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ACC registration starts Monday
April 1, 2020 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on ACC registration starts Monday
ACC registration starts Monday

Alpena Community College will open registration for returning students on Monday, for both the summer and fall semesters.

Michigan workers needed for critical jobs during pandemic
April 1, 2020 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Michigan workers needed for critical jobs during pandemic
Michigan workers needed for critical jobs during pandemic

State officials say companies seeking workers to fill a variety of immediate jobs to support work during the COVID-19 pandemic are listing the openings on Michigan’s employment search engine.

Those without broadband struggle in a stuck-at-home nation
April 1, 2020 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Those without broadband struggle in a stuck-at-home nation
Those without broadband struggle in a stuck-at-home nation

As schools, workplaces and public services shut down in the age of coronavirus, online connections are keeping Americans in touch with vital institutions and each other. But that’s not much of an option when fast internet service is hard to come by.

Bergman releases info on economic impact payments to Americans
March 31, 2020 – 4:55 pm | Comments Off on Bergman releases info on economic impact payments to Americans
Bergman releases info on economic impact payments to Americans

Congressman Jack Bergman has released information on the federal government’s plan to release stimulus checks to many Americans.

Spaceport announcement delayed until April or May
March 31, 2020 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Spaceport announcement delayed until April or May
Spaceport announcement delayed until April or May

It’s going to be awhile before we find out which community in Michigan has been selected for a possible vertical launch site that would be used to propel satellites into space.

Two from Oscoda Co. test positive for the virus
March 31, 2020 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on Two from Oscoda Co. test positive for the virus
Two from Oscoda Co. test positive for the virus

Two residents of Oscoda County have tested positive for the coronavirus.

APS releases list of learning resources for kids & parents
March 31, 2020 – 12:38 am | Comments Off on APS releases list of learning resources for kids & parents
APS releases list of learning resources for kids & parents

Alpena Public Schools has released a list of learning resources for students who want to continue learning as they follow the state’s Stay Home, Stay Safe executive order.

Montmorency police investigate trespassing, deceased animals
March 31, 2020 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Montmorency police investigate trespassing, deceased animals
Montmorency police investigate trespassing, deceased animals

An investigation is ongoing after a Briley Township resident found a “pile of deceased animals” in the woods.

MidMichigan Health reminds residents to take care of their mental health
March 31, 2020 – 12:24 am | Comments Off on MidMichigan Health reminds residents to take care of their mental health
MidMichigan Health reminds residents to take care of their mental health

Officials with MidMichigan Health say access to local resources within communities is key to maintaining strong mental health during these days of Stay Home, Stay Safe.

New chamber president/CEO says staff working harder than ever during pandemic
March 31, 2020 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on New chamber president/CEO says staff working harder than ever during pandemic
New chamber president/CEO says staff working harder than ever during pandemic

The new president and CEO of the Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce says chamber staff is “…working harder than ever to bring resources to our members.”

MI gas down more than $1 compared to last year
March 31, 2020 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on MI gas down more than $1 compared to last year
MI gas down more than $1 compared to last year

The average price of gasoline in Michigan is now more than a dollar per gallon less than one year ago.

Governor signs supplemental funding bills for COVID-19
March 31, 2020 – 12:10 am | Comments Off on Governor signs supplemental funding bills for COVID-19
Governor signs supplemental funding bills for COVID-19

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has signed two supplemental budget bills that provide $150 million in new state funding in the current fiscal year for the response to COVID-19.