Monthly Archives: August 2022

Nora Ander – West Central Tribune

Nora Ander, 98, of Willmar, died on Sunday morning August 28 at Vista Prairie in Copperleaf. A celebration of life service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 6 at the Peterson Brothers Funeral Home. Interment will be at Bethany Lutheran Cemetery in rural Spicer. Visits will take …

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AZ Big Media Forbes Names Maricopa Community Colleges Best Place for Women to Work

The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD), with 10 individually accredited colleges in the Greater Phoenix area, was ranked the nation’s top community college for women in this year’s list of Top Employers for Women released by Forbes. Additionally, out of 400 U.S. companies included in the list, MCCCD ranked …

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Arizona Governor to Focus on Semiconductors During Taiwan Visit | Technology

By HUIZHONG WU and JOE McDONALD – Associated Press TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Arizona Governor Doug Ducey arrived in Taiwan on Tuesday for a visit focused on semiconductors, the critical chips used in everyday electronics that have become a battleground in the technological competition between the United States and China. …

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Out-of-town hiker found dead after getting lost in Arizona regional park

PHOENIX — A California man hiking in northwestern Arizona was found dead over the weekend after being separated from his group, authorities said Monday. Kyle Matthew Movius, 31, of Irvine, Calif., was found Saturday morning in the town of Lake Havasu after searchers worked through the night to find him, …

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Update: Storms are leaving the Quad Cities for now; most anticipated early Monday evening | Time

The weather is often a go-to conversation starter or icebreaker. When people don’t know what else to say, they complain about the heat or the cold or the rain or the snow. But bad weather is more than an inconvenience and can be a matter of life and death. Take …

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Desert Vista Group Manager Gets District Job | Community orientation

It was a big moment for Josh Thye and Tempe Union High School District at the board meeting last week, but maybe not so much for Desert Vista High School. His wife Jennifer and their three children were there and even his mother as superintendent, Dr. Kevin Mendivil, congratulated him …

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‘Free Staters’ trouble New Hampshire politics in ski resort spat | Government and politics

By HOLLY RAMER – Associated Press CONCORD, NH (AP) — As a former manager of a ski resort, New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu knows how to navigate slippery slopes. But a recent controversy at a county-owned ski area has raised questions about his sway over the Republican Party ahead of …

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‘Flying Legends’ Are Coming to Town – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

Two World War II aircraft parked at the Million Air hangar at Medford Airport or open for tours from August 29 to September 6 The B-25 was developed by North American Aviation and used primarily as a gunner and low-level jumper bomber. Nearly 10,000 B-25s were produced and “Maid in …

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Border Patrol rescues baby and toddler left in Arizona desert – Boston News, Weather, Sports

PHOENIX (AP) — Border Patrol said one of its officers rescued a baby and toddler who had been left alone by migrant smugglers at the Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument in western Florida. ‘Arizona. A migrant in a cross-border group arrested west of the port of entry in Lukeville, Arizona, …

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Richmond American opens a new community in Beaumont |

Two inspired model homes will debut at Seasons at The Fairways! BEAUMONT, Calif., August 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Richmond American Homes of Californiaa subsidiary of MDC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: MDC), is thrilled to announce the grand opening of Seasons at The Fairways (RichmondAmerican.com/SeasonsAtTheFairways) in Beaumont. This exceptional master-planned community features …

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Judge refuses to require manual counting of Arizona ballots | Government and politics

By JONATHAN J. COOPER – Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — A federal judge on Friday refused to require Arizona officials to count ballots by hand in November, dismissing a court case filed by Republican gubernatorial and secretary of state candidates based on false allegations of problems with vote-counting machines. Lake …

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New Netflix Animated Series Set in a Small Town in Western Kentucky

The plot of the new Netflix series, ollie lost is one that Hollywood has visited many times before. Something of sentimental value is separated from the person or family it belongs to and goes on an adventure to find the person or people who love it. Think The Incredible Journey, …

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The community helps a barber paralyzed by the wave; Cancellation of student debt is confusing; Harper’s return to Phils still unknown

Hello. Here are some of the best stories from the region. WEATHER REPORT It’s a bit warmer again today and the humidity will also be a bit oppressive. Expect the high to hit around 93 degrees. CLICK HERE to check your local forecast. NEW Wave of thugs cripple Chester County …

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Arizona Supreme Court rejects challenges to 2 initiatives | United States government and politics

By BOB CHRISTIE – Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed challenges to two campaign initiatives filed for the November ballot, one already certified for the ballot and a second that appears likely to do so when a final verification of signatures will be completed. …

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Town of Duncan in eastern Arizona cleans up in the aftermath of historic flooding

DUNCAN, AR (3TV/CBS 5) — The small town of Duncan in eastern Arizona, near the New Mexico border, was hit hard by Monday’s flooding. Cela a provoqué des évacuations et des ordres de mise à l’abri sur place. By Tuesday morning, much of the water had receded. People living and …

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Dani Jo (Danielson) Uphus – Brainerd Dispatch

Dani Jo Danielson Uphus, 43, of St. Cloud, formerly of Brainerd, died Friday, August 19, 2022. A private family service will be held at a later date. Dani Jo Danielson was born on September 28, 1978 in Brainerd, Minnesota to Danny and Shirley (Kominek) Danielson. She graduated from Brainerd High …

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Germantown cannabis dispensary workers vote to unionize

Workers at Zen Leaf, a cannabis dispensary on Wisteria Drive in Germantown, have voted to unionize and join United Food and Commercial Workers Local 400, the union announced Monday. The union will cover “all non-managerial staff,” communications director Jonathan Williams told MyMCM. According to Williams, workers at the dispensary contacted …

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City of NM, victim of a government fire, now faces a water shortage

Comment this story Comment LAS VEGAS, NM – In the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, buzzing chainsaws interrupt the serenity. Crews scramble to clear charred trees and other debris that swept away mountainsides in the wake of the largest wildfire in New Mexico’s recorded history, choking rivers and streams. Heavy …

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Congresswoman Kat Cammack at Every Town is a Border Town event: “The mission is to secure the border dang.”

National Border Patrol Council Chairman Brandon Judd and Congressman Kat Cammack BY JENNIFER CABRERA GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Yesterday, Congresswoman Kat Cammack brought in Brandon Judd, president of the National Border Patrol Council, to speak to Big Daddy Unlimited about the situation on the southwest border. In his introduction, Cammack said …

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The nation’s time | The sun on the north side

The national weather forecast for Sunday, August 21, 2022 _____ COUNTRY SUMMARY A few showers and thunderstorms will bring torrential rain in the distance South Texas today as tropical humidity improves showers. Another storm in North Texas will bring much-needed rain, but at the risk of flash floods. It will …

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Students return, legal battle brews over Reno dormitory explosion | National government and new policies

Reno Gazette-Journal RENO, Nev. (AP) — Three years after a gas explosion destroyed a University of Nevada dormitory, hundreds of students will begin moving into the renovated building this week as a legal battle looms over over $100 million in damages. School officials compared the damage from the July 5, …

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New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:NYCB) stock position trimmed by Bank of Nova Scotia

The Bank of Nova Scotia reduced its holdings in New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:NYCB – Get Rating) by 21.7% in Q1, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor held 59,919 shares of the financial services provider after selling 16,597 shares during …

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Bella Italia is the best Italian restaurant in small town Nebraska

If you’ve ever visited the small town of Cozad, Nebraska, you’ve no doubt spotted the bright blue building with red awnings. This is Bella Italia, a restaurant that has become an icon in Cozad and the surrounding area. Although there were once fears the beloved restaurant would close when the …

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Commerce Bank holds $137,000 in shares in New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:NYCB)

Commerce Bank increased its stake in shares of New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE: NYCB – Get Rating) by 16.3% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company held 12,812 shares of the financial services provider after purchasing …

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North Korea rejects Seoul’s offer of disarmament aid | National government and new policies

By KIM TONG-HYUNG – Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has said her country will never accept South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol’s “insane” offer to economic benefits in exchange for denuclearization steps, accusing Seoul of recycling proposals already rejected …

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Matilda Booth presents new musical Boom Town at the Edinburgh Fringe

A MUSIC songwriter and producer who grew up in Salisbury says it’s a ‘dream come true’ that her production will be part of the Edinburgh Fringe this year. Matilida Booth wrote the music, lyrics and script for her original musical Boom Town, set in the wild west of Arizona, bringing …

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US states will receive less water in dry weather

The US states of Arizona and Nevada will again face cuts in the amount of water they can draw from the Colorado River. Federal officials announced the cuts this week as western states experience extremely dry weather. Reductions planned for next year will force states to decide where and how …

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ALLO plans to bring fiber services to Waverly | Community

WAVERLY – The first steps to bring ALLO Communications’ fiber optic service to Waverly are underway. At the Aug. 9 meeting of the Waverly City Council, the council approved the cable franchise agreement allowing ALLO — based in Imperial, Nebraska — to use the city’s rights-of-way to build fiber infrastructure. …

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Topeka City Government Announces 4 Finalists for City Manager Position

Stephen Wade, Director of Administrative and Financial Services for the City of Topeka, is among four finalists to become Topeka’s next City Manager. The others are Father Yacoben, Deputy Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of the City of Las Vegas; Mike Harmon, former city administrator of Fairfield, Iowa, and Spearfish, …

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Mayor of Charles Town swears in new City Manager | Journal-news

CHARLES TOWN — Mayor Bob Trainor and members of Charles Town City Council welcomed new City Manager John Barkley to his first official meeting Monday evening. Following a swearing-in ceremony, Barkley observed and took notes as the council conducted its business. “Thank you for your vote of confidence,” Barkley told …

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North Texas weather will cool off after triple-digit summer, meteorologists say

North Texans who are tired of dealing with 100-degree days can breathe a sigh of relief. After struggling with a sweltering and seemingly endless summer, the weather will soon start to improve. In a tweet on Sunday, WFAA weather genius Jesse Hawila delivered some much-needed good news to the region. …

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Hãnai Coffee Builds Community and Employs Foster Youth in Metro Phoenix

Ryan and Sara Senters are passionate about instilling belonging and community in young adoptees in the Valley. As adoptive and foster parents, the Senters have seen the powerful impact a loving family can have on a child, and now they’ve turned that passion into a new cafe in Laveen. The …

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In a coastal town in California, three iconic chimneys are falling. A grieving community | app

One is Morro Rock, the 23-million-year-old cap of an ancient volcano, rising 576 feet above the sea. The other is a 450-foot trident of concrete chimneys, built half a century ago for a power station by the sea. × This page requires JavaScript. Javascript is required for you to play …

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Don’t blame hot weather for burning plants – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

“The weather is a force with which we have lost touch. We feel entitled to dominate it, like everything else in the environment, and when we can’t we are more distraught than the primitives who know that when nature is out of control they can only pray to the gods. …

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‘Ahwatukee Nutcracker’ gets a new name – and a movie | Community orientation

After 22 years, “The Ahwatukee Foothills Nutcracker” has been renamed “The Arizona Nutcracker” and anyone 18 and under can prepare for their December debut by signing up for one of the August 20 auditions at Dance Studio. 111. Kimberly Lewis, owner of Dance Studio 111 and producer of “The Nutcracker,” …

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Sinema Took Money From Wall Street While Killing Tax Investors | National government and new policies

By BRIAN SLODYSKO – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Senator Kyrsten Sinema, the Arizona Democrat who single-handedly thwarted her party’s longstanding goal of raising taxes on wealthy investors, was awarded nearly $1 million in over the past year from private equity professionals, hedge fund managers and venture capitalists whose taxes …

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Scott Mansch: The product of small town Altermatt is now a White Sox wonderkid – The Globe

The village of Wanda, Minnesota, located in Redwood County between Sanborn and Lamberton in southwestern Minnesota, isn’t exactly known for baseball. “There’s a softball field there,” Nick Altermatt said. “Before, we had two, but one of them was taken over by a horse pasture. If that doesn’t sum up the …

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Inclement weather cancels and delays flights at Sky Harbor Airport

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — Wind and dust were a problem for people traveling through Phoenix Friday night. There was a ground stop for flights coming and going in the late afternoon. Viewers sent us photos of the dust storm heading towards Sky Harbor Airport. Our weather team says wind gusts …

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Arizona won’t wait for the US government and will start filling in the gaps in the border wall

phoenix — Arizona began moving in shipping containers on Friday to fill a 1,000ft gap in the border wall near the southern Arizona farming community of Yuma, officials say they were acting to stop migrants after repeated and broken promises by the Biden administration to block the region. The Arizona …

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Closing of the sale of a multi-unit community in Arizona

JLL Capital Markets has announced the closing of the sale of Tempe Metro, a 408-unit value-added multi-unit community in Tempe, Arizona. JLL Capital Markets has announced the closing of the sale of Tempe Metro, a 408-unit value-added multi-unit community in Tempe, Arizona. JLL marketed the property on behalf of the …

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Wet to dry, clouds to sun, wet to step

The essential Thursday is another day of transition and improvement in the weather. We start with rain and thunderstorms, but will end up drier. We start with mostly cloudy skies, but gradually clearing will take over in the late afternoon. And we still have some sticky moisture in the air, …

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Joe Arpaio loses third bid back in City mayoral race

PHOENIX (AP) — Joe Arpaio, the 90-year-old former Arizona sheriff who was once a powerful figure in Republican politics but was ousted nearly six years ago amid frustration by his headline-grabbing tactics and legal troubles, was defeated Wednesday in a race for mayor of the affluent suburb where he has …

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Tucson Red Cross volunteers help Kentucky flood victims | Community

TUCSON (KVOA) – Hundreds of Red Cross volunteers, including some from here in southern Arizona, are on the ground in eastern Kentucky, trying to help flood victims rebuild their life. “Some places are just devastated as you go down the valleys with the streams,” said Red Cross volunteer Terry Parrott. …

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Takeaway: Trump tightens grip on GOP, narrow Squad win | National government and new policies

By BRIAN SLODYSKO – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — After an uneven start, that of Donald Trump The election-year revenge tour succeeded in ousting Republican members of Congress, boosting Trump-backed “America First” candidates who pushed back against the establishment, and tightening his grip on the party. Meanwhile, Ron Johnson, the …

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Ahwatukee family feel uncertainty over blood shortage | Community orientation

Every three weeks, Adelyn Troutman goes to the hospital for a blood transfusion and each time her Ahwatukee family holds their breath. They never know if that blood will be available. The 6-year-old suffers from the rare Diamond Blackfan anemia, a condition that prevents her from developing her own red …

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Indian River Shores councilman steps down, replacement planned

INDIAN RIVER SHORES — Christian Hendricks has resigned after serving less than two years as Indian River Shores City Council Memberafter leaving the state. Hendricks, CPA and local realtor, was elected to a four-year term on city council in November 2020. He previously served as longtime chairman of the city’s …

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Dust advisory for South Phoenix, flash flooding for High Country, East Valley

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) – Storms are moving through parts of the valley this evening, with some areas receiving hail, heavy rain and wind. The southeast region of the valley is blowing dust, which is accumulating and heading west across the region. Showers and storms will continue, bringing gusty winds and …

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Corvallis Knights ruled out Ridgefield to close the regular season at Goss | Community

The Corvallis Knights closed their regular season home game on Saturday night with a 4-0 shutout of Ridgefield in front of a sold-out Fireworks Night crowd of 3,106 at Goss Stadium. The Knights (41-15, 39-14 West Coast League) tied the final series of the regular season at one game apiece …

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the former head of the federal government wants to abolish the national department of education

Because protecting private, for-profit education was what the Department of Education under Trump did (see Florida). X What if we gave teachers a fraction of the attention and support we give the police? How about 100,000 new teachers, with supports for community colleges and public schools to prepare and accelerate …

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Southern Utah town tries to make road safer for cyclists after deaths

The old Route 91 in Ivins will get an $8.9 million makeover. (Mark Eddington | The Salt Lake Tribune) Traffic volumes on the old Route 91 averaged 2,100 cars per day in 2019, the most recent numbers available. That’s more than three times the 660 cars per day in 2016. …

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Coconino County moves to low COVID community level | Local

SUN DAILY STAFF Coconino County moved to a low community level for COVID-19 the week ending July 30, according to the latest dashboard data report. The county’s case rate fell to 184.3 per 100,000 this week (263 new cases) from last week’s rate of 236.2 per 100,000 (337 total new …

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SUV Barrels Through Native American Parade; 15 injured – Boston News, Weather, Sports

A New Mexico man who was driving while intoxicated without a valid license drove through a parade celebrating Native American culture in the western part of the state, injuring at least 15 people, officials said Friday. Jeff Irving, 33, was arrested Thursday night and faces charges of aggravated drunk driving, …

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Pentagon Rejects DC’s Request for National Guard Migrant Aid | Government and politics

By LOLITA C. BALDOR – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon has rejected a request from the District of Columbia asking for help from the National Guard in what the mayor called a “growing humanitarian crisis” caused by thousands of migrants being bused into the city from two southern …

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Notice Board/Schedule – August 4 – PortageOnline.com

Wednesday August 3 Santa Clara Baseball League Portage 14 Feathers 10(Portage leads the last 3 points at 1 – race at 6) American AssociationWinnipeg 7 Sioux Falls 2 major league baseball American LeagueTampa Bay 3 Toronto 2Seattle 7 New York 3Minnesota 4 Detroit 1Baltimore 6 Texas 3Houston 6 Boston 1Chicago …

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Community comes together to fund low ropes course at nature center

Children play on the course at the Outdoorsy Kids Day Camp which took place July 11-14 at the Robert Williams Nature and Historical Learning Center, 10069 Atherton Rd. Photos provided DAVISON TWP. – There is a new low ropes course at the Robert Williams Nature and Historical Learning Center, 10069 …

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Pence touts Wisconsin GOP gubernatorial candidate Kleefisch | Government and politics

By SCOTT BAUER – Associated Press PEWAUKEE, Wis. (AP) – Former Vice President Mike Pence campaigned Wednesday with his Republican primary pick for Wisconsin governor on the battlefield, calling Rebecca Kleefisch a “proven conservative” as she takes on an opponent endorsed by Donald Trump. Trump plans to hold a Friday …

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Joe Arpaio follows his opponent in the race for mayor of a small town

PHOENIX (AP) — Joe Arpaio, the 90-year-old former Phoenix Metro sheriff who was ousted by voters frustrated with his headline-grabbing tactics and legal troubles, is following his opponent in the race for mayor of the affluent suburb where he lived for more than two decades. The six-term former Maricopa County …

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Pearl A. Johnson – West Central Tribune

Pearl A. Johnson, 94 of Willmar, died Monday August 1 at Bethesda Grand in Willmar. A funeral service will be held at noon on Monday, August 8 at Blomkest Baptist Cemetery near Blomkest. Visitation will begin at 12:30 p.m., followed by the memorial service at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, August …

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Arizona official refutes review that counted 282 dead voters | Fremont Tribune – Government and Politics

By JONATHAN J. COOPER – Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said Monday his investigators found only one dead voter after thoroughly reviewing findings from a partisan review of the 2020 election that found 282 ballots were reportedly cast in the name of a deceased person. …

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Housing Trust Group Opens First Affordable Housing Community in Illinois with Crescent Place Apartment Community

CHICAGO, IL – Housing Trust Group (HTG), one of the nation’s largest affordable housing developers, closed financing and opened Crescent Place, a new $18.2 million affordable housing community in Arlington Heights, Illinois – about 25 minutes north of Downtown Chicago. Crescent Place apartments will be reserved for income-eligible residents who …

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Mayor Goode talks about the city: Prescott Water Wells

The CAST 11 podcast network is sponsored by the Prescott Valley Outdoor Summit. Where adventure comes together. In his monthly “Talk of the Town” newsletter, Prescott Mayor Phil Goode addressed Prescott Water Wells concerns from early July. On July 8, the City of Prescott learned that recent test results revealed …

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