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American Legion to meet in Manistique MANISTIQUE — The American Legion Post 83 in Manistique will meet at the VFW Hall on Maple Street at 7 p.m. Feb. 20. Slingers to perform ESCANABA — Amvets Post 123, located at 1315 North Lincoln Road in Escanaba, is featuring country band Slingers ...

Memorial UMC helps keep kids warm

Courtesy photo The Mission Committee of the Memorial United Methodist church in Gladstone helped others in the community during the recent cold spell. Recently, the congregation collected over 100 brand new warm winter hats and mittens to be distributed to the Cameron Elementary School for ...

Local students make Alma dean’s list

ALMA, Mich. — Alma College has released the dean's list for those students who achieved outstanding academic performance during the 2018 fall 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 ...

Fischer on LSSU Dean’s List

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. — Keith Fischer of Gulliver has been included on the dean’s list for the fall 2018 semester at Lake Superior State University. To make the dean’s list, students must achieve a minimum of a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. Fischer is majoring in mechanical ...

Zellar graduates from University of Alabama

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Brittany Zellar of Gulliver has received a bachelors of science in education from The University of Alabama. UA awarded some 2,065 degrees during its fall 2018 commencement Dec. 15. The University of Alabama, the state's oldest and largest public institution of higher ...

Tips for potatoes, coleslaw and waffles

Dear Heloise: How do I keep my potato skins from CRACKING when I make baked potatoes? — Lana S., Golden Valley, Minn. Lana, it's easy! To keep that from happening, just rub butter or shortening over the skin before you bake them. — Heloise HELOISE'S COLESLAW Dear Heloise: I had your ...

Are two glasses of wine a night too many?

Dear Annie: I'm writing to you about something that I'm not sure is a problem. Really, I think it's just a habit. But my husband told me I should ask you for your thoughts on this. Every night when I get home from work, I have two glasses of red wine. I drink one with dinner and one while I ...

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Wells Lions 52 club ­raffle winner named WELLS — The winner of the Wells Lions Club raffle for the week of Feb. 4 is Cory Kroll of Gladstone. Kroll won $100. This was week 27 of the raffle. Amvets to host band Slingers Friday night ESCANABA — Amvets Post 123, located at 1315 North ...

Don’t let others pick your financial adviser

Gaylen Rust must have seemed trustworthy to the people who gave him money. Rust was a longtime businessman in Layton, Utah, where he ran a coin shop started by his father in 1966. Rust also founded a charity called Legacy Music Alliance that funded arts programs in schools. An admiring 2013 ...

Communication is important when feelings are hurt

Dear Annie: I am extremely disappointed and saddened by your advice to "Sad in Wisconsin," whose son's family does not acknowledge the gifts "Sad in Wisconsin" gives. The writer answered his own question, believing he should express his feelings to his son. All you had to do was ...

Remember when?

Gene Watson Gallery The 1972 Winter Carnival, sponsored by the Gladstone Ski Club, drew a record number of 89 entries for the two days of events. Thirty-six boys and girls, age 10 and under, raced in the downhill competition, the largest category. A special “first time award” was given to ...

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Democratic Party ­meeting tomorrow ESCANABA — Delta County Democratic Party's monthly meeting will be held Wednesday, Feb. 6, at the USW Hall on Sheridan Road. Social time is at 6:30 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. American Legion ­meeting ...

Study says: Nearly half of US adults have heart or blood vessel disease

A new report estimates that nearly half of all U.S. adults have some form of heart or blood vessel disease, a medical milestone that's mostly due to recent guidelines that expanded how many people have high blood pressure. The American Heart Association said Thursday that more than 121 ...

There’s always a next recession, so be prepared

Recessions are like natural disasters: They're inevitable, but smart preparation may reduce the impact on you. The U.S. economy has grown steadily since emerging from the "Great Recession" in June 2009, but expansions can't continue forever, and this one is already the second-longest on ...

Brittany Zellar named to UA Dean’s List

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Brittany M. Zellar of Gulliver was named to The University of Alabama Dean's List for fall 2018. A total of 12,332 students enrolled during the 2018 fall term at UA were named to the Dean's List with an academic record of 3.5 or above or the President's List with an ...

Intimacy is more than just physical in marriage

Dear Annie: The subject of intimacy involves almost everyone, especially couples, so I'm writing to you not necessarily for advice but in hopes of finding out whether other women relate at all to my observations and suggestions about intimacy. I've been married for 40 years to the man I chose ...

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VA benefit presentation ESCANABA — VFW Service Officer Patrick Holcomb will be giving a VA benefit presentation at North Woods Place Senior Living in Escanaba on Feb. 27 at 2 p.m. RSVP to Heidi by calling 906-789-2268. Gladstone Seniors to hold can drive Feb. 10 GLADSTONE — The ...

Folk group Red Tail Ring to perform

CRYSTAL FALLS, Mich. — On Sunday, Feb. 10, the Second Sunday Folk Dance series will welcome Red Tail Ring to deliver the featured concert. The opening act, White Water, will start promptly at 4 p.m. (CT). The event is held at the Fortune Lake Camp in Crystal Falls. After the concert ...

Intense molten chocolate cake at home

Fallen chocolate cake, or molten chocolate cake, is an undercooked-in-the-center mound of intense, buttery chocolate cake. We wanted to turn this restaurant-menu standard into a practical recipe for home cooks. Beating the egg whites and yolks separately and then folding them together as some ...

Is divorce the answer after 40 years of abuse?

Dear Annie: I have been married to the same man for almost 40 years. We have two beautiful children, who have happy lives and their own careers and families. My husband is highly successful and respected in his profession. He has some wonderful qualities. For example, he's hardworking and a ...