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Do fares take flight in advertising?

Dear Readers: Today’s sound off is about airfares offered in an ad, and what it really takes to get those fares: “Dear Heloise: I’ve lost all patience with travel websites that advertise round-trip airfares at significant savings. The problem: You never can actually find these fares. ...

Daughter-in-law shoplifts in front of children

Dear Annie: My son and his wife have been married for 11 years, and my daughter-in-law, age 31, has struggled with alcoholism, depression and anxiety for the past six years. She’s also attempted suicide a few times in the past three years. She is under the care of a psychiatrist. But who ...

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Kiwanis Club holds meeting Wednesday GLADSTONE — The Gladstone Rapid River Kiwanis Club holds weekly meetings every Wednesday at 7 a.m. at the First Lutheran Church, 1212 Minneapolis Ave., Gladstone. Plan to attend a meeting and here about on-going activities in support of community ...

Domestic Violence Awareness month

ESCANABA — October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. Domestic violence is defined as a pattern of abusive behaviors between one intimate partner to the other to gain, maintain or regain control over their relationship. Behaviors can include, but are not limited to: physical and sexual ...

Gambling husband leaves woman struggling

Dear Annie: I’m a woman in my 90s. My husband and I were married in 1949 when I was 21. He died in 2001. We have one son. When it came time to pay for my husband’s funeral, there wasn’t any spare money at all. He’d had three $50,000 accident policies from his work, but I found out ...

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Public Health clinics set for Oct. 16-20 ESCANABA — The Escanaba health clinic schedule for Public Health Delta Menominee Counties for the week of Oct. 16-20 includes: Monday — WIC Tuesday — Late Night Family Planning Wednesday — BCCCNP/WISEWOMEN; Late Night WIC Thursday ...

Clinic offer screenings

ESCANABA — Public Health, Delta & Menominee Counties, now has appointments available to women in need of screening services for the following: breast exam and mammogram, pelvic exam and pap test, blood pressure screening, and cholesterol and glucose screening (WISEWOMAN clients ...

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 Golden Beech leaves, fans of color.

The many colors of fall in the U.P.

ESCANABA — Throngs of them wave. Like thousands of ecstatic fans in a large sports arena, their cheers are over whelming. It is hard to pick out a face in the crowd. Big orange faces smile down. Ruddy red complexions radiate with autumn joy. Green and brown and rusty colors all blend ...

Stepfather doesn’t want sons at funeral

Dear Annie: This is a problem I know my family will have pretty soon. My mother married my stepfather, “Skip,” after my father died 19 years ago. My stepfather had eight children before they got married, so I have eight stepsiblings. My mom passed away a few years ago. Three of Skip’s ...

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Foodfest to be held Sunday at Holy Name ESCANABA — The sixth Ethnic Foodfest, a celebration of international cuisine and an annual fundraiser for St. Joseph & St. Patrick Parish, will be held on Sunday, Oct. 15. Eight food booths are planned, including: German, Greek, Indian, Italian, ...

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Amanda Stefl sneaks a look into the crusher and destemmer as her father dumps the next bucket of grapes while processing behind Timber Hill Winery in Milton on Friday, Sept. 22.

Timber Hill Winery, owner find niche in the industry

MILTON, Wis. (AP) — The undersides of Amanda Stefl’s fingernails are stained faint shades of purple and red from the thousands of grapes she’s processed by hand. The owner of Timber Hill Winery, Stefl is a one-woman show, the Janesville Gazette reported. She makes the wine, bottles it ...

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Fall is the time of year to take in colorful foliage and landscapes.

Planning your fall foliage excursion trip

METRO — Autumn means different things to many people. Students may embrace the dawn of a new school year, while others might embrace the crisp weather after a season of heat. One of the more widely enjoyed aspects of autumn is the chance to take in the brilliant foliage. Although New ...

Fidelity lacking in long term relationship

Dear Annie: My wife and I have been together for 20 years and married for four. We have three kids. In the beginning of our relationship, it was bad — and the bad all came from me. I cheated on her and hurt her. She stayed by my side, and that’s when I realized that I have a wonderful ...

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Wells Lions select 52 club raffle winner WELLS — The winner of week 9 of the Wells Lions 52 club raffle is Wheelin’ Sportsmen, of Escanaba, winning $100. Escanaba Eagles to host Sunday breakfast ESCANABA — The Escanaba Eagles 1088 will serve breakfast, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on ...

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Wilbee-Amis awarded MBA

GLADSTONE — Joanna Wilbee-Amis was awarded a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) on Sept. 1, 2017. Through the online MBA program with SNHU, Wilbee-Amis was able to further her knowledge in the foundational aspects of business as well ...

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Mlostek graduates from basic

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — U.S. Air Force Airman Brianna M. Mlostek graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core ...