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RSVP Advisory council meeting set for May 17 ESCANABA — The Delta County Advisory Council of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) will hold its meeting on Thursday, May 17 at 4 p.m. at the Community Action Agency, 507 1st Avenue North in Escanaba. RSVP is sponsored by the ...

For the record

The names of five dancers were missing from the story “Academy of Dance to present ‘Adventures in Wonderland,’” which ran on Monday, May 7 on page 6A. The dancers were Molly Smale, Aubrey and Bailey Corrigan and Trinity and Ellie Pepin.

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Rapid River Legion Breakfast Sunday RAPID RIVER — Enjoy a meal with your mom on Mother’s Day at the 2nd Sunday All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast this Sunday at the Rapid River Legion Post 301 Hall. Stamp and Coin Club meets Monday at Bay ESCANABA — The next meeting of the Bay de Noc Stamp ...

Gladstone Library hosts ‘Splash into Spring’ story hour

GLADSTONE — “Splash into Spring” was the theme of the story hour held at the Gladstone Public Library recently. Attending were 51 children and 35 adults who enjoyed stories, songs, springtime crafts and snacks. Mrs. Julie Aschbacher provided the music and entertainment for the ...

Public Health sets women’s screening clinic schedule

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 ...

Is honesty the best policy or are we lying to ourselves?

Dear Annie: From the time you are born, your parents and elders tell you to always tell the truth. When you go to school, your teachers tell you the same. And then when you enter the real world, you find that if you tell the truth, you are labeled a — well, a word too rude to print in the ...

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Garden historical ­society sets hours GARDEN — The Garden Peninsula Historical Society has changed the schoolhouse museum hours of operation. The museum will be open Thursday through Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. Names are being accepted for the annual Honoree Dinner scheduled for Sept. ...

NMU names outstanding graduating students

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University has announced its outstanding graduating seniors and graduate students from each academic department. Most honorees will receive their degrees at NMU’s spring commencement on May 5. The outstanding graduating seniors and their departments are ...

Godfrey completes basic training

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — U.S. Air Force Airman Keyanna E. Godfrey, of Gladstone, 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 ...

Stephen Herman graduates from college of optometry

MARQUETTE — Stephen Herman formerly of Bark River, Mich., son of Barbara Doutree of Bark River, and Edward Herman, of Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. graduated from Michigan College of Optometry on May 4. He will be practicing at Supeior Eye Health and Vision Therapy Center in Marquette.

An open letter for ‘Be Kind to Animals Week’

Dear Annie: I'm hoping you'll print this for Be Kind to Animals Week. While traveling, my daughter saw four dogs lying beside an interstate. When she stopped, two ran off into the woods. With the aid of another motorist, she managed to get two dogs into her car and drive them to a shelter in ...

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Wells Lions 52 Club Raffle winner named WELLS — The winner of the Wells Lions Club raffle for the week of May 7 is the Wells Lioness Club of Escanaba. The club won $100. This was week 40 of the raffle. Amvets feature music by Country Express ESCANABA — Amvets Post 123, located at 1315 ...

Hermansville Hustle 5K honors Sanville

HERMANSVILLE — The North Central High School Chapter of the National Honor Society hosted the 5th annual Hermansville Hustle 5K on Saturday, April 28. The event is a fundraiser held in honor of former NHS adviser and teacher Sheila Sanville, who passed away in 2015 after a long battle with ...

Running out of options for Fido’s failing bladder

Dear Annie: I am having an issue with our 13-year-old bichon frise and am hoping that you can point me in the right direction. We adopted our dog when he was 1 year old, and he was house-trained. Until recently, our work schedule allowed us to walk him three times a day. Midsummer, my husband ...

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May MARSP meeting tomorrow in Germfask GERMFASK — The monthly MARSP meeting will take place on Wednesday, May 9 at the Jolly Inn in Germfask. A time to visit and a short business meeting will begin at 11:30 a.m. Lunch will follow at noon. Attendees wishing to tour the End of the Road ...

Academy of Dance to present ‘Adventures in Wonderland’

ESCANABA — On Saturday, May 12, the Academy of Dance will present its twenty-seventh annual revue at the William Oliver Auditorium at the Escanaba Upper Elementary. This year the Academy will bring you the story of “Adventures in Wonderland” with performances at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. ...

Local students named to NMU Dean’s List

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University has announced the Dean’s List for the Fall 2017 semester. The following students in the area qualified with a grade point average of 4.00: Bark River - Madisen Derouin, Ezekiel Oswald Carney - Justin Linder Cornell - Morgan ...