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Remember when?

Daily Press photo The Gladstone Redskins, were undefeated in nine straight starts for the season in 1958. Pictured in the front row, from left, are J.C. Miller, Glenn Haglund, Gordon Goodman, Wayne Marmalick, Gordy Nevala, Charley Camps, Bob Corriveau, Manager Leroy Hamilton. At back are, ...

How young is too young to pump gasoline?

Dear Heloise: Is there a law against a young child PUMPING GAS at the self-service island? — A Reader in Pennsylvania There's no law against it, but it's not a good idea. Having a child "help" by pumping gas can cause a multitude of problems. Kids' lungs aren't fully developed, and ...

Learning in the kitchen starts with breakfast

Sometimes making breakfast is the last thing you want to do, but families can teach children to make toast with many toppers nutritionists urge. Good toast begins with a nutritious bread, like 100 percent whole wheat or multigrain bread already sliced for safety. They have about 50 calories ...

Regret or blessing: Readers weigh in on children

Dear Readers: I am always fascinated to hear diametrically opposed yet equally valid viewpoints. Such was the case with the following two letters, which both appeared in my inbox on the same day in response to "Undecided in Ohio," who isn't sure whether she wants kids. Read on. Dear Annie: I ...

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Salvation Army Harvest Auction tomorrow ESCANABA — The Salvation Army Home League (Women’s Ministries Group) will be holding their annual Harvest Auction on Wednesday, Sept. 5. Supper will be served beginning at 6 p.m. for a small fee. The auction will begin at 7 p.m. and items will be ...

Class of 1963 holds 55th reunion

Courtesy photo The Escanaba Class of 1963 celebrated their 55th class reunion Aug. 7-8. Kneeling left to right in the front row are Richard Anderson, Jim Ward, Betsy Haddock, Ralph Johnson, Gordon Fox, Phil D’Ambrosio, Mike Davis and Tom McKie. Standing, from left to right, are Linda ...

What to say when a loved one is ­affected by postpartum depression

NEW YORK (AP) — Gwyneth Paltrow, Chrissy Teigen, Adele: The charge to destigmatize postpartum depression has never before had so many high-profile sufferers willing to share their stories. Add Serena Williams to the list. The 23-time Grand Slam champion playing in the U.S. Open took to ...

What to do when the kids just won’t listen

Dear Annie: My husband and I have four young children. Generally, our children are well-behaved; however, sometimes they don't listen to me or my husband. It is incredibly frustrating for us, and we both lose our patience quickly with them. When this happens, we find that they start playing off ...

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Artist lecture series continues Sept. 20 ESCANABA — The East Ludington Gallery, 1007 Ludington St. Escanaba, is having a lecture series with speakers presenting on the on third Thursday of every month. This month’s lecture will be Beth Cox presenting “How Glass Paper Weights are ...

Johnsons leave life insurance to Bonifas

ESCANABA — Harold and Nina Johnson are two local residents who’ve decided to become benefactors of the Bonifas Arts Center. Recently, they visited the Bonifas Powers Gallery to view the Manoogian Art Collection, and now they are encouraging others to visit and support their local arts ...

From diaries to the coolest dogs in town

Dear Heloise: Please let your readers know that before they throw away OLD LETTERS AND DIARIES, they should give them to their grandchildren. I'm the genealogist in my family, and these types of items are precious to us. — Rita T., Kingwood, Texas This would be a fun end-of-summer project ...

Brother living life at arm’s length is hurting Mom

Dear Annie: I have a problem with my brother, "Josh." Josh seems to want to cut me and our mom out of his life. I'm indifferent to how much contact I have with my brother, but Mom is not. Josh is having surgery in a few days, and though he didn't directly state it, it's clear that he would ...

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American Legion ­meeting set for Sept. 9 GLADSTONE — American Legion Post 71, located at 802 Delta Ave. in Gladstone, will hold its regular meeting Sept. 4 at 7 p.m. The executive board will meet at 6:15 p.m. Services at Central United Methodist ESCANABA — Sunday worship at Central ...

Labor Day bridges summer to fall

ESCANABA — What would Labor Day weekend be to us Michiganders without thinking about bridges? The famous Mackinac Bridge walk event is nearly 60 years old! Over 25,000 people take part in this high-water hike every year. Similar bridge walks on a smaller scale have taken place on the ...

A DWI can hinder travel by airplane

Dear Heloise: If you want to extend the life of your CELLPHONE BATTERY, try these hints: * Be sure to charge the battery fully before first use. * Turn your phone off if you won't be using it for several hours. Sounds like a no-brainer, but many people forget. * Do NOT let the battery ...

Exasperated by elusive expiration dates

Dear Annie: OK, I realize there are innumerable insurmountable, earth-shaking universal problems in our world. This is definitely a "First World problem," but it is one that could be easily fixed. Could manufacturers please mark their food products with expiration dates that are easy to ...

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Escanaba River Legion meeting set for Sept. 5 FLAT ROCK — The regular monthly meeting of the Escanaba River American Legion Post 115 and the auxiliary will be held at the Escanaba Township Hall at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 5. Right to Life to meet ESCANABA — Right to Life of Delta ...

Amvets Post 123 recognizes 2018 officers

Courtesy photo Escanaba Amvets Post 123’s officers for 2018 pause for a photo. Pictured from left are Wally Godlewski, provost marshall; Mark List, first vice commander/finance officer; John Anderson, adjutant; Dean Warner, commander; Tony Caron, second vice commander; and O'Neill King, ...

Bookmobile schedules stops for September

MENOMINEE — The Menominee County Bookmobile will be making the following stops for the month of September: Tuesday, Sept. 4 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Carney-Nadeau School Thursday, Sept. 6 11 to 11:30 a.m. (CST) County Road 557 community stop, John Blahnik home 12:45 to 1:15 p.m. Char ...

Tips for softer underwear and healthier nails

Dear Heloise: I purchased a package of 100 percent cotton underwear. I noticed the label said "Do not use FABRIC SOFTENER." Who wants scratchy underwear? Why is this, and how does it hurt the garment if used? — Mary in Ohio Hey, Mary! Such a curiosity, huh? There is a valid reason ...