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Spreading random acts of kindness across Alpena
November 26, 2014 – 12:42 am | Comments Off
Spreading random acts of kindness across Alpena

The entire community is invited to a special event Saturday, to spread random acts of kindness across Alpena.

Ossineke man receives award for reporting potential student terrorist
November 26, 2014 – 12:36 am | Comments Off
Ossineke man receives award for reporting potential student terrorist

An Ossineke man received a Distinguished Citizen Award from the Michigan State Police Tuesday, for reporting an incident that could have ended with another tragic school shooting.

Commissioners approve raises for all county employees
November 26, 2014 – 12:30 am | Comments Off
Commissioners approve raises for all county employees

Nearly all employees of Alpena County will have a fatter paycheck next year.

Burglars target pharmacies across northeast MI
November 26, 2014 – 12:26 am | Comments Off
Burglars target pharmacies across northeast MI

Police are asking for the public’s help finding the suspects who have broken into at least four pharmacies in northeast Michigan and stolen over $30,000 in prescription narcotics and painkillers.

Driver caught with heroin after citizen calls 911
November 26, 2014 – 12:20 am | Comments Off
Driver caught with heroin after citizen calls 911

An alert citizen helped the Alpena County Sheriff’s Office track down a motorist Tuesday night, who was under the influence of drugs.

Weekly stats for MSP Alpena Post
November 26, 2014 – 12:14 am | Comments Off
Weekly stats for MSP Alpena Post

The Michigan State Police Post in Alpena took 61 complaints over the week, of which more than one-third were for traffic accidents.

Alcona Co. Sheriff’s Office handles 63 complaints over the week
November 26, 2014 – 12:10 am | Comments Off
Alcona Co. Sheriff’s Office handles 63 complaints over the week

The Alcona County Sheriff’s Office responded to 63 calls for help over the most recent week.

Fallen tree causes power outages in Cheboygan area
November 26, 2014 – 12:06 am | Comments Off
Fallen tree causes power outages in Cheboygan area

A fallen tree knocked out power Tuesday morning, to approximately 7,000 customers of Presque Isle Electric & Gas (PIE&G) in Cheboygan County.