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Putting a foot in the door with internships

Dear Annie: My daughter is a sophomore in college and is starting to apply for summer internships. She’s a great student — all A’s and B’s — and a hard worker. She wants to work in the film industry, so most of the places she’s sending her resume are media companies, film studios, ...

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East Grand Rapids opens kitten yoga

EAST GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Could you downward dog on a mat full of cats? Melissa Tungl, owner of Seva Yoga in East Grand Rapids, is going to find out. MLive reports that Tungl is going to lead 32 participants through the first “Cats on Mats” event at her studio in April as a ...

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Little LEGO people having a toothpick fight in Karen’s kitchen.

LEGO’s provides hours of entertainment

ESCANABA — Is it a treasure, a toy or a device for torture? Tucked away, in the basement of my parents’ home is a large wooden chest that my Dad made many years ago. All the kids and grandkids in our family beam with joy when that big box is taken out. It contains something more ...

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Holy Name Catholic School to hold D.I.A.L. screening ESCANABA — Holy Name’s Early Childhood Team will hold free D.I.A.L. (Developmental Indicators for the Assessment of Learning) screening for any child between four and six years old on Saturday, March 4 from 9 a.m. to approximately ...

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Heather Chaillier and Daniel Pecora

Chaillier – Pecora

Chaillier - Pecora CONRAD, Mont. — Bill and Lisa Chaillier of Escanaba, along with Dan and Kathy Pecora of Oswego, N. Y., are excited to announce the engagement of their children, Heather Lynn Chaillier and Daniel Philip Pecora Jr. Heather is a 2005 graduate of Escanaba High School, a ...

Heidi Nolde and Adam Swanson

Nolde – Swanson

ESCANABA — Mike and Mary Kay Nolde of Escanaba, along with Dan and Melissa Swanson of Escanaba, are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Heidi Nolde and Adam Swanson, both of Escanaba. Heidi is a 2009 graduate of Gladstone High School and 2013 graduate of Bay de Noc ...

Brianna Johnson and Eric Lynch

Johnson – Lynch

MARQUETTE — Brianna Johnson of Negaunee and Eric Lynch of Escanaba are pleased to announce their engagement. Brianna is the daughter of Kyle Johnson of Negaunee, and Danielle (Santiago) Sierra of Ishpeming. She is a 2010 graduate of Negaunee High School, and holds a bachelor’s degree ...

Leslie Shapy and Jacob Coleman

Shapy – Coleman

DePERE, Wis. — Jerry and Kay Shapy of Escanaba and Glen and JoAnn Coleman of Green Bay, Wis. are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Leslie Mary Shapy and Jacob Andrew Coleman. Leslie is a 2009 graduate of Escanaba High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in English ...

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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 ...

William and Constance Beveridge

Beveridge’s celebrate 65 years

ESCANABA — William and Constance (Hart) Beveridge of Escanaba celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. The couple was wed Dec. 1, 1951 at All Saints Church in Gladstone. Original attendants at the ceremony were Dolores Mariucci; sister of the bride, Joan Jacobsen; sister of the groom, ...

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Amanda and Ethan Marenger

Englund – Marenger

Englund - Marenger BARK RIVER — Amanda Englund became the bride of Ethan Marenger during a 2 p.m. ceremony performed by Pastor Brad Cochrane at Bark River Bible Church on Oct. 15. Amanda’s parents are Robert and Brenda Day of Escanaba, and Ethan’s parents are Glenn Marenger of ...

Cassandra and Nicholas Badham

Kossow – Badham

PLYMOUTH, Mich. —  Cassandra Lynn Kossow and Nicholas James Badham were married on Oct. 1. Cassie is the daughter of Mike and Trixy Kossow of Perkins, and granddaughter of Keith and Kathleen Freeborn, and Gloria and Matt Kossow. Nick is the son of Joe and Sandra Badham of Kenosha, ...

Northern Michigan weddings covered

Wedding bells are a familiar refrain in Northern Michigan, with picturesque communities like Petoskey, Harbor Springs and Charlevoix beckoning brides and grooms from across the state and region. NorthernMIWeddings.com, the newest site from Northern Michigan Review, looks to connect the dots ...

Master the wedding save-the-date

METRO —Many couples’ weddings take more than a year to plan. Couples want all of the special people in their lives to witness their vows, and giving guests advance notice can ensure as many loved ones as possible attend the ceremony. To be certain that guests have ample notice to clear ...

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Bradley Roger

WORKMAN — A baby boy, Bradley Roger, was born Jan. 1, to Joey Workman and Mykayla Ettenhofer of Escanaba. The baby was delivered at 2:30 a.m. at OSF St. Francis Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 19 inches long. Grandparents are Richard and Becky DeMay of Rapid River, and ...

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Deziray Skye

KLOTZ — Chad Klotz of Escanaba and Kaylee King of Gladstone announce the birth of their daughter, Deziray Skye, born on Jan. 29, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. She arrived at 7:18 a.m. weighing 7 pounds, 3.2 ounces and was 18.5 inches long at birth. Deziray joins a brother in the ...

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Karlee Ann

NELSON — Joshua Nelson and Jenna Williams of Escanaba announce the birth of their daughter, Karlee Ann, born on Jan. 20, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. She arrived at 11:38 p.m. weighing 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 inches long at birth. Karlee joins a brother and sister in the ...

S.D. father delivers baby in bathroom

CROOKS, S.D. (AP) — A former amateur baseball player says delivering his fourth child was both scary and amazing. Dallas Schneiderman delivered his daughter, Pippon Marie Schneiderman, Jan. 12 on a bathroom floor at the family's home, the Argus Leader reported. Schneiderman delivered 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 ...

Churches announce services and programs

APOSTOLIC PENCOSTAL 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 ...

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 ...

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Regional Concerts

GREEN BAY, Wis. Feb. 24-25 — U.P. Housewives Season “Ate” at the Meyer Theatre. Ticketstar Feb. 24 — Tim Hawkins at 7:30 p.m. at the Weidner Center. Ticketstar Feb. 26 — UW Varsity Band Concert at 2 p.m. at the Weidner Center. Ticketstar Feb. 27 — WWE Monday Night Raw 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: March 10-11 — Craig Morgan, $33 March 31-April 1— Styx $40, Front Row Package ...

Book Review: “Right Behind You” by Lisa Gardner

A terrifying incident that occurs when a young girl witnesses something life-changing propels Lisa Gardner’s tight and compelling thriller, “Right Behind You.” When Sharlah May Nash was 5, her 9-year-old brother, Telly Ray, kept her safe from their alcoholic parents. One horrible night, ...

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9 to 5 The Musical

ESCANABA — Pushed to the boiling point, three female co-workers concoct a plan to get even with the sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot they call their boss. In a hilarious turn of events, Violet, Judy and Doralee live out their wildest fantasy - giving their boss the boot! While ...

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How to find the best fitness app for you

MIAMI (AP) — There’s no reason to set foot in a gym thanks to hundreds of new fitness apps and online workouts, but choosing one can be overwhelming. We asked sports medicine doctors for help finding the one that’s best for you. PERSONALIZE IT Look for programs that offer personalized ...

Calories count when trying to lose weight

Are you one of the many trying to lose weight?  Many adults in the United States feel they have a few pounds to shed.  Multiple teens also think this way.  Losing weight may help you to feel better.  Joint problems, diabetes, and heart disease may be helped by losing even 10- 15 lbs. One ...

YMCA: Keep your heart healthy

ESCANABA — February is American Heart Month, and as a leading community-based organization dedicated to improving the nation’s health, the Northern Lights YMCA offers the following tips from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to help families reduce the amount of sodium in ...

Risk to women’s health benefits seen in health law repeal

WASHINGTON (AP) — From a return to higher premiums for women to gaps in coverage for birth control and breast pumps, the Republican push to repeal the Obama-era health care law already is raising concerns that women could be hit hard. The 2010 law ended a common industry practice of ...