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Large reward offered for missing State Police dog
December 10, 2010 – 6:24 am | Comments Off on Large reward offered for missing State Police dog
Large reward offered for missing State Police dog

Concerned citizens have donated $3,000 for information leading to the location of Bane, the Michigan State Police Canine Trooper that has been missing since mid-November.

Plea deal for 51 year-old man who assaulted Alpena firefighters & paramedics
December 10, 2010 – 6:12 am | Comments Off on Plea deal for 51 year-old man who assaulted Alpena firefighters & paramedics
Plea deal for 51 year-old man who assaulted Alpena firefighters & paramedics

An Alpena man is facing jail time for assaulting police and paramedics.

Linwood woman sentenced to prison on racketeering
December 10, 2010 – 6:08 am | Comments Off on Linwood woman sentenced to prison on racketeering
Linwood woman sentenced to prison on racketeering

A mid-Michigan woman accused of embezzling more than $300,000 has been sentenced to 40 months to 20 years in prison.

Crowell admits to growing pot in Alpena
December 10, 2010 – 6:04 am | Comments Off on Crowell admits to growing pot in Alpena
Crowell admits to growing pot in Alpena

An Alpena man will be sentenced in January for growing marijuana.

City lowers cost of cleaning contract to approx. $43K
December 10, 2010 – 6:01 am | Comments Off on City lowers cost of cleaning contract to approx. $43K
City lowers cost of cleaning contract to approx. $43K

It will cost the City of Alpena approximately $43,000 to keep its various buildings clean in 2011.

Software problem takes small bite out of funding raised for recycling program
December 10, 2010 – 5:57 am | Comments Off on Software problem takes small bite out of funding raised for recycling program
Software problem takes small bite out of funding raised for recycling program

A computer software problem is taking a small bite out of the money raised to support a county-wide recycling program.

No decision on water tap in fee for Alpena Marc
December 9, 2010 – 4:38 am | Comments Off on No decision on water tap in fee for Alpena Marc
No decision on water tap in fee for Alpena Marc

After months of discussions the Alpena City Council is no closer to making a decision to waive or partially waive a water tap in fee for a local company.

County extends agreement for garbage pickup
December 9, 2010 – 4:34 am | Comments Off on County extends agreement for garbage pickup
County extends agreement for garbage pickup

Alpena County could spend as much as $18,000 in 2011, to have its garbage hauled away.

No suspect linked to bomb threat at Sanborn Elementary
December 9, 2010 – 4:32 am | Comments Off on No suspect linked to bomb threat at Sanborn Elementary
No suspect linked to bomb threat at Sanborn Elementary

It has been nearly two months and police and school officials still don’t know who is responsible for a written bomb threat found at Sanborn Elementary School.

Alpena man gets prison time for home burglary
December 9, 2010 – 4:30 am | Comments Off on Alpena man gets prison time for home burglary
Alpena man gets prison time for home burglary

An Alpena man will have plenty of time to think about his long criminal history after being sentenced to 34 months to 20 years in prison.

Motorist drives up car hauler ramps & lands upside down
December 9, 2010 – 4:26 am | Comments Off on Motorist drives up car hauler ramps & lands upside down
Motorist drives up car hauler ramps & lands upside down

Alcohol may have played a role in an unusual accident Wednesday, near the intersection of Third and Sable in Alpena.

Cheboygan Sheriff Dept. offers snowmobile safety class
December 9, 2010 – 4:24 am | Comments Off on Cheboygan Sheriff Dept. offers snowmobile safety class
Cheboygan Sheriff Dept. offers snowmobile safety class

The Cheboygan County Sheriff Department is offering a snowmobile safety class on Saturday, December 18.