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APS: Parent- Teacher conferences – teacher in-service tied to ACT
January 18, 2011 – 3:58 am | Comments Off on APS: Parent- Teacher conferences – teacher in-service tied to ACT
APS: Parent- Teacher conferences – teacher in-service tied to ACT

Alpena Public Schools is hosting parent – teacher conferences Thursday, at the high school, junior high and Aces Academy.

Gas prices lower around state, higher in Alpena
January 18, 2011 – 3:56 am | Comments Off on Gas prices lower around state, higher in Alpena
Gas prices lower around state, higher in Alpena

The new statewide average price for a gallon of regular gasoline is $3.10 in Michigan.

Budget director sees tough climb to balance budget
January 18, 2011 – 3:54 am | Comments Off on Budget director sees tough climb to balance budget
Budget director sees tough climb to balance budget

John Nixon expects his new job as Michigan’s budget director to bring some big challenges.

Canadian municipal trash no longer coming to MI
January 18, 2011 – 3:47 am | Comments Off on Canadian municipal trash no longer coming to MI
Canadian municipal trash no longer coming to MI

Michigan’s U.S. senators say the years-long practice of allowing Canadian municipal trash to roll into the state has come to a close.

Winter Weather Advisory, 2-5 inches expected
January 17, 2011 – 3:40 pm | Comments Off on Winter Weather Advisory, 2-5 inches expected
Winter Weather Advisory, 2-5 inches expected

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for portions of Northeast Lower Michigan.

Thunder Bay Jr. High roof beginning to pay back
January 17, 2011 – 6:24 am | Comments Off on Thunder Bay Jr. High roof beginning to pay back
Thunder Bay Jr. High roof beginning to pay back

It cost Alpena Public Schools and taxpayers nearly a million dollars and now a new roof and insulation at the junior high school is beginning to give back

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day events at ACC
January 17, 2011 – 6:09 am | Comments Off on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day events at ACC
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day events at ACC

Monday is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; a day to recognize the man most consider a pioneer of the American civil rights movement.

MDOT reminds residents of snow removal requirements
January 17, 2011 – 6:07 am | Comments Off on MDOT reminds residents of snow removal requirements
MDOT reminds residents of snow removal requirements

Some new snow over the weekend came with a reminder for residents living along state trunklines to be careful as they plow snow.

Small fire breaks out at home of Alpena Sheriff
January 17, 2011 – 6:06 am | Comments Off on Small fire breaks out at home of Alpena Sheriff
Small fire breaks out at home of Alpena Sheriff

A small fire broke out Sunday, at the home of Alpena County Sheriff Steve Kielizewski.

Fireplace logs may be cause of house fire in Montmorency Co
January 17, 2011 – 6:05 am | Comments Off on Fireplace logs may be cause of house fire in Montmorency Co
Fireplace logs may be cause of house fire in Montmorency Co

Some logs may have rolled out of an open fireplace Saturday, causing a house fire in Montmorency County’s Vienna Township.

Police use taser to bring drunken Grayling man under control
January 17, 2011 – 6:04 am | Comments Off on Police use taser to bring drunken Grayling man under control
Police use taser to bring drunken Grayling man under control

Police used a taser gun to bring a Grayling man under control Friday.

Blood drives in Atlanta & West Branch
January 17, 2011 – 6:03 am | Comments Off on Blood drives in Atlanta & West Branch
Blood drives in Atlanta & West Branch

Many New Year’s resolutions focus on breaking bad habits. American Red Cross officials suggest developing a good habit, such as donating blood.