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‘End The Silence’ walk/run remembers brothers

July 30, 2015 ESCANABA – End The Silence, a Depression Awareness and Suicide Prevention Walk, is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 12 at the Ludington Park Pavilion in Escanaba. more »»


July 30, 2015 WAGNER — Kelsey and Ashley (Miron) Wagner of Pound, Wis. announce the birth of their daughter, Vada Jane, born at St. Vincent Hospital, Green Bay, Wis. more »»


July 30, 2015 Used book sale set for Saturday ESCANABA — The League of Women Voters of Delta County holds its used book, video and CD sale on Saturday, August 1, 10 a.m. to 4 p.. more »»

Fed-up daughter wants to un-friend mother

July 30, 2015 Dear Annie: Yesterday, I had an argument with my 85-year-old mothe. more »»

Escanaba woman reaches century mark

July 29, 2015 ESCANABA — Friends and family gathered at Northwoods Place in Escanaba on Monday, July 27 to celebrate the 100th birthday of Sylvia (Maki) Morrison, a Northwoods resident. more »»

Tootsie Roll Drive helps local charities

July 29, 2015 Courtesy photo The Knights of Columbus Council 640 of Escanaba recently distributed funds from its annual Michigan “Tootsie Roll Drive.” Each organization received a check for $474. more »»

Kiwanis celebrates 100 years of service

July 29, 2015 ESCANABA— Kiwanis members view their role within their respective communities with a great deal of foresight. more »»


July 29, 2015 AAUW gathers in Ludington Park ESCANABA — The Escanaba Area Branch of AAUW will continue its summer calendar schedule with a gathering in the park on Aug. 5, at 6:30 p.m. more »»

Man wonders should he have told about cheating husband

July 29, 2015 Dear Annie: My wife and I were married in a double wedding with her sister. Two years later, my new brother-in-law began boasting to me of his philandering. more »»

Veterans retreat receives Chris Kyle grant

July 28, 2015 TROUT LAKE, Mich. — The American Legion Wilwin Lodge Veterans Retreat recently received a $10,000 grant from the Chris Kyle Frog Foundation in remembrance of his birthday. more »»

Remember when?

July 28, 2015 Courtesy photo In by-gone years, the device pictured at right was used for more than just holding flowers. The cream separator used centrifugal force to process raw milk into cream and skimmed mil. more »»


July 28, 2015 DAR hosts August meeting MARQUETTE — The members of the Onagomingwkway Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution meets on Saturday, August 1 from noon - 2 p.m.. more »»

Small role for children may assuage mother-in-law

July 28, 2015 Dear Annie: My daughter is getting married in two weeks. My 80-year-old mother-in-law is unable to attend, but she called us with a request. more »»

Outdoor weddings proving more popular than ever despite drawbacks

July 28, 2015 DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — Before getting married earlier this month, Asbury, Iowa, residents Craig and Christina Krausman made a deal: They weren’t going to look at the local weather forecast in the week... more »»

Gay weddings prompt discussion, dissension in churches

July 28, 2015 DETROIT (AP) — After the Supreme Court’s landmark decision upholding marriage equality in all 50 states, many churches are figuring out how — or even if — they will proceed with same-sex weddings. more »»

Esky 35th reunion brings 50 to town

July 27, 2015 Courtesy photo The Escanaba High School class of 1980 held their 35th class reunion the weekend of July 11. more »»

Sons of the American Legion donate to raptor rehab

July 27, 2015 GLADSTONE — The Gladstone August Mattson Squad #71 of the Sons of the American Legion has made a $200 donation to the U.P. Raptor Rehabilitation center in Gladstone. more »»


July 27, 2015 Locals graduate at Lawrence Tech SOUTHFIELD,Mich. more »»


July 27, 2015 Bookmobile schedules stops for August The Menominee County Bookmobile is making the following stops for the month of August. more »»

In the bag, then in the trash

July 27, 2015 In the bag, then in the trash Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about disposing of dog waste: “I frequent several parks. Many provide bags to dispose of dog waste. more »»

Reader should talk about friendship maintenance

July 27, 2015 Dear Annie: How do you cope with a friendship where the person stays connected just enough to continually remind you of how unimportant you are? I have a friend with whom I was once quite cl. more »»



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