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Endowment attains milestone

December 8, 2014 MARQUETTE — In 2014, the Endowment Foundation of the Diocese of Marquette (better known as “Legacy of Faith Endowment”) surpassed the $2 million mark in grant distributions. more »»

Briefs

December 8, 2014 Post 71 Auxiliary and Legion Sons to meet GLADSTONE — American Legion Post 71 Auxiliary will meet Thursday, Dec. 11, at 6 p.m. at the Legion Hall. more »»

Family urged not to ostracize ‘difficult’ uncle

December 8, 2014 Dear Annie: My 88-year-old uncle is mentally ill. He is paranoid and suffers from extreme anxiety. He has refused mental help for years. more »»

Golden ‘K’ Kiwanians share with others

December 6, 2014 When Major Ralph Hanson of the Escanaba Salvation Army, at right, was the guest speaker at Golden “K” Kiwanis Club in November, he listed the various services performed and the many needs of the... more »»

BR-H students visit Sky-Lab plantarium

December 6, 2014 Courtesy photo All the students at Bark River-Harris Elementary School in grades kindergarten through sixth-grade were recently able to visit the StarLab, a mobile planetarium. more »»

Kidspeak

December 6, 2014 Dorothy McKnight asked Cameron kindergartners: “If you had $1 million to buy your mom and dad a Christmas present, what would you get them?”... more »»

Foster Grandparents pack Christmas Child shoeboxes

December 6, 2014 MANISTIQUE — Volunteers with the Schoolcraft County Foster Grandparent Program packed eight shoeboxes as part of the 2014 Operation Christmas Child campaign. more »»

Briefs

December 6, 2014 Santka Lucia program at Zion Lutheran MANISTIQUE — Advent is here and the Sankta Lucia Committee at Zion Lutheran Church, 435 Oak Street in Manistique, is busy making plans for their annual... more »»

Car Club donation boosts IXL Museum

December 6, 2014 HERMANSVILLE — The IXL Historical Museum recently held its monthly meeting and Scott and Connie Lindstrom presented a check from the Hermansville Car Club to the museum for the use of museum grounds... more »»

Readers respond to concerns of short teenage boy

December 6, 2014 Dear Annie: You gave great advice to “Too Small,” the teenage boy who is worried that his short stature means he will never have a girlfriend. more »»

Births

December 6, 2014 STRASESKE — A son, Colten Jon, was born to Tony and Katie Straseske of Oconomowoc, Wis., on Nov. 11 at 9:27 pm. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounces, and was 20 inches long at birth. more »»

Holy Name students make Saint cutouts

December 5, 2014 Courtesy photo Holy Name Catholic School second grade students paused for a picture during their celebration of All Saints Day recentl. more »»

The new ‘Little Free Library’ in the country

December 5, 2014 ESCANABA - The snowy road to Cornell has a new welcoming stopping place. When County Road 426 is ice covered and County Road 523 is snow drifted, there are only two things you can do. more »»

Briefs

December 5, 2014 EHS Bowling teams to conduct fund-raiser ESCANABA — A can drive is being held on Sunday, Dec. 7, at Super One Foods from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. more »»

Young teen harassed over atheistic beliefs

December 5, 2014 Dear Annie: I am a middle school student, and one of my friends is depressed. more »»

Kiwanis Club fund-raiser offers caramel apples in exchange for iPads

December 4, 2014 Courtesy photos The Gladstone Kiwanis was selling Sayklly’s Caramel Apples at all the Gladstone Braves Varsity football games for the past year. more »»

Tickets on sale for Santa Lunch

December 4, 2014 ESCANABA — The Escanaba Area AAUW annual “Lunch with Santa” will be held at the Central United Methodist Church at 11 a.m. Saturday. more »»

Schools

December 4, 2014 Schumann performs at Percussive Convention APPLETON, Wis. more »»

Briefs

December 4, 2014 AMVETS to host Friday night dance ESCANABA — “Cedar Creek Country Band” is scheduled to perform live at the Amvets hall from 7-11 p.m., Friday, Dec. 5. A $4 donation will be accepted at the door. more »»

Daughter demands to attend expensive college

December 4, 2014 Dear Annie: I have been married for 28 years to a hardworking man. We have one teenage daughter. “Kara” is very smart, and my husband spoils her rotte. more »»

 
 
 

 

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