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Mackinac Center for Public Policy releases report cards on local schools
February 19, 2020 – 12:44 am
Mackinac Center for Public Policy releases report cards on local schools

The Mackinac Center for Public Policy has issued a Context and Performance (CAP) report card that measures the academic performance of Michigan elementary and middle schools.

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Alpena CVB gives city $5K for damage caused by high water levels/erosion
February 19, 2020 – 12:38 am
Alpena CVB gives city $5K for damage caused by high water levels/erosion

The Alpena Area Convention & Visitors Bureau gave the city of Alpena a check this week, to help pay for recent shoreline erosion damage caused by the high water level of Lake Huron.

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AHS to show off its departments & course offerings
February 19, 2020 – 12:30 am
AHS to show off its departments & course offerings

Alpena High School is holding a special event to show off its departments and course offerings.

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Public invited to CIP meeting at city hall tonight
February 19, 2020 – 12:22 am
Public invited to CIP meeting at city hall tonight

The City of Alpena and its’ planning commission are meeting Wednesday, to discuss a new Capital Improvement Plan for 2021-2026.

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Nebraska denies pardon for notorious killer’s ex-girlfriend
February 19, 2020 – 12:14 am

Nebraska’s pardons board has refused to pardon the murder conviction of the ex-girlfriend of Charles Starkweather, the infamous killer who went on a rampage in the 1950s.

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Las Vegas debate a major test of Bloomberg campaign’s gamble
February 19, 2020 – 12:08 am
Las Vegas debate a major test of Bloomberg campaign’s gamble

The first major test of billionaire Mike Bloomberg’s presidential campaign plays out in the city of high rollers when he faces questions and sharp elbows on a debate stage for the first time.

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China turns to internet for food supplies amid virus fears
February 19, 2020 – 12:02 am
China turns to internet for food supplies amid virus fears

House-bound by China’s virus outbreak, some consumers are counting on the parka-clad delivery drivers of e-commerce giant JD.com to keep her kitchen stocked.

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Edna May Miller
February 18, 2020 – 5:55 pm
Edna May Miller

MILLER, Edna May, 99, of Alpena passed away on Monday, February 17, 2020 at Precious Days Care
Home.
Edna was born March 27, 1920 in Rogers City to the late Cornelius and Minnie (Egenriether) Glosser and
moved to …

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Oscoda selected spaceport for horizontal launches, March announcement on vertical launches
February 18, 2020 – 5:01 pm
Oscoda selected spaceport for horizontal launches, March announcement on vertical launches

Northeast Michigan may become home to a spaceport for the growing commercial satellite business sector.

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LOCAL SPORTS TUESDAY 2-18-2020
February 18, 2020 – 6:44 am
LOCAL SPORTS TUESDAY 2-18-2020

Throw this orange ball into that peach basket.

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SCHOOL CLOSINGS/CANELLATIONS FOR TUESDAY, FEB. 18
February 18, 2020 – 5:43 am
SCHOOL CLOSINGS/CANELLATIONS FOR TUESDAY, FEB. 18

Some schools in the area are closed Tuesday, due to heavy snow.

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Council moves forward with rules for medical marijuana stores
February 18, 2020 – 12:56 am
Council moves forward with rules for medical marijuana stores

The Alpena Municipal Council has directed city staff to move forward with drafting an ordinance that establishes rules and regulations for medical marijuana provisioning centers to conduct business within the city limits.

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