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Detroit man gets 1.5-20 years for bringing drugs into Alpena
December 5, 2018 – 12:20 am
Detroit man gets 1.5-20 years for bringing drugs into Alpena

A Detroit man who brought a large quantity of cocaine and heroin to Alpena has received 18 months to 20 years in prison.

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APD Holiday Shop with a Cop
December 5, 2018 – 12:14 am
APD Holiday Shop with a Cop

The Alpena Police Department is holding its annual ‘Holiday Shop with a Cop’ event on Saturday.

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Grand Rapids not likely to opt out of marijuana businesses
December 5, 2018 – 12:08 am
Grand Rapids not likely to opt out of marijuana businesses

The mayor of Michigan’s second-largest city says Grand Rapids likely will embrace marijuana businesses after voters legalized the recreational use of pot.

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A nation’s farewell for George H.W. Bush
December 5, 2018 – 12:02 am
A nation’s farewell for George H.W. Bush

Washington is bidding its final farewell to former President George H.W. Bush with his funeral at Washington National Cathedral drawing world envoys, the four remaining ex-presidents and President Donald Trump.

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Poor turnout for public input on potential tobacco ban
December 4, 2018 – 12:54 am
Poor turnout for public input on potential tobacco ban

There was a small turnout at the Alpena Municipal Council’s meeting Monday evening, which featured a public input session on a potential ban on tobacco at all city parks.

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Helen May Montie
December 4, 2018 – 12:46 am
Helen May Montie

Helen May Montie, 93, of Alpena passed away Sunday, December 2, 2018 at Medilodge – Alpena.
Cremation arrangements have been by the Bannan Funeral Home.

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Free Christmas trees for 4th graders & $5 trees for everyone else
December 4, 2018 – 12:42 am
Free Christmas trees for 4th graders & $5 trees for everyone else

The Huron-Manistee National Forests is once again offering free Christmas trees to fourth grade students and $5 trees to everyone else.

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Prepare for the holidays with mental health first aid
December 4, 2018 – 12:34 am
Prepare for the holidays with mental health first aid

Partners In Prevention and Northeast Michigan Community Mental Health Authority are teaming up for free courses in Alpena that will train participants to better help family members and friends who suffer from a variety of mental health issues.

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Montmorency deputies make arrests for domestic violence & drunk driving
December 4, 2018 – 12:28 am
Montmorency deputies make arrests for domestic violence & drunk driving

A total of 76 calls for help were phoned into the Montmorency County Sheriff’s Office over the week.

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AHS parent info meeting on NCAA eligibility
December 4, 2018 – 12:20 am
AHS parent info meeting on NCAA eligibility

A parent information meeting is being held at Alpena High School Tuesday, for student athletes and their parents.

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Community invited to Love Light Trees ceremony at Alpena hospital
December 4, 2018 – 12:14 am
Community invited to Love Light Trees ceremony at Alpena hospital

MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena is inviting the community to its 2nd annual Love Light Trees and remembrance ceremony on Wednesday.

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MI drivers enjoying lowest gas prices since July 2017
December 4, 2018 – 12:08 am
MI drivers enjoying lowest gas prices since July 2017

The average price of a gallon of gas in Michigan is now at the lowest level since July 2017.

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