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Children can help prepare for winter

There isn’t much time left. Children can help clean up the garden and prepare for winter. Then there is one last thing to teach children about gardening before winter sets in: planting bulbs for spring time magic. Children will need gloves, small shovels or large spoons, garden bulbs, a ...

What to do about the troubled problem son

Dear Annie: I am writing to you about the adult son of a friend of mine. This young man, "Dwayne," has had a bad couple of years. He was kicked out of the military, divorced and had terrible child custody problems. My friend loves her son very much, but he is rather lazy. He has had several ...

Briefs

Auditions for Players de Noc set of Oct. 21-22 ESCANABA — Auditions for the play "Don't Talk To The Actors" will be held at the Bonifas Theater, 700 First Ave. South at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 21 and Monday, Oct. 22. The play is a comedy, and the cast requires three women and three men. Show ...

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Vuksan-Meintz

KAUKAUNA, Wis. — Erin Vuksan and Steven Meintz of Gladstone and Escanaba are pleased to announce their engagement. Erin is the daughter of Lana LaBonte and the late Michael Vuksan of Gladstone. She is a 2012 graduate of Gladstone High School, and a 2017 graduate of Carroll University. Erin ...

LeFevre – DesJarden

GARDEN — Felicia Jo LeFevre and Mackenzie Jerome DesJarden would like to announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Jeffrey and Paula LeFevre, of Garden; Crystal Wickwire-DesJarden, of Gulliver, and Jason (Diane) DesJarden, of Cooks. The bride-to-be will graduate from Bay de Noc ...

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 ...

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Wellmans celebrate 55 years of marriage

GLADSTONE — John and Marlyn Wellman of Gladstone celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on June 22. They were married in 1963 at the Salvation Army in Escanaba. Original attendants were Jackie Smith, Bonnie Evans, Donna Larson, Dan Evans, Bob and Bill Wellman. Cindy Evans was the flower ...

Welmans celebrate 55 years of marriage

GLADSTONE — John and Marlyn Welman of Gladstone celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on June 22. They were married in 1963 at the Salvation Army in Escanaba. Original attendants were Jackie Smith, Bonnie Evans, Donna Larson, Dan Evans, Bob and Bill Wellman. Cindy Evans was the flower ...

Hammonds celebrate 50th anniversary

GLADSTONE — Paul and Judy (Martin) Hammond of Gladstone celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple was wed June 15, 1968 at First Lutheran Church in Gladstone, and the reception was held at the Terrace Supper Club. Original attendants at the ceremony were Maid of Honor Claudia ...

Jaegers celebrate 60 years of marriage

JAEGER — John and Maxine (Sheedlo) Jaeger, of Escanaba, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at a family dinner party at their daughter’s home in Appleton. The couple was married on Sept. 6, 1958, at St. Joseph’s Church in Escanaba. John and Max are the proud parents of five ...

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Schmit – Mosher

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Joanna Schmit became the bride of James Mosher during a 3 p.m. ceremony performed by Dennis Mosher at Germanic American Institute in St. Paul, Minn. on July 21st. Joanna’s parents are Steven and Stephanie Schmit of Minneapolis, Minn., and James’s parents are Mike ...

Bengston – Clute

GLADSTONE — Joye Bengston became the bride of Eric Clute during a 4:30 p.m. ceremony performed by Steven Werss, friend of the couple at The Smokey Mountain Lake House Lodge in Dandridge, Tenn., on April 8, 2018. Joye’s parents are Keith and Debbie Bengston of Gladstone, and Eric’s ...

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 ...

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Vera Grace

JANISSE — Patrick and Kacie (Hanchek) of Rapid River announce the birth of their daughter, Vera Grace, born on Sept. 13, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. She arrived at 3:42 p.m. weighing 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was 18.5 inches long at birth. Ted and Cindy Hanchek of Wilson, Jim and Mardy ...

Easton Channing

SCHNEIDER — A baby boy, Easton Channing, was born Oct. 4 to Greg and Brittany (Sanpaka) Schneider Jr. of Rapid River. The baby was delivered at 7:07 p.m. at OSF St. Francis Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 14.2 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long. Easton joins a sibling at home. Grandparents ...

Owen Joseph

ANSAY — Owen Joseph Ansay was born at 9:06 a.m Aug.15 to Thomas and Ashley (Tyynela) Ansay of Fredonia, Wis. Owen who weighed 9 pounds, 12 ounces and was 22.75 inches long was born at Aurora Medical Center in Grafton, Wis. He joins big sister Hannah at home. Owen's grandparents are David ...

Faith Mabel

PASCOE — Jacob and Brenda (Espino) Pasco of Escanaba announce the birth of their daughter, Faith Mabel, born on Sept. 21, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. She arrived at 7:16 a.m. weighing 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 19.5 inches long at birth. Faith joins big brother Levi in the family. Lupe ...

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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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Casino shows

Island Resort & Casino, Harris (1-877-ISL-SHOW) Sept. 14-15 — Goo Goo Dolls at 8 p.m. Sept. 28-29 — REO Speedwagon at 8 p.m. Oct. 12-13 — Nitty Gritty Dirt Band at 8 p.m. Oct. 26-27 — Eric Burdon and The Animals at 8 p,m, Nov. 9-10 — Engelbert Humperdinck at 8 ...

Regional concerts

Green Bay, Wis. RESCH CENTER (www.reschcenter.com) 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 (www.weidnercenter.com) Nothing scheduled at this ...

Golden Age of Album Covers exhibit coming to Bonifas

ESCANABA — Art and music collide with the Bonifas Arts Center’s newest exhibit, the “Golden Age of Album Covers.” The exhibit will be on display through Wednesday, Oct. 24 in the Alice Powers Gallery and is an amazing collection of 80 iconic album covers. The covers show how original ...

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: Sept. 14-15 — Goo Goo Dolls at 8 p.m. Sept. 28-29 — REO Speedwagon at 8 p.m. Oct. 12-13 — Nitty Gritty Dirt Band at 8 p.m. Oct. ...

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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 ...