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Prepaid card with a catch

Dear Heloise: My part-time job at a retailer offers direct deposit into my checking account. The retailer also can deposit my pay onto a prepaid card. It’s like a credit card, but if I need cash, I use an ATM, which charges me a fee. Please tell your readers to read the fine print! — A ...

Fixing a rift with dying friends husband

Dear Annie: My question is urgent and can’t wait. I don’t know what to do. My best friend is suffering from a quick and aggressive form of ovarian cancer. We don’t know how much longer she has and suspect it won’t be long. For more than 25 years, I have talked to her at least four ...

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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 ...

Cassandra Carlson and Bradley Liberty

Carlson – Liberty

Carlson - Liberty GLADSTONE —Cassandra Carlson and Bradley Liberty, both of Gladstone, announce their engagement. Cassandra is the daughter of Jeffery and Pamela Carlson of Gladstone and Bradley is the son of Deanna Cavadeas and Richard Liberty of Gladstone. The bride-to-be is a 2011 ...

Stephanie Tam-Anh Chu and Michael Rudden

Chu – Rudden

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Quoc-Anh and Thanh-Tam Chu of Alexandria, Va., along with Rick and Patricia Rudden of Escanaba, are proud to announce the engagement of their children, Stephanie Tam-Anh Chu and Michael Rudden. Stephanie is a 2003 graduate of Bishop Ireton High School in Alexandria, a 2001 ...

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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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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 ...

Katie and Blake Mueller

Erickson – Mueller

Erickson - Mueller DEWITT, Mich. — Katie Erickson became the wife of Blake Mueller during a ceremony at Carp River Gardens in Negaunee on Sept. 10. Katie’s parents are Glenn and Linda Erickson of Rapid River, and Blake’s parents are Gary Mueller of Lansing and Shelley Mueller of ...

Selecting a comfortable wedding gown

METRO — Many brides-to-be visit bridal shops with specific goals in mind regarding the style of their wedding gowns. Some women come equipped with magazine tear-outs or pull up ideas on their mobile phones. Others may have an entire scrapbook filled with various ideas they’ve been compiling ...

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ALWOOD — Joshua Alwood of Escanaba, and Emily Duke of Munising announce the birth of their daughter, Allie Mae, born on March 3, at UP Health System in Marquette. She arrived at 8:05 p.m. weighing 7 pounds, 10.5 ounces and was 19.25 inches long at birth.
Karyn Hautamaki and Tim Robare, both of Munising, and Bridie Alwood and Brian Sodergren, both of Bark River are the baby’s grandparents.
Allie Mae’s great-grandparents are Therese Murphy of Escanaba, and James Duke of Munising.

Allie Mae

ALWOOD — Joshua Alwood of Escanaba, and Emily Duke of Munising announce the birth of their daughter, Allie Mae, born on March 3, at UP Health System in Marquette. She arrived at 8:05 p.m. weighing 7 pounds, 10.5 ounces and was 19.25 inches long at birth. Karyn Hautamaki and Tim Robare, both ...

Class to introduce your dog to your baby

The terms “dog mom” and “dog dad” have gained popularity recently, thanks to social media and a bombardment of products aimed at doting owners. But what happens when pooch parents find out they’re becoming people parents? For many couples and their canine companions, bringing baby ...

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Kaylynn Marie

DAUSEY —Escanaba residents, John and Tori (Augsburger) Dausey, welcomed a daughter, born at OSF St. Francis Hospital on March 30 at 12:54 p.m. Kaylynn Marie weighed in at 7 pounds, 8.4 ounces, and was 18.5 inches long at birth. The baby joins sister, Abigail, in the family. John and ...

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Clarabelle Kay

ONEY — An infant girl, Clarabelle Kay, was born to Matt and Carrie (Creten) Oney of Gladstone on March 27, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. Clarabelle arrived at 12:24 a.m., weighing 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20 inches in length at birth. Clarabelle joines one sister, Olivia Jo, 3, in the ...

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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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Book Review: “The Inkblots” by Damion Searls

“The Inkblots: Hermann Rorschach, His Iconic Test, and the Power of Seeing” (Crown), by Damion Searls A bear. A bat. A butterfly. Images seen in Rorschach inkblots reveal the viewer’s unconscious mind, including any serious mental disorders. Or do they? Is the Rorschach test a ...

Miracle on Poster

“Miracle on South Division Street”

ESCANABA — Players de noc will perform “Miracle on South Division Street.” Shows will be as follows: April 28, 29, May 4, 5, and 6 at 8 p.m., and April 30 at 2 p.m. The show is written by Tom Dudzick, and is directed by Jim Soderberg Meet the Nowaks of Buffalo, N.Y. Clara and her ...

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: May 12-13—Scotty McCreery $33, 8 p.m. July 21-22— The Clairvoyants $33, 8 ...

Regional Concerts

GREEN BAY, Wis. April 21-29 — Seymour, “Home of the Burger” Happy Days! at the Meyer Theatre. Ticketstar April 28 — Metropolis at 7:30 p.m. at the Weidner Center. Ticketstar April 29 — Jason Aldean at 7:30 p.m. at the Resch Center. Ticketstar May 3 — I Never Saw Another ...

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Marijuana safer than opioids, but moms shouldn’t use

DENVER (AP) — Americans think it’s safer to use marijuana than opioids to relieve pain, but they were less comfortable with children and pregnant women using pot to treat medical conditions, according to a new Yahoo/Marist poll. Two-thirds of the respondents in the telephone survey said ...

Rheumatoid arthritis pill rejected by FDA

By Linda A. Johnson AP Medical Writer Eli Lilly said U.S. regulators have rejected its much-anticipated pill for the immune disorder rheumatoid arthritis, the drugmaker’s second drug development setback since November. The Food and Drug Administration said in a letter to the company that ...

Trans fats ban linked with fewer heart attacks and strokes

CHICAGO (AP) — Local bans on artery-clogging trans fats in restaurant foods led to fewer heart attacks and strokes in several New York counties, a new study suggests. The study hints at the potential for widespread health benefits from an upcoming nationwide ban, the authors and other ...

Panel OK with prostate cancer tests

CHICAGO (AP) — An influential U.S. government health panel is dropping its opposition to routine prostate cancer screening in favor of letting men decide for themselves after talking with their doctor. The new draft guidelines echo those of several leading medical groups, but they don’t ...