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House Democrat introduces legislation to create milk banks - Monroe News
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Human milk banks would be created and regulated to help nourish premature babies under legislation introduced by a state House lawmaker. Rep. Erika Geiss, a Democrat form Taylor, recently held a press conference about her legislation ...
Fundraising event challenges eaters with 20-foot bratwursts - Monroe News
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) - As fundraising events go, this one's the wurst. And organizers wouldn't have it any other way. Sunday marks the second annual Wurst Challenge, which pits participants with big appetites against 20-foot long bratwursts. The event at ...
Michelle Obama declares 'Black Girls Rock!' - Monroe News
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Michelle Obama mixed her message of education for girls with one of empowerment for black women, declaring "Black girls rock!" at the annual awards show of the same name. The first lady wasn't one of the honorees Saturday night but was ...
Send "Fundraising event challenges eaters with 20-foot bratwursts" to a friend - Monroe News
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Carl J. Gilsdorf - Monroe News
Carl J. Gilsdorf, 57, of Monroe, passed away at 7:04 p.m. at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Toledo. Friends may call from 3 p.m. Thursday until a memorial service at 7 p.m. at Rupp Funeral Home. Rev. Mark Blake, pastor of Monroe Alliance Church, will ...
Elmer K. Loveday - Monroe News
Elmer K. Loveday, 83, of Petersburg, died Thursday in St. Joseph’s Hospital. Friends may call at the Capaul Funeral Home, Ida, Monday from 2-8 PM. There will be a service at the Capaul Funeral Home, Ida, Tuesday at 11 AM. Pastor Steve Snell will officiate.
Mary L. Lyons - Monroe News
Mary L. Lyons, 72, of Monroe, passed away at 7:56 p.m. Friday at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Toledo. Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday at Rupp Funeral Home, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Rev. Harold Raines, pastor of ...
Charles Fojtik - Monroe News
Charles Fojtik, 75, died Friday at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital. He was born on December 11, 1939 in Ann Arbor to Henry and Frances (Fox) Fojtik. Charlie served in the U.S. Air Force where he was stationed in Saudi Arabia. He retired from the Ann Arbor Police ...
KAREN BRAZON correction - Monroe News
Service times were incorrectly listed for Karen Brazon, 67, of Monroe. The vigil service will be held at 4 this afternoon, with the Monroe Post 1138, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Auxiliary service following at 6 p.m.
Detroit fashion trucks offer mobile take on shopping - Monroe News
DETROIT (AP) - You're familiar with food trucks, now make way for something equally delicious: fashion trucks mobile stores brimming with clothing and accessories. The first metro Detroit fashion trucks mobile stores that have been popular on the West ...
Survived: No. 1 Kentucky holds off Notre Dame 68-66 - Monroe News
CLEVELAND (AP) - Pushed to the brink, Kentucky's still perfect and still playing. Andrew Harrison made two free throws with six seconds remaining, and the top-seeded Wildcats kept their unbeaten season and national title hopes intact with a 68-66 win over ...
Pennsylvania girl, 4, sneaks out, hops bus in search of 3 a.m. slushie - Monroe News
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A 4-year-old girl has grabbed her purple raincoat, slipped out of her house at 3 a.m. and hopped a Philadelphia bus in search of a snack. Bus driver Harlan Jenifer says the girl swung her legs in a seat as she chanted, "All I want is a ...
Wyoming Godwin Heights wins 1st state basketball title - Monroe News
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Delaney Blaylock and Wyoming Godwin Heights didn't waste much time ensuring the school its first state basketball crown. Blaylock had 19 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Wolverines to an 85-68 victory over Detroit Henry Ford ...
Wisconsin heads to Final Four after 85-78 win over Arizona - Monroe News
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Frank Kaminsky and the Wisconsin Badgers hung on to make the Final Four again. "Frank the Tank" scored 29 points, Sam Dekker added his second straight career high of 27 and the West Regional's top seed beat No. 2 Arizona 85-78 on ...
It's Izzo versus Pitino in showdown to settle East Region - Monroe News
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - Tom Izzo and Rick Pitino are Final Four regulars, and one of them will be back this year even though both of their teams were counted out weeks ago. Seventh-seeded Michigan State and fourth-seeded Louisville meet Sunday to settle the ...