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6 Alcona students part of pilot program

January 28, 2015 ALCONA — Work-based learning is being offered for the first time at Alcona Community Schools beginning on Monday with six students who are piloting an established program at Kalitta Air in Oscoda to... more »»

 
 
 
Commissioners OK increasing MSUE office employee’s hours

January 28, 2015 ALPENA — The Alpena County Board of Commissioners held a brief meeting Tuesday and took action on only a few minor housekeeping issues. more »»

March of Dimes Fun Night is Saturday

January 28, 2015 MITCHELL TOWNSHIP — Continuing toward the March of Dimes mission to help mothers across the country take charge of their health and in supporting families when issues arise for newborns is Curran’s... more »»

Lincoln to host fundraiser

January 28, 2015 ALPENA — Lincoln Elementary School Parent Advisory Council will host an all-you-can-eat pancake supper and basket raffle fundraiser Friday, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the school gym. more »»

ARMC board approves $1.8M in purchases

January 28, 2015 ALPENA — The Alpena Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees approved several capital equipment purchases at its meeting Tuesday evening, totaling over $1.8 million. more »»

County needs road funding to stop decay of bad roads

January 28, 2015 ALPENA — Like much of the rest of the state, the roads in Alpena County are in need of a lot of improvement as more than half of them have been rated to be in poor condition. more »»

Study time

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Keller named 2014 MSP Motor Officer of the Year

January 27, 2015 ALPENA — When Chris Keller decided he wanted to become a member of the Michigan State Police, he did so because he wanted to protect people and to keep the roads safe. more »»

Hanson receives 1 year delayed sentence

January 27, 2015 ROGERS CITY — Presque Isle County Corrections Officer Richard Hanson was sentenced in the 53rd Circuit Court in Rogers City Friday after reaching a plea deal agreement on a pair of fourth-degree... more »»

Measles: One case found in Michigan

January 27, 2015 ALPENA — The first case of measles has been confirmed in Michigan in 2015 by the Michigan Department of Community Health. more »»

APD seeks public’s assitance in finding woman

January 27, 2015 The Alpena Police Department has classified an Alpena woman as missing after she hadn't been seen since Sunda. more »»

Four seek empty TBTA board seat

January 27, 2015 ALPENA — Thunder Bay Transportation Authority Executive Director Barbara Schwartzfisher reported at Monday’s meeting that four potential new board members have applied for the vacant senior/disabled... more »»

4-H youth learn to share their voices

January 27, 2015 Building youth leaders in order to empower young leaders not only in clubs and on teams but in every aspect of their lives is a goal that Alcona County 4-H program instructor Les Thomas said will be... more »»

‘Frozen’ theme

January 26, 2015 more »»

APS approves bid for greenhouse

January 26, 2015 ALPENA — Alpena Public Schools Board of Education approved a bid from Nexus Corporation of Northglenn, Colo. to build a greenhouse next to the Alpena High School. The bid was for $39,639. more »»

Partners

January 24, 2015 more »»

A taste of Vietnam

January 24, 2015 In a small kitchen in Alpena the sizzle of fatty pork being fried wafting the salty smell of bacon through the house became all consuming as Lucille Bray tentatively picked up her knife to chop bok... more »»

What is Alpena’s future?

January 24, 2015 ALPENA — As excitement builds in anticipation of the new Meijer store opening in Alpena and rumors circulate on what other businesses may follow, some residents have their fingers crossed that their... more »»

Mich. DNR gets 1st reports of bats dying

January 24, 2015 ALPENA — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced it has received the first reports of bats dying from white-nose syndrome this winter in Michigan. more »»

Hawks woman wins singing contest: Heads to Hollywood

January 24, 2015 ALPENA — The third time was the charm for Nicole Grulke of Hawks, as she won the WATZ/WBKB Karaoke Contest at the Sanctuary Inn and won a trip to the 2015 Grammy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles Feb.8. more »»

ARMC finance committee approves financial reports

January 24, 2015 ALPENA — The Alpena Regional Medical Center Finance/Cost Containment Committee approved financial reports for November and December to send to the ARMC Board of Trustees for approval at its next... more »»

 
 
 

 

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Another film festival in the books

January 26, 2015 We just wrapped up the third annual Thunder Bay International Film Festival. This year's event was expanded from three days to five days, with the first day taking place in Rogers City. more »

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