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Brunette graduates from University of Findlay

FINDLAY, Ohio — Victoria Brunette, of Rapid River, has graduated from the University of Findlay. Brunette received a Bachelor of Science in Marketing Management and Sport Business Strategy. Brunette graduated from the university with the academic designation of cum laude. Brunette was ...

Pinecrest residents celebrate prom with help from PM School

POWERS — Pinecrest Medical Care Facility recently celebrated its annual prom. For a couple weeks, the ladies that live at Pinecrest tried on different dresses to choose their favorite one for the prom. The gentlemen also had suit coats to try on. Decorating the the event was a ...

How to set boundaries with a visiting parent

Dear Annie: My children and I live about 350 miles away from my parents. Since moving away 13 years ago, my father has traveled out every month and stayed at our house for about a week each time. These visits are welcomed by my children, who really enjoy his company. I understand that this time ...

Briefs

NARFE to meet June 27 MARQUETTE — Members of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) Chapter 1900 will hear a presentation by elder-law attorney Susan Wideman Schaible at their regular meeting at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 27. NARFE will meet in Room B of ...

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Robinette – Lippens

ESCANABA — Brie Robinette of Escanaba and Ryan Lippens of Green Bay, Wis. announce their engagement. Brie is the daughter of David and Deanna Robinette of Escanaba, and Ryan is the son of Todd and Jeanne Lippens, of Bark River. Brie graduated from Bark River High School in 2015, Paul ...

Meyers – Nichter

CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Karrie Meyers is the daughter of Jim and Gwen Meyers of Bark River, Mich. and Chad Nichter is the son of Mike and Sue Nichter of Macomb, Mich. Karrie is a 2009 high school graduate of Bark River-Harris High School and obtained her Bachelors in Science (2013) and ...

McNally – Linskens

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Walter and Kathy McNally, of Bark River, would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Stacey McNally, to Christopher Linskens, son of Eugene and Debra Linskens, of De Pere, Wis. Stacey is a 2002 graduate of Bark River-Harris High School. She graduated with a ...

Mooers – Kiraly

BARK RIVER — Mr. Alan Mooers and Mrs. Davida Mooers, of Bark River, announce the engagement of their daughter Alyssa ­Mooers to Todd Kiraly, the son of Mr Paul Kiraly and Ms. ­Brenda Kiraly, of Daggett. The wedding will take place in July.

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DeRidders celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

ESCANABA — On June 9, 2018, Tom and Shirley DeRidder of Escanaba celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Their family attended Mass at St. Joseph and St. Patrick Parish, followed by a dinner at the Stonehouse. A family trip to Hawaii is planned for the near future. Tom and Shirley were ...

Hughes celebrate 71 years of marriage

HUGHES — Hank and Ileen (Neuens) Hughes, of Escanaba, celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary recently. The couple married on Feb. 1, 1947 at Holy Family Parish in Flat Rock. Ileen worked at Montgomery Ward, and as a full-time housewife and mother. She is known for her fabulous cooking ...

Madalinskis celebrate 50 years of marriage

WELLS — Wayne and Mary (Pepin) Madalinski of Wells celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on April 27. They celebrated by having their marriage blessed, and the couple will have a celebration in July with family at the Lake House on Lake Gogebic. The Madalinski have three children; Kevin ...

Neumanns celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

ESCANABA — Robert “Soupy” and Julie (Russell) Neumann of Escanaba recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple was wed on March 30, 1968 at Memorial United Methodist Church in Gladstone. Their original attendants were Joseph Vogel, best man; Alice Ojala, maid of ...

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Rian – Nelson

ESCANABA — Samantha Jo Rian became the bride of Kristopher Frank Nelson during a 1:30 p.m. ceremony performed by Kurt Dubord at the Bark River Senior Center on Oct. 14. Mrs. Ann Wood and her daughter Deirdre, Samantha’s former violin teacher, played the music for the ...

Chu – Rudden

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — On Aug. 5, 2017, Stephanie Chu of Alexandria, Va., was joined in matrimony to Michael Rudden, formerly of Escanaba, at the Hilton Hotel in Old Town Alexandria, a beautiful and historic setting. The wedding was attended by family and friends traveling from throughout the ...

Berube-Hughes

CORNELL — Alexis Berube became the bride of Ryan Hughes during a Sept. 23 ceremony performed by Father Fran DeGroot at St. Annes Church in Escanaba. Alexis’ parents are Charles and Samantha Berube of Escanaba, and Ryan’s parents are Larry and Karen Hughes of Gladstone. The bride ...

Wedding Painter pays the bills with new trend

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Dirk Guidry is a full-time artist. But his paintings, large-scale abstracts and portraiture don’t always pay the bills. Being a wedding painter allows him to remain one. “I almost consider it my day job,” he says. “If I have one wedding a month, I can be in ...

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Haven Zerenity

DUBORD-REVIS — Haven Zerenity was the name chosen by Lisa Dubord-Revis for her daughter, who arrived at 5:17 a.m. at OSF St. Frances Hospital on June 6. The baby weighed 8 pounds 8.4 ounces and was 19 inches long. Haven’s grandparents are Cindy and Dave Revis of Escanaba. Her ...

Marissa Lynn

MIRON — Marissa Lynn Miron was the name chosen for a baby girl born to Andrew and Holly Miron of Gladstone on April 11. Delivered at 12:08 p.m. at OSF Hospital, the infant weighed 8 pounds,10.4 ounces and was 20 inches long. The baby joins her three older sisters, Bella, Mia and Bailey at ...

Charley Anne

ELLIOTT — Brad and Kayla (Stilson) Elliott of Gladstone announce the birth of their daughter, Charley Anne, born on Feb. 26, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. She arrived at 4:13 p.m. weighing 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 inches long at birth. Patti and Marty Gieszer of Rapid River, Bob and ...

Maverick Anthony

ALLEN — A baby boy, Maverick Anthony Allen, was born on May 30, 2018 at St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center, Green Bay, Wis. His parents are Joshua and Brooke Allen of Oconto, Wis.

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Churches announce services

APOSTOLIC PENTECOSTAL FAMILY LIFE CENTER ESCANABA — Sunday worship begins at 10 a.m. Pastor is David Shaffer. The Family Life Center is located at 117 Stephenson Ave. For more information, contact Pastor Shaffer at 789-4314. ASSEMBLY OF GOD NEW LIFE ESCANABA — Sunday service is at ...

Churches announce services

APOSTOLIC PENTECOSTAL FAMILY LIFE CENTER ESCANABA — Sunday worship begins at 10 a.m. Pastor is David Shaffer. The Family Life Center is located at 117 Stephenson Ave. For more information, contact Pastor Shaffer at 789-4314. ASSEMBLY OF GOD NEW LIFE ESCANABA — Sunday service is ...

Churches announce services

APOSTOLIC PENTECOSTAL FAMILY LIFE CENTER ESCANABA — Sunday worship begins at 10 a.m. Pastor is David Shaffer. The Family Life Center is located at 117 Stephenson Ave. For more information, contact Pastor Shaffer at 789-4314. ASSEMBLY OF GOD NEW LIFE ESCANABA — Sunday service is at ...

Churches announce services

APOSTOLIC PENTECOSTAL FAMILY LIFE CENTER ESCANABA — Sunday worship begins at 10 a.m. Pastor is David Shaffer. The Family Life Center is located at 117 Stephenson Ave. For more information, contact Pastor Shaffer at 789-4314. ASSEMBLY OF GOD NEW LIFE ESCANABA — Sunday service is at ...

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Regional Concerts

Green Bay, Wis. RESCH CENTER (www.reschcenter.com) June 23, 2018 — James Taylor at 7:30 p.m. July 6, 2018 — Tim McGraw and Faith Hill at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 11, 2018 — Sugarland at 7 p.m. Sept. 19, 2018 — Modest Mouse at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19, 2018 — Lynyrd Skynyrd with The ...

Casino Shows

Island Resort & Casino, Harris (1-877-ISL-SHOW) Comedy acts at 7 p.m. Club Four One Nightclub. Headlining at the Island Showroom Stage: June 23 — Sick Air at 7 p.m. (U.P. State Fairgrounds) Aug. 16 — Hanson at 8 p.m. (U.P. State Fair) Aug. 17 — Granger Smith at 8 p.m. ...

Sick Air heads to fairgrounds

ESCANABA — Fans of high-octane excitement will have something to cheer about Saturday when Sick Air Inverted, a motocross stunt show by Scott Murray of Helps, Mich., comes to the U.P. State Fairgrounds. Murray is a veteran stunt performer who has been hooked on motocross bikes since a young ...

Regional concerts

Green Bay, Wis. RESCH CENTER (www.reschcenter.com) June 23, 2018 — James Taylor at 7:30 p.m. July 6, 2018 — Tim McGraw and Faith Hill at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 11, 2018 — Sugarland at 7 p.m. Sept. 19 — Modest Mouse at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19 — Lynyrd Skynyrd with The Marshall Tucker ...

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Scientists aim at joint injuries that can trigger arthritis

WASHINGTON (AP) — Arthritis isn’t always from the wear and tear of getting older — younger adults too often get it after suffering knee or ankle injuries. Now researchers are hunting a way to stave off the damage, by targeting the little energy factories that power cartilage ...

Insulin quality questions have experts scrambling

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Preliminary research suggesting that some diabetes patients may be injecting medicine that has partially disintegrated is causing concern even as serious questions are raised about the research itself. The study author, a pharmacist, bought vials of insulin at a number ...

Do e-cigarettes help or harm? Report says not clear

WASHINGTON (AP) — Electronic cigarettes could be a boon to public health or a major liability, depending on whether they help Americans quit smoking or encourage more young people to try traditional cigarettes, a new report concludes. The report wrestles with the potential benefits and ...

Cancer from cellphones? New studies say no

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two government studies that bombarded rats and mice with cellphone radiation found a weak link to some heart tumors, but scientists and federal regulators say don’t worry — it is safe to use your device. They still do. Previous studies of cellphone users had found ...