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Aviles honored on fall dean’s list

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — The University of Southern California (USC) has released the names of students whose academic achievements have landed them a spot on the dean's list for the fall 2016 semester. In order to receive this honor, students must achieve a GPA of 3.5 or higher on 12 or more ...

LSSU’s Escanaba Regional Center announces fall graduates

ESCANABA — Five area residents have successfully completed their requirements for a bachelor’s degree and graduated in December from Lake Superior State University (LSSU). Graduating with a bachelor’s of science degree in business administration-management is Cory Nelson of Gladstone; ...

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2017 marks 100 years of recorded jazz!

Exploration of Early Jazz with The MSO Dixieland All-Stars at the Besse Center

ESCANABA — The Marquette Symphony Orchestra Series is returning on Friday, March 3, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in the Besse Center Theater at Bay College with Exploration of Early Jazz with the MSO Dixieland All-Stars. This year marks 100 years of recorded jazz, beginning with the classic recordings ...

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Pictured above is the old doe “Donuts.”

Wildlife wait for green-up in the Spring

ESCANABA — She was a bit on the wild side. Rough and ready, she‘d been around the block a time or two! All night parties in the apple orchard and moonlight dancing, drunk on sweet clover and rye, this old gal outran wolves and knew the backwoods very well. She was tame too. At home ...

It is common courtesy to bring a gift

Dear Annie: I am here wondering: How many times do you go out to eat and expect a free meal? Never, right? So I am really baffled by how someone could attend a wedding (either single or with a date) and find it acceptable to leave a gift of just $100 for two people, let alone $0. Sure, there ...

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Holy Name Catholic School to hold D.I.A.L. screening ESCANABA — Holy Name’s Early Childhood Team will hold free D.I.A.L. (Developmental Indicators for the Assessment of Learning) screening for any child between four and six years old on Saturday, March 4 from 9 a.m. to approximately ...

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 ...

A name is a necessity to teach children

Dear Heloise: I work in a big-box store and found a little girl, around 4, wandering down an aisle by herself, crying! I asked what was wrong, and she said she couldn’t find her mommy! I walked with her to where the public-address system is. (I was in store uniform with a nametag.) I asked ...

Co-worker is making the same hourly wage

Dear Annie: I have 38 years of experience in the health care industry. I love my job and co-workers. I’ve been at my present job for 11 years. “Good work ethics, dependability, loyalty and honesty” is my work mantra. My co-worker “Samantha” has been here for a little over two years. ...

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Cedar Creek Country Band performs Friday ESCANABA —The Cedar Creek Country Band is scheduled to perform live this Friday, March 3 at the AMVETS Hall in Escanaba from 7 to 11 p.m. A $5 donation will be accepted at the door. World Day of Prayer in Hermansville HERMANSVILLE — World ...

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Employees from Delta County Credit Union, Great Lakes First Federal Credit Union, Peninsula Federal Credit Union, and U.P.State Credit Union present Pregnancy Services of Delta County (PSDC) with gifts donated by their members during a recent diaper drive.

Diaper drive assists PSDC

ESCANABA — The new year is off to a great start for families who receive assistance through Pregnancy Services of Delta County (PSDC), thanks to Holy Name Catholic School, and from Delta County Credit Union, Great Lakes First Federal Credit Union, Peninsula Federal Credit Union, and U.P.State ...

The journey from hope to acceptance

ESCANABA — As we travel the highways and byways of the constantly-changing journeys of our physical and psychological lives, we encounter multitudes of roadblocks, detours, and even landslides that alter our course. I have experienced this numerous in my life, and have spent countless ...

Estate planning is unpleasant subject

Dear Annie: After a difficult life, I was fortunate to meet and marry the perfect man. He is everything I dreamed of and more. We are blessed with a daughter, who is now doing well at a prestigious university. Our now-empty nest has been nice and intimate. I was a stay-at-home mom during our ...

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American Legion meets RAPID RIVER — The Rapid River American Legion meets the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. The next meeting is March 7. Comedy Club for kids today in Gladstone GLADSTONE — All area middle schoolers, age 12-14, are welcome to join Comedy Club. The group ...

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Holy Name Catholic School to welcome Matt Fradd

ESCANABA — Holy Name Catholic School (HNCS) is pleased to announce that Matt Fradd will be coming to Escanaba on March 2 and 3. Fradd is a nationally-recognized speaker on chastity. A $2,650 grant from the Legacy of Faith Foundation, along with a $1,000 donation from Skerbeck Entertainment ...

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An ice covered Ford River trapped a large tractor of the Denison Construction Co., out of Munising in 1957. The ice gave way and the heavy equipment settled to the bottom in about four feet of water. At the time, the contractor was at work on the new 120-foot bridge spanning Ford River, which is one and a half miles north of Hyde. The bridge was finished the following spring and the total cost of the project was $60,000.

Remember When

Daily Press photo An ice covered Ford River trapped a large tractor of the Denison Construction Co., out of Munising in 1957. The ice gave way and the heavy equipment settled to the bottom in about four feet of water. At the time, the contractor was at work on the new 120-foot bridge ...

Pattern of lying makes it hard to know

Dear Annie: I met and married a wonderful man 23 years ago. I found out his family has a history of lying and manipulation. One of his sisters goes beyond that. She decided days before our wedding to reveal that she was abused when she was a teenager. Over the years, she has been caught in lies ...

Don’t mangle the voice message

Dear Readers: Sorry, what number did you leave on my voicemail? Here’s the Heloise Hint when leaving a voice message on a recorded phone line (could be landline or cellphone): Speak clearly, slowly and succinctly. State your name and call-back number at the beginning of your message and ...