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Cedar Creek Country Band performs Friday ESCANABA —The Cedar Creek Country Band is scheduled to perform live this Friday, April 7 at the AMVETS Hall in Escanaba from 7 to 11 p.m. A $5 donation will be accepted at the door. Delta Coin Club seeks coin enthusiasts GLADSTONE — The next ...

Local graduates of Central Michigan

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. — Central Michigan University (CMU) announced the December 2016 graduates. Local students included: Kimberlee Rudden from Escanaba, Jason Thompson from Gladstone, Hannah Wickman from Gladstone, and Elizabeth LaChapelle of Rock.

Bobby Rose named to president’s list at UNWO

LIMA, Ohio — The University of Northwestern Ohio in Lima, Ohio is proud to acknowledge Robert (Bobby) S. Rose has been named to the president’s list for the winter quarter. Students must receive a grade point average of 4.0 to be named to the president’s list. A senior majoring in ...

Mom depressed over family rejection

Dear Annie: A few years ago, my son “Bill” and his family moved to a new state. They left me behind with no family or friends because they chose my ex over me (because I’m disabled and they needed someone to help with the kids while they were at work). It broke my heart, to the point that ...

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Veterans Council to hold meeting April 12 ESCANABA — Delta County Veterans Council will hold its next regular meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, at the Purple Heart Building, 1202 Sheridan Rd. For more information, contact Rene at 789-1059. Line Dancing at the senior ...

The rich, full life of Alice Bottea-Paul

ESCANABA — Your arms now hold the person who once held you. Your hands now lift the person who once helped to raise you up. Your legs now steady the person who taught you to walk. You now dry the tears and comfort the one whom once comforted you. You now feed the person who once fed ...

Dealing with a polarized political climate

Dear Annie: I need a pep talk, and I imagine millions of others do, too. I am an informed and involved citizen, and I care passionately about this country. I’m glad to call it my home. But lately, with the polarized political climate, I’ve been coming to blows (not literally) with ...

Alone with your coffee

Dear Readers: My mother, the original Heloise (1919-1977), was a passionate activist for homemakers and heads of households everywhere. From one of her books, “Heloise All Around the House,” here is a hint. Change your perspective on your morning routine, and you won’t get so ...

Giving picture books is good idea

GTT — Great books with no or few words and beautiful illustrations are fantastic for building vocabulary, love of books, writing, and drawing skills. This is not too much praise especially if they are Caldecott Award winners for illustrations. The 2017 Caldecott Medal winner is "Radiant ...

Wedding gown price is not so nice

Dear Readers: Today’s sound off is about costly wedding gowns: “Dear Heloise: Why are so many wedding gowns so expensive? I went with my daughter to shop for her gown and was completely shocked. The average gown we looked at was between $3,000 and $6,000! While the dresses were beautiful, ...

Ambivalent about abusive husband

Dear Annie: My husband and I recently put our house on the market and moved to a Southern state to spend our retirement there. I am 64, and he is 73. It is my second marriage and his third. The house went under contract, and I went north to clean up and sell everything. He stayed home with the ...

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Democratic Party holds meeting 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. Comedy Club for kids on ...

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Holy Name Catholic School’s Science Olympiad team members include: front row, left, Stephen Weinert, Jonathan Weinert, Ariella Murray, Ava Burrows, and Lisette LaFave; second row, left, HNCS Middle School Science Teacher Ms. Amy Chartier, Braden Beauchamp, Joey Kositzky, TJ Nault, and Caleb Ouwinga; third row, left Cierra Scott, Allison Korpi, and Morgan Gartland; and  back row, left, Grace Sviland, Tony Liss, Adam Willette and Eastin Young.

Holy Name Catholic School students win at NMU’s Science Olympiad

ESCANABA — Thanks to OSF HealthCare and Northern Machining and Repair, Inc., Holy Name Catholic School (HNCS) students were able to participate in the annual Science Olympiad regional competition at the Seaborg Science Complex on the campus of Northern Michigan University on Saturday, March ...

Lester starred in “Doubt, A Parable” at Central Michigan University

MT. PLEASANT, Mich. — Jordan Lester of Garden, starred in “Doubt, A Parable” at Central Michigan University (CMU). “Doubt, A Parable,” focuses on the relationship between Father Flynn, a beloved priest at the fictional St. Nicholas Church School, and the school’s conservative ...

Dirty dish dilemma between roommates

Dear Annie: I’m in my late 20s, and I live with three roommates. We were friends before moving in together — and we still are, although I’m concerned about what may happen in that respect. Lately, we’ve been having some roommate drama, and I’m hoping to defuse the situation. The ...

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Public Health clinics set for April 3-7 ESCANABA — The Escanaba health clinic schedule for Public Health Delta Menominee Counties for the week of April 3-7 includes: Monday — WIC Tuesday — Late Night Family Planning; Late Night Immunizations Wednesday — Late Night WIC; Family ...