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Building good credit and helping anxious kids

Dear Heloise: I’m interested in BUILDING MY CREDIT SCORE. What’s a good first step? — Conner T., age 18, Traverse City, Mich. Conner, kudos to you for looking toward the future. A good credit score can help you rent an apartment, get a mortgage or obtain an auto loan. A potential ...

Operation Christmas Child National Collection Week nears

GLADSTONE — National Collection Week for Operation Christmas Child will be the third week of November, Nov. 18-25. This is the week the shoeboxes full of gifts are turned in all over the United States and seven other participating countries. The shoeboxes are then distributed to children in ...

Understanding the traits of narcissistic individuals

Dear Annie: I am writing in response to the letter from “Concerned Care-Daughter,” who said she was approaching caregiver burnout. It sounds to me like she is very empathic, and her older sister may have some narcissist traits. Narcissistic traits include being dismissive of other ...

Briefs

Used books sought ESCANABA — The Delta County League of Women voters is looking for donations of books, audiobooks, DVDs and music CDs to be sold at its annual book sale in August. The League is also in need of large print books, which are often requested. Funds from the annual sale are ...

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Coyne – Westerberg

GLADSTONE — Jane Coyne Smith and Scott Smith and the late Doug Coyne of Gladstone announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelly, to Max Westerberg, son of Tom Westerberg and the late June Westerberg of Ford River. Kelly graduated from Gladstone High School in 2012, and earned her RN in ...

Begres – Demay

KINGSFORD — Emily Begres of Kingford and Paul DeMay of Kingsford are pleased to announce their engagement. Emily is the daughter of Peter and Debbie Begres of Florence, Wis. She is a 2012 graduate of Northern Michigan University with a bachelor of science degree in nursing. Emily is ...

Chouinard – Corwin

CORNELL — Seth and Joanne Chouinard of Cornell, along with Cory and Patty Corwin of Gladstone, announce the engagement of their children, Aubrey Anne Chouinard of Cornell and Tyler Allen Corwin of Soo Hill. The bride-to-be is a 2015 graduate of Gladstone High School and a 2019 graduate of ...

Rosa-Marenger

MARQUETTE — Rod and Tammy Rosa of Gladstone announce the engagement of their daughter, Samantha Rosa to Matthew Marenger Jr., son of Holly and Matt Marenger Sr. of Escanaba. Samantha graduated from Gladstone High School in 2012. She earned a Bachelor of Science - Advertising/Integrated ...

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Werys celebrate 63rd wedding anniversary

WERY — On Oct. 28 we, Betty and Edward Wery, celebrated our 63rd wedding anniversary. Hard to believe we’ve made it this far, thanking the Lord for the wonderful life we have had and for the wonderful family, he has given us. First came our daughter Debi and then our three sons Steve, Ron, ...

Frobergs celebrate 60 years of marriage

FROBERG — Patsy and Jack Froberg celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on June 6, 2019. They make their home north of Rapid River. The couple have two daughters, Mary Pineau from Kansas and Bonnie Piron from Escanaba. They have five grandchildren, Nathan and Jacob Pineau of Kansas, Adam ...

Beauchamps celebrate 55th anniversary

BEAUCHAMP — Ernie and Beverly (Fournier) Beauchamp celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on Sept. 1 at their daughter Kelly and son-in-law Brad Madalinski’s home with family and friends. They were married in August of 1964. Attendants were Dorie Starnes and Lawrence Young. Father ...

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 ...

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Laase – Derouin

BARK RIVER — Eden Laase became the bride of Bryce Derouin during a 3 p.m. ceremony performed by Justin Bloniarz in Bark River on Aug. 31. Eden’s parents are Al and Kileen Laase of Grand Junction, Colo., and Bryce’s parents are Joe and Sandy Derouin of Bark River. Bryce graduated from ...

Dalgord – LaMarche

ESCANABA — Bailey Jo Dalgord became the bride of Samuel Drew LaMarche during a 1 p.m. ceremony performed by Pastor Otis at Christ the King on Sept. 21. Bailey’s parents are Lonnie and Mitzi Dalgord of Escanaba, and Samuel’s parents are Ken and Jackie LaMarche of Escanaba. Samuel ...

DiPonio – Coyne

DETROIT, Mich. — Deanna DiPonio became the bride of Michael Coyne during a 2 p.m. ceremony performed by Father Ryan Adams at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Detroit, Mich. on June 22. Deanna’s parents are Dennis and Christine DiPonio from Livonia, Mich. and Michael’s parents are ...

Reath-Hansen – Winker

GREENLEAF, Wis. — Angela Reath-Hansen married Aaron Winker Sept. 21, 2019 at Devotions Wedding Chapel in Greenleaf, Wis. A royal wedding theme was selected by the couple. A small wedding reception with their children, families and friends took place at Royal St. Pats Golf course in ...

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Everly Gwendolyn

DANOFF — An infant girl, Everly Gwendolyn, was born to Alisha and Blake Danoff of Niagara, Wis., July 18 at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain. Everly was 6 pounds, 10 ounces at birth. Everly’s grandparents are Brian and Kathy Brant of Iron Mountain, Michele Hazlett of ...

Ezra Allen

ISAACSON — A baby boy, Ezra Allen, was born Aug. 17 to Jeremy Isaacson and Ashley Dahlgren of Escanaba. The baby was delivered at 7:30 a.m. at Bellin Hospital in Green Bay, Wis. He weighed 5 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long. Ezra joins his sister Ava at home. The baby’s ...

Ryan Allen

LIIKALA — An infant boy, Ryan Allen, was born to Charles and Amber (Granzuist) Liikala on Oct. 9, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. Ryan arrived at 11:56 a.m., weighing 8 pounds, 7 ounces and was 20 inches in length at birth. The baby’s grandparents are David and Cherie Granquist of Powers, ...

Justin Andrew

SARNOWSKI — Escanaba residents, Justin and Sarah (Ledford) Sarnowski, welcomed a son, born at OSF Hospital on Oct. 23 at 8:13 a.m. Justin Andrew weighed in at 8 pounds, .07 ounces, and was 18 inches long at birth. The baby joins one sister and two brothers in the family. Patti Hebert of ...

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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 ...