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Lori Giuliani

Giuliani, named RSVP director, reflects on program and its benefits

ESCANABA — Lori Giuliani, named director of the Community Action Agency Retired and Senior Volunteer Program last month, said a big part of her job is matching volunteers with sites. A bonus, she said, is the volunteers who teach her much about the program and the rewards and satisfaction ...

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Carol Irving strings a loom.

Escanaba fiber artist exhibits work at Bonifas

ESCANABA — Carol Irving currently divides her time between her family, a working studio, and as an accountant for a growing computer services company. When she is not calculating numbers for her job she can be found in her weaving studio calculating what she will need to create her next ...

Campaign fighting shaken baby syndrome

ESCANABA — Every year, thousands of infants are shaken and abused at the hands of a frustrated parent or caregiver. Frustration with a crying infant is the number one trigger for shaking and abuse of infants. Parents know and expect that their baby will cry, but most have no idea how much or ...

Toxic family members making adult woman sick

Dear Annie: I am a 50-year-old married woman with two children. I am far from perfect, but I do feel I am a decent person. My issue is my sister and my mom. I have spent most of my adult life trying to please both of them. I walk on eggshells every time we have a family function, because I ...

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The Elks Ladies’ Aux. Board meets Jan. 29 ESCANABA — The Elks Ladies’ Aux. board meeting will be held Monday, Jan. 29, at 6 p.m. at the Elks Lodge. Interested members are welcome to attend. U.P. Sing Off Saturday NAHMA — The 2nd Annual U. P. Sing Off will take place Jan. 20 at 7 ...

Scouts hold Klondike Derby Jan. 27

RAPID RIVER — The Red Buck Sub-District Klondike Derby will again be held on Saturday, Jan. 27 at the head of the Grand Island Trail just north of Rapid River. Over 130 Scouts and Webelos with their adult leaders are expected to take part in the annual outdoor fun. The theme of this ...

Bailey Dalgord

Dalgord named to LSSU dean’s list

ESCANABA — Bailey Dalgord of Escanaba has been included on Lake Superior State University’s dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester. Dalgord is earning her accounting baccalaureate degree at the Escanaba Regional Center on Bay College’s campus. To make the dean’s list, students must ...

Rethinking sleepovers after daughter’s revelation

Dear Annie: I have a situation at my home that I really don't know how to deal with. We have a blended family, with an 18-year-old daughter and two boys. My stepdaughter is a senior in high school and just let her mother know she likes girls, even though she has a boyfriend. We would ...

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Pro-life event at Holy Name School Friday ESCANABA — Holy Name School will have a pro-life program and march on Friday, Jan. 19, at 9 a.m., and All Saints Parish in Gladstone will host a March for Life with special prayers on Sunday, Jan. 21 at 1 p.m. All are invited. Class of 1988 ...

This Jan. 8, 2018 photo shows a cheesy pull-apart whole roasted cauliflower In Bethesda, Md. This dish is from a recipe by Melissa d'Arabian. (Melissa d'Arabian via AP)

How the cauliflower can morph into a delicious movie night snack food

Years ago, I was attempting to reverse my daughter Valentine's disdain for cauliflower. She was always my veggie-loving kiddo, so I was stumped by her dislike of one my favorites. Who doesn't love roasted cauliflower florets, with those crispy caramelized golden edges? She loved artichoke - ...

Stenlund makes Lakeland University Dean’s List

PLYMOUTH, Wis. — Savannah Stenlund, a Senior from Rapid River, Mich., was among nearly 300 students named to the Lakeland University Dean’s List for academic achievement for the 2017 fall semester. To earn recognition on the Dean’s List, undergraduate students must carry a full-time ...

Jasmund named to Dean’s List at UW-Whitewater

WHITEWATER, Wis. — Scott Jasmund from Escanaba, Mich., has made the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Dean’s List for the 2017 fall semester. These students have demonstrated their academic abilities by receiving a grade point average of 3.4 or above in a single semester. “We are ...

Fun and magical science activities for kids

(GTT) — Science is magic for Kids! For decades scientists have been trying to get everyone excited and curious about experimenting and searching for solutions to problems. Now we have hundreds of STEAM activities families can easily do at home to reinforce what children do in science class. ...

Shut out or is grandma forgetting something?

Dear Annie: I am a 68-year-old widow with two grown children, both married, both living nearby. I dearly love babies and baby-sit as much as possible. My son and wife had my first grandson over the summer. My son called me the morning after to invite me to see him, so I did for a few minutes. ...

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Caution urged for Ford River water customers FORD RIVER — With winter in full swing Ford River Township Water system customers are reminded to use extra caution during the winter months. The water system has hydrants, valve boxes, curb stops, meter pits and meter radio antennas all of which ...

American Legion winter tour kicks off tomorrow

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. — On Jan. 14, a dinner will be held to kick off this year’s Annual Winter Tour at American Legion Post 3 in Sault St. Marie. A caravan made up of the American Legion Department of Michigan’s Commander Brett Holt and his wife Bonnie, Department of Michigan Auxiliary ...

Is everyone else right about English pet peeves?

Dear Annie: I considered myself an average student after graduating high school in 1970, and I have been very successful in my 36-year career as an insurance investigator. I have dealt with a wide range of cultures. I feel I'm of average intelligence and probably below average in my English and ...

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Homeless shelter changes locations GLADSTONE — All Saints Church, 715 Wisconsin Ave in Gladstone, will be the next host site for Delta County’s rotating homeless shelter beginning this Sunday evening, Jan. 14. Volunteers are still needed for some shifts. To see where trained volunteers ...