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Remembering those spouses who came before

Dear Readers: Thank you for your heartfelt and humbling responses to Second Wife, who is bothered that her second husband continues to carry a photo of his late wife in his billfold. These serve as an important reminder that though loved ones die, our love for them doesn’t. Dear Annie: ...

A good char balances veggie’s sweetness

Burnt food is every cook’s nightmare, but you shouldn’t be afraid of a good char. It’s a fine line, but charring sweeter vegetables such as corn or sweet potatoes builds flavor by introducing a bit of bitterness that balances their natural sugars. To illustrate the point in this recipe ...

Experts expect 5 things this Black Friday

What do you get when you cross Black Friday deals with a continuing pandemic, supply chain disruptions and inflation? Answer: a very messy version of the biggest discount day of the year, which happens annually on the day after Thanksgiving. This year, that’s Nov. 26. Here are five ...

Briefs

Meet Me at the Marketplace event set ESCANABA — The Escanaba Public Library will hold their last Meet Me at the Marketplace event at the Escanaba Farmers Market on Wednesday, Oct. 27 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. The event will feature the Great Start Parent Coalition with Halloween crafts, snacks, ...

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Fritz – Johnson

BARK RIVER — Scott and Mary Fritz, of Bark River, and Gary and Sue Johnson, of Cornell, are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Abigail Fritz and Clayton Johnson. Clayton graduated from Escanaba High School in 2017. He then took courses at Bay de Noc Community College and ...

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 ...

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Preys celebrate 50th anniversary

ESCANABA — Childhood friends and high school sweethearts, Daryl Prey and Fran (Bartol) Prey celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021, with renewal vows blessed by Rev. Rick Courier at St. Thomas the Apostle Church. A dinner celebration for family was hosted by ...

Elies mark 60 years of marriage

ESCANABA — Lawrence J. Elie II and the former Victoria A. Charlebois, of Escanaba, were married 60 years ago on Sept. 30, 1961, at Saint Thomas Church in Escanaba by Fr. Donald Shiroda. Lawrence was a teacher for 25 years in Rock, Mid Pen and Gladstone schools. He coached basketball, track ...

Chaudoirs celebrate 50 years of marriage

ESCANABA — Mike and Gayle Chaudoir celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 24. Both lifelong Yoopers, Mike is the son of George and Christine Chaudoir, and graduated from Holy Name in 1963. Gayle is one of fifteen children of Milton and Dolores Lauscher, and graduated from ...

Grovers celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

ESCANABA — The family of Lee and Patricia (DeMars) Grover are happy to announce their 60th wedding anniversary. Lee and Pat were married on September 9, 1961, and made Escanaba their home. Their four children are joining them for a dinner celebration of this occasion, and they are receiving ...

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Bellefeuil – Way

GLADSTONE — Tekla Rose Bellefeuil and Ryan Richard Way were married September 25, 2021, in Gladstone, Mich. Tekla is the daughter of Rosemary and Barry Bellefeuil. Ryan is the son of Corinne and Jeffery Way. Tekla graduated from Bark River-Harris in 2012. Ryan is a 2009 Escanaba High School ...

Dunnigan – Harris

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Elizabeth Lauren Dunnigan and William Overton Harris IV were married June 19, 2021, at Keswick Vineyards in Charlottesville, Va. Liz is the daughter of Mary and Stephen Dunnigan. Will is the son of Dr. and Mrs. William Overton Harris III. Both Liz and Will ...

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 ...

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Lila Lou

SAUVE — A baby girl, Lila Lou, was born Sept. 17, to Paige (Rau) and Christoper Sauve of Escanaba. Lila Lou was delivered at 1:17 p.m. at OSF St. Francis Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds and was 19 inches long. Lila Lou joins one brother, Clark. Her grandparents are Alicia Holmio-Scheeneman ...

Graham Everest

GUINDON — An infant boy, Graham Everest, was born to Alyssa (Kangas) and Dylan Guindon of Escanaba on Sept. 22, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. Graham arrived at 8:43 a.m., weighing 8 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20 inches long at birth. Graham joins a brother, Crew, at home. Her grandparents ...

Svea Mae

BERGSTROM — A baby girl, Svea Mae, was born Sept. 24, to Ashley (Downs) and Evan Bergstrom of Bark River. Svea Mae was delivered at 9:53 a.m. at OSF St. Francis Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 18 1/2 inches long. She joins two siblings Brysan and Connell. Her ...

Raven Rebecca

OSWALD — An infant girl, Raven Rebecca, was born to Ruth (Eichhorn) and Jed Oswald on Aug. 23, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. Raven weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces and was 19 inches in length at birth. Raven Rebecca joins two other siblings. Her grandparents are John and Gail Eichhorn and ...

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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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Briefs

Rummage and bake sale Sept. 4 in Rock ROCK — The Rock Senior Citizen’s Corporation will be hosting a rummage sale on Saturday, Sept. 4 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Rock Senior Center. The Rock Legion Auxiliary will also be holding a bake sale under the awning outside the Center during ...

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 ...