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State’s jobless rate off 0.4 points to 6.7 percent
December 18, 2014 – 12:03 am | Comments Off
State’s jobless rate off 0.4 points to 6.7 percent

Michigan’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has dropped 0.4 percentage points to 6.7 percent in November, reaching its lowest level in more than eight years.

Mom charged for giving sons pot for medical reasons
December 18, 2014 – 12:01 am | Comments Off
Mom charged for giving sons pot for medical reasons

A Michigan mother faces child abuse and other charges after authorities say she gave her 10- and 12-year-old sons marijuana for medical reasons.

Deadly house fire in Sanborn Township
December 17, 2014 – 12:36 am | Comments Off
Deadly house fire in Sanborn Township

A 63 year-old man died Tuesday, after fire swept through his home in Ossineke.

Humane society agreement lifting spirits of dogs & city workers
December 17, 2014 – 12:30 am | Comments Off
Humane society agreement lifting spirits of dogs & city workers

It’s become a little more fun to come to work on Thursdays for employees at Alpena City Hall.

Arrest likely to slow flow of heroin into NE Michigan
December 17, 2014 – 12:24 am | Comments Off
Arrest likely to slow flow of heroin into NE Michigan

A nearly year-long, joint investigation conducted by the Huron Undercover Narcotics Team and the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office will likely slow the flow of heroin into northeast Michigan.

Presque Isle man with 9 OWI’s sent to prison
December 17, 2014 – 12:20 am | Comments Off
Presque Isle man with 9 OWI’s sent to prison

A 44 year-old Presque Isle man with a history of drunk driving convictions has been sent to prison for 24 months to 5 years.

Montmorency deputies arrest 6 while responding to various incidents
December 17, 2014 – 12:14 am | Comments Off
Montmorency deputies arrest 6 while responding to various incidents

The Montmorency County Sheriff’s Office took a total of 108 calls for help over the week, and deputies made six arrests.

Alcona sheriff’s office takes 73 complaints over the week
December 17, 2014 – 12:10 am | Comments Off
Alcona sheriff’s office takes 73 complaints over the week

Deputies from the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office responded to 73 complaints over the week and made four arrests.