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Two lovebirds prepare for an empty nest

Dear Annie: I am a 49-year-old father of twins, a boy and girl. They are 18 and will be headed for college soon, and I am starting to get pretty worried about the nest’s being empty once they depart. I love my wife. Our marriage has been rocky at times, but we’ve stayed together. ...

Remembering those sweet childhood memories

“Childhood memories are the sweetest memories of the past” - Unknown Children’s laughter, incessant talking, and the sounds of numerous activities relating to school — these are for me the memories and snapshots of precious reflections about the times of my youth in Caspian, Mich. It ...

Four cash-raising pitfalls — and better options

If you’ve got more bills than money, the usual advice is to trim expenses and find additional income. But some ways of raising cash can be a lot more expensive than others. Here are four that should be avoided, if possible, and what to consider instead. BEWARE RAIDING A RETIREMENT PLAN A ...

Looking for more in life than this

Dear Annie: I’ve been working at the same car dealership for five years, since I graduated high school. When I started, it was just a job. I thought I would do this and then figure out what I really want to do. Then I started to make some money, and I got decent at selling. A week turned into ...

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Paquin – Barnhart

Together with their parents, Brittney Ann Paquin and Colin Jacob Barnhart are happy to announce their engagement. Brittney is the daughter of Allen and Angie Paquin of Gladstone, Mich. Colin is the son of Craig and Mary Barnhart of Escanaba, Mich. The future bride is a 2019 graduate of ...

Casey – Sparks

Together with family and friends, Heather Casey and Jeffrey Sparks announce their engagement. Heather Casey is the daughter of Jamie and Stacy Casey of Gladstone, Mich. Jeffrey Sparks is the son of Larry and Bonita Sparks of Harvey, Mich. They are planning for a wedding in the summer of 2022.

Leisner-Nault

PESHTIGO, Wis. – Together with their parents, Marissa Marie Leisner and Ethan Edward Nault are happy to announce their engagement. Marissa is the daughter of Robert and Pamela Leisner of Gladstone, Mich. Ethan is the son of Keith and Jody Nault of Peshtigo, Wis. Marissa is a 2014 graduate ...

Hendzel – Wolf

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Together with their parents, Erica Hendzel and Daniel Wolf are happy to announce their engagement. Erica is the daughter of Jeff Hendzel and Sandy Hendzel of Seymour, Wis. Daniel is the son of Paul and Tami Wolf of Bark River. Erica graduated from Seymour, Wis. and also ...

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Lipparts celebrate 60th anniversary

ESCANABA — Long-standing residents of Escanaba, Margaret (Peg) and Tom Lippart, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on June 17, 2021. They were married in Newark, Del. and are celebrated by their daughters’ Christi (Stephen) and Becky (Craig) and four grandchildren, Quincy and Ivy and ...

Herb and Donna Pomeroy celebrate 50th

ST. JACQUES — Herb and Donna (Jacques) Pomeroy of St. Jacques are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on June 19. Together since high school, these sweethearts were the Prom King and Queen of Big Bay de Noc High School in 1969 and graduated together in 1970. They were married in ...

Dennis and Laura Dittrich celebrate anniversary

HYDE — Dennis and Laura Dittrich’s 50th anniversary was March 20. They celebrated with a family dinner on March 19 at the Highland Golf course. Attending the dinner were their son, Jeff Dittrich; their daughter, Cindy Groleau and her husband, Bryce; grandchildren, Lexi Peterson, her ...

Roots celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

ESCANABA — Jerry and Nancy (Ball) Root celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. The couple was wed May 13, 1961, at Salvation Army Citadel, Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. Original attendants at the ceremony were Ruth (Lovegrove) Bartz, friend of bride; Muriel (VanLuven) Denton, friend of the ...

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Laundre – Kozlowski

LITTLE SUAMICO, Wis. — With their family and close friends in attendance in the beautiful Smoky Mountains, Tracy Laundre, daughter of the late John and Nancy Laundre, and Gary Kozlowski, son of Ray and the late Helen Kozlowski, exchanged wedding vows. Family and friends traveled from ...

Matthes – Minor

GLADSTONE — Ilsa Marie Matthes became the bride of Frederick Lee Minor, Jr. during a small, private service held in a clearing in the woods at a family camp in Perkins on Oct. 10, 2020. Due to the ongoing pandemic, there was no bridal party and guests were almost exclusively immediate ...

Atchison – Tolman

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Brianna Atchison of Green Bay, Wis. became the bride of Tyler Allan Tolman, also of Green Bay, on July 18, 2020. The backyard ceremony was held at the home of Shane Tolman, the grooms uncle. Bri is the daughter of Joel and Betty Atchison of Fond du Lac, Wis., and Tyler is ...

Rau – Sauve

ESCANABA — Paige Rau and Christopher Sauve were married in an intimate ceremony on Oct. 17 2020, by Pastor Terry Frankenstein, in Pembine, Wis. at the Four Seasons Resort. Paige is the daughter of Mike (Holly) Rau of Rossville, Ga. and Alicia (Bill) Scheeneman of Rock, Mich. She graduated ...

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Kennedy June

PORATH — An infant girl, Kennedy June was born to Andrew and Sarah (Lanaville) Porath on June 28, 2021, at 6:49 p.m., at OSF St. Francis Hospital. Kennedy weighing 9 pounds, and was 19 1/2 inches in length at birth. The baby’s grandparents are Tom and Jane Lanaville, of Wilson, and Stan ...

Ashlyn Kennedy

ZEIGLER — A baby girl, Ashlyn Kennedy, was born to Dennis and Danielle (Erickson) Zeigler on June 4, 2021, at Aurora BayCare Medical Center. Ashlyn weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19.5 inches in length at birth. Ashlyn joins Avery, Peyton, Gracyn, Broderick, and Maverick at home. ...

Everleigh Rose

VANENKEVORT — An infant girl, Everleigh Rose was born to Stacie Cousineau of Escanaba and Matt VanEnkevort of Bark River on July 8 at 10:35 a.m., at OSF St. Francis Hospital. Everleigh weighed 7 pounds, 7.8 ounces and was 18 inches long at birth. The baby’s grandparents are Dennis and ...

Kaja Alice

HESKIN — A baby girl, Kaja Alice Heskin, was born June 30 at OSF St. Francis Hosptial to Jenna (Gauthier) and Leif Heskin of Escanaba. Kaja was born at 8:19 a.m. weighing 7 pounds 14.2 ounces and was 20.5 inches long at birth. She has one sibling. Kaja’s maternal grandmother is ...

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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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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 ...