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Thunder Bay ready for 6th graders, 2 elementary schools nearly cleared out
August 12, 2010 – 3:58 am | Comments Off on Thunder Bay ready for 6th graders, 2 elementary schools nearly cleared out
Thunder Bay ready for 6th graders, 2 elementary schools nearly cleared out

Alpena Public Schools is nearly ready to close up two elementary schools for good.

Hillman bridge blessing & ribbon cutting ceremony
August 12, 2010 – 3:50 am | Comments Off on Hillman bridge blessing & ribbon cutting ceremony
Hillman bridge blessing & ribbon cutting ceremony

A blessing and ribbon cutting ceremony is being held Friday, for the new bridge leading to downtown Hillman.

Pipe job at Alpena water recycling plant could get stinky
August 12, 2010 – 3:36 am | Comments Off on Pipe job at Alpena water recycling plant could get stinky
Pipe job at Alpena water recycling plant could get stinky

It might get a little stinky Monday, around the water recycling plant off State Street in Alpena.

Mackinac Bridge receives engineering accolade
August 12, 2010 – 3:34 am | Comments Off on Mackinac Bridge receives engineering accolade
Mackinac Bridge receives engineering accolade

The bridge connecting Michigan’s two peninsulas is steeling itself for a national engineering accolade.

Feds gives Michigan $128M for jobless homeowners
August 12, 2010 – 3:30 am | Comments Off on Feds gives Michigan $128M for jobless homeowners
Feds gives Michigan $128M for jobless homeowners

The Obama administration says more money is headed to Michigan to help unemployed homeowners avoid foreclosure.

Task force creates suspect list in MI stabbings
August 12, 2010 – 3:28 am | Comments Off on Task force creates suspect list in MI stabbings
Task force creates suspect list in MI stabbings

A task force searching for a serial killer linked to a string of 20 stabbings that include five deaths is putting together a list of potential suspects.

Snyder, Bernero hire new campaign spokesmen
August 12, 2010 – 3:26 am | Comments Off on Snyder, Bernero hire new campaign spokesmen
Snyder, Bernero hire new campaign spokesmen

The two men running for Michigan governor have hired new spokesmen for the general election campaign.

US bailout helped overseas banks too
August 12, 2010 – 3:25 am | Comments Off on US bailout helped overseas banks too
US bailout helped overseas banks too

A congressional watchdog panel says the $700 billion U.S. bailout program launched in response to the global economic meltdown had a far greater impact overseas than other countries’ financial rescue plans did on the U.S.

Wolverine files appeal on denial of permit for Rogers City plant
August 11, 2010 – 9:19 am | Comments Off on Wolverine files appeal on denial of permit for Rogers City plant
Wolverine files appeal on denial of permit for Rogers City plant

Wolverine Power Supply Cooperative has filed an appeal to reverse an earlier decision that denied the company an air quality permit needed to move forward with a proposed power plant in Rogers City.

APS coaches save most sports
August 11, 2010 – 7:23 am | Comments Off on APS coaches save most sports
APS coaches save most sports

It appears most sports and teams for Alpena Public Schools will be back in 2010-11.

Alpena GOP wants city to reconsider use of Culligan Plaza
August 11, 2010 – 7:13 am | Comments Off on Alpena GOP wants city to reconsider use of Culligan Plaza
Alpena GOP wants city to reconsider use of Culligan Plaza

The Alpena Municipal Council will be reviewing a policy that restricts political events from being held in front of Culligan Plaza.

Martin changes plea on probation violation for Ella White incident
August 11, 2010 – 7:10 am | Comments Off on Martin changes plea on probation violation for Ella White incident
Martin changes plea on probation violation for Ella White incident

The Alpena woman linked to an assault at Ella White Elementary School has changed her plea on a parole violation.