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Esky class of 1962 holds 55th reunion ESCANABA — The Escanaba High School class of 1962 will hold its 55th reunion beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 15. The class picture will be taken at 6:15 p.m., followed by the banquet. If you would still like to register, contact a member of ...

Don’t let your purse be carted off in the store

Dear Readers: Today’s sound off is about leaving your purse in the cart at the grocery store. — Heloise “Dear Heloise: Once again, we had someone in our grocery store who left her purse unattended in the grocery cart. A thief walked by and apparently reached in and stole her wallet and ...

Housing dictatorship at new apartment complex

Dear Annie: I just moved into a new apartment complex and went to my first open board meeting. I am wondering whether I moved into a dictatorship. The board has only two of these meetings per year, and we were told we could speak for only three minutes. One resident asked why the manager ...

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Friends of DATA meeting scheduled for Sept. 13 GLADSTONE—The next Friends of Delta Area Transit Authority (DATA) meeting will be Wednesday, Sept. 13, from 12 to 2 p.m. at Gladstone Senior Center. Transportation to and from these meetings is provided by DATA at no cost. When calling DATA, ...

HNCS holds open house

ESCANABA — Holy Name Catholic School (HNCS) welcomed students back to school and also held its annual open house on Tuesday, Aug. 29. At the open house, students were able to meet their teachers and drop off school supplies, and were also treated to frozen treats on the school playground. ...

Michigan magician wins 5 awards

ADRIAN, Mich. (AP) — Magician Stuart MacDonald is about to hit the big time. Or maybe he already has. The Adrian native last month dominated the International Brotherhood of Magicians/Society of American Musicians Combined Convention, winning five of its biggest awards. In May he was ...

Adopted daughter has questions about family

Dear Annie: I am a proud mother of two loving, bright and beautiful young children, ages 4 and 6. They were both adopted, and I was fortunate enough to hold them within hours of their births. I am completely their mother. I am so very thankful for adoption, as I’m so happy to have a lovely ...

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Public Health clinics set for Sept. 11-15 ESCANABA — The Escanaba health clinic schedule for Public Health Delta Menominee Counties for the week of Sept. 11-15 includes: Monday — WIC Tuesday — Family Planning; Immunizations Wednesday — WIC Thursday — No Clinics ...

State park gets updated trail signs

NORTH MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — Connor Reilly stands in front of 17 volunteers at Duck Lake State Park. He’s a little nervous because he knows this is the moment of truth. “It was stressful,” Connor told The Muskegon Chronicle . “A lot of the stuff we did wasn’t difficult; it was ...

LSSU’s Regional Center announces graduates

ESCANABA — Three area residents have successfully completed their requirements for a bachelor’s degree and graduated following the summer 2017 semester from Lake Superior State University (LSSU). Graduates were eligible to walk at commencement in May. Graduating with a bachelor’s of ...

Corn is one of the gifts of early autumn

ESCANABA — Corn — tall, straight and tasseling in the September sun… Sweet and ripe and best eaten right of the cob… Corn is so important and nourishing, that even in Longfellow’s poem “The Song of Hiawatha” corn saves people from starvation. Hiawatha discovers “mondamin” ...

Son has act together but is still a deadbeat

Dear Annie: My 28-year-old son, “Jerry,” will not pay his college loan bill — which is $85,000 — even though he has a good job. Jerry insisted that he had to go to an out-of-state college. Our agreement was that my husband and I would cover an amount equal to what an in-state school ...

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Cedar Creek Country Band performs tonight ESCANABA —The Cedar Creek Country Band is scheduled to perform live tonight at the AMVETS Hall in Escanaba from 7 to 11 p.m. A donation will be accepted at the door. A meat raffle will be held, along with a $25 door prize. All are ...

Bay announces graduates for the summer semesters

ESCANABA — Bay de Noc Community College announces the names of students who completed all of the requirements for an associate degree or certificate during the summer semesters. Those receiving associate in arts degrees are from Bark River, Alex Latta; from Escanaba Christa Hubert, Molly ...

Smith awarded scholarship

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Builders Exchange has awarded $1,000 scholarships to five recent Upper Peninsula high school graduates attending college this fall. The students are pursuing careers in construction-related fields and have excelled in both academics and extra-curricular activities. ...

Healthy ways to get to school

METRO — Traffic on roadways increases during the morning and afternoon hours during the school year. During the morning and mid-afternoon, millions of students make their way to and from school. Safe Routes to School National Partnership estimates that as much as 20 to 30 percent of all ...

Gifts causing for discomfort for daughter

Dear Annie: My 94-year-old mother has had a sweetheart for about eight years. “John” is 97, is almost blind and deaf, depends heavily on his walker and has begun showing signs of mental confusion. His two sons care for him. Their circumstances appear to be modest. John is smitten with my ...