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Vietnam vet is February Veteran of the Month

January 31, 2015 RAPID RIVER — Vietnam War veteran Robert Lewis Maki will be honored during a Veteran of the Month ceremony Tuesday at the Walter W. Cole American Legion Post 301 of Rapid River. more »»

 
 
 
Bay College announces names of fall graduates

January 31, 2015 ESCANABA — Bay de Noc Community College announces the names of students who completed all of the requirements for an Associate Degree or Certificate during the Fall Semester. more »»

Nominations sought for Veteran of the Month

January 31, 2015 RAPID RIVER — Nominations are being sought for the Veteran of the Month program sponsored by Rapid River Legion Post 301. Program chairman, Dan Duncan, is seeking names for future honorees. more »»

Red Buck Cub Scouts donate canned items to Salvation Army

January 31, 2015 RAPID RIVER — The Red Buck Sub-District Cub-O-Ree was held recently out at the Rapid River Stockyards. Nearly 60 Cub Scouts and Webelos Scouts participated in the outdoor winter fun day. more »»

Kidspeak

January 31, 2015 Dorothy McKnight asked local sixth-graders: “What do you think is the most dangerous career and what makes it so dangerous?”... more »»

Trappers Workshop set for Feb. 7 in Hermansville

January 31, 2015 HERMANSVILLE — Maybe your son or daughter (or grandkids) are interested in hunting, fishing, or trapping, but you have never done any of these things. more »»

Com. Brian Aker is Navy retiree

January 31, 2015 SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Commander Brian M. Aker has retired from the United States Navy. more »»

Births

January 31, 2015 VANEFFEN — Matt and Sarah (Lund) VanEffen of De Pere, Wis. welcomed the birth of twins, Henry Kenneth and Hadley Kristin, born on Jan. 9 at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay, Wis. more »»

Briefs

January 31, 2015 Elks Auxiliary plans dinner meeting ESCANABA — The next meeting of the Elks Auxiliary will take place Thursday, Feb. 5. Dinner is scheduled for 7 p.m., followed by the meeting. more »»

Man feels mom’s new relationship is a mistake

January 31, 2015 Dear Annie: My recently widowed 74-year-old mother is now dating. She met “Paul” less than a year ago and is already talking about marrying him. more »»

SHF presents health department with Breast Health Fund proceeds

January 30, 2015 Courtesy photo During October, the Superior Health Foundation held its annual fundraiser to raise money for the SHF Breast Health Fund, which provides charitable funding to pay for unreimbursed or... more »»

City Slicker Cottontail vs Country Bunny

January 30, 2015 ESCANABA — At the break of dawn on a cold winter’s morning, little feet scamper home. Tiny footprints dot the town. Little feet have been everywher. more »»

Schools

January 30, 2015 UW-Stevens Point honors undergraduates STEVENS POINT, Wis. more »»

Presbyterians to conduct ‘Souper Bowl Sunday’ collection

January 30, 2015 ESCANABA — Once again the First Presbyterian Church in Escanaba will be holding its annual Souper Bowl of Caring food collection on Super Bowl Sunday. more »»

Briefs

January 30, 2015 Volunteers needed for MADD programs ESCANABA — Volunteers are the heart and soul of MADD. more »»

Should teenage boy be sleeping with gramma?

January 30, 2015 Dear Annie: Over the holidays, I stayed at my cousin’s home. My cousin has two children, a daughter and a son. The son is 14 years old. more »»

Three local 12th-graders advance to state AAUW speech competition

January 29, 2015 GLADSTONE — Iris Robare, a 12th-grade student at Gladstone High School, has been selected as the First Place Winner in the second annual “Speech Trek” — The M. Jean Jokipii Memorial Speech Contest. more »»

Red Buck District Klondike Derby set for Saturday

January 29, 2015 RAPID RIVER — Scouts from across the Upper Peninsula will converge up at the head of the Grand Island Trail north of Rapid Rive. more »»

Thomas Theatre Group announces special showings for special people

January 29, 2015 QUINNESEC — Thomas Theatre Group is pleased to announce that we will be once again offering, Special Showings for Special People, a program designed to be inclusive of families and individuals with... more »»

Briefs

January 29, 2015 Sunday Breakfast at St. Thomas Parish ESCANABA — Breakfast will be served at St. Thomas Parish on Sunday, Feb. 1, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. more »»

Granddaughter disrespects gramma’s generosity

January 29, 2015 Dear Annie: Last summer, my 19-year-old college student granddaughter asked to rent my basement bedroom, with its own bathroom and access to my laundry room. more »»

 
 
 

 

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