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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.

Make sure your mailbox is ready for winter
November 13, 2019 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Make sure your mailbox is ready for winter
Make sure your mailbox is ready for winter

It appears the winter season is upon us, with heavy snows already blanketing parts of northern Michigan.

Sea lamprey populations in Lake Huron – close to target levels
November 13, 2019 – 12:22 am | Comments Off on Sea lamprey populations in Lake Huron – close to target levels
Sea lamprey populations in Lake Huron – close to target levels

The Great Lakes Fishery Commission Tuesday, reported that populations of the invasive, parasitic sea lamprey remain at near-historic lows, below targets, in Lakes Michigan and Ontario, and above target, but holding steady, in Lakes Huron, Superior and Erie.

Michigan budget standoff unlikely to end until December
November 13, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Michigan budget standoff unlikely to end until December
Michigan budget standoff unlikely to end until December

A budget standoff between the Republican-led Legislature and Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is unlikely to be resolved until December at the earliest.

Group criticizes delayed release of A-to-F grade for schools
November 13, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Group criticizes delayed release of A-to-F grade for schools
Group criticizes delayed release of A-to-F grade for schools

The Michigan Department of Education is facing criticism from a conservative education group for not publishing A-through-F letter grades for public schools.

9 student deaths since August shakes USC campus
November 13, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on 9 student deaths since August shakes USC campus
9 student deaths since August shakes USC campus

The death of nine students since classes began a little more than two months ago has left students and administrators at the University Southern California shaken and seeking answers.

APS discussion on 2020 bond proposal continues
November 12, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on APS discussion on 2020 bond proposal continues
APS discussion on 2020 bond proposal continues

Another discussion on a potential bond proposal for Alpena Public Schools was held Monday, during a board of education property committee meeting.

Cold temps & snow to continue
November 12, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on Cold temps & snow to continue
Cold temps & snow to continue

Well below average temperatures and light snow are in the forecast for northeast Michigan for the rest of the week.