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Relationship ended for the wrong reason

Dear Annie: I need your help with something. I am still in high school and have hit a bump in the road with a relationship issue. I was dating this guy, “Andrew,” for 10 months, and I really thought we had something going. Then I met this guy “Will,” but we were just friends. One of ...

Check in on senior citizens

Dear Heloise: If a person has power of attorney, is the executor of a senior citizen’s estate, and the senior citizen is living completely alone, that person should call or stop at the residence at least once a month to see how they are doing, mentally and physically. An occasional phone call ...

Trombley set to speak at AAUW meeting

ESCANABA — Members and guests of the Escanaba area branch of American Association of University Women (AAUW) will hold their annual election of officers meeting on Thursday, May 18 at the Stonehouse. A social hour will be held from 5 to 6 p.m., with dinner being ordered off the menu at 6 ...

Soliciting causes a negative reaction

Dear Readers: Today’s sound off is about companies that solicit donations. — Heloise Dear Heloise: I get tired of all the pleas for contributions and the companies that sell your information to other companies. They spend all that money on staff, stamps, envelopes and address labels. Why ...

Son-in-law is being insensitive to family

Dear Annie: Our only child died of a quickly moving cancer. She left a husband and four teenage children. Less than one year after her death, our son-in-law, “Ben,” was captured by a woman less than 10 years older than our eldest grandchild. This woman, “Meredith,” was married at the ...

Briefs

Esky class of ‘67 holds meeting ESCANABA — The Escanaba Class of 1967 will hold a reunion meeting tonight at 6:30 p.m. at Pacino’s. The class reunion is set for July 22. Call Jane at 399-4806 with any questions. Veterans Council to hold meeting Wednesday ESCANABA — Delta County ...

Holy Name students pray by new Stations of The Cross

ESCANABA — On Holy Thursday, April 13, Holy Name Catholic School sixth grade students and their teacher, Mrs. Amy Prey, prayed the Stations of the Cross in Holy Name’s outdoor classroom. The Stations of the Cross were paid for with a generous donation from Jeanine Dagenais of Escanaba. Holy ...

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Public Health clinics set for May 8-12 ESCANABA — The Escanaba health clinic schedule for Public Health Delta Menominee Counties for the week of May 8-12 includes: Monday — WIC Tuesday — Family Planning; Immunizations Wednesday — WIC Thursday — No Clinics ...

Friend thinks buddy owes him for trip

Dear Annie: Last year, I took my buddy “John” on an all-expenses-paid trip to Las Vegas. The trip was partly covered by my work, but I paid for an extra night so we could make a long weekend out of it. It was John’s first time in Vegas, and he had beginner’s luck, big-time. He ended up ...

Flowers and fish are abundant in May

ESCANABA — The month of May makes the rivers wild! Deep and wide, frothy and cold, it’s a time of timid trout and shy flowers. Fish or flowers, what is prettier to you? My family and I have had many heated arguments about this very thing. Do you side with the fish or the flower ...

Turn down the loud music in restaurants

Dear Annie: On a recent out-of-town excursion to do some shopping and planning for a new bathroom installation, we found ourselves in a very annoying predicament. We stopped for lunch at a very nice restaurant, only to be assaulted by loud music the second we walked in. Thankfully, the ...

Briefs

Ida Chapter 54 OES holds meeting GLADSTONE — On Saturday, May 6, at 11 a.m., Ida Chapter 54 Order of the Eastern Star (OES), Manistique/Gladstone, will have their monthly meeting at Gladstone Masonic Lodge 396 in Gladstone. At 12:30 p.m., after the meeting, the OES will have a luncheon ...

Dancers present ‘Under the Sea’

ESCANABA — On Saturday, May 13, the Academy of Dance will present its 26th annual revue at the William Oliver Auditorium at the Escanaba Upper Elementary. This year the Academy will bring you the story of “Under the Sea” with performances occurring at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Tickets can be ...

Overprotective or reasonably cautious?

Dear Annie: I am a single mom with two boys, ages 4 and 7. We recently took a trip out to Chicago to visit my parents. Our flight was delayed by over an hour. My 7-year-old asked whether he could go into the men’s bathroom alone. I said no and decided that the three of us should stay together ...

Briefs

Stamp and coin club offers appraisals ESCANABA — The next meeting of the Bay de Noc Stamp and Coin Club is planned for Monday, May 8, at 6:30 p.m. The meeting is held in the Joseph Heirman Building, room 961, at Bay College. The public is always invited to the meetings, and the group is ...

May is Mental Health Awareness

ESCANABA — Each year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental health condition. During the month of May, the National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI) and the rest of the country are bringing awareness to mental illness. Each year, the movement grows stronger. In ...