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Woman who smuggled drugs into Alpena jail sent to prison
December 18, 2012 – 12:05 am | Comments Off
Woman who smuggled drugs into Alpena jail sent to prison

A woman who smuggled drugs into the Alpena County Jail is headed to prison.

Alpena sheriff office stats
December 18, 2012 – 12:04 am | Comments Off
Alpena sheriff office stats

The Alpena County Sheriff’s Office has been busy over the past 10 days or so, responding to auto accidents, larcenies and other crimes and incidents.

Police search for owners of bikes
December 18, 2012 – 12:03 am | Comments Off
Police search for owners of bikes

Michigan State Police in Alpena are looking for the owners of two bicycles.

Gas prices continue to tumble
December 18, 2012 – 12:02 am | Comments Off
Gas prices continue to tumble

Gas prices in Michigan have fallen 18 cents during the past week to a statewide average of about $3.24 per gallon.

New video surveillance system at AHS – already?
December 17, 2012 – 12:09 am | Comments Off
New video surveillance system at AHS – already?

Alpena High School wants to upgrade its video surveillance camera system only five years after it was installed.

Report: Michigan has fewer cops on the beat
December 17, 2012 – 12:07 am | Comments Off
Report: Michigan has fewer cops on the beat

A newspaper says the number of police officers in Michigan is down 16 percent since 2001 as local governments deal with lower tax revenue by trimming departments.

Blood drives in Alcona, Lincoln & Ossineke
December 17, 2012 – 12:07 am | Comments Off
Blood drives in Alcona, Lincoln & Ossineke

There’s still a chance this week to give the ultimate gift this Christmas – the gift of life.

Conn. shooting prompts security review by schools
December 17, 2012 – 12:06 am | Comments Off
Conn. shooting prompts security review by schools

A Grand Rapids area district plans to double state-required lockdown drills at its schools following a shooting rampage that left 20 elementary students dead in Connecticut.