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NARFE Chapter 1900 September meeting MARQUETTE — Members of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Chapter 1900 will hear a presentation about hospice care at their next regular meeting at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 25. Roxanne Filizetti, RN, CNRN, clinical director ...

Mother’s boyfriend mocking family, causing rift

Dear Annie: My 81-year-old mother lives in Florida with her same-age boyfriend of 10 years in a 55-plus community, which requires residents to maintain the interior and exterior of their home. I live in Ohio and fly down periodically to maintain this property. I also stay there. My last ...

The Menominee River Chorus ­prepares for 19th Annual Show

MENOMINEE — The Menominee River Chorus, under the direction of Ed Boehm, will present its 19th annual show, “The Doctor is In” Saturday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. at Blesch Auditorium in Menominee. The show is a musical comedy showcasing numerous amusing events that occur to the staff and ...

Beethoven and Banjos to feature Premos

AMASA, Mich. — The Beethoven and Banjos fifth annual music festival will take place during the first week of October. Since the first year, it has drawn together folk and classical music and musicians from around the country and world. Brother and sister Evan and Laurel Premo grew up in the ...

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Ammel – Shoemaker

ROYAL OAK, Mich. — Katie Lee Ammel and Owen Robert Shoemaker, along with their parents, would like to announce their engagement. Katie is the daughter of Steve and Brenda Ammel of Escanaba. Owen is the son of Rob and Angie Shoemaker of Ortonville, Mich. Katie graduated from Michigan State ...

Delvaux – Hussain

ORLANDO, Fla. — Nikki Delvaux and Jawad Hussain have announced their engagement. Nikki is the daughter of Clinton and Mary Jo Delvaux of Escanaba, and Jawad is the son of Irshad and Rana Husain of Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. The couple resides in Orlando, Fla. Nikki is an office manager ...

Allgeyer – Theuerkauf

WALLACE, Mich. — Karlie Allgeyer and Travis Theuerkauf announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. Karlie is the daughter of Shelley Schomer (Mike Klatt) of Menominee, Mich. and Mark and Amber Allgeyer of Bark River, Mich. She graduated from Menominee High School in 2011 and from ...

Mathias – Berg

WILSON — Brooke Elizabeth Mathias and Austin Christopher Berg announce their engagement. Brooke is the daughter of John and Nicole Mathias of Wilson and Austin is the son of Christopher and Heidi Berg of Bark River. Brooke is a graduate of St. Norbert College in 2019, with a Bachelor of ...

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Gills celebrate 60 years of marriage

ESCANABA — On Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, Roman and Gayle (Ramseth) Gill of Escanaba celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary, gathering with friends and family at the same church, St. Joseph’s of Perkins, on the same date and time as their wedding day of 1959. A Mass of Thanksgiving was ...

Tourangeaus celebrate 70 years of marriage

GLADSTONE — Escanaba Township (Flat Rock) residents Eugene and Lorraine (Roberts) Tourangeau recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. They were married at Holy Family Church in Flat Rock on July 30, 1949. Both Eugene and Lorraine are wonderful examples to their whole family in ...

Stenbergs celebrate 50 years of marriage

STENBERG — Carl and Therese Stenberg of Bark River celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 30 at the Island Resort and Casino Convention Center. The former Therese W. DeGroot married Carl J. Stenberg on June 28, 1969 at St. Joseph Church in Northland, Mich. Carl was owner of and ...

Dishnos celebrate 50 years of marriage

ESCANABA — Christine and Jerry Dishno of Escanaba are celebrating their golden 50th wedding anniversary on July 26. The former Christine Olson married Jerry Dishno in 1969 at St. Thomas Church in Escanaba. The couple will be celebrating their anniversary with a dinner and family. Jerry ...

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Kleiman – Schumacher

DE PERE, Wis. — Lauren Kleiman became the bride of Christopher (Bo) Schumacher on Aug. 10, 2019 at St. Matthew Catholic Community in Green Bay, Wis., with the Very Reverend James T. Baraniak officiating. Following the ceremony, the couple and their families welcomed family and friends at a ...

Ostrenga – Sprague

ESCANABA — Stephanie Ostrenga became the bride of Aaron Sprague during a 12 p.m. ceremony performed by Fr. Eric Olson at St. Joseph and St. Patrick Parish on May 4. Stephanie’s parents are Steve and Caralee Ostrenga of Escanaba, and Aaron’s parents are Richard and Lorene Sprague of ...

Beversluis – Saran

BEVERSLUIS-SARAN — Erica Beversluis, of Escanaba, married Vipul Saran, of Dayalpuri, Muzaffar Nagar, India, on Feb. 18, 2019. Erica is the daughter of Mr. Jonas and Mrs. Vina Beversluis and is the eldest of five siblings, Lauren, Cameron, Hannah and Carter Beversluis. Vipul is the son of Mr. ...

Dagenais – Gendron

GENDRON — Kevin Gendron married his highchool sweetheart Jalyn Dagenais during a 5 p.m. ceremony on the beach in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic on Jan. 29. The ceremony was performed by the groom’s stepfather, Bill Draze. Jalyn is the daughter of Mike and Lisa Dagenais of Escanaba. Kevin ...

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Myles Jonathan

MURRAY — Escanaba residents Jeffrey Murray and Rebecca Nails welcomed a son, born at Dickinson County Hospital on Sept. 3. at 8:49 a.m. Myles Jonathan weighed in at 7 pounds, 1 ounces and was 19.5 inches long at birth. The baby joins big brother Liam in the family. Mary and Bruce Nail and ...

Laney Clare

HANSON — Walter and Sarah (Swanson) Hanson of Trout Lake welcomed a daughter on Aug. 12. Laney Clare was delivered at War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., weighing 7 pounds, 13 ounces, and measured 20 inches long. Laney’s grandparents are Tony and Annette Brousseau and Pete ...

Quinn Alise

RANKIN — Quinn Alise Rankin was born June 22, 2019 at 4:09 p.m. at ThedaCare Appleton Hospital in Appleton, Wis. to Landon and Brooke (Nolde) Rankin, formerly of Escanaba. Quinn weighed 6 pounds 5 ounces and was 19 inches long at birth. Her grandparents are Toni Charbonneau, formerly of ...

Cadence Marie

MAROHNIC — An infant girl, Cadence Marie, was born to Ryan Marohnic and Karen Benn on Aug. 28, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. Cadence arrived at 8:24 a.m., weighing 6 pounds, 15.6 ounces and was 17.5 inches in length at birth. She joins two sisters Daenerys and Winter in the family 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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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 ...

Regional concerts

Green Bay, Wis. RESCH CENTER (www.reschcenter.com) Oct. 19, 2018 — Lynyrd Skynyrd with The Marshall Tucker Band 7 p.m. MEYER THEATRE (www.meyertheatre.org) Oct. 18, 2018 — Tracy Lawrence at 8 p.m. WEIDNER CENTER (www.weidnercenter.com) Nothing scheduled at this ...

Golden Age of Album Covers exhibit coming to Bonifas

ESCANABA — Art and music collide with the Bonifas Arts Center’s newest exhibit, the “Golden Age of Album Covers.” The exhibit will be on display through Wednesday, Oct. 24 in the Alice Powers Gallery and is an amazing collection of 80 iconic album covers. The covers show how original ...

Casino Shows

Island Resort & Casino, Harris (1-877-ISL-SHOW) Comedy acts at 7 p.m. Club Four One Nightclub. Headlining at the Island Showroom Stage: 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. ...

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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 ...

Cancer from cellphones? New studies say no

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two government studies that bombarded rats and mice with cellphone radiation found a weak link to some heart tumors, but scientists and federal regulators say don’t worry — it is safe to use your device. They still do. Previous studies of cellphone users had found ...