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Greenlund honored for 55 years with American Legion

Courtesy photo American Legion Commander Chuck Larsen and Vice Commander Len Nedeau present Bob Greenlund with a 55 year continuous service pin and certificate at the Walter W. Cole Post 301 meeting in September.

How fashionistas can stay on trend without breaking the bank

Nowadays, it’s not just celebrities who wear high-end clothing and accessories. The influencers filling your social media feed likely wear them, too. Millennials love buying luxury names, according to Thomai Serdari, academic director of the Fashion & Luxury MBA at NYU Stern School of ...

Writing a recommendation when you have nothing to say

Dear Annie: I would like your input on how to handle a tricky situation. Many times, I am asked to write a letter of recommendation or make a recommendation for someone seeking a new job or promotion. What do I do if the person is qualified for the job/promotion but I do not feel comfortable ...

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Pro-life Prayerful Life Chains planned ESCANABA — A Prayerful Life Chain will take place Sunday, Oct. 4 in Escanaba from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the corner of 3rd Ave. North and Lincoln Road, in front of Bay Bank. Visit www.lifechain.org or call Sue at 906-553-8378 for more details. ...

Recognizing the fine felines of fall

ESCANABA — When frost is in the forecast and the oak’s leaves are turning leathery and brown, it’s time to come in around the woodstove and purr with delight. Cats know how to be cozy, especially on cool autumn nights. An orange pumpkin and a sleek black feline are picture perfect ...

Stafford honored with Woman of Achievement Award

GLADSTONE — The Beta Sigma Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma (DKG) Society International presented Jeanne Stafford, of Gladstone, with the Woman of Achievement Award. This award is given to members who have made outstanding contributions to their chapter. The Professional Growth and Services ...

Removing lingering odors with the help of vinegar

Dear Readers: Do you have a problem with odors lingering around the house? You may have noticed that expensive commercial products just mask the odor. It’s time to try something you probably already have on hand — cheap, safe and effective vinegar. To remove leftover cooking odors in the ...

Feeling the strain of family viewing virus as a hoax

Dear Annie: My husband is in the high-risk category for catching COVID-19, and we have lost family and friends due to the disease. The issue is that we love seeing our grandchildren, but some people in our families view the pandemic as a “hoax” and are lax about following safety ...

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Walk for Life to take place virtually ESCANABA — Pregnancy Services of Delta County’s Walk for Life will be held virtually for the first time this year. Participants can choose a date and time between Sept. 19 and 26 and walk in their own neighborhood. Visit ­psdcpartners.org for more ...

USW collects school supplies for kids in need

Courtesy photo The United Steel Workers Local 2-21, Escanaba Papermakers know that many families in the community are struggling and at times it is hard to make ends meet. Members of the USW Local 2-21 anticipated that school systems may see many children arriving without school supplies on ...

Learning pandemic lessons from the Civil War

(THE CONVERSATION) — The current COVID-19 pandemic, the largest public health crisis in a century, threatens the health of people across the globe. The U.S. has had the most diagnosed cases – surpassing 6 million – and more than 180,000 deaths. But six months into the pandemic, the ...

Boyfriend’s online behavior could take relationship off-line

Dear Annie: My boyfriend follows more than 3,000 people on Instagram. And almost all of them are women. It didn’t bother me when we first started dating, because I figured that now that he had a girlfriend, he’d stop investing so much time in looking at women. A few months into our ...

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Wells Lions Club raffle winner named WELLS — The winner of the Wells Lions Club 52 week raffle for Sept. 14 is Mark Hager of Gladstone, who won $100. This was week seven of the raffle. Historical Society of Michigan to award book GERMFASK — Jane Kopecky’s newly-released book, ...

Grassel gets James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship

Courtesy photo Pictured at left, from left, are Delta-Schoolcraft ISD Teamsters Local Union 406 Member Michelle Grassel, Lily Grassel and Teamsters Local Union 406 Business Agent Anthony LaPlant. Grassel was presented with a certificate for a college scholarship in the amount of $10,000 from ...

Busy back-to-school season calls for easy sheet-pan suppers

If you are a teacher or a parent, back-to-school season can mean a ramped-up schedule with less time to cook. If you’re a college student in your first apartment or dorm room, you might be cooking for yourself for the first time. And no matter who you are, the pandemic means you’re probably ...

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Cribbage club starts 2020-21 season The Bay de Noc Cribbage Club 218 began play for the 2020-21 season on Monday, Sept. 14. The club meets at the Lakebluff Retirement Village Community Center, which requires masks be worn and social distancing practiced. This club is affiliated with the ...

Remember When?

Daily Press file photo Shown above is a tree being planted in Ludington Park during the winter of 1957. In total, 47 trees were transplanted and each tree averaged nine years old. The trees were moved from the airport to the south end of Ludington Park. Most of the trees were red oaks, but ...

What should go in the safe deposit box?

Dear Readers: There are some documents, certificates and other valuable items that might be better held in your bank’s safe deposit box rather than in a shoebox under the bed or in the closet at home. What are they? Here’s what you need to know: * The title to your car — you really ...

Medicare Advantage Plans may not be worth the risk

About 1 in 3 people 65 and older in the U.S. enroll in Medicare Advantage, the private insurance alternative to traditional Medicare. It’s not hard to see why: Medicare Advantage plans often cover stuff that Medicare doesn’t, and most people don’t pay extra for it. But Medicare Advantage ...

Having the right kind of house guests makes a difference

Dear Annie: My husband and I are 77 years old. Our lake home has four bedrooms and plenty of space for family visits. During the summer, the family knows they have to make “reservations” to visit. Sometimes, we will have seven immediate family members here, and once we had 18 nephews and ...