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Should I be screened for prostate cancer?The free event will be held on Wednesday at 7 a.m., in the auditorium of MidMic
Should I be screened for prostate cancer?
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The free event will be held on Wednesday at 7 a.m., in the auditorium of MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. During the breakfast seminar, urologist Bradley Boehm, D.O., will present the importance of preventive health for men and current prostate... Read more
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The Alpena News
Youth provide example of how to make a differenceis the case of Abby O'Bryan and Alisha Manning, two young ladies who shared a v
Youth provide example of how to make a difference
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is the case of Abby O'Bryan and Alisha Manning, two young ladies who shared a vision of creating a dog park in Alpena. O'Bryan incorporated her vision into a Girl Scout project for her involving community activism. This week, council... Read more
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The Alpena News
Saddened by news of Kmart closingyou how many times I set up a "blue light" special during my Kmart experience.
Saddened by news of Kmart closing
The Alpena News / Posted yesterday
you how many times I set up a "blue light" special during my Kmart experience. With the announcement of Kmart's closing in Alpena earlier this week, I must admit to feeling a bit sad. And, truth be told, I felt a bit guilty. I felt like I had let... Read more
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The Alpena News
Youth Volunteer Corps honors four summer volunteersmeet the unmet needs of the local community. Examples of projects they did were
Youth Volunteer Corps honors four summer volunteers
The Alpena News / Posted yesterday
meet the unmet needs of the local community. Examples of projects they did were at Turning Brook, Besser Museum, NEMCSA and Alpena Civic Theatre. The YVC summer was divided into four two-week long sessions. From each section the leaders and the... Read more
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The Alpena News
Alpena JetsThe Jets' defense came out strong and maintained that strength for the entire g
Alpena Jets
The Alpena News / Posted yesterday
The Jets' defense came out strong and maintained that strength for the entire game holding Petoskey scoreless. Alpena forced four turnovers including two interceptions; one each from LaFave and Ashton Perrin, as well as two fumbles recovered by... Read more
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The Alpena News
Nowhere to runwe can't quit, can't throw in the towel, we just have to continue coming out, w
Nowhere to run
The Alpena News / Posted yesterday
we can't quit, can't throw in the towel, we just have to continue coming out, working had and get ready for the next game," Alpena coach Aaron Sims said. After one quarter of play, the game had all the makings of one that could come down to the... Read more
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The Alpena News
GERTRUDE AGNES MILOSTANFla. They were married for 61 years. He preceded her in death on Oct. 25, 2005.
GERTRUDE AGNES MILOSTAN
The Alpena News / Posted yesterday
Fla. They were married for 61 years. He preceded her in death on Oct. 25, 2005. Gertrude was a lifelong resident of Alpena and was employed at Jimmy Garant's Party Store and at Alpena Public Schools until she retired in 1980. She was a... Read more
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The Alpena News
Progress continues at new TBTA sitewill better accommodate traffic. TBTA Chairman Greg Sundin told the authority
Progress continues at new TBTA site
The Alpena News / Posted yesterday
will better accommodate traffic. TBTA Chairman Greg Sundin told the authority that progress for a sewer tap-in to the Alpena Townshp lines is in progress. He said he is working on the building's Internet structure as well. "I did talk to the... Read more
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The Alpena News
Folk festival kicks offBates form a band from southeast Michigan called Stella. The trio played at the
Folk festival kicks off
The Alpena News / Posted yesterday
Bates form a band from southeast Michigan called Stella. The trio played at the Thunder Bay Folk Music Festival Friday in Alpena. The festivities continue today and Sunday. The music will begin at noon today and will continue throughout the day.... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Friday, Sept. 23 Michigan high school football scoresIll. 26, Saginaw Nouvel 0 Three Rivers 21, Otsego 0 Traverse City St. Francis
Friday, Sept. 23 Michigan high school football scores
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
Ill. 26, Saginaw Nouvel 0 Three Rivers 21, Otsego 0 Traverse City St. Francis 38, Kingsley 0 Traverse City West 43, Alpena 14 Ubly 47, Marlette 6 Unionville-Sebewaing 28, Bad Axe 7 Utica Eisenhower 16, Romeo 14 Walled Lake Western 40,... Read more
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PR NewsChannel
Reputable Nurse Joseph M. Cohee, RN, will be Highlighted in the Worldwide Leaders in Healthcareattended Lake Superior State University where he became a licensed practical nu
Reputable Nurse Joseph M. Cohee, RN, will be Highlighted in the Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare
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attended Lake Superior State University where he became a licensed practical nurse in 1999. He then went to Alpena Community College and received his Associate degree in Nursing in 2006. Furthermore, Joseph is currently pursuing his... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Community Calendar: Weekend of September 23live music, dance performers, a bonfire and much more. Bring your creativity an
Community Calendar: Weekend of September 23
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 2 days ago
live music, dance performers, a bonfire and much more. Bring your creativity and enjoy the peace and beauty of nature! Alpena Book Festival On Saturday, September 24th, the Alpena County George N. Fletcher public library in downtown Alpena... Read more
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The Alpena News
Swami sees things differentlyThe outcome of the Cadillac-Alpena game was interesting and the Petoskey-Traver
Swami sees things differently
The Alpena News / Posted 2 days ago
The outcome of the Cadillac-Alpena game was interesting and the Petoskey-Traverse City West game had its quirks, but the weather didn't determine the games' outcomes. Swami always thought high school sports were supposed to be decided on the field.... Read more
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The Alpena News
Proper lane usage on Bagley Streetcould be cited with a civil infraction for a lane use violation. Ashley Simpso
Proper lane usage on Bagley Street
The Alpena News / Posted 2 days ago
could be cited with a civil infraction for a lane use violation. Ashley Simpson is a Community Service Trooper for the MSP Alpena Post. If you have a question for Trooper Simpson, you can email her at asktroopersimpson@gmail.com or mail them to Ask... Read more
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The Alpena News
Taize Service part of 30 Days of Peace observancetaize movement that encourages others to live in kindness, simplicity and the s
Taize Service part of 30 Days of Peace observance
The Alpena News / Posted 2 days ago
taize movement that encourages others to live in kindness, simplicity and the spirit of reconciliation. For active Alpena Peace Coalition member Carol Skiba, the taize service and its focus on the sacredness of creation, is one of her... Read more
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The Alpena News
Region’s history takes center stage this weekendAll weekend the conference is filled with interesting sessions, tours and banqu
Region’s history takes center stage this weekend
The Alpena News / Posted 2 days ago
All weekend the conference is filled with interesting sessions, tours and banquets. During their time in Alpena participants will be able to explore everything from Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary's Heritage Center to the sinkholes along Leer... Read more
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The Alpena News
Homegrown musician returns for music festival"I do think people can be an artist and an academic at the same time," he said.
Homegrown musician returns for music festival
The Alpena News / Posted 2 days ago
"I do think people can be an artist and an academic at the same time," he said. A 1995 graduate of Alpena High School, Losinski is taking time out of his hectic schedule this weekend to perform at the third annual Thunder Bay Folk Music Festival. He... Read more
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The Alpena News
Alpena boys tennis team sees positives despite lossLance won at No. 2 singles in a thrilling tie break, 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 and 7-0. "I
Alpena boys tennis team sees positives despite loss
The Alpena News / Posted 2 days ago
Lance won at No. 2 singles in a thrilling tie break, 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 and 7-0. "It was an awesome day on the court for all Alpena players. I am very proud of each and every one of the kids and it is so much fun to watch their games come together,"... Read more
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The Alpena News
Wildcats in a familiar spot vs. Titans tonightIt's important to see so much passion after that loss, but our focus is on this
Wildcats in a familiar spot vs. Titans tonight
The Alpena News / Posted 2 days ago
It's important to see so much passion after that loss, but our focus is on this week and the kids are fired up about it," Alpena coach Aaron Sims said. The Wildcats will need to put to rest any memories of last week in a hurry and focus on the... Read more
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The Alpena News
MARTIN DANIEL GOODRICHMartin was born on Jan. 14, 1937, in Alpena to the late Daniel and Cora (Neaves
MARTIN DANIEL GOODRICH
The Alpena News / Posted 2 days ago
Martin was born on Jan. 14, 1937, in Alpena to the late Daniel and Cora (Neaves) Goodrich. He enjoyed playing bingo, cards, and making crafts. Surviving are his brother, Robert Goodrich; sister, Leila (Steven) May; and many close friends at... Read more
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The Alpena News
Falling shy of victorya tough opponent. Traverse City West edged the Wildcats 3-2 at Wildcat Stadium
Falling shy of victory
The Alpena News / Posted 2 days ago
a tough opponent. Traverse City West edged the Wildcats 3-2 at Wildcat Stadium, keeping up a steady offensive barrage that Alpena was able to fend off for most of the night. "Always disappointed (with a loss), but the effort was outstanding.... Read more
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The Alpena News
Volunteers team up to eradicate invasive speciesabout 6,300 pounds of frog-bit had been removed. The goal for Thursday alone wa
Volunteers team up to eradicate invasive species
The Alpena News / Posted 2 days ago
about 6,300 pounds of frog-bit had been removed. The goal for Thursday alone was 10,000 pounds. Leisen said City of Alpena has donated a truck and the weeds will be taken and turned into compost. Frog-bit is easy to spot, as it is a... Read more
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The Alpena News
Harbor master takes great care of American flagsflags and two used flags that have been repaired several times. He said the lar
Harbor master takes great care of American flags
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flags and two used flags that have been repaired several times. He said the large flag at the harbor has become a staple in Alpena because people can see it from a great distance and it can be useful, especially to people who have boats and spend... Read more
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The Alpena News
TBTA shows profit loss on trolley servicethe trolley service to help make up the financial shortfall in coming years, in
TBTA shows profit loss on trolley service
The Alpena News / Posted 2 days ago
the trolley service to help make up the financial shortfall in coming years, including getting involved with events around Alpena that may need transportation. "Whether that is the Michigan Brown Trout Festival or something else," he said. "We... Read more
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The Alpena News
Township officials begin new term Nov. 20elected official is not qualified, they have until Jan. 1 of the following year
Township officials begin new term Nov. 20
The Alpena News / Posted 2 days ago
elected official is not qualified, they have until Jan. 1 of the following year to assume their new office. With current Alpena Township Supervisor Marie Twite losing the August primary, a new supervisor will assume the role after the November... Read more
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The Alpena News
Clifford Andersonfamily. Memorial visitation will take place on Saturday at St. Catherine Catho
Clifford Anderson
The Alpena News / Posted 2 days ago
family. Memorial visitation will take place on Saturday at St. Catherine Catholic Church from 9 a.m. until mass of Christian burial at 11 a.m., with Rev. Robert Bissot officiating. Military honors will be accorded to him by Alpena V.F.W. Post... Read more
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The Alpena News
At the market – eat fresh, buy localThe Friends of the Alpena Farmers Market is introducing families to good food o
At the market – eat fresh, buy local
The Alpena News / Posted 3 days ago
The Friends of the Alpena Farmers Market is introducing families to good food one bite at a time. Good food was described by the Will Keith Kellogg Foundation in 2006 as food that is healthy, green, affordable and fair to the people who process it... Read more
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The Alpena News
Help needed to fulfill young girl’s dreamA freshman at Alpena High School and the daughter of Nick Wyman and Jennifer Kr
Help needed to fulfill young girl’s dream
The Alpena News / Posted 3 days ago
A freshman at Alpena High School and the daughter of Nick Wyman and Jennifer Krepps of Alpena, Trinity suffers from a rare disorder known as osteogenesis imperfecta, a brittle bone condition. Because of this genetic disorder, she has endured over 65... Read more
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The Alpena News
Community Baby Shower announcedgames and activities will be provided. UnitedHealthcare Community Plan is host
Community Baby Shower announced
The Alpena News / Posted 3 days ago
games and activities will be provided. UnitedHealthcare Community Plan is hosting this event to help mothers from Alpena, Cheboygan, Montmorency and Presque Isle counties understand the resources and support available to them and how to... Read more
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The Alpena News
Lots of choices at Alpena Book FestivalRegistration for the festival begins at 9 a.m. at Alpena County Library. While
Lots of choices at Alpena Book Festival
The Alpena News / Posted 3 days ago
Registration for the festival begins at 9 a.m. at Alpena County Library. While this event is free and open to the public, attendees may purchase a commemorative festival tote bag filled with fun items for $10. Proceeds from the sale of the tote bags... Read more
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The Alpena News
Tunnel to Towers 5K being held in Alpena on Saturdaywould turn the event into something bigger than she ever could have imagined.
Tunnel to Towers 5K being held in Alpena on Saturday
The Alpena News / Posted 3 days ago
would turn the event into something bigger than she ever could have imagined. The inaugural Tunnel to Towers 5K in Alpena will take place at 10 a.m. on Saturday as a way to honor the sacrifices of first responders and those in the... Read more
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The Alpena News
Jordan leads the offensepoint in the season, Alcona will look to keep things rolling when it travels to
Jordan leads the offense
The Alpena News / Posted 3 days ago
point in the season, Alcona will look to keep things rolling when it travels to compete in the Huron Shores Tournament in Alpena on Saturday. "I was happy with the effort tonight and exciting things are coming for this team. We won districts a... Read more
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The Alpena News
KEVIN FOUCHEYOak, Mich., to William and Joan (Autterson) Fouchey. He married Nancy Cleghorn
KEVIN FOUCHEY
The Alpena News / Posted 3 days ago
Oak, Mich., to William and Joan (Autterson) Fouchey. He married Nancy Cleghorn Gibson on March 10, 1988. They moved to the Alpena area on Dec. 26, 2000. Kevin enjoyed watching baseball, hockey, football, playing golf and spending time at the... Read more
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The Alpena News
CAROL A. BEGIAN2-8 p.m. Funeral services will be Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, at 11 a.m. at the Fir
CAROL A. BEGIAN
The Alpena News / Posted 3 days ago
2-8 p.m. Funeral services will be Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, at 11 a.m. at the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Alpena. Burial will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Ivesdale, Ill. Memorial donations suggested to The Alcona Humane... Read more
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The Alpena News
Pied Piper prepares students for real worldworking philosophy guiding the learning and caring occurring every day at Pied
Pied Piper prepares students for real world
The Alpena News / Posted 3 days ago
working philosophy guiding the learning and caring occurring every day at Pied Piper School. Pied Piper School located in Alpena helps serve special needs students from the age of three years to 26 by developing individualized education... Read more
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The Alpena News
CLIFFORD BRUCE ANDERSONuntil mass of Christian burial at 11 a.m., with Rev. Robert Bissot officiating.
CLIFFORD BRUCE ANDERSON
The Alpena News / Posted 3 days ago
until mass of Christian burial at 11 a.m., with Rev. Robert Bissot officiating. Military honors will be accorded to him by Alpena V.F.W. Post 2496. Inurnment: St. Catherine Cemetery In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Right to Life,... Read more
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The Alpena News
Board accepts over $50k grant for sheriff department$25,000, but it doubled because there is increased concern about criminal activ
Board accepts over $50k grant for sheriff department
The Alpena News / Posted 3 days ago
$25,000, but it doubled because there is increased concern about criminal activity between the Canada-U.. border. He said Alpena County has a border with Canada in the middle of the lake and patrols are needed to fight against people conducting... Read more
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The Alpena News
Dort named Volunteer of the Year by sanctuaryevery year during the santuary volunteer celebration. Dort focuses much of his
Dort named Volunteer of the Year by sanctuary
The Alpena News / Posted 3 days ago
every year during the santuary volunteer celebration. Dort focuses much of his volunteer time during the ROV compeition in Alpena. An ROV is an underwater robot that allows the operator to be above water. He started out as a mentor for his... Read more
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The Alpena News
Tunnel to TowersAlpena Mayor Matt Waligora issued a proclamation declaring Sept. 24 Stephen Sil
Tunnel to Towers
The Alpena News / Posted 3 days ago
Alpena Mayor Matt Waligora issued a proclamation declaring Sept. 24 Stephen Siller Day in Alpena. Siller was a firefighter who was killed in Brooklyn Battery Tunnel on his way to the World Trade Center. There will be a 5K run/walk in... Read more
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The Alpena News
2-way traffic downtown on 1 year delayAlthough the project was approved by Alpena Municipal Council and scheduled to
2-way traffic downtown on 1 year delay
The Alpena News / Posted 3 days ago
Although the project was approved by Alpena Municipal Council and scheduled to be done before the end of October, City Manager Greg Sundin said there isn't enough time to coordinate the needed contractors and get the traffic lights reprogrammed by... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Why did we stop shopping at Kmart?its stores by the middle of December, including seven in Michigan — Jackson, Fe
Why did we stop shopping at Kmart?
Detroit Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
its stores by the middle of December, including seven in Michigan — Jackson, Fenton, Manistee, Byron Center, Grand Rapids, Alpena and Sault Ste. Marie. Liquidation sales are scheduled to begin Thursday, according to published reports. And that... Read more
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The Alpena News
Alpena boys soccer team tops CadillacThe Vikings opened the scoring five minutes into the game, but Alpena quickly r
Alpena boys soccer team tops Cadillac
The Alpena News / Posted 4 days ago
The Vikings opened the scoring five minutes into the game, but Alpena quickly responded as Kyle Supiran scored on a penalty kick. The Wildcats took the lead just before the half ended on a goal from Tommy Hein that was assisted from Lucas Bellanger... Read more
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The Alpena News
Wildcats blanked by Traverse City Centraltheir legs against good opponents. Everyone still tried to work their shots and
Wildcats blanked by Traverse City Central
The Alpena News / Posted 4 days ago
their legs against good opponents. Everyone still tried to work their shots and their game. The kids did a good job," Alpena coach Charlie Giordano said. Most of the matches ended with 6-0 or 6-1 scores in favor of the Trojans. The closest... Read more
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The Alpena News
A great day for a runThe Alpena senior topped the field by almost a full minute and won a Big North
A great day for a run
The Alpena News / Posted 4 days ago
The Alpena senior topped the field by almost a full minute and won a Big North Conference cross country race in Alpena on Tuesday. Day, who finished in 15:55, took the lead soon after the starting gun sounded and separated himself from the rest of... Read more
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The Alpena News
Alpena farmers working to keep environment safeGrace Acres V Farm of Alpena, operated by Randy Mellberg, has been designated a
Alpena farmers working to keep environment safe
The Alpena News / Posted 4 days ago
Grace Acres V Farm of Alpena, operated by Randy Mellberg, has been designated a Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program farm. MDARD Spokeswoman Jennifer Holton said this means Mellberg's farm is verified in cropping, farmstead and... Read more
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The Alpena News
Kmart closing comes as no surpriseSouth Bay Alpena President Larry Clark said the announcement from Sears Holding
Kmart closing comes as no surprise
The Alpena News / Posted 4 days ago
South Bay Alpena President Larry Clark said the announcement from Sears Holdings to close the store didn't come as a surprise because of the actions the company has taken in the past and by the apparent lack of business over the last few years. He... Read more
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The Alpena News
VanWagoner settling in at APS and communityexpress their thoughts on the district. While he believes there are many simil
VanWagoner settling in at APS and community
The Alpena News / Posted 4 days ago
express their thoughts on the district. While he believes there are many similarities between his previous home and Alpena, VanWagoner said he was looking forward to enjoying the fall and winter seasons, enjoying the many area lakes, and... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Kmart is closing 64 stores by December#4700: Fenton, MI Kmart #4845: Manistee, MI Kmart #4851: Byron Center, MI Km
Kmart is closing 64 stores by December
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 4 days ago
#4700: Fenton, MI Kmart #4845: Manistee, MI Kmart #4851: Byron Center, MI Kmart #7205: Grand Rapids, MI Kmart #7733: Alpena, MI Kmart #9586: Sault Saint Marie, MI Kmart #7216: Moorhead, MN Kmart #9397: West Saint Paul, MN Kmart #7642:... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Kmart is closing 64 stores by December; two are in Utah#4700: Fenton, MI Kmart #4845: Manistee, MI Kmart #4851: Byron Center, MI Km
Kmart is closing 64 stores by December; two are in Utah
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 5 days ago
#4700: Fenton, MI Kmart #4845: Manistee, MI Kmart #4851: Byron Center, MI Kmart #7205: Grand Rapids, MI Kmart #7733: Alpena, MI Kmart #9586: Sault Saint Marie, MI Kmart #7216: Moorhead, MN Kmart #9397: West Saint Paul, MN Kmart #7642:... Read more
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MLive.com
Prisoner to get 20 years for killing sex offender cellmatethe time of Turnbull's death, Dickerson was serving a six- to 15-year sentence
Prisoner to get 20 years for killing sex offender cellmate
MLive.com / Posted 5 days ago
the time of Turnbull's death, Dickerson was serving a six- to 15-year sentence for two counts of armed robbery in Alpena County. His earliest release date was July 26, 2015, or about six months after he killed Turnbull. "Unfortunately, he... Read more
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