| Dec 3, 2012
| 7:56 AM
Those looking to discard their prescription and over-the-counter drugs will now have a permanent drug drop-off box at the Charlevoix Police Department.
Over the last few years, Petoskey's Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council, in coordination with many...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 1:20 PM
Prescription turn-in event targets youth drug abuse
To the editor:
An alarming number of Washington County youth are intentionally abusing prescription medications to get high.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has labeled...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 5:10 AM
Police in Carlisle are looking for two men that stole over the counter medicine from two different CVS locations. On Monday afternoon, employees of the CVS on South West Street were notified by the store on East High Street that two men had just stolen...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 2:17 AM
Most of us have seen the commercials warning parents and other adult family members to safeguard their prescription medications from teenagers. Those warnings hit home this week when eight Imperial County teens in two cities and two separate cases...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 5:35 PM
The following is from the April 17 City Council meeting:
The public is allowed to speak on any subject not on the agenda. Speakers generally are limited to three minutes, but the time can be adjusted by the council.
| May 10, 2012
| 6:40 AM
Beginning in the summer of 2011, 16 permanent pharmaceutical drop boxes were installed at law enforcement offices throughout Northern Michigan.
In less than one year, 780 pounds of pharmaceuticals have been collected in the permanent drop boxes, making...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Q: I am fed up with medical flip-flops. Whether it is hormone replacement therapy, calcium supplements, eggs or salt, first we get told one thing and then doctors change their minds. In the meantime, we consumers are left wondering what to believe and...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 11:29 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Los Angeles County health officials are warning people against the use of an over-the-counter drug commonly known as "bath salts."
"Bath salts," also known under the street names of White Lightening, White Rush and Hurricane...
| May 24, 2012
| 4:23 AM
Whether you are heading off on a short family trip for the holiday weekend, or embarking on a long summer vacation, kids often get bored in the car.
To avoid hearing your children say the infamous phrase, "Are we there yet?" AAA Mid-Atlantic has...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 5:45 AM
CHARLEVOIX — Charlevoix County Sheriff Don Schneider seeks to remind area residents of the prescription and over-the-counter drugdrop-off box located at his office — one of several positioned at law enforcement agencies throughout the area....
| Aug 29, 2012
| 6:17 AM
A son, Malakai Aedan, was born to Matthew and Alicia Fettig of Austin, Texas, on Aug. 22, 2012. Malakai weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long at birth. Grandparents are Richard and Charlene Fettig of Petoskey, and Robert and Karen...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 6:35 AM
Two prescription and over-the-counter drug drop-off days will take place in the coming weeks.
The first drop-off day will take place from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8, at the Boyne City Road Commission building, 1251 Boyne Ave., in Boyne City....