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Total of 55 retire from APS, which is now hiring
June 15, 2010 – 6:20 am | Comments Off on Total of 55 retire from APS, which is now hiring
Total of 55 retire from APS, which is now hiring

An early retirement incentive from Alpena Public Schools and an added bonus from the State of Michigan have boosted the number of employees leaving the district.

NEMROC expands with purchase of former Hillman mill
June 15, 2010 – 6:15 am | Comments Off on NEMROC expands with purchase of former Hillman mill
NEMROC expands with purchase of former Hillman mill

North Eastern Michigan Rehabilitation and Opportunity Center, Inc. (NEMROC) has expanded to Montmorency County with the purchase of the former Precision Millworks facility in Hillman.

City to establish election receiving board
June 15, 2010 – 6:14 am | Comments Off on City to establish election receiving board
City to establish election receiving board

The City of Alpena has decided to establish an election receiving board.

Trial date set for former judge’s son accused of growing pot
June 15, 2010 – 6:10 am | Comments Off on Trial date set for former judge’s son accused of growing pot
Trial date set for former judge’s son accused of growing pot

The son of a former judge has refused to accept an offer to settle a case that stems from an alleged marijuana growing operation at the family’s home in Alpena.

Police bust man for stealing copper from Carmeuse quarry
June 15, 2010 – 6:09 am | Comments Off on Police bust man for stealing copper from Carmeuse quarry
Police bust man for stealing copper from Carmeuse quarry

Police have caught up to the man who may be responsible for stealing over a thousand pounds of copper wire from the Carmeuse Lime and Stone Quarry in Mackinac County.

Stupak accepting applications for military academy appointments
June 15, 2010 – 6:08 am | Comments Off on Stupak accepting applications for military academy appointments
Stupak accepting applications for military academy appointments

U.S. Congressman Bart Stupak is accepting applications from area students seeking a congressional nomination to America’s military academies.

State & local gas prices continue to fall
June 15, 2010 – 6:06 am | Comments Off on State & local gas prices continue to fall
State & local gas prices continue to fall

Gas prices across Michigan continue to fall.

Second Avenue Bridge maintenance
June 15, 2010 – 6:05 am | Comments Off on Second Avenue Bridge maintenance
Second Avenue Bridge maintenance

Thunder Bay Electric will be opening Alpena’s Second Avenue Bridge Wednesday, to perform routine maintenance and inspection.

Whittemore-Prescott one of low-performing schools eligible for grant
June 15, 2010 – 6:05 am | Comments Off on Whittemore-Prescott one of low-performing schools eligible for grant
Whittemore-Prescott one of low-performing schools eligible for grant

The state says 108 low-performing Michigan schools are eligible to apply for federal stimulus grants aimed at improving student achievement.

Judge: Prison, no boot camp, for Detroit ex-mayor
June 15, 2010 – 6:04 am | Comments Off on Judge: Prison, no boot camp, for Detroit ex-mayor
Judge: Prison, no boot camp, for Detroit ex-mayor

There will be no boot camp for former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick.

Man convicted of murdering girlfriend, burying her
June 15, 2010 – 6:02 am | Comments Off on Man convicted of murdering girlfriend, burying her
Man convicted of murdering girlfriend, burying her

A jury has convicted a man of first-degree murder in the strangulation of his girlfriend, who was found buried a shallow grave in northern Michigan.

Alpena Regional Medical Center hires new CFO
June 14, 2010 – 10:34 am | Comments Off on Alpena Regional Medical Center hires new CFO
Alpena Regional Medical Center hires new CFO

Alpena Regional Medical Center has hired a new chief financial officer (CFO).