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CLICKS for Babies teaches about crying

ESCANABA — Every year, thousands of infants are shaken and abused at the hands of a frustrated parent or caregiver. Frustration with a crying infant is the number one trigger for shaking and abuse of infants. Parents know and expect that their baby will cry, but most have no idea how much or ...

Kestila named to UW-Stout Dean’s List

MENOMONIE, Wis. — Mariah Kestila, of Escanaba, graduated with a B.F.A. Entertainment Design in December 2017 from the University of Wisconsin-Stout in Menomonie, Wis. UW-Stout, Wisconsin's Polytechnic University, has 48 undergraduate majors and 23 graduate programs, including one doctoral ...

Bellin College names fall 2017 Dean’s List students

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Bellin College would like to congratulate its Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Sciences, and Bachelor of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography students who made the fall 2017 Dean’s List from the Upper Michigan area. The Dean’s List ...

UW-Marinette announces fall semester Dean’s List

MARINETTE, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Marinette has announced the Dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester. All of the students on the Dean’s list have obtained a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for their spring semester classes. The list includes full-time and part-time ...

Gift-giving couple gets the gift of guilt

Dear Annie: It was a wonderful Christmas season. However, I'm finding myself more guilt-ridden than ever. Here's why: My wife and I are "gifters." We like to think of all the people in our lives whom we can think of — near, far, wherever they are — and try to give them something. Most of ...

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Christian Closet opens tomorrow in Escanaba ESCANABA — Families and individuals in need will be welcome to visit the Christian Closet and select from an assortment of gently used clothing and shoes of all sizes, non-perishable food items, household supplies, and so much more. Everything ...

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Members of the Gladstone Key Club fill bags for students in need. From left to right, Dalton Lauerman, Isabelle VanBrocklin, Marnnea LaFave, Megan Robinson, Abigail Micheau, Gabbie Wares are shown. In addition to the students pictured, many other students have been involved with the program.

Gladstone Key Club members help ­students in need with backpack program

GLADSTONE — Gladstone Key Club members have been busy filling bags of food for ­students in need at the four schools in the ­Gladstone Area School District and Rapid River Schools though the Backpack Food Distribution Program. Each Wednesday, 150 bags of food are filled with weekend ...

Noisy neighbors make home less peaceful

Dear Annie: My neighbors aren't exactly the kind of people you could describe as — how do I put this? — quiet. And really, that isn't a problem. I've always loved the fact that my neighborhood is full of life. I actually like hearing the sounds of kids playing outside, a loud backyard ...

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Delta Animal Shelter meeting tonight ESCANABA — The Delta Animal Shelter’s monthly membership meeting will be held Monday, Feb. 5 at 5:30 p.m. at Ferdinand’s Mexican Restaurant in the back conference room. If you are looking for a way to become involved with the animal shelter, this ...

Public Health – Delta County ­releases February clinic schedule

ESCANABA — Public Health, Delta County would like to announce its monthly clinic ­schedule. All services are by appointment only. To schedule appointments, please call (906) 786-4111. Anonymous HIV/AIDS testing and counseling is also available. Evening and Saturday ­appointments are ...

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Bay College announces fall graduates

ESCANABA — Bay de Noc Community College announces the names of the students who have completed all of the requirements for an Associate Degree or Certificate during the Fall Semester: ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE Escanaba Melissa Bollenbach Carly Kangas Aubree Peterson Amelia ...

Stolen tips leave waitress, patrons disappointed

Dear Annie: I had a problem that I have not seen in your column. My family and I were out of town and having lunch at a lovely botanical garden in a nearby city. A sweet young waitress brought some of our orders and was assigned to our table, although she did not take our orders, as they have a ...

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Democratic Party to hold meeting Feb. 7 ESCANABA — The Delta County Democratic Party will hold its monthly meeting on the first Wednesday of the month at USW Union Hall, 1201 Sheridan Rd., Escanaba. Social is at 6:30 p.m., with the meeting to follow at 7 p.m. Elks fish fries ­stopped ...

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My dad back in 1947 skiing in Canada.

Dad’s skis bring back warm memories

ESCANABA — While the whole world turns its eyes towards the skiers at the winter Olympics in South Korea, let me recall another ski champion. Pa’s wide wooden skis still hang on the garage wall. Like big old dinosaurs from ages ago, they’re a bit dusty, but oh, of such wonderful ...

This November 2017 photo shows salmon with a tarragon vinaigrette in New York. this dish is from a recipe by Katie Workman. (Mia via AP)

Simple salmon with tarragon vinaigrette

A good piece of fish needs very little to make it perfect. Here, the brisk, anisey-tangy flavor of tarragon vinaigrette is a wonderful complement to the lushness of salmon filets. If you start with excellent salmon and super-fresh herbs, and don’t overcook the fish, you cannot mess this up. ...

Is boyfriend’s roommate more than a friend?

Dear Annie: I am either in a predicament or being overly sensitive, and I trust you to tell me the truth either way. I am in my 40s and in what I thought was a very healthy relationship with a stable, responsible man who has a very good job, "Luke." I've never been in this type of relationship ...

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Foster Grandparents to hold in-service Feb. 13 ESCANABA — The Delta County Foster Grandparent Program will be having an in-service meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 13 at 10 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Delta Plaze Mall food court, located at 301 N. Lincoln Road in Escanaba. Auxiliary ...

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Jeanne Rose receives the Abraham Lincoln Award from Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War Immediate Past Camp Commander Paul Silver (right), of Little Lake, and Department of Michigan Commander David W. Smith, of Traverse City.

Rose recognized by SUVCW for honoring Civil War veterans

ESCANABA — Jeanne Rose received the Abraham Lincoln Award for her work in identifying and assisting in marking the graves of Civil War veterans in Lakeview Cemetery from Camp 266 of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War. Rose produced a free, self-guided walking tour brochure and ...