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Central Lake, noon-5:45 p.m. Jan. 28, Central Lake High School, 8190 W. State.
Pellston, 11 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Jan. 29, Pellston High School, 172 N. Park St.
Gaylord, noon-5:45 p.m. Jan. 30, FOE Eagles Club, 515 S. Wisconsin Ave.
Mio, 1-6:45 p.m. Jan. 30, Mio AuSable School, 1110 W. 8th St.
Mancelona, 2-6:45 p.m. Jan. 31, North Central Academy, 5055 Corey Road.
Petoskey, noon-5:45 p.m. Feb. 1, Petoskey American Red Cross, 2350 Mitchell Park Dr.
Kalkaska, noon-5:45 p.m. Feb. 4, Kaliseum Recreation Complex, 1900 Fairgrounds Road.
Wolverine, noon-5:45 p.m. Feb. 4, Wolverine Community Center, 5716 E. Main.
Boyne Falls, 10 a.m.-3:45 p.m. Feb. 5, Boyne Falls School, 01662 M-75 South.
East Jordan, noon-5:45 p.m. Feb. 5, East Jordan Civic Center, 101 Civic Center Lane.
Benzonia, 1:30-6:30 p.m. Jan. 28, bus, Shop-N-Save, 1747 Benzie Highway.
Traverse City, 1-7 p.m. Jan. 28, St. Francis Catholic Church, 1025 S. Union St.
Bear Lake, 2-6 p.m. Jan. 29, bus, Bear Lake School, 7748 Cody St.
Manton, 2-7 p.m. Jan. 30, bus, Amish Community, 6702 E. 16½ St.
Evart, 1-6 p.m. Jan. 31, Evart Amish Community Building, 6818 60th Ave.
Maple City, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 31, Glen Lake High School cafeteria stage, 3375 W. Burdickville Road.
Traverse City, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Feb. 1, Grand Traverse Academy gym, 1245 E. Hammond Road.
Reed City, 1:30-5:30 p.m. Feb. 1, St. Philip Neri Church hall, 831 S. Chestnut St.
Elk Rapids, 1-7 p.m. Feb. 4, Elk Rapids Community meeting room, 410 Bridge St.
Frankfort, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 5, bus, Frankfort High School, 534 11th St.
Traverse City, 1-6 p.m. Feb. 5, The Presbyterian Church, 701 Westminster.
Traverse City, 3-6 p.m. Feb. 5, Trinity Lutheran Church meeting room, 1003 S. Maple St.
Manistee, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 6, Casman Academy gym, 225 9th St.
Kalkaska, 2-6 p.m. Feb. 6, Kalkaska Community Education Center, 419 S. Coral St.
For details about American Red Cross Blood Drives, call 347-5984 or (800) 582-2240, ext. 109; for information on American Red Cross drives in northern Michigan, visit redcrossmichigan.org.
For details about Michigan Blood Drives, call 935-3030 or (866) MIBLOOD (option six) or visit miblood.org.
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Community in Brief: 03/11/2014
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Historical Photo of the Week: 03/10/2014
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Update on 03/03/2014 historical photo
Historical photo information, provided by readers, for the March 3 image:Continued ...
News From 100 Years Ago: 03/10/2014
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Community Newsmakers: 03/10/2014
Community newsmakers: Kalkaska Kiwanis Public Safety honorees named.Continued ...
- Sunday, March 9, 2014
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Ed Hungness: Now this was a 'real' winter
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Books in Brief: 03/09/2014
Author signings; Poet workshop.Continued ...
Best Sellers: 03/09/2014
Best-selling books across northwest Michigan and the country:Continued ...
Community in Brief: 03/09/2014
Grow Benzie dinner; Northwest MI Jazz Experience hosts concert; League of Women Voters Leelanau County screens documentary; and more.Continued ...
- Saturday, March 8, 2014
A little payback for a 'Good Samaritan'
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The stylish, middle-aged woman standing at the mirrored sink washing her hands has her back to me. I’m headed to the other sink just as my small black evening bag slides off my lap.Continued ...
Body&Soul in Brief: 03/08/2014
Lenten Luncheon series continues; Moomer's "Taste of Summer" benefit for Munson Hospice; and more.Continued ...
Body&Soul Newsmakers: 03/08/2014
People in the news:Continued ...
Blood Drive Calendar: 03/08/2014
Blood drives in the region:Continued ...
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Commission lags, Pope defensive
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New abortion law in Texas results in closure of two more clinics
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Education Newsmakers: 03/08/2014
The following area students graduated from Central Michigan University following the fall 2013 semester:Continued ...
Community in Brief: 03/08/2014
TC Roller Derby birthday party; program on fall prevention and fire safety; Greenspire School hosts Family Arts Night; and more.Continued ...
- Community in Brief: 03/11/2014