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Feeling like I’m falling short

Dear Annie: I am the sole caregiver of my partner of 30 years who started suffering from dementia five years ago. I am at a point where I do nothing all day if I can avoid it. I read compulsively. I start stressing days ahead of when I know I’ll have to make a trip to town — 40 miles ...

2 things pet insurance will cover (and 3 it won’t)

If you’ve ever spent a fortune at the emergency vet, pet insurance might sound appealing. By paying some of your vet expenses, these policies can save you money and help you make care decisions based on what’s best for your pet rather than what you can afford. But insurance doesn’t pay ...

Briefs

New Christian school opening in Gladstone GLADSTONE — The Living Waters Academy, a private classical and Christian k-8 school, is planning to open Tuesday, Sept. 3 in Gladstone. The exact location of the school will be announced at a later date. The school is currently enrolling students ...

Height wasn’t taken into account

Dear Heloise: My 14-year-old refrigerator just died (even though I know they used to last longer). In my desire to find another French door model with a bottom freezer, I neglected to consider factors other than style, color and width. I’m short (about 5 feet, 1 inch tall), and because of the ...

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Cochran – McDowell

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Alexandra Elle Cochran and Theodore Noyes McDowell III were engaged on February 25, 2023, and would like to announce they will be united in marriage in Charleston, South Carolina in April of 2024. Alexandra is the daughter of Kimberly and James Cochran of Driftwood, ...

Rudden-Stenson

ESCANABA — Hope Rudden and Dave Radloff, Greg and Terrie Rudden of Escanaba, Mich., and Derrick and Tammy Stenson of Gladstone, Mich., are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Kimberlee Rudden and Jared Stenson. The couple met in April of 2022 and got engaged on January ...

Lindquist – Mack

RAPID RIVER — Darryl and LuAnn Lindquist, from Rapid River, are overjoyed to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ann Lindquist, to Ryan Mack, son of Bill and Winnie Mack, from Maple Grove, Minn. Ann graduated from Rapid River High School in 2006. After taking some college courses at ...

Anderson – Kretsch

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Chris and Kimberly Anderson of Escanaba, Mich., and Lanny and Barbara Kretsch of Manitowoc, Wis., are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Laura Anderson and Andrew Kretsch. Laura initially received her undergraduate nursing degree at Bay College in ...

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Daveys celebrate 60 years of marriage

ESCANABA — Jan. 30 marked Arthur and Grace Davey’s 60th wedding anniversary. In celebration, they renewed their vows on Sunday, Jan. 28 at the Salvation Army in Escanaba. The couple’s youngest son, Arthur (“A.J.”), traveled from Arizona to officiate. Their four other grown children ...

Hughes celebrate 50 years of marriage

ESCANABA — Dan and Lorraine (LaLa) Hughes of Escanaba, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 15. The couple were married at St. Anne’s Catholic Church on Dec. 15, 1973. Their best man was David Oslund, and groomsmen were Mitch Jensen, Allen Sturdy, friends of the groom, and ...

Tom and Elinor Wells celebrate 65 years of marriage

POWERS — Tom and Elinor Wells of Powers celebrated 65 years of marriage on Dec. 27. The couple were married at St. Brunos Church in Nadeau, Mich. on Dec. 27, 1958. Their best man was Bill Wells, brother of the groom, and the maid of honor was Jeanette Poupore Wells, sister of the ...

McGaffigans celebrate 35 years

ESCANABA — Vicki (Volk) and Dennis McGaffigan celebrated 35 years of marriage on August 27. The couple was married by Rev. Richard Venus, on August 27, 1988 at the Presbyterian Church in Brooklyn, Michigan. A 2-week honeymoon of hiking and camping was spent in Colorado; Yellowstone ...

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Hoeress – Tolman

GREEN BAY, Wis. — On August 5, 2023, the backyard was the setting for the vows of Shane Tolman, son of Cathy and Greg Tolman Sr. of Escanaba, Mich., and Jessica Hoeress, daughter of Lee Lessmiller Hoerres of DePere, Wis., to become husband and wife and a family of four. The couple danced ...

Zhao – Bonczyk

BEIJING, China — Patrick Bonczyk and Yuting Zhao were married in central Beijing on January 3, 2024. Patrick is the son of Judi and the late Dave Bonczyk of Rapid River, and is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor at New York University (Washington Square). He is a graduate of Escanaba ...

Rudden – Stenson

ESCANABA — Kimberlee Rudden and Jared Stenson were married on Aug. 26, 2023, by the bride’s stepfather, Dave Radloff, during a lakefront ceremony in Escanaba. Kimberlee is the daughter of Greg and Terrie Rudden, and Hope and Dave Radloff, of Escanaba. She is employed as the operations ...

Williams – LaPine

ESCANABA — Dawn Williams was wed to John LaPine, Jr., during n afternoon ceremony held at Bethany Lutheran Church in Escanaba on Sept. 23, 2023. Dawn is the daughter of Danny and Brenda Hemminger, of Norway, Mich., and Rodney and Tammy LaCross of Rapid River. John is the son Sue LaPine and ...

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Oliver Joe Pajnich

PAJNICH — A baby boy, Oliver Joe Pajnich , was born on Dec. 5, 2023, to Kayla & Riley Pajnich, of Rapid River, at OSF St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba. Oliver arrived at 2:30 p.m., weighing 8 pounds. He was 20 inches long at birth. Oliver’s grandparents are Shawn and Tracie ...

Sawyer Violet Husbye

HUSBYE — A baby girl, Sawyer Violet Husbye, was born to Morgan Dahn and Chandler Husbye, of Gladstone, on Dec. 19, 2023. Sawyer was born at OSF St. Francis Hospital at 10:59 p.m. She weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 20 inches long at birth. Sawyer joins big sister Hunter at home. She ...

Vincent ‘Vinny’ Wayne Bonczyk

BONCZYK — A baby boy, Vincent “Vinny” Wayne Bonczyk, was born to Kaitlin (Nyberg) and Christopher Bonczyk, of Gladstone, on Sept. 28, 2023. Vinny was born at OSF St. Francis Hospital. He arrived at 3:17 p.m., weighing 8 pounds, 2 ounces. He was 20.5 inches long at birth. Vinny joins ...

Layla Ray O’Connor

O’CONNOR — On Nov. 22, at OSF St. Francis Hospital, Hailey Teal and Samuel O’Connor welcomed a baby girl, Layla Ray O’Connor, weighing 8 pounds, 6 ounces. Her maternal grandparents are Heather and Kevin Teal of Escanaba, and her paternal grandparents are Michelle and Raymond ...

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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 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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Growing pains remain a mystery

ESCANABA — Pain is part of the human experience. As should be predictable, pain is a more frequent companion as we age, the ravages of time taking its toll. Many of us manage to damage some body part or experience a malfunction of a bodily system, and pain is generated as a result. This ...

Health Matters: The controversy over plant vs animal protein

ESCANABA — Americans are becoming more knowledgeable about nutrition and its importance….but it’s not enough. Many would proclaim our ignorance is killing us. For example, when the topic of protein and its importance comes up, the typical offering says you need protein to make muscle. ...

Health Matters: Many consequences to flatfoot deformity

ESCANABA — Genetics are a funny thing, a veritable role of the dice. Who’s jawline will you inherit? How tall will you be? What is your shoe size? These and many other related questions are primarily a function of genetics. How about the important question of what is your foot type? In many ...

Health Matters: Arch type important to health and wellbeing

ESCANABA — People like to pigeonhole, it’s something we humans have a tendency to. Are you a Republican or a Democrat? Are you a vegetarian or a carnivore? Some categorization is purely biologic: do you have type A blood or B negative? The same could be said for one’s foot type. Do you ...