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Stopping the bullying at child’s soccer camp

Dear Annie: My son is 7 years old and is attending a soccer camp this summer. He is an average player and loves the game, and he has made friends at the camp. The problem is that one of the boys is a bully, and he targets my son all the time, calling him “a bad player” and kicking the ...

Briefs

Blueberry Fest Sunday ISABELLA — The Annual Blueberry Fest will take place Sunday, July 28 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Isabella Community Hall, located on US 2 and Hwy 495. The event will feature blueberry pies and buckles, raffles, music, and a cake walk. The event is open to the public. All ...

Local students graduate from UW-Stevens Point

STEVENS POINT, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point conferred degrees on more than 1,250 graduates during the university’s spring commencement ceremonies on May 18, including many to local students. From Escanaba were: Erica Baker, who received a Bachelor of Science in ...

Remember When?

Photo courtesy the Delta County Historical Society A mother and daughter cross the parking lot of Escanaba’s own Big Boy restaurant, passing by the car-side ordering kiosks as they go. The restaurant was located across from the Upper Peninsula State Fairgrounds. Those with good eyes may be ...

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Nardi – Norscia

DENVER, Colo. — Gianna Kate Nardi and Matthew Anthony Norscia, along with their parents, would like to announce their engagement. Gianna is the daughter of Michael and Kathleen Nardi from Escanaba. Matt is the son of Floyd and Denise Norscia from Livonia, Mich. Gianna attended Michigan State ...

Lanasa – Mehta

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Together with their parents, Jordan Lanasa and Sunit Mehta are happy to announce their engagement to be married on July 27, 2019 in Minneapolis, Minn. Jordan is the daughter of Scott and Dawn Hanson of Escanaba and Matt and Shanon Lanasa of Eden Prairie, Minn. Sunit is ...

Hayward – Cote

WAYNE, Mich — Chrissy Hayward and Adrian Cote are pleased to announce their engagement. Chrissy is the daughter of Kim (Al) Lantagne of Escanaba, and Mike (Sandy) Hayward of Hermansville. Adrian is the son of Cynthia James of Livonia, Mich. and Joe Cote of Novi, Mich. Chrissy is happily ...

Tryan – Poupore

APPLETON, Wis. — Bailey June Tryan and Trevor Beau Poupore, along with their parents, would like to announce their engagement. Bailey is the daughter of Terry Tryan and the late Rickey Tryan from Marquette, Mich. Trevor is the son of Paully Vara and Tim and Barb Poupore from Carney, Mich. ...

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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 ...

Zerbels celebrate 50 years of marriage

ZERBEL — Tom and Chris Zerbel of Escanaba are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on July 12. They were married in 1969 in Battle Creek, Mich. eventually making their way to Escanaba. The couple enjoy traveling between states to visit their three children, five grandchildren, and ...

Gereaus celebrate 50th anniversary

GEREAU — “Aloha” was the greeting to David M. and Judith J. Gereau as they boarded the cruise ship for a fifteen day cruise to Hawaii. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on April 21, 2019. The celebration started in San Francisco with three days of tours and then boarding the ...

DuBois celebrate 60 years of marriage

DUBOIS — The former Anita Motto and Ken DuBois were married May 9, 1959 at St. George Catholic Church in Bark River. Original attendants were Janice Bal, sister of the bride; Barbara Bailey, friend; Deana Kauffman, cousin of the bride; Sherry Hansen, sister of the groom; Glenn Jamar, ...

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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 ...

Anderson – Kobasic

Chris and Kimberly Anderson, along with Claude and Beverly Kobasic, both of Escanaba, are pleased to announce the marriage of their children, Christina Ann Anderson and Nicholas Anthony Kobasic. The couple was united in marriage on Sept. 2, 2018 at Bethany Lutheran Church in Escanaba with Rev. ...

LaCasse – Harrell

BAINBRIDGE, Ga. — Lyndsay LaCasse became the bride of Michael Harrell Jr. during a 2 p.m. elopement ceremony at the county courthouse in Camilla, Ga., on Feb. 14, 2018. Lyndsay's parents are Ralph and Crystal LaCasse of Escanaba, and Michael's parents are father Mike (Kathy) Harrell of ...

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Kayleen Helen

KLEIN — David and Nicole (Betters) Klein of Harris announce the birth of their second daughter. Kayleen Helen was born on July 4 at OSF St. Francis Hospital. She arrived at 10:36 a.m. weighing 6 pounds 8 ounces and was 19 inches long at birth. Kayleen joins big sister Jenevieve at home. ...

Brantley Nicholas

PINAR — A baby boy, Brantley Nicholas, was born June 20 to Nicholas and Traci (Brunette) Pinar of Escanaba. The baby was delivered at 8:29 a.m. at OSF St. Francis Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 2.3 ounces and was 20 inches long. Brantley joins his big sister Trista at home. Brantley’s ...

Alora Jane

GASMAN — Tony and Taylor (Johnson) Gasman of Appleton, Wis. celebrated the birth of their first child, a daughter, Alora Jane. Alora weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 21 inches long. Grandparents are Kris and Mike Gasman of Freedom, Wis. and Dee and Brad Gregorius of Appleton, Wis. Alora is ...

Levi Axel Blau

BLAU — Dr. Kyle Blau and Crystal (Pirlot) Blau of Marquette welcomed their third child and second son June 1 at 9:09 a.m. Delivered at home, Levi Axel Blau weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces and measured 20 3/4 inches long. Levi is preceded in birth by big brother Alan, 3, and younger sister ...

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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 ...