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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 ...

Local students graduate from Northern Michigan University

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University has announced its graduates. The following local students satisfied their degree requirements in December 2023. Certificate Bark River — Susan CobbCER-Applied Workplace Leadership Associate Degree Escanaba — Madison Quinn, AB-General ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

The cool dogs of February

ESCANABA — The dogs of February are frosty, fun and sometimes a little famous. The Upper Peninsula is home to some super sled dogs. Even though most of the race competitions have been canceled this year due to the lack of snow, huskies still dash beneath the U.P. moonlight. A team of ...