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Kroger, Walgreens to stop selling e-cigarettes in US
October 8, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Kroger, Walgreens to stop selling e-cigarettes in US
Kroger, Walgreens to stop selling e-cigarettes in US

Two major retailers say they will no longer sell e-cigarettes in the U.S. amid mounting health questions surrounding vaping.

Council selects Harbor Springs woman for city mgr. role
October 7, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Council selects Harbor Springs woman for city mgr. role
Council selects Harbor Springs woman for city mgr. role

The Alpena Municipal Council has selected a replacement for outgoing city manager Greg Sundin.

ACC groundbreaking for Van Lare Hall renovation
October 7, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on ACC groundbreaking for Van Lare Hall renovation
ACC groundbreaking for Van Lare Hall renovation

The renovation of Van Lare Hall at Alpena Community College will begin before the snow starts to fly.

Supreme Court says ‘no’ to man who tried to kill Cheboygan deputy
October 7, 2019 – 12:38 am | Comments Off on Supreme Court says ‘no’ to man who tried to kill Cheboygan deputy
Supreme Court says ‘no’ to man who tried to kill Cheboygan deputy

A now 40 year-old man who attempted to kill a Cheboygan deputy in 2013 will remain in prison following a recent ruling by the Michigan Supreme Court.

Woman busted for OWI & open vodka bottle after driving wrong way on I-75 in NE Michigan
October 7, 2019 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Woman busted for OWI & open vodka bottle after driving wrong way on I-75 in NE Michigan
Woman busted for OWI & open vodka bottle after driving wrong way on I-75 in NE Michigan

A 58 year-old woman was arrested and jailed last week, after she was caught driving in the wrong direction on Interstate 75 in northern Michigan.

New MSP public info officer for N. Michigan
October 7, 2019 – 12:22 am | Comments Off on New MSP public info officer for N. Michigan
New MSP public info officer for N. Michigan

The Michigan State Police has selected a new public information officer for the Seventh District, which covers much of northern Michigan, including the Alpena MSP Post.

Spending vetoed by Whitmer may be revived – if deal reached
October 7, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Spending vetoed by Whitmer may be revived – if deal reached
Spending vetoed by Whitmer may be revived – if deal reached

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer isn’t specifying which of the near-$1 billion in vetoed funding she wants to restore if a budget deal can be reached with the Republican-led Legislature.

Drive starts for recall of indicted Michigan lawmaker
October 7, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Drive starts for recall of indicted Michigan lawmaker
Drive starts for recall of indicted Michigan lawmaker

Work has started on gathering petition signatures toward possibly recalling a Michigan lawmaker facing federal charges of trading votes for campaign money.

Supreme Court begins election-year term full of big cases
October 7, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Supreme Court begins election-year term full of big cases
Supreme Court begins election-year term full of big cases

Justices are returning to the Supreme Court bench for the start of an election-year term that includes high-profile cases on abortions, protections for young immigrants and LGBT rights.

Another successful K9 training concludes in Alpena
October 4, 2019 – 3:36 am | Comments Off on Another successful K9 training concludes in Alpena
Another successful K9 training concludes in Alpena

For the 16th time, K9 police teams from across the United States and Canada came to the Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center for training.
Terry Foley, the president of the National Association of Profession Canine Handlers …

Crime Prevention Month: Identity theft prevention tips
October 4, 2019 – 3:34 am | Comments Off on Crime Prevention Month: Identity theft prevention tips
Crime Prevention Month: Identity theft prevention tips

October is Crime Prevention Month and the Alpena County Sheriff’s Office wants the community to be aware in how to prevent identity theft.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, identity theft is the fastest growing crime in …

Area high schools kick off Michigan College Month
October 4, 2019 – 3:33 am | Comments Off on Area high schools kick off Michigan College Month
Area high schools kick off Michigan College Month

Michigan College Month kicked off Oct. 1 with 339 high schools participating in events statewide. Michigan College Month is part of a larger, national initiative that encourages every graduating senior to submit at least one …