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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.
American Red Cross
Letters to the Editor: 11/30/2013
Best salute possible; Global action needed.Continued ...
Blood Drives 11/30/2013
Where to give blood in the region.Continued ...
Traverse City repairman goes 'above and beyond' to save Thanksgiving Day
TRAVERSE CITY -- On Thanksgiving, the Donohue family gave thanks for what they normally take for granted: running water. And they gave special thanks to Doyle Berg, the man who was able to get their faucets flowing again. "It was just a really awesomContinued ...
Body and Soul in Brief 11/30/2013
Cookie sale; Advent Quiet Time service; Cookie Walk; Christmas Festival; and more.Continued ...
Community in Brief 11/30/2013
Pancake dinner; nutrition seminar; holiday concerts; Benzie Community Emergency Response Team re-organizing; and more.Continued ...
- Saturday, November 23, 2013
Letters to the Editor: 11/23/2013
Listen to the people; More nuclear, please; Detroit has moved north.Continued ...
Apple crop sets records
The Michigan apply industry set new shipment records in October, and that’s no surprise to northern Michigan apple farmers.Continued ...
Ring Those Bells: Goal is $196K by Christmas Day
Tom Mountz rang his first bell for the Salvation Army as a little boy with his granfather downstate in the mid-1950s.Continued ...
Commissioners offer to trade votes for pet projects
A handful of wheeling, dealing Grand Traverse County Commissioners offered to barter their votes on a key bonding question that could cost taxpayers $23 million in interest payments over the next 20 years.Continued ...
Ag Forum: Pick perfect Christmas tree, then care for it
As the snow begins to fall and Thanksgiving plans are made, many residents of northern Michigan will soon carry out the tradition of selecting a Christmas tree.Continued ...
Rob Ford: Origins of popcorn unclear, but give thanks for it
This is a Thanksgiving story that I never get tired of telling. I was once equally certain that my father was the creator of popcorn as people were 500 years ago that the world was flat. Follow me.Continued ...
AC PAW needs money to help strays
This month a woman found a shepherd-mix dog wandering in the Mancelona area and called AC PAW in hopes of finding it a home. No such luck.Continued ...
Dennis Chase: Is Fielder trade just start for Tigers?
So I’m at the Post Office early Friday morning when I hear two men talking stats. Baseball stats. “Talking about the Prince Fielder trade?” I inquire.Continued ...
Body&Soul in Brief: 11/23/2013
Knit for Safe Harbor; Urgent Care holiday hours; Thanksgiving dinner; holiday meal; and more.Continued ...
Millage defeat hits contract talks
Traverse City Area Public Schools administrators this week pulled a teacher raise proposal from the bargaining table amid oft-contentious contract talks with its largest employee union.Continued ...
Senior Focus: Earhart remains inspirational 76 years later
As a young girl, I was always fascinated with flying. Piloting my own airplane, soaring above the Earth in the vast blue of the sky, became my dream and Amelia Earhart became my image of what a successful woman aviator might accomplish.Continued ...
Blood Drive Calendar: 11/23/2013
Where to donate blood in the region:Continued ...
City gets $249,100 grant to look at fishing pier
The Great Lakes Fisheries Trust notified Traverse City officials they will receive a $249,100 grant for a feasibility study and design drawings for a 550-foot fishing pier into West Bay next to the Boardman River.Continued ...
Driver in fatal crash identified
Authorities identified a Grawn man killed in a crash on U.S. 31 as Charles William Bryan.Continued ...
Body&Soul Newsmakers: 11/23/2013
People in the news:Continued ...
Sports in Brief: 11/23/2013
Vasa names Dowdy as director; Nordic ski team fundraiser set; Tennis association announces awards.Continued ...
Witness described attempted robbery suspect
Village police seek the public’s help finding a man wanted in the attempted robbery of an Elk Rapids pharmacy.Continued ...
Community in Brief: 11/23/2013
Youth roller derby program; Christmas tree sales; St. Andrew Society celebration; and more.Continued ...
Education Newsmakers: 11/23/2013
The following area students graduated from Western Michigan University in the summer of 2013:Continued ...
- Saturday, November 16, 2013
Body and Soul Newsmakers 11/16/2013
People in the news.Continued ...
- Letters to the Editor: 11/30/2013