following financially successful fiscal year

By all accounts, Alpena Public Schools had another financially successful fiscal year in 2018-19.

3 AHS students finalists in MI math competition
November 14, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on 3 AHS students finalists in MI math competition
3 AHS students finalists in MI math competition

Three students from Alpena High School are finalists in the 63rd annual Michigan Mathematics Prize Competition.

Onaway men, ages 54 & 60, busted with cocaine
November 14, 2019 – 12:38 am | Comments Off on Onaway men, ages 54 & 60, busted with cocaine
Onaway men, ages 54 & 60, busted with cocaine

Two Onaway men were arrested Friday, after they were caught with approximately 15 grams of cocaine.

Jaws of Life used to remove Harrisville man from wreckage
November 14, 2019 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Jaws of Life used to remove Harrisville man from wreckage
Jaws of Life used to remove Harrisville man from wreckage

Emergency responders used the Jaws of Life to free an 80 year-old man from his SUV following a single-vehicle accident in Alcona County Tuesday morning.

Police, DNR release safety tips for hunters
November 14, 2019 – 12:22 am | Comments Off on Police, DNR release safety tips for hunters
Police, DNR release safety tips for hunters

Local police agencies join the Department of Natural Resources in releasing tips to help hunters have a safe and enjoyable firearms deer season.

Michigan car insurance fee falling to $100 a vehicle in July
November 14, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Michigan car insurance fee falling to $100 a vehicle in July
Michigan car insurance fee falling to $100 a vehicle in July

Michigan drivers who want unlimited lifetime coverage for crash injuries will pay $100 per vehicle starting in July — a reduction from the record $220 they are assessed now.

MI recreational pot sales to start in December
November 14, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on MI recreational pot sales to start in December
MI recreational pot sales to start in December

The state of Michigan is opening the door to the sale of marijuana for recreational use starting in December, which is earlier than expected.

Girl, 13, dies after snowmobile crash in Oakland County
November 14, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Girl, 13, dies after snowmobile crash in Oakland County
Girl, 13, dies after snowmobile crash in Oakland County

Authorities say a 13-year-old girl who was a passenger on a snowmobile has died after a crash with another snowmobile.

Vietnam Vets Food Drive
November 13, 2019 – 11:00 am | Comments Off on Vietnam Vets Food Drive
Vietnam Vets Food Drive

The Vietnam Vets,  Chapter 583 have set up headquarters for  Operations Holidays Feed A Family & Toys For Kids. They are located in the former Sears Store, next to Neiman’s Family Market in Alpena in the Thunder Bay Shopping Center.

APS excited about new version of NWEA, SEL screener results & personalized learning pilots
November 13, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on APS excited about new version of NWEA, SEL screener results & personalized learning pilots
APS excited about new version of NWEA, SEL screener results & personalized learning pilots

The director of K-12 instruction for Alpena Public Schools provided a board of education committee Tuesday, with an overview on a few initiatives that are producing positive results for kids.

Alpena airport surpasses 10,000 enplanements/qualifies for $1M subsidy
November 13, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on Alpena airport surpasses 10,000 enplanements/qualifies for $1M subsidy
Alpena airport surpasses 10,000 enplanements/qualifies for $1M subsidy

Alpena County Regional Airport has officially topped 10,000 enplanements for the year.

Help shape the future of Mich-e-ke-wis Park
November 13, 2019 – 12:38 am | Comments Off on Help shape the future of Mich-e-ke-wis Park
Help shape the future of Mich-e-ke-wis Park

Public input will be gathered Wednesday evening, on shaping the future of Mich-e-ke-wis Park.