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Escanaba Public Library kicks off summer reading program

ESCANABA — On Wednesday, June 6, the Escanaba Friends of the Library kicked off the Summer Reading Program with an ice cream social, band concert, and book sale. The Friends were also celebrating their 30th year as an organization dedicated to supporting the Escanaba Public Library and its ...

Gladstone scholarship foundation rewards students

GLADSTONE — Gladstone Scholarship and Student Loan Foundation scholarships were awarded to graduating seniors May 23, 2018, at the Terrace Bay Inn. The value of the scholarships totaled $78,050. Recipients were: Ralph and Lily Rains Memorial Scholarship – Matt Swanson; Holly Van ...

Uhazie receives teaching award from Lawrence University

APPLETON, Wis. — Perry J. Uhazie, of Escanaba, was honored at Lawrence University in Appleton with the Pi Kappa Lambda Music Education Teaching Award. According to a statement from the university, Uhazie received the award “for outstanding leadership as a future choral music educator.” ...

Wedding approaching but the guest list is still in limbo

Dear Annie: You get lots of questions about weddings after the fact. Here's one that's before the problem happens so you can advise us. We're getting married in June. We sent out about 100 invitations, each with a note requesting a reply by June 1. So far, we've gotten only a handful of ...

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Rock Lions to hold breakfast June 17 ROCK — The Rock Lions’ monthly third Sunday all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet will take place on Sunday, June 17 (Fathers Day) at the Rock Lions Club on Hwy. M-35 in Rock. There is a cost to attend. Children ages five and under eat free. The ...

Alma College winter 2018 Dean’s List announced

ALMA, Mich. — Alma College has released the Dean’s List for those students who achieved outstanding academic performance during the 2018 winter term. Students who achieve a 3.5 or better grade point average during a term, while carrying a minimum of 13 credits, at least eight of which are ...

Buckley earns M.D. degree from University of Texas

HOUSTON TEXAS — Jordan Elizabeth Buckley of Houston, Texas was awarded a doctor of medicine degree on May 20 in San Antonio, Texas, at the Joe R, and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine at the Convocation Center at the University of Texas. Buckley, who is the granddaughter of Jerry and ...

Brother keeps butting in and making things worse

Dear Annie: I am feeling so desperate, angry and frustrated. I deal with depression, and my brother is certainly not helping matters. I am 65. I cannot do a lot of lifting because of back problems, so I wait for my grandkids to come and help me when they can, which is not so often as I'd ...

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Wells Lions 52 Club Raffle winner named WELLS — The winner of the Wells Lions Club raffle for the week of June 11 is Pat Barron of Escanaba. Lippens won $100. This was week 45 of the raffle. Amvets to host band Cross Roads this Friday ESCANABA — Amvets Post 123 at 1315 North Lincoln ...

P.E.O. honors Krenek with scholarship

ESCANABA — Escanaba’s P.E.O. Chapter Z was delighted to honor an outstanding young woman pursuing further education while displaying great character, courage, and enthusiasm as a recent Escanaba High School graduate. A member-generated $500 scholarship was gifted to Cassandra Krenek, who ...

When others jump to conclusions over medical issues

Dear Annie: This concerns unwanted reactions by others to my husband's and my medical problems. My husband has balance and coordination problems, for which we have been seeking answers for years. He sometimes stumbles or falls. I have experienced a degeneration in tendons of both hands and have ...

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U.P. Honor Flight to host motorcycle ride POWERS — The Upper Peninsula Honor Flight will be hosting a Summer Fun Ride for motorcycle riders on Saturday, July 14. The ride departs from TJ’s Sports Bar in Powers at noon CST. Money raised from the ride benefits the Honor Flight, which ...

Holy Name students learn music from Lorne Watson thanks to Community Foundation

On any given Tuesday morning, walking by the preschool classroom at Holy Name Catholic School will surely bring smiles as students can be heard playing drums and singing, “I like to eat, eat, eat—apples and bananas!” Their weekly music lessons are taught by Music Teacher Lorne Watson, who ...

The complicated etiquette of hailing a ride

Dear Annie: About a month ago, a truck with an attached trailer lost control while on the highway and smashed into my sedan. Luckily, everyone was OK. However, my car is currently in the shop for major repairs. I'm working through some fear of driving, and I didn't want to pay the insurance on ...

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Stamp and coin club meets tonight in Esky ESCANABA — The next meeting for the Bay de Noc Stamp and Coin Club is Monday, June 11 at 5 p.m. The meeting is held in the Joseph Heirman University Center, room 961 at Bay College. The public is always invited to attend. The club is always ...

2018 Escanaba Summer Reading Program kicks off Monday

ESCANABA — The Summer Reading Program at the Escanaba Public Library will be open for registration starting Monday, June 11 and running through Friday, June 20. The program’s theme is “Libraries Rock.” Registration takes place in the Children’s Room all week. Later registrations ...

Rude friend has found a new way to be ‘snotty’

Dear Annie: My good friend has a habit that makes it difficult for her fellow diners when she is out to eat. She frequently blows her nose at the table and places her dirty tissues in a pile on the table. If cloth napkins are being used, she has no problem blowing her nose in it. She has ...