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Women’s Health 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 ...

Gartland named to Presidential Scholars and dean’s list at MVC

MARSHALL, Mo. — Dr. Bonnie Humphrey, president of Missouri Valley College (MVC), has announced the 2017 Presidential Scholars. The requirements for this honor are a 3.9 or higher grade point average for both the fall and spring semesters. Dr. Diane Bartholomew, vice president of academic ...

Added charges and taxes on phone bills

Dear Readers: Today’s sound off is about the phone bill’s added charges and taxes. — Heloise “Dear Heloise: I recently moved into my first apartment and was shocked to discover that my phone bill, which includes a landline, my computer and cellphone, was about 25 percent to 30 percent ...

Whether to move in together before marriage

Dear Annie: All the advice columns I’ve read recommend not moving in together before marriage — or at least not before you and your partner have been dating for a year. I get the logic behind that, but in real life, things rarely follow a perfect timeline. In my case, my boyfriend of six ...

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Names being accepted for honoree dinner GARDEN — The Garden Peninsula Historical Society is accepting names for the honoree dinner that will be held in September. This event showcases octogenarians who are currently, or previously, been residents of the Garden Peninsula. Names can be ...

Roommate is turning into a nightmare

Dear Annie: As is probably the case for many women in their mid-20s, I live with roommates. Initially, I thought we all got along well enough, but the girl I share a room with is turning out to be a real nightmare. First, I started to realize that she doesn’t know how to clean up after ...

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Public Health clinics set for June 19-23 ESCANABA — The Escanaba health clinic schedule for Public Health Delta Menominee Counties for the week of June 19-23 includes: Monday — WIC Tuesday — Late Night Family Planning; Late Night Immunizations Wednesday — Late Night WIC; ...

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Mosquitoes in the night sky ... bat food!

Bats and mosquitoes, the ultimate war

ESCANABA — A war rages on in the air above Upper Michigan. The Air Force is on red alert! This battle, between bat and bug has been going on for centuries. Sometimes these scrimmages go unnoticed by us humans. In the darkness of the night, the little brown bats conduct their covert plans, ...

Antidepressants causing low sex drive

Dear Annie: My husband takes antidepressants. He suffers from severe anxiety and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. If he doesn’t take his pills, he’s tough to be around. He becomes depressed. His attitude toward everything is negative. He stays in bed. He sleeps all day. It’s an ...

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Bag sale at Bark River United Methodist BARK RIVER — A rummage/bag sale will be held at Bark River United Methodist Church, 3716 D Road today. Fill a bag of any items for $2. Lots of nice clothing, children through adult (and women’s plus sizes), household items, seasonal ...

Jacob Taylor

Business Professionals of America

ESCANABA—Two students from Escanaba High School were recognized during the Business Professionals of America National Conference in Orlando, Fla. recently. Jacob Taylor, a 2014 graduate of Escanaba, was elected to serve as the 2017-18 National Post-Secondary Division President and will ...

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Shown is Melissa Rappette, 4-H volunteer leader, Cara Zawacki, Kayla Verbeek, 4-H volunteer leader, Ethan VanEnkevort, Austin Krischner, Tatiana Lafave, Payton Petersen, Jenny Bower, 4-H volunteer leader, Emily Draze, 4-H volunteer leader. Member and leaders not pictured include: Matt Casey, Melissa Casey, Allison Chenier, Ken Bower, 4-H volunteer leader, and Marcia Bower, 4-H volunteer leader.

Delta County 4-H announces the 4-H Club of the Year

ESCANABA — The Delta County 4-H Program recently recognized West Delta Beef 4-H Club as the 4-H Club of the Year. This award is given to a 4-H club who shows outstanding achievement in local, community and club involvement. All members of West Delta Beef raise, show and sell market steers. ...

Crawford and Hillesheim receive degrees

DE PERE, Wis. — Local residents, Carissa Gamelin Crawford, and Quinlan Hillesheim, both of Escanaba, received bachelor of arts degrees during the commencement ceremony that was held on Sunday, May 14, at 1:30 p.m., in the new Mulva Family Fitness and Sports Center. Thomas Kunkel, outgoing ...

Stepparenting advice from a stepmother

Dear Annie: This is my 36th year as a stepmother, and I am writing in hopes of helping others who are taking the huge step of blending families. My husband, “Nelson,” had custody of his two children, a boy and girl, who were in their early teens when we started dating. Nelson’s ex lived ...

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Salad luncheon and card party on June 19 ESCANABA — A salad and dessert luncheon, along with a card party will be held at the Escanaba Country Club, 1800 11th Avenue South on Monday, June 19, at 11:30 a.m. The cost is $8 per person. Enjoy delicious salads, homemade desserts, and coffee ...