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Mackinac Island woman killed in snowmobile crash
March 6, 2013 – 12:03 am | Comments Off
Mackinac Island woman killed in snowmobile crash

Authorities on Mackinac Island say a 51-year-old resident was killed when she lost control of her snowmobile and struck a tree.

Sault tribe loses court decision over Lansing casino
March 6, 2013 – 12:02 am | Comments Off
Sault tribe loses court decision over Lansing casino

A federal judge suddenly has put the brakes on plans for an American Indian casino in Lansing.

State supt. issues new school breakfast challenge
March 6, 2013 – 12:01 am | Comments Off
State supt. issues new school breakfast challenge

State Education Superintendent Mike Flanagan is issuing a new challenge to Michigan schools to get more children a healthy breakfast every day.

City puts in grant apps for 2 police cruisers
March 5, 2013 – 12:15 am | Comments Off
City puts in grant apps for 2 police cruisers

A public hearing was held at the Alpena Municipal Council meeting Monday night, to receive comment on grant applications for two new patrol vehicles for the city’s police department.

APS to sell another home in Wildcat Court
March 5, 2013 – 12:14 am | Comments Off
APS to sell another home in Wildcat Court

Alpena Public Schools is ready to sell another student-built home in Wildcat Court.

UPDATE: Atlanta teen likely died of hypothermia
March 5, 2013 – 12:12 am | Comments Off
UPDATE: Atlanta teen likely died of hypothermia

An autopsy of the teenager found dead in Atlanta over the weekend reveals the probable cause of death was hypothermia.

Suspects sent to prison for breaking into Long Rapids Market
March 5, 2013 – 12:10 am | Comments Off
Suspects sent to prison for breaking into Long Rapids Market

The remaining two suspects linked to last year’s break in of Long Rapids Market in Lachine are on their way to prison.

Cheboygan man picked up for having sexual contact with young girl
March 5, 2013 – 12:09 am | Comments Off
Cheboygan man picked up for having sexual contact with young girl

A Cheboygan man has been arrested for allegedly having sexual contact with a young girl between the ages of 13 and 16.