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Mike Picek | Focus on the hometown

Mike Picek, 88, of Cook, MN, passed away surrounded by his family on November 17, 2021. Mike was born on November 15, 1933 on the family farm near Cook, Minnesota, to Stephen Sr. and Paraska “Pearl” (Pyngnyn) Picek. He was the youngest of 11 children. Mike attended Alango School and …

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Spotlight on: Winter Wonderland with Santa Toy Drive

Christina Stock Photo Robert Tynes, Managing Director of Westlake ACE Hardware, is seen here next to the donated grill which will be raffled off. All proceeds will go to the first Winter Wonderland Toy Drive, which is supported by the Emperors Riding Club. Copyright © 2021 Roswell Daily Record New …

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After 56 years, 3 generations, closing of the family hardware store

LAKE ZURICH, Illinois (AP) – A family business spanning three generations in Lake Zurich is going out of business after 56 years. Casper’s True Value hardware has been the first place of employment for many high school students and a premier destination for a variety of services and products. The …

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Dreamscape and AMC team up again to bring back location-based virtual reality

Russell Holly / CNET There has been a debate about the future of location-based virtual reality, those places of entertainment in shopping malls where you show up with friends and participate in a 20-30 minute experience together. Some the most popular experiences have closed permanently in the face of the …

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Halos and forks • November 18, 2021 | Opinion

A reader sends a halo to Sen who works at the RiteAid Pharmacy. “Sen remembers customers by name and manages a tight ship while being exceptionally kind. She recently saved my 91 year old dad a lot of money on a prescription by working some kind of magic with the …

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Free treadmill available

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I have a working Weslo Cadence 880 treadmill. I don’t use it anymore and it’s free to take away. Call 225-3545 in the afternoon. – No name, no city REPLY: I bet this will be picked up in no time. While I think about it, I want …

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Masks are still the best bet against COVID-19

BAR PORT – Last year, as the winter months approached, the number of COVID-19 cases began to decline. With rates of positivity, hospitalizations and deaths at near record highs, what is driving this continued increase? “Right now we are seeing a series of micro-epidemics,” said Dr JR Krevans, an internal …

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