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Bookmobile schedules stops for May

MENOMINEE — The Menominee County Bookmobile will be making the following stops for the month of May: Tuesday, May 2 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Carney-Nadeau School Thursday, May 4 10 to 10:30 a.m. (CST) County Road 557 community stop, John Blahnik home 11:40 a.m. to 1:15 Seventh Day ...

Boyfriend is keeping a driving secret

Dear Annie: For the past two months, I’ve been dating a man; let’s call him “Matt.” Matt, like me, is in his early 30s. He is a manager at a local coffee shop, which doesn’t sound too exciting, but he’s actually really passionate about it. I find that more attractive than ...

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Public Health clinics set for May 1-5 ESCANABA — The Escanaba health clinic schedule for Public Health Delta Menominee Counties for the week of May 1-5 includes: Monday — WIC Tuesday — Late Night Family Planning; Late Night Immunizations Wednesday — Late Night WIC; Family ...

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Sam’s tree when it was small in front of the old Semer Building, which later became Sam’s home for many years.

The stories the trees could tell us

ESCANABA — If trees could talk, what fantastic stories they could tell! A tree grows on Ludington Street that could tell us plenty of history about the 400 block. This tree stands so tall now, with a thick truck and many limbs. It is a maple tree and is at least 30 years older than the ...

The sexual thrill is gone in the marriage

Dear Annie: My wife’s sexual desire disappeared with menopause, although there was little desire even before then. I still like, need and enjoy sex. We have had many discussions about this conflict between us but have been unable to resolve it on our own. Apparently, one of us will be unhappy ...

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Eagles serve breakfast ESCANABA — The Escanaba Eagles 1088 will be serving Sunday breakfast from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on April 30 at the Eagles Hall at 608 Ludington St. Menu items will include scrambled eggs, sausage, ham, toast, hash browns, pancakes, French toast, coffee, milk, orange ...

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Gladstone Area School District partnered with local financial advisors and community organizations to improve financial literacy skills in area students.

Financial Literacy Month

GLADSTONE — As part of a district wide effort to improve the financial literacy skills of students, Gladstone Area School District held its first Financial Literacy Month celebration. Gladstone Area Schools has partnered with local financial advisors and community organizations including ...

Scouts invited to participate in Iron Belle Trail challenge

ESCANABA — For the third year in a row, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources is challenging Scouting groups across the state to lace up their boots, grab their water bottles, and take part in the Iron Belle Challenge 3, set for Saturday, June 3. The challenge is an annual ...

Scholarship offered

ESCANABA — The Delta Kappa Gamma Society is pleased to announce that it will again award a local high school scholarship to a senior girl planning a career in education. Delta Kappa Gamma is an international organization of women educators who promote professional and personal growth of women ...

An old flame flickers with girlfriend

Dear Annie: I recently reconnected with an old girlfriend. We had not spoken, texted or seen each other in almost five years. She broke my heart about five years ago, and my mother was killed shortly after that. I’ve not dated or wanted to have a serious relationship since. About three ...

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Eagles serve breakfast ESCANABA — The Escanaba Eagles 1088 will be serving Sunday breakfast from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on April 30 at the Eagles Hall at 608 Ludington St. Menu items will include scrambled eggs, sausage, ham, toast, hash browns, pancakes, French toast, coffee, milk, orange ...

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John Miller and his friend, Genevieve Pichette, listen to grandparent Theresa MIller reading them a story.

Grandparents’ Day celebrated at Big Bay de Noc School

COOKS — Grandparents’ Day was celebrated at Big Bay de Noc School recently. The special day was part of the school’s Reading Month activities. The grandparents of the elementary students had the opportunity to spend time and read books to the kids. Each year Grandparents’ Day has a ...

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Pictured, front, Al Salmi, Allen Salmi, and back, Zachary, Luke, Jacob Salmi, on March 4 after Zachary was awarded his Eagle Scout Badge. Zach becomes the seventh member of the family to hold that honor.

Zachary Salmi earns Eagle Scout Badge

SUAMICO, Wis. — Zachary Adam Salmi, grandson of Al and Dolly Salmi, of Rapid River, was awarded his Eagle Scout Badge during a court of honor which took place on March 4 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Green Bay, Wis. Zach became the seventh member of the Salmi family to become an Eagle ...

Never good enough for mom and dad

Dear Annie: My parents don’t care about whether I’m happy; they only care about whether I’m successful. That basically says it all. They always complain about my grades and compare me with the other kids, talking about how jealous they are that the other parents have honor-roll kids they ...

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American Legion meets RAPID RIVER — The Rapid River American Legion meets the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. The next meeting is May 2. MARSP holds meeting GLADSTONE — The Delta County Chapter of MARSP will meet on Tuesday, May 2 at the United Memorial Methodist Church in ...

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 ...