Engagements

Desotell – Pratt

ESCANABA — Janice Desotell of Escanaba and Andrew Desotell of Spanaway, Wash., along with Mike and LeeAnn Pratt of Escanaba, are proud to announce the engagement of their children, Ashley Desotell and Bryon Pratt. Ashley and Bryon are both 2012 graduates of Escanaba High School. Ashley is a ...

Patterson – Alworden

DE PERE, Wis. — Mike and Traci Alworden of Gladstone, along with Mike and Pam Patterson of Brookfield, Wis. are excited to announce the engagement of their children, Justin Alworden and Erin Patterson. Justin is a 2007 graduate of Gladstone High School and received his bachelor degree in ...

Dundas – Knauf

Dundas - Knauf CHESTERFIELD, Mich. — July 8 is the date set for the marriage of Kenneth Knauf Jr. and Amber Dundas, both of Chesterfield, Mich. Kenny is the son of Kenneth and Donna Knauf and the grandson of Margaret Grzyb, all of Bark River. He is a graduate of Bark River-Harris High ...

Lucier – Grimm

Lucier - Grimm DAVIDSBURG, Mich. — Jennifer Lucier and Charles Grimm of Davisburg, Mich., along with their parents, are excited to announce their engagement. Jennifer is the daughter of Raymond Lucier of Gladstone, and Carmel LaFave-Olson and Denny Olson of Quinnesec. She is a 2004 ...

Arnold – Johnson

Arnold - Johnson CRANDON, Wis. — Gerald and Lori Arnold of Carney announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelli Arnold, to Wade Johnson Jr., son of Wade Sr. and Lila Johnson of Bark River. Kelli graduated from Northern Michigan University in 2013 with a bachloer degree in athletic ...

UConn Siberian Husky Jonathan assists with wedding proposal

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Siberian Husky that serves as the mascot for the University of Connecticut has helped two alumni make a love connection. Jonathan served as wingman when Daniel Bronko, 23, surprised his girlfriend, Holly Korona, 27, on a trip back to campus with a wedding proposal ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Make proposals special

METRO — A marriage proposals is a couple’s first official step toward the altar. Tradition dictates that men pop the question, with their surprised — and hopefully soon-to-be-fiancées — ultimately deciding if wedding bells will be on the horizon. Proposing marriage can be ...

VanLanen – Jean

VanLanen - Jean STEVENS POINT, Wis. — The parents of Taylor Nicole VanLanen and Michael Thomas Jean are happy to announce the engagement of their children. Taylor is the daughter of Bark River residents Brian and Kelley VanLanen. She graduated from Bark River-Harris High School in ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Anderson-Peters – Tolman

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Cathy and Greg Tolman Sr. of Escanaba and Carolyn and Larry Anderson of Green Bay, Wis. announce the engagement of their children, Tanya Anderson-Peters and Shane Tolman, both of Green Bay, Wis. Tanya is employed by, Nelson-Minahan Realtors of Green Bay, Wis. and Shane is a ...

Bernson – Van Steen

ESCANABA — Haille Bernson of Gladstone and Jonathan Van Steen of Indianapolis, Ind. announce their engagement. Haille is the daughter of Todd and Jackie Bernson of Gladstone and Jonathan is the son of Peter and Carol Van Steen of Gladstone. Haille is a December 2016 graduate of Ferris State ...

Bingham – Herriman

ADRIAN, Mich. — Mr. and Mrs. Stacy Bingham of Escanaba, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Sara Bingham to David Herriman. Mr. Herriman is the son of Mr. Keith Herriman and the late Mrs. Linda Herriman of Jasper, Mich. Sara is a 1999 graduate of Escanaba High School ...

Clairmont – Jacques

ESCANABA — John and Debbie Clairmont of Escanaba, along with Randy and MaryAnn Jacques of Gladstone, announce the engagement of their children, Chelsea Marie Clairmont and Andrew James Jacques. The bride-to-be is a 2008 graduate of Escanaba High School and is a 2012 graduate of Bay de Noc ...