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Local jobless rates for December & 2012
January 25, 2013 – 12:12 am | Comments Off
Local jobless rates for December & 2012

Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates rose in all of Michigan’s 17 major labor market areas in December.

Drug collections through program started in NE MI top 55K lbs.
January 25, 2013 – 12:11 am | Comments Off
Drug collections through program started in NE MI top 55K lbs.

A program that was formed in northeast Michigan to collect unwanted, unused and expired prescription drugs has collected more than 50,000 pounds of pills.

No raises for city election workers
January 25, 2013 – 12:09 am | Comments Off
No raises for city election workers

There will be no pay increase in 2013 for people who work elections for the City of Alpena.

Cheboygan man drives drunk w/kids in vehicle
January 25, 2013 – 12:06 am | Comments Off
Cheboygan man drives drunk w/kids in vehicle

A Cheboygan man was caught urinating near the County Building Wednesday, and was subsequently arrested on much more serious charges.

Indian River man hurt in crash on icy roads
January 25, 2013 – 12:05 am | Comments Off
Indian River man hurt in crash on icy roads

Slippery road conditions played a role in a two-car accident that sent an Indian River man to the hospital.

Lantern-lit cross country skiing in Cheboygan
January 25, 2013 – 12:02 am | Comments Off
Lantern-lit cross country skiing in Cheboygan

Temperatures will be warming up a little bit this weekend, just in time for lantern-lit crossing skiing at Cheboygan State park.

Sports are a civil right for disabled, US says
January 25, 2013 – 12:01 am | Comments Off
Sports are a civil right for disabled, US says

There could be sweeping changes in school athletics.

Onaway company receives $2M grant for expansion project
January 24, 2013 – 12:13 am | Comments Off
Onaway company receives $2M grant for expansion project

An Onaway company is receiving a $2-million grant from the State of Michigan for an expansion project that is expected to create 75 new jobs.