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City enters into AberNAS sharing agreement with Alpena County
April 22, 2010 – 3:58 am | Comments Off on City enters into AberNAS sharing agreement with Alpena County
City enters into AberNAS sharing agreement with Alpena County

The City and County of Alpena have reached another computer-related purchase agreement.

APS second graders build birdhouses during Earth Week
April 22, 2010 – 3:54 am | Comments Off on APS second graders build birdhouses during Earth Week
APS second graders build birdhouses during Earth Week

A second grade class at Ella White Elementary School in Alpena used Earth Week to showcase their construction abilities by building birdhouses for our feathered friends.

Chamber hosts first “Good Morning Alpena” event of 2010
April 22, 2010 – 3:53 am | Comments Off on Chamber hosts first “Good Morning Alpena” event of 2010
Chamber hosts first “Good Morning Alpena” event of 2010

The Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting its first “Good Morning Alpena” breakfast event of the year Friday.

New voting location for Alpena residents in precinct #4
April 22, 2010 – 3:52 am | Comments Off on New voting location for Alpena residents in precinct #4
New voting location for Alpena residents in precinct #4

If you live in the City of Alpena and are used to voting at the First Assembly of God Church on Ripley Boulevard, you’ll be receiving a letter in the mail notifying you of a new polling location.

Neumann votes for plan to cut $3.6M from State budget
April 22, 2010 – 3:50 am | Comments Off on Neumann votes for plan to cut $3.6M from State budget
Neumann votes for plan to cut $3.6M from State budget

State Representative Andy Neumann Wednesday, voted to save $3.6 million in taxpayer dollars by consolidating administrative services in the Michigan House and Senate and modifying employee benefit plans.

Council preserves Mayor Exchange Program
April 21, 2010 – 6:03 am | One Comment
Council preserves Mayor Exchange Program

When Alpena Mayor Carol Shafto was elected to office one of the things she immediately did was reinstate the Mayor Exchange Program.

New online tutoring program offers APS students a new avenue for help
April 21, 2010 – 6:01 am | Comments Off on New online tutoring program offers APS students a new avenue for help
New online tutoring program offers APS students a new avenue for help

Alpena Public Schools has partnered with the Alpena County Library to offer students a new way of getting help with homework.

Alpena Prosecutors Office honors crime victims’ rights
April 21, 2010 – 6:00 am | One Comment
Alpena Prosecutors Office honors crime victims’ rights

This week, communities across the nation are rallying to honor and support victims of crime.

Pair of wildfires keep local crews busy Tuesday
April 21, 2010 – 5:58 am | Comments Off on Pair of wildfires keep local crews busy Tuesday
Pair of wildfires keep local crews busy Tuesday

Despite receiving nearly two inches of rain this month, the wildfire danger across the region remains elevated.

Fire danger remains high during Wildfire Prevention Week
April 21, 2010 – 5:56 am | Comments Off on Fire danger remains high during Wildfire Prevention Week
Fire danger remains high during Wildfire Prevention Week

Fire danger indexes remain high and crews continue to battle fires as Wildfire Prevention Week continues.

Viegelahn, Rogers City, makes another run for State Rep.
April 21, 2010 – 5:54 am | Comments Off on Viegelahn, Rogers City, makes another run for State Rep.
Viegelahn, Rogers City, makes another run for State Rep.

A Rogers City man is making a second run for the soon to be vacant 106th District State Representative seat.

Sheltrown, others host “Buy Michigan First” event
April 21, 2010 – 5:50 am | Comments Off on Sheltrown, others host “Buy Michigan First” event
Sheltrown, others host “Buy Michigan First” event

A candidate for Bart Stupak’s congressional seat is taking care of matters at home while he plots his next move for the August primary.