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The Gladstone-Rapid River Kiwanis Club Christmas tree sits lit near the Gladstone Beach House.

Gladstone-Rapid River Kiwanis Club holds Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

GLADSTONE — The Gladstone-Rapid River Kiwanis Club held its Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Nov. 24 at Gladstone Beach House. The tree was lit with Honor and Remembrance Lights to recognize individuals who have a light purchased in their name. This ceremony immediately followed ...

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Master Gardener class begins in January IRON MOUNTAIN — Michigan State University Extension will host their Master Gardener program on Thursdays from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. beginning Jan. 18 and continuing through April 26. The classes will take place at the Bay College West campus in Room ...

Husband’s pornography habit straining marriage

Dear Annie: My husband and I have been married for 22 years, and to my knowledge, he has always been committed to me and our family. However, recently he upgraded to a new phone, and I have found he is continually exploring porn and pictures of nude women. I know that all guys look at this from ...

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Halie Marmalick and David Falish

Marmalick – Falish

GLADSTONE — Mathew and Wendy Marmalick of Gladstone and Laurie and Allan Falish of Escanaba are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Halie Marmalick and David Falish. Halie is a 2012 graduate of Gladstone High School and received her Bachelor of Science in Athletic ...

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Santa Claus tells the history of his walking stick to a group of Lemmer Elementary students in the schoolhouse located at the Antique Village at the U.P. State Fairgrounds Friday afternoon. Santa visited the village during the U.P. Steam and Gas Engine Association’s Christmas in the Village Friday and Saturday.

Christmas returns to the Antique Village

ESCANABA — The U.P. Steam and Gas Engine Association will get guests into the holiday spirit during its annual Christmas in the Village event held on Dec. 1-2. The Antique Village is located at the Upper Peninsula State Fairgrounds in Escanaba. According to manager of the general store at ...

Morgan MacArthur and Colton Gelinas

MacArthur – Gelinas

ENGADINE — Mr. and Mrs. Duncan MacArthur of Engadine announce the engagement of their daughter, Morgan Ann-Ozanich MacArthur, to Colton Patrick Gelinas, son of Mr. and Mrs. Brian Gelinas of Engadine. Miss MacArthur, a 2016 graduate of the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, received her ...

Diamond engagement rings

METRO — Diamond engagement rings are presented as tokens of love and affection during wedding proposals. The majority of first-time brides will receive a diamond ring, with surveys indicating only 13 percent opt for another gemstone. Researchers from Emory University determined that the ...

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Dennis and Sally Grall

Gralls celebrate 50th anniversary

ESCANABA — On Nov. 4, Dennis and Sally Grall of Escanaba celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a blessing after 4:30 Mass at St. Anne's Church. A small reception was then held at the historic House of Ludington. The couple was married Nov. 4, 1967, at St. Joseph's Church in ...

Harold and Nina Johnson

Johnsons celebrate 70th anniversary

ESCANABA — Harold and Nina (Peterson) Johnson of Escanaba celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. The couple were wed Sept. 13, 1947 at First Lutheran Church, Iron Mountain, Mich. Original attendants at the ceremony were Edith (Johnson) Cryderman, Maid of Honor, sister of the groom and ...

Terry and Susan Hampton

Hampton’s celebrate 50th

GLADSTONE — Terry and Susan (Tolonen) Hampton of Gladstone celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house reception at the historic Mather Inn in Ishpeming, with family and friends on Saturday, Aug. 12. The couple were honored with their rehearsal dinner at this site 50 years ...

Mike and Joanne Lauzon

50th anniversary celebrated

ESCANABA — Mike and Joanne Lauzon celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 5, with a renewal of vows at St. Joseph and St. Patrick Parish in Escanaba. Father Eric Olson and Monseigneur Jed Patrick con-celebrated the mass. Their children, Lacy Lauzon of Escanaba and Jeff (Merissa) ...

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John and Amy Savage

Hubert-Savage

ESCANABA — Amy Hubert became the wife of John Savage on May 27. Father of the bride, Bishop David Kotajarvi, officiated the 5 p.m. ceremony at the Quality Inn and Suites in Escanaba. Amy is the daughter of Ilene Kotajarvi, of Escanaba, and David Kotajarvi of Green Bay, Wis. John is the ...

Shaun and Hayley Range

DeMay – Range

BRIGHTON, Mich. — Hayley DeMay and Shaun Range were united in marriage during a 2 p.m. ceremony officiated by Father James Ziminski at All Saints Church in Gladstone on Aug. 26. The reception was held at the Terrace Bay Inn in Gladstone. Hayley is the daughter of Bill and Karen DeMay of ...

Jacob and Leslie Coleman

Shapy-Coleman

DE PERE, Wis — Jerry and Kay Shapy of Escanaba are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Leslie Mary Shapy, to Jacob Andrew Coleman, son of Glen and JoAnn Coleman of Green Bay, Wis. Leslie and Jacob were joined in marriage on July 1, 2017 at 1 p.m. at Old St. Joe’s Church at ...

Kevin and Tara Pardon

McCann – Pardon

MIDDLETON, Wis. — Tara McCann joined Kevin Pardon in marriage at an outdoor evening ceremony surrounded by family and friends in Middleton, Wis. on Sept. 30, 2017. Kevin is the son of James and Darla Pardon of Gladstone. Tara is the daughter of Renee McCann and the late Patrick McCann of ...

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Isabel Grace

Isabel Grace

CONN — David and Jenni (Markham) Conn welcomed their first child, a baby girl, on Sept. 25 at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor, Mich. Isabel Grace arrived at 12:52 a.m. weighing 7 pounds, 0 ounces and measuring 20.5 inches long. Grandparents are Irene Huebler of Escanaba, Jeff and ...

Letah Mae

Letah Mae

OGREN — Chris and Sydney (Reynolds) Ogren of Escanaba announce the birth of their daughter, Letah Mae, born on Nov. 4, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. She arrived at 11:16 a.m. weighing 8 pounds, 13.2 ounces and was 20 inches long at birth. Lou and Jenny Reynolds, and Allan and Roni Ogren of ...

Anna Joy

Anna Joy

LANCOUR — DeAnne Lancour of Escanaba has welcomed Anna Joy into her family. Anna Joy was born on May 23, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. She arrived at 8:14 p.m. weighing 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 inches long at birth. Anna Joy’s adoption was finalized on Oct. 26. She joins big sister ...

Ember Jade

Ember Jade

EIS — Michael and Jamie Eis of Parkersburg W. Va. announce the birth of the daughter, Ember Jade Eis. She was born Oct. 24, 2017 at 5:04 p.m. at Marietta Memorial Hospital in Marietta, Ohio weighing 7 lbs 15 oz and 19 inches long. She was welcomed home by a brother, William Ethan, and a ...

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Rilyn Journey

Rilyn Journey

KLEE — Spencer and Holly Klee of Wilson announce the birth of their daughter, Rilyn Journey, born on Sept. 17, 2017. She weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long at birth. Rilyn Journey joins big sisters Taylor and Adriana at home. John and Debbie Clairmont of Escanaba, Jim ...

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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Trio Dolce to ­preform at Bay

ESCANABA — Bay College’s Besse Theater will be filled with Christmas music on Tuesday, Dec. 12 when Trio Dolce performs. As part of the Marquette Symphony Orchestra Series, Trio Dolce will hit the theater stage at 7:30 p.m. Trio Dolce was recently formed from principal players of the ...

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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: Dec. 15-16 — Martina McBride, 8 p.m. Jan. 12-13, 2018 — Brothers Osborne, 8 ...

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Regional Concerts

Green Bay, Wis. RESCH CENTER (www.reschcenter.com) Dec. 26 — Harlem Globetrotters at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 11, 2018 — Jeff Dunham at 7 p.m. Jan. 24, 2018 — Avenged Sevenfold at 7 p.m. Feb. 22, 2018 — Chris Young at 7:30 p.m. March 15, 2018 — Little Big Town at 7:30 ...

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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: Dec. 15-16 — Martina McBride, 8 p.m. Jan. 12-13, 2018 — Brothers Osborne, 8 ...

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‘Take all their excuses away’: Hard cases in heroin fight

CHICAGO (AP) — The van was coming for Richard Rivera, but it was taking a long time. He waited inside the entrance of Saint Anthony Hospital where he had spent the past three days getting off heroin. His next stop: a sober-living facility. As his addiction counselor, DeValle Williams, kept ...

Is your own MD best in the hospital? Study eyes hospitalists

CHICAGO (AP) — The old-fashioned, family doctor style of medicine could be lifesaving for elderly hospitalized patients, a big study suggests, showing benefits over a rapidly expanding alternative that has hospital-based doctors overseeing care instead. Medicare patients with common ...

Self-harm, suicide attempts climb among US girls

CHICAGO (AP) — Attempted suicides, drug overdoses, cutting and other types of self-injury have increased substantially in U.S. girls, a 15-year study of emergency room visits found. It’s unclear why, but some mental health experts think cyberbullying, substance abuse and economic stress ...

Rise in teen suicide, social media coincide; is there link?

CHICAGO (AP) — An increase in suicide rates among U.S. teens occurred at the same time social media use surged and a new analysis suggests there may be a link. Suicide rates for teens rose between 2010 and 2015 after they had declined for nearly two decades, according to data from the ...