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Wells Lions 52 Club Raffle winner named WELLS — The winner of the Wells Lions Club raffle for the week of Aug. 13 is Dennis Moberg of Gladstone. Moberg won $100. This was week 2 of the raffle. Dance planned in Rock ROCK — A dance will be held at the Rock Community/Senior Center, ...

Unwanted guests bring uninvited guests to home

Dear Annie: I hope you can offer a solution to my dilemma. Over the Fourth of July, I hosted a party at my riverfront home. Most of the guests were my son's friends, whom I get along with, and I am always happy when they bring their kids, because then my grandbabies have little ones to play ...

Barbecued chuck sings after a slow grill and some smoke flavor

For our Shredded Barbecued Beef, we cut a chuck roast into quarters. The smaller pieces of beef absorbed more smoke flavor and cooked much faster. After cooking the meat in a disposable roasting pan on the cooler side of the grill for a few hours, we flipped all four pieces, wrapped the pan ...

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Paul – Mason

ESCANABA — Kevin Paul and Karen Smith are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Kayla to Josh Mason, son of Robert and Lauri Mason. Kayla graduated from Gladstone High School in 2012, attended NMU, and is employed at CVS Omnicare as a pharmacy technician, as well being a ...

Paul – Mason

ESCANABA — Kevin Paul and Karen Smith are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Kayla to Josh Mason, son of Robert and Lauri Mason. Kayla graduated from Gladstone High School in 2012, attended NMU, and is employed at CVS Omnicare as a pharmacy technician, as well being a ...

Spires – Savard

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Skyler Savard and Sydny Spires of Eden Prairie, Minn. announce their engagement. Skyler is the son of Paul and Becky Savard of Gladstone, and Sydny is the daughter of Doug and Martha Airhart of Stacy, Minn. and George Spires of Boynton Beach, Fla. Skyler is a 2012 ...

Richer-Trudell

GLADSTONE — Jay and Michelle Richer of Gladstone announce the engagement of their daughter, ­Caylan to Brian Trudell, son of Bill and Lori Trudell of Republic, Mich. Caylan graduated from Gladstone High School in 2011. She is currently continuing her education at Bay College pursuing a ...

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Vincents celebrate 70 years of marriage

GLADSTONE — Ray and Joyce Vincent celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on June 30, 2018 with a vow renewal during mass at All Saints Church in Gladstone. A dinner reception followed attended by family and friends. The Vincents were married on June 30th, 1948 at St. Joseph Catholic ...

Rays celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

ESCANABA — Hugh and Rosemary Ray of Escanaba celebrated their 60th anniversary with family and friends at a lodge on Lake Michigan. Hugh and Rosemary have three children, Kevin and Connie Ray of Mass., John and Kenlyn (Ray) Streiber of Conn., and Kalisa Ray of Escanaba. They have seven ...

Butryns celebrate 50 years of marriage

ESCANABA — Gary and Carol (Kaiser) Butryn recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple was married on July 20, 1968 at First Presbyterian Church in Escanaba. Their attendants were Kay Hughes as matron of honor and Debbie Butryn and Sue Rhyner as bridesmaids. The best man ...

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 ...

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Bugay – Kausak

KAUSAK — Rachel Bugay and Andrew Kausak were united in marriage on June 2, 2018. The wedding ceremony was held at Church of Christ in Escanaba. Pastor Terry Frankenstein officiated. The maid of honor was Lauren Kulbertis, friend of the couple. Bridesmaids were Kashmir Schackmann, Anna ...

Tina and Daniel Bradbury

ESCANABA — Tina Deiter became the bride of Daniel Bradbury during a 2 p.m. ceremony at Escanaba’s Ludington Park in the gazebo on June 7. Tina’s parents are Jodi Profit and the late Patrick Deiter, and Daniel’s parents are Debbie DePetro and the late John Bradbury. Tina chose for ...

VanBrocklin – Casey

De PERE, Wis, — Kelly J. VanBrocklin and Douglas C. Casey were united in marriage on June 16, 2018. The ceremony was performed by Chris’ brother Pastor Lon Hider. Kelly is the daughter of Lucille VanBrocklin of Beloit, Wis. Chris is the son of Sandra Casey of Fairport, Mich. and the late ...

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 ...

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Hannah Margaret

ENGEL — Timothy and Michelle (Groleau) of Gaylord, Mich. announce the birth of their daughter, Hannah Margaret, born on June 12, at Otsego Memorial Hospital. She arrived at 12:52 a.m. weighing 8 pounds, 1 ounces and was 20.5 inches long at birth. Hannah joins brother Caleb and sister Emily ...

Idamay Jane

LAVIGNE — Aleena Nickell and Hunter LaVigne of Escanaba announce the birth of their daughter, Idamay Jane, born on July 20, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. She arrived at 4:26 a.m. weighing 7 pounds, 3.5 ounces and was 20 inches long at birth. Tim and Stacey Nickell of Gladstone and Christina ...

Hudson Richard

GILBERT — A baby boy, Hudson Richard, was born July 5, to Erik and Amee (Reynolds) Gilbert of Escanaba. The baby was delivered at 8:26 a.m. at OSF St. Francis Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 7.2 ounces, and was 18.5 inches long. Hudson joins his sister Kinslee at home. Grandparents are ...

Joel Scott

BEAUCHAMP — An infant boy, Joel Scott, was born to Dustin Beauchamp and Jaymie Frappier on July 10 at OSF St. Francis Hospital. Joel arrived at 1:04 a.m., weighing 7 pounds, 2.2 ounces, and was 19 inches in length at birth. The baby’s grandparents are Renee and Jeff Frappier of Escanaba ...

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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) Aug. 11, 2018 — Sugarland at 7 p.m. Oct. 19, 2018 — Lynyrd Skynyrd with The Marshall Tucker Band 7 p.m. MEYER THEATRE (www.meyertheatre.org) Oct. 18, 2018 — Tracy Lawrence at 8 p.m. WEIDNER CENTER ...

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: Aug. 16 — Hanson at 8 p.m. (U.P. State Fair) Aug. 17 — Granger Smith at 8 p.m. (U.P. State Fair) Aug. 18 — Pop Evil at 8 p.m. (U.P. State ...

Upper Peninsula State Fair ­grandstand entertainment

ESCANABA — The Upper Peninsula State Fair starts Monday and with it comes a wide variety of entertainment, including a number of well-known musicians who wil perform in the grandstand. Grandstand entertainment kicks off Thursday, Aug. 16 with pop group Hanson. The trio of brothers first ...

Regional Concerts

Green Bay, Wis. RESCH CENTER (www.reschcenter.com) Aug. 11, 2018 — Sugarland at 7 p.m. Oct. 19, 2018 — Lynyrd Skynyrd with The Marshall Tucker Band 7 p.m. MEYER THEATRE (www.meyertheatre.org) July 18, 2018 — An Evening With Chris Robinson Brotherhood at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18, ...

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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 ...