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Steak dinner on table in Gladstone GLADSTONE — The Gladstone American Legion Post 71 offers a steak dinner on the last Thursday of each month from 4:30 to 7 p.m. The cost is $14. For additional information, call 428-1050. Class of ‘68 holds class reunion meeting ESCANABA — Holy ...

Post-divorce brainwashing the children

Dear Annie: We are the grandparents of two very precious children. Recently, their parents were divorced after their mother had an affair with another man and became pregnant. Our son is trying to get shared residential custody, but the judge at their hearing believed the false statements of ...

Pellegrini graduated from UWM

MILWAUKEE, Wis. — Lauren Cipriana Pellegrini, of Escanaba, was one of 3,400 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) students who were candidates for degrees during commencement exercises held on Sunday, May 21, in Milwaukee, Wis. Pellegrini will receive her Bachelor of Science from the ...

Ryan qualifies for dean’s list

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Rachel Ryan of Manistique qualified for the Spring 2017 dean's list at Belmont University. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C. Approximately 30 percent of Belmont's 7,700 students ...

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University of Connecticut via AP
University of Connecticut mascot Jonathan, a Siberian Husky, assists Daniel Bronko of Enfield, Ct., in proposing to his girlfriend, Holly Korona, on the school's campus in Storrs, Ct. Bronko.

UConn Siberian Husky Jonathan assists with wedding proposal

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Siberian Husky that serves as the mascot for the University of Connecticut has helped two alumni make a love connection. Jonathan served as wingman when Daniel Bronko, 23, surprised his girlfriend, Holly Korona, 27, on a trip back to campus with a wedding proposal ...

Kelli Arnold and Wade Johnson Jr.

Arnold – Johnson

Arnold - Johnson CRANDON, Wis. — Gerald and Lori Arnold of Carney announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelli Arnold, to Wade Johnson Jr., son of Wade Sr. and Lila Johnson of Bark River. Kelli graduated from Northern Michigan University in 2013 with a bachloer degree in athletic ...

Samuel Pouliot and Haley Martineau

Martineau – Pouliot

ESCANABA — Tony Martineau of Escanaba, along with Will and Greta Pouliot of Gladstone, announce the engagement of their children, Haley Maria Martineau and Samuel Austin Pouliot. The future bride is a 2014 graduate of Escanaba High School. She is pursuing a bachelor's degree in dental ...

Brooke Mortl and Tyler Myrick

Mortl – Myrick

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Brooke Mortl of Gladstone and Tyler Myrick of Escanaba are pleased to announce their engagement. Brooke is the daughter of Richard Mortl, Jr. of Iron Mountain and Peggy Mortl of Gladstone. She is a 2012 graduate of Escanaba High School, and a 2015 graduate of ...

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Herb and Patricia McNutt

McNutt’s celebrate 50th

PERKINS — Herb and Patricia (Jecks) McNutt of Perkins celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple was wed on March 25, 1967 at the Methodist Church in Eaton Rapids, Mich. Original attendants at the ceremony were maid of honor Sharon Jecks Parrish, sister of the bride and ...

Gary and Mary Boudreau

Boudreau’s celebrate 50th

ESCANABA — Gary and Mary (Hirn) Boudreau celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple was wed Jan. 14, 1967 at St. Joseph Church in Escanaba. A reception was held at Sherman Hotel in Escanaba. Original bridesmaids at the ceremony were Kathy (Martens) Peloza, friend of the bride, ...

Herbert and Rita Caron

70th anniversary celebrated

ESCANABA — Herbert and Rita (VanEffen) Caron of Escanaba celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. The couple was wed Feb. 8, 1947 at St. Patrick’s Rectory in Escanaba, with the reception being held at the home of the bride’s parents. Original attendants at the ceremony were Betty and ...

Richard and Donna Hubert

Hubert’s celebrate 50 years

ESCANABA — Richard and Donna (Anderson) Hubert of Escanaba are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple was wed on Monday, Dec. 26, 1966, at St. Anne’s Church in Escanaba. Original attendants for the wedding were Judy (Bellefeuil) Sabourin, friend of the bride; Delores ...

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Shane and Tanya Tolman

Peters – Tolman

Peters - Tolman GREEN BAY, Wis. — Shane Thomas Tolman and Tanya Lea Peters were joined together for life as husband and wife on Feb. 24. Shane is a 2004 graduate of James Fitzharris High School. He is employed as a field tech by Time Warner /Spectrum Cable and owner operator of " Grime to ...

Nontraditional dresses range from blush to black

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When deciding what kind of dress I wanted to wear for my wedding this year, I knew what I didn't want. No lace, no veil, and absolutely nothing long, corseted, traditional and white. So, for our tiny marriage ceremony in May 2016, I went with an off-the-rack, navy blue ...

Jessica and Chris Tiller

Prebish – Tiller

Prebish - Tiller CHANDLER, Ariz. — Jessica Prebish became the bride of Chris Tiller during a 4 p.m. ceremony performed by Matt Crandall, friend of the couple, at the Villa Siena in Gilbert, Ariz. on Jan. 7. Jessica’s parents are Bill and Gina Prebish of Escanaba, and Chris’s parents ...

Schlyn and Cory Thiry

LaVigne – Thiry

DAGGETT — Schlyn LaVigne and Cory Thiry were united in marriage on Aug. 27. The ceremony was held in the barn at Jaspers Sugar Bush in Carney, with a reception to honor the happy couple in a beautiful white tent in the field. Schlyn is the daughter of Kalisa Ray of Escanaba. She is a 2008 ...

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Paislee Mae

LAUSCHER — Rapid River residents, Brian Lauscher Jr. and Sara Goodman, welcomed a daughter, born at OSF St. Francis Hospital on April 27 at 8:25 p.m. Paislee Mae weighed in at 6 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 18 inches long at birth. Thomas and Jan Goodman of Rapid River, and Brian and Lori ...

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Finley James

KIETZMAN — Escanaba residents, Jeff and Melissa (Maupin) Kietzman, welcomed a son, born at OSF St. Francis Hospital on May 4 at 2:20 a.m. Finley James weighed in at 8 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 20 inches long at birth. The baby joins, Harper, 5, and Harrison, 3, in the family. Larry Maupin ...

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Evelyn Rose

DELVAUX — A baby girl, Evelyn Rose, was born April 6, to Tyler Delvaux and Kimberlee Rudden of Escanaba. The baby was delivered at 2:26 p.m. at OSF St. Francis Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 18 inches long. Grandparents are Greg and Hope Rudden, and Dave and Lori Delvaux, ...

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Harper Avery

ALWOOD — Escanaba residents, Justin Alwood and Bridget Beem, welcomed a daughter, born at OSF St. Francis Hospital on April 12 at 1:43 a.m. Harper Avery weighed in at 7 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long at birth. Kevin and Lisa Beem of Escanaba, and Bridie Alwood of Bark Biver are ...

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Churches announce services and programs

APOSTOLIC PENTECOSTAL FAMILY LIFE CENTER ESCANABA — Sunday worship begins at 10 a.m. Pastor is David Shaffer. Monday prayer meeting begins at 7 p.m. Wednesday Night Bible Study is at 7 p.m. The youth service begins at 7 p.m. Friday. Kids Jam, for ages four and older, will include ...

Churches announce services and programs

APOSTOLIC PENTECOSTAL FAMILY LIFE CENTER ESCANABA — Sunday worship begins at 10 a.m. Pastor is David Shaffer. Monday prayer meeting begins at 7 p.m. Wednesday night Bible Study is at 7 p.m. The youth service begins at 7 p.m. Friday. Kids Jam, for ages four and older, will include ...

Churches announce services and programs

APOSTOLIC PENTECOSTAL FAMILY LIFE CENTER ESCANABA — Sunday worship begins at 10 a.m. Pastor is David Shaffer. Monday prayer meeting begins at 7 p.m. Wednesday night Bible Study is at 7 p.m. The youth service begins at 7 p.m. Friday. Kids Jam, for ages four and older, will include ...

Churches announce services and programs

APOSTOLIC PENTECOSTAL FAMILY LIFE CENTER ESCANABA — Sunday worship begins at 10 a.m. Pastor is David Shaffer. Monday prayer meeting begins at 7 p.m. Wednesday Night Bible Study is at 7 p.m. The youth service begins at 7 p.m. Friday. Kids Jam, for ages four and older, will include ...

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A Taste of the North

ESCANABA — The Wells Lions Club is putting on a craft beer, wine and food festival fundraiser for the club. The club supports more than 25 local charities, including the Salvation Army, St. Vincent DePaul, U.P. Honor Flight, and the Delta County Cancer Alliance to name a few. They also build ...

Regional Concerts

GREEN BAY, Wis. June 9-24 — My Twin Bridge Summer at the Meyer Theatre. Ticketstar June 10 — Celtic Woman at 7:30 p.m. at the Weidner Center. Ticketstar July 6 — #IMOMSOHARD at 8 p.m. at Meyer Theatre. Ticketstar July 14-Aug. 12 — Getting Pickled in Oconto “Bond Style” at ...

Casino Shows

Island Resort & Casino, Harris (1-877-ISL-SHOW) Comedy acts at 7 p.m. Club Four One Nightclub. Lounge entertainment (8:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Eastern time) Headlining at the Island Showroom Stage: July 21-22— The Clairvoyants, $33, 8 p.m. Sept. 15-16—The Million Dollar ...

Book Review: “The Keeper of Lost Things” by Ruth Hogan

"The Keeper of Lost Things" (William Morrow), by Ruth Hogan Did you ever consider there is a story behind seemingly discarded items that one may find on the street or in public gathering spaces? In "The Keeper of Lost Things," Ruth Hogan explores this scenario. She uses everyday objects to ...

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Tailpipe tests vastly underestimate diesel pollution

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pollution from diesel trucks, buses and cars globally is more than 50 percent higher than levels shown in government lab tests, a new study says. That extra pollution translated to another 38,000 deaths from soot and smog in 2015, the researchers estimated. The work ...

Study: Side effects emerge after approval for many US drugs

CHICAGO (AP) — Almost one-third of new drugs approved by U.S. regulators over a decade ended up years later with warnings about unexpected, sometimes life-threatening side effects or complications, a new analysis found. The results covered all 222 prescription drugs approved by the U.S. ...

Summer offers cool exercise options

After being cramped inside for months while snow piled up on walks and trails, we all looked forward to the summer months when exercise is free and easy. If you’re a runner, walker or cyclist, you can be out the door in a flash wearing only shorts, T-shirt and a cap to protect your head ...

First-in-nation law targets doctor shortage

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Numerous additional doctors from around the U.S. could become eligible to treat patients in Missouri’s underserved areas as a result of a planned expansion of a first-in-the-nation law aimed at addressing a pervasive doctor shortage. The newly passed Missouri ...