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Kiwanis Club holds meeting Wednesday GLADSTONE — The Gladstone Rapid River Kiwanis Club holds weekly meetings every Wednesday at 7 a.m. at the First Lutheran Church, 1212 Minneapolis Ave., Gladstone. Plan to attend a meeting and here about on-going activities. Kiwanis Clubs around the ...

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Ken Buchholtz, left, chairmen of the Wheelin’ Sportsmen, stands with Great Lakes First Federal Credit Union (GLFFCU) staff. A donation of $1,319.76 was raised from proceeds of a bake sale and raffle that was held on Member Appreciation Day, along with contributions from GLFFCU members in July. The institution matched all donations up to $500.

GLFFCU makes donation to the Wheelin’ Sportsmen

ESCANABA — Great Lakes First Federal Credit Union (GLFFCU) made a donation to the Wheelin’ Sportsmen, a local organization that exists to help disabled hunters. The donation, in the amount of $1,319.76, was raised by the credit union on Member Appreciation Day from proceeds of a bake sale ...

The many benefits of family meals

METRO — Regular family meals can benefit children in various ways. Families who resolve to spend more time together may reap a host of benefits. One of the easiest ways to enjoy family company is to dine together - with researchers saying it's one of the most important things parents and ...

Impossible to find business addresses

Dear Readers: Today’s sound off is about poorly marked locations: “Dear Heloise: It is maddening to drive along looking for a business and you can’t find the address numbers. It should be required to have the numbers large enough to see from the road. Not everyone who wants to use your ...

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Amy Kaukola and Jeremy Cook

Kaukola – Cook

GLADSTONE — Amy Kaukola of Gladstone and Jeremy Cook of Gladstone are pleased to announce their engagement. Amy is the daughter of Kurt and Aleta Kaukola of Gladstone. She is a 2002 graduate of Gladstone High School and a 2007 graduate of Central Michigan University with a Bachelor ...

Samantha Rian and Kristopher Nelson

Rian – Nelson

NEENAH, Wis. — Jim and Lori Rian of Escanaba, along with Barb Nelson of Escanaba are pleased to announce the engagement of their children Samantha Rian and Kristopher Nelson. Samm and Kris are both 2008 graduates of Escanaba High School. Samm is a 2014 graduate of University of Wisconsin - ...

Tara McCann and Kevin Pardon

McCann – Pardon

MIDDLETON, Wis. — Kevin J. Pardon and Tara J. McCann announce they will join in marriage on Sept. 30 in Middleton, Wis. Kevin James Pardon is the son of James and Darla Pardon of Gladstone. Tara Jacqueline McCann is the daughter of the late Patrick and Renee McCann. Kevin is a graduate of ...

Hayley DeMay and Shaun Range

DeMay – Range

GLADSTONE — Hayley DeMay of Gladstone and Shaun Range of Dearborn, Mich. are pleased to announce their engagement. Hayley is the daughter of Bill and Karen DeMay of Gladstone. She is a 2005 graduate of Gladstone High School and a 2013 graduate of the University of Charleston, W. Va. with ...

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William and Doris Lewis

Couple celebrates 60th

ESCANABA — On Aug. 3, 1957, at 9 a.m. in the morning at St. Patricks Church, Doris Borman, daugher of Harry and Evelyn Borman, and William Lewis, son of Math and Virginia Lewis were married by Father Charles Strelick, who officiated at the ceremony. Carol Borman Thoney was the maid of ...

Robert and Sherry Potvin

Potvin’s celebrate 50th

ESCANABA — Robert (Bob) and Sherry (Kidd) Potvin of Escanaba celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple was wed June 24, 1967 at St. Josephs in Escanaba. Original attendants at the ceremony were Jalene Polkey, sister of the bride; Valerie DeGrand, sister of the groom; Jerry ...

Raymond and Mary Delmont

Wells couple married for 50 years

WELLS — Raymond Delmont and Mary Saari were united in marriage on Saturday, July 1, 1967. at St. Joseph’s Church in Perkins. Attendants for the bride were maid of honor, the late Bonnie (Saari) Berube, bridesmaids, Sherry (Saari) Delke, and Cathy (Saari) Valenta, sisters of the ...

Raymond and Mary Delmont

Wells couple married for 50 years

WELLS — Raymond Delmont and Mary Saari were united in marriage on Saturday, July 1, 1967. at St. Joseph’s Church in Perkins. Attendants for the bride were maid of honor, the late Bonnie (Saari) Berube, bridesmaids, Sherry (Saari) Delke, and Cathy (Saari) Valenta, sisters of the ...

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Wedding day dress codes

METRO — Wedding invitations do more than merely announce that a celebration is on the horizon. Invitations provide key information about the ceremony and festivities to follow. Many details, including the location, time and date of the wedding, are spelled out on the wedding invitations. ...

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 ...

Jaci and Justin Cooper

Millette – Cooper

GRAND RAPIDS — Jaci Jo Millette and Justin Scott Cooper were married on May 16, 2017 during a courthouse ceremony in Holland, MI, followed by an intimate vow exchange ceremony on the Black Sandy Beach in Vik, Iceland on June 02, 2017. The bride is the daughter of Todd and Julie Millette of ...

Tips for trimming the guest list

METRO — Weddings are a time to celebrate, and many couples hope to invite as many people as possible to share their excitement. While guests make weddings more enjoyable, and may increase the propensity to enjoy a more successful marriage, couples must be practical and consider their ...

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Charlie William

SHEPECK — Escanaba residents, Daniel adn Andrea (Litts) Shepeck, welcomed a son, born at OSF St. Francis Hospital on June 29 at 7:41 a.m. Charlie William weighed in at 8 pounds, 5.4 ounces, and was 19 inches long at birth. The baby joins Elsie, 6, and Henry, 2, in the family. Susan ...

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Camden Michael

MCDONOUGH — A baby boy, Camden Michael, was born July 4, to James and Lindsey (LaMarch) McDonough of Escanaba. The baby was delivered at 3:46 a.m. at OSF St. Francis Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 19 inches long. Camden joins Carter, 8, Addisyn, 5, and Paislee, 12 months, ...

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Owen Wrigley

LAUREYS — Whitmore Lake, Mich. residents, Michael and Kenlyn (Farley), welcomed a son, born at University of Michigan-Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital on June 2 at 8:07 p.m. Owen Wrigley weighed in at 8 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 21.75 inches long at birth. Jay and Lisa Farley of Spalding, ...

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Mack Joseph

NELSON — Kyle and Sara Nelson (McDonnell) of Lindstrom, Minn. welcomed their fifth child, a baby boy, on May 6, at Fairview Lakes Medical Center in Wyoming, Minn. Mack Joseph was born at 5:05 p.m., weighing 9 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 21.25 inches long. Mack joins siblings Drake, 9, ...

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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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Regional Concerts

GREEN BAY, Wis. Aug. 23 — Stevie Nicks with Vanessa Carlton at 7:30 p.m. at the Resch Center. Ticketstar Aug. 25 — Toby Keith at 7:30 p.m. at the Resch Center. Ticketstar Aug. 30 — Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band at 7:30 p.m. at the Resch Center. Ticketstar Sept. 15 — ...

This cover image released by Twelve Books shows "Al Franken: Giant of the Senate," by Al Franken. (Twelve via AP)

Book Review: “Al Franken: Giant of the Senate” by Al Franken

Former writer and “Saturday Night Live” comedian Al Franken uses his gift of humor to tell the story of his life as a U.S. senator from the state of Minnesota in “Al Franken: Giant of the Senate.” He won re-election in 2014, and this book comes out midway through his second ...

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: Sept. 15-16 — The Million Dollar Quartet, $36, 8 p.m. Oct. 6-4 — Little ...

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A wooden canoe featured in the Wooden Boats Afloat series at the Bonifas Arts Center.

Wooden Boats Afloat at the Bonifas Art Center

ESCANABA—The Bonifas Arts Center in Escanaba will be hosting a series of sessions and exhibits displaying the history of wooden boats in the Upper Peninsula in their gallery throughout the year. Wooden Boats Afloat: The Stories of Traditional Boat Building in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, ...

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Free diabetes workshop to be offered

ESCANABA — A free diabetes self-management workshop is looking to be offered at the MTEC Center. The Diabetes–PATH (Personal Action Towards Health) workshop is a six-week workshop designed to provide the skills and tools needed by people living with Type 2 diabetes to improve their health ...

Know your numbers, for the sake of your heart

For Normal, Illinois resident Steve McAllister, retired life was going well. This past spring the former banker was spending his days with his wife of 44 years and was expecting his first grandchild. McAllister was painting houses in his spare time and was generally feeling great. But, ...

Report reveals underground haven for heroin, drug users

NEW YORK (AP) — A safe haven where drug users inject themselves with heroin and other drugs has been quietly operating in the United States for the past three years, a report reveals. None were known to exist in the U.S. until the disclosure in a medical journal, although several states and ...

Symposium on Parkinson’s disease set in Iron Mountain

IRON MOUNTAIN — Michigan Parkinson Foundation CEO Mary Sue Lanigan will visit the Iron Mountain area in September to attend the Parkinson Society of Dickinson County sponsored Symposium on Sept. 22. The second annual Parkinson’s Disease symposium will be held at Bay College West Campus and ...