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How to help loved ones deal with debt

Juan Pinon, an electrical engineer in McAllen, Texas, struggled with credit card debt for years. It wasn’t until he confided in his sister that he began to turn things around. “It just so happened that one day I opened up to my sister, and she confessed to me that she had debt issues and ...

Boyfriend wants a new space to work — without her

Dear Annie: When COVID hit, my boyfriend and I — who already lived together — began spending every waking minute together, as we were both working from home. I honestly loved it. I never get tired of him. For the past two years, I love that we have been able to eat lunch together every day, ...

The challenges and rewards of practicing spontaneity

I am a creature of habit. The intricate details of my school year routine have not changed since I first came to Northern Michigan University in 2020. While the shift in class times from semester to semester surely switches things up, every other aspect of my life has stayed the same since I ...

Briefs

Gladstone smear league to start season Oct. 6 GLADSTONE — The Gladstone Area Smear League, formerly the All Saints Smear League, will begin a new season Thursday, Oct. 6 at 6:30 p.m. The smear card league will play all of its games at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 715 Delta Ave. in ...

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Peterson – Arquette

ESCANABA —Scott and Linda Peterson, of Escanaba, and Robert and Laura Arquette of Taylor, Mich. are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Aubree Peterson and Steven Arquette. Aubree is a 2014 graduate of Escanaba High School and a 2020 graduate of Central Michigan ...

Laviolette – Trenz

ST. LOUIS – Together with their families, Madeline Laviolette and Ryan Trenz are happy to announce their engagement. Madeline is the daughter of Scott and Linda Laviolette of Bark River, Mich. Ryan is the son of Steve and Sharon Trenz of St. Louis, Mo. Madeline is a 2010 graduate of ...

Madeline Laviolette and Ryan Trenz

ST. LOUIS – Together with their families, Madeline Laviolette and Ryan Trenz are happy to announce their engagement. Madeline is the daughter of Scott and Linda Laviolette of Bark River, Mich. Ryan is the son of Steve and Sharon Trenz of St. Louis, Mo. Madeline is a 2010 graduate of Escanaba ...

Engagement

DAGGETT/CRYSTAL FALLS - Grace Elizabeth Farnsworth of Daggett and Matthew William Bowser of Crystal Falls are engaged to be Married. Grace is a 2021 graduate of Bay College where she earned her Associate Degree in Nursing and is currently employed as a Registered Nurse at Advocate Aurora Bay ...

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LaMarchs celebrate their 60th anniversary

ESCANABA — William (“Bill”) and Janet (Bink) LaMarch will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on August 11, 2022. Bill and Jan were born and raised in Escanaba. After a move to California while Bill was stationed with the Marines, they moved back to Escanaba, where they raised ...

Bensons celebrate 60th anniversary

GLADSTONE — Bill and Shirley (Johnson) Benson celebrated 60 years of marriage recently. Bill and Shirley (Johnson) Benson were married on July 6, 1962 at the Bethany Lutheran Church in Escanaba. Bill and Shirley celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a small gathering with family. ...

Nivisons celebrate 70 years of marriage

GLADSTONE — David and Mya Nivison married at the First Lutheran Church on June 21, 1952. Their attendants were friends James Peoples and Dolly (Bunno) Nieuwenkamp. David and Mya celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on June 18, 2022, at the Gladstone Yacht Club with friends and ...

Dutkavichs celebrate 50 years of marriage

ESCANABA — LaVern and Marilyn (Winkler) Dutkavich were married 50 years ago on April 15, 1972, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Yale, Mich. They celebrated their 50 Anniversary with Mass and a renewal of their vows, by Father Fran DeGroot, at St. Anne Catholic Church in Escanaba on May 21, ...

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Bower – Bintner

ESCANABA — Jennifer Bower became the bride of Jon Bintner during a 1 p.m. ceremony at St Joes and St. Patricks Catholic Church in Escanaba on June 11, 2022. A reception was held after at the Bark river Senior Center. Jennifer’s parents are Ken and Marcia Bower and Jon’s parents are Mike ...

Bower – Bitner

ESCANABA — Jennifer Bower became the bride of Jon Bintner during a 1 p.m. ceremony at St Joes and St. Patricks Catholic Church in Escanaba on June 11, 2022. A reception was held after at the Bark river Senior Center. Jennifer’s parents are Ken and Marcia Bower and Jon’s parents are Mike ...

Kaylin (Johnson) and Bradley Vandermissen

ESCANABA — Bradley Vandermissen and Kaylin Johnson were united in marriage on June 18, 2022, at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Escanaba with Pastor Paul Kelto officiating. Bradley is the son of Greg and Laura Vandermissen, of Gladstone, and Kaylin is the daughter of Erik and Diane Johnson, ...

Wedding Announcement

Mahovetz - Myers Huron, Ohio - In a small ceremony with immediate family, Lindsay Mahovetz and Travis Myers were married July 10, 2021 in Huron, Ohio. Lindsay is the daughter of Francis and Andrea Mahovetz of Perth Amboy, NJ and Deborah Mahovetz of North Brunswick, NJ. Travis is the son of ...

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Hudson Gene

BAILEY — Gladstone residents, Autumn (Lowery) and Avery Bailey, welcomed a son, Hudson Gene, born at OSF St. Francis Hospital on Sept. 6 at 3:37 p.m. Hudson weighed in at 6 pounds, 1.5 ounces, and was 20 inches long at birth. This is the couples first child. Hudson’s grandparents are ...

Everly Jean

COOPER — An infant girl, Everly Jean, was born to Chasity Brown and Isaac Cooper of Escanaba on Aug. 29, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. Everly arrived at 1:14 a.m., weighing 8 pounds, 9.1 ounces and was 19 inches in length at birth. Everly’s grandparents are Amber Morreau, Patrick Helgemo, ...

Kora Lynn

HUNTER — An infant girl, Kora Lynn, was born to Kelsey Spriks and Kyle Hunter of Escanaba on Sept. 6, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. Kora arrived at 8:33 a.m., weighing 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20.5 inches in length at birth. She joins a big sister, Josie, and big brother, Jason, who are ...

Eliza Mae

LUNDQUIST — An infant girl, Eliza Mae, was born to Nicole Worley and Kyle Lundquist of Gladstone on Sept. 3, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. Eliza arrived at 10:15 p.m., weighing 7 pounds, 5.1 ounces and was 18 inches in length at birth. Eliza Mae joins one sister, Faith, at home. The ...

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Churches announce services

APOSTOLIC PENTECOSTAL FAMILY LIFE CENTER ESCANABA — Sunday worship begins at 10 a.m. Pastor is David Shaffer. The Family Life Center is located at 117 Stephenson Ave. For more information, contact Pastor Shaffer at 789-4314. ASSEMBLY OF GOD NEW LIFE ESCANABA — Sunday service is at ...

Churches announce services

APOSTOLIC PENTECOSTAL FAMILY LIFE CENTER ESCANABA — Sunday worship begins at 10 a.m. Pastor is David Shaffer. The Family Life Center is located at 117 Stephenson Ave. For more information, contact Pastor Shaffer at 789-4314. ASSEMBLY OF GOD NEW LIFE ESCANABA — Sunday service is ...

Churches announce services

APOSTOLIC PENTECOSTAL FAMILY LIFE CENTER ESCANABA — Sunday worship begins at 10 a.m. Pastor is David Shaffer. The Family Life Center is located at 117 Stephenson Ave. For more information, contact Pastor Shaffer at 789-4314. ASSEMBLY OF GOD NEW LIFE ESCANABA — Sunday service is at ...

Churches announce services

APOSTOLIC PENTECOSTAL FAMILY LIFE CENTER ESCANABA — Sunday worship begins at 10 a.m. Pastor is David Shaffer. The Family Life Center is located at 117 Stephenson Ave. For more information, contact Pastor Shaffer at 789-4314. ASSEMBLY OF GOD NEW LIFE ESCANABA — Sunday service is at ...

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Share your good news Share your wedding, engagement, or anniversary celebrations marking 25 years or more. Announcements and photographs may be sent through the Daily Press website by clicking on “submit news.” Announcements may also be emailed to life@dailypress.net. For those who would ...

Better savers spend less money on these 3 things

By Hal M. Bundrick NerdWallet Reducing spending in three common budget categories may significantly boost your ability to save money. And a small mental trick could help you stick to an ongoing savings plan. Those are the findings of two studies investigating the spending habits of better ...

Holding on to a lost cause is causing heartache

Dear Annie: Please help me. I am in my mid-40s and have been with a man for seven and a half years. He has four children who I absolutely adore. His youngest is 12. We started dating when she turned 5. We have had them full time for the past seven years. I have gotten pregnant five times with ...

Casino shows

Island Resort & Casino, Harris (1-877-ISL-SHOW) Sept. 14-15 — Goo Goo Dolls at 8 p.m. Sept. 28-29 — REO Speedwagon at 8 p.m. Oct. 12-13 — Nitty Gritty Dirt Band at 8 p.m. Oct. 26-27 — Eric Burdon and The Animals at 8 p,m, Nov. 9-10 — Engelbert Humperdinck at 8 ...

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Briefs

Rummage and bake sale Sept. 4 in Rock ROCK — The Rock Senior Citizen’s Corporation will be hosting a rummage sale on Saturday, Sept. 4 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Rock Senior Center. The Rock Legion Auxiliary will also be holding a bake sale under the awning outside the Center during ...

Scientists aim at joint injuries that can trigger arthritis

WASHINGTON (AP) — Arthritis isn’t always from the wear and tear of getting older — younger adults too often get it after suffering knee or ankle injuries. Now researchers are hunting a way to stave off the damage, by targeting the little energy factories that power cartilage ...

Insulin quality questions have experts scrambling

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Preliminary research suggesting that some diabetes patients may be injecting medicine that has partially disintegrated is causing concern even as serious questions are raised about the research itself. The study author, a pharmacist, bought vials of insulin at a number ...

Do e-cigarettes help or harm? Report says not clear

WASHINGTON (AP) — Electronic cigarettes could be a boon to public health or a major liability, depending on whether they help Americans quit smoking or encourage more young people to try traditional cigarettes, a new report concludes. The report wrestles with the potential benefits and ...