Alma (Michigan, United States)

Type: City
Name: Alma (Michigan, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 43.380001
Longitude: -84.650002
population: 9,373
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

DeLong, Lori Ann

DeLong, Lori Ann; age 44; of St. Louis; passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014, surrounded by her family and friends. Lori was born on May 8, 1970, in Alma, MI, to her loving parents, Robert DeLong and Carol “Brien” Pifer. She was raised in Alma and graduated ... [Published Mount Pleasant Morning Sun - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Naturipe Builds Berry Processing Facility in Southeast

The Blueberry People held a grand opening ceremony for its Fresh and Value-Added Blueberry facility on July 16th in Alma, Georgia. There were over 250 in attendance between grower-members; business and community leaders; and local and state dignitari ... [Published GroceryHeadquarters.com - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Courter, William A.

Courter, William A. “Billy”; age 46; of Alma; died Monday, July 21, 2014, in a farming accident. Billy was born April 25, 1968, in Alma, MI, the son of Bill and Louise Courter. He graduated from Alma High School in 1986, and attended Michigan State University. ... [Published Mount Pleasant Morning Sun - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Mercantile Bank Corp. adjusts to its new size and territory after acquiring Firstbank and Keystone banks

This map shows the new footprint of Mercantile Bank after it merged with Firstbank Corp. of Alma and its Keystone Bank of Kalamazoo. Courtesy renderingGRAND RAPIDS, MI – Now that Mercantile Bank Corp. has completed its acquisition of Firstbank Corp. of ... [Published Business Review - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

McGregor Fund Grant Focuses on Detroit Student Success

Targeted News ServiceALMA, Mich., July 21 -- Alma College issued the following news:Alma College has received a $175,000 grant from the McGregor Fund to make a college education a reality for qualified high school students from low-income families in ... [Published Insurance News Net - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Progress made on Gratiot Area Water Authority's water treatment plant expansion

Work is well underway at the water treatment plant in Alma, but another 18 months will be needed before the expansion is complete.Alma and St. Louis combined to form the Gratiot Area Water Authority which owns the plant and is responsible for the nearly ... [Published Mount Pleasant Morning Sun - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Ward, Harry J.

Ward, Harry J.; age 62; passed away July 20, 2014 at his home surrounded by loved ones after a courageous 3 year battle with cancer. He was born April 28, 1952, in Kalamazoo, MI, the son of Edgar and Barbara Ward. Harry was an avid sports fan (Go Tigers), ... [Published Mount Pleasant Morning Sun - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 3 reports

Alma College ranked one of the world's best

Alma College was named one of the world’s best.It was listed in the Fiske Guide to Colleges as one of the top 300 schools in the world, one of seven in Michigan.The other Michigan schools are Albion, Calvin, Hope and Kalamazoo College, along with the ... [Published Mount Pleasant Morning Sun - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 2 reports

Dow Foundation Awards $5 Million for STEM Education in Michigan

Alma College in Michigan has announced a $5 million grant from the Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation to help address the national demand for graduates trained in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.The grant will provide ... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Alma couple offers organics at farmer's market

Standing in the pavilion at Island Park in Mt. Pleasant Thursday, Angie Shaver was busy.She and husband Scott happily greeted customers as they bagged Michigan-grown tomatoes, cherries and blueberries for people shopping at the Mt. Pleasant Farmer’s ... [Published Mount Pleasant Morning Sun - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 2 reports

Tornado confirmed in Michigan; some injured

KENTWOOD, Mich. – A severe thunderstorm packing winds estimated at more than 80 mph spawned a tornado, injuring several people and causing significant damage to homes in western Michigan, officials said Monday.A fast-moving thunderstorm intensified in ... [Published Journal-Gazette - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: Partnerships can help with higher education

Editor:In Mary Kramer's June 16 column, " Free tuition to grow talent? " she describes a free tuition model proposed by Walter Maisel for attracting students in disciplines with a shortage of workers.An example of such an approach is the partnership between ... [Published Crains Detroit Business - Jul 06 2014]

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"The expanded footprint resulting from the merger provides us with great opportunities to pursue our best-in-class sales programs and strong client relationships in what remains a competitive marketplace, Robert B Kaminski, Jr., Mercantile's Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, said in a news release issued Tuesday, July 22."
...disadvantaged and first-generation students from Detroit is only one measure of how we will evaluate the success of this program," says Brown. "Our goal is to engage students in their college education, help them develop positive relationships with other students and faculty, and equip them with the skills to be successful after college graduation and have a positive impact in their communities."
According to SNL Energy data, Taconite took coal from Black Thunder and Cloud Peak's Spring Creek mine in the first quarter. "I know the steel mills have been having trouble getting shipments as well" McMillan said. "There is no downtime for the ships."

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DeLong, Lori Ann [Published Mount Pleasant Morning Sun - 22 hours ago]
Naturipe Builds Berry Processing Facility in So... [Published GroceryHeadquarters.com - Jul 23 2014]
Courter, William A. [Published Mount Pleasant Morning Sun - Jul 23 2014]
Sumner, Lawrence Robert [Published Mount Pleasant Morning Sun - Jul 23 2014]
Mercantile Bank Corp. adjusts to its new size a... [Published Business Review - Jul 22 2014]
McGregor Fund Grant Focuses on Detroit Student ... [Published Insurance News Net - Jul 22 2014]
Komets Re-Sign Christian Ouellet, Ink Three Others [Published WANE-TV - Jul 21 2014]
Progress made on Gratiot Area Water Authority's... [Published Mount Pleasant Morning Sun - Jul 21 2014]
Ward, Harry J. [Published Mount Pleasant Morning Sun - Jul 21 2014]
Airlifting 4-ton howitzers part of training at ... [Published Saginaw News - Jul 19 2014]
Upper Midwest Coal Deliveries Up; Rail Issues H... [Published Coal Age - Jul 18 2014]
Alma College ranked one of the world's best [Published Mount Pleasant Morning Sun - Jul 17 2014]
Kalamazoo College named to Fiske guide of world... [Published Kalamazoo Gazette - Jul 17 2014]
UM, MSU, 5 Michigan colleges make list of world... [Published Detroit News - Jul 16 2014]
Sound Off for Wednesday, July 16, 2014 [Published Mount Pleasant Morning Sun - Jul 16 2014]
Dow Foundation Awards $5 Million for STEM Educa... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Jul 16 2014]
Our view: STEM grants — good news for future of... [Published Midland Daily News - Jul 15 2014]
New chief operating officer at Masonic Pathways [Published Mount Pleasant Morning Sun - Jul 14 2014]
The NCAA Just Hurt My Marriage [Published Huffington Post - Jul 14 2014]
Rosan: Things that go boom in the night [Published Mount Pleasant Morning Sun - Jul 11 2014]
Alma couple offers organics at farmer's market [Published Mount Pleasant Morning Sun - Jul 10 2014]
$5 Million Grant Supports STEM Education Initia... [Published Mount Pleasant Morning Sun - Jul 10 2014]
Sound Off for Thursday, July 10, 2014 [Published Mount Pleasant Morning Sun - Jul 10 2014]
Sound Off for Wednesday, July 9, 2014 [Published Mount Pleasant Morning Sun - Jul 09 2014]
October 2014 Calendar of Events [Published Noodls - Jul 08 2014]
Liimakka, Saima [Published Mount Pleasant Morning Sun - Jul 07 2014]
Tornado confirmed in Michigan; some injured [Published Journal-Gazette - Jul 07 2014]
NWS: Tornado did touch down in Western Michigan [Published ClickOnDetroit.com - Jul 07 2014]
Upcoming events in the area [Published Mount Pleasant Morning Sun - Jul 06 2014]
Letter: Partnerships can help with higher educa... [Published Crains Detroit Business - Jul 06 2014]
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