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Blessing planned at historical U.P. Catholic cemetery

MARQUETTE — A memorial blessing at Pioneer Catholic Cemetery, located at the intersection of Pioneer Road and Division Street in Marquette, is scheduled for 3 p.m., Oct. 5. Bishop of Marquette Most Rev. John Doerfler will preside at the short liturgy. Due to limited parking, a bus will be ...

Respecting food choices makes for a happy marriage

Dear Annie: I read with interest the letter from “Kitchen Confidential” who had feelings regarding her partner’s unhealthy food choices in comparison to her own. I am 68 and have lived a vegan lifestyle for nearly 15 years. My husband is 71 and a huge meat and cheese fan. He will often ...

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UMC Harvest Supper BARK RIVER — The Bark River United Methodist Church will be hosting its annual Harvest Supper on Saturday, Oct. 5 from 4 to 6 p.m. EST. A free-will donation will be taken at the door. The church is handicap accessible. Bark River Senior Center activities BARK RIVER ...

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AAUW to show movie ESCANABA — The American Association of University Women will host a showing of the movie “The Little Pink House” at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Bonifas Arts Center. The movie tells the story of a woman who fights big government and a corporation from taking her ...

Quick and easy low-carb meals and snacks

FAMILY FEATURES — For those who are always on the go, it can be difficult to find time to whip up meals and snacks that are both nutritious and tasty. However, with some simple changes - and timesaving recipes - you can create delicious dishes and meals that will keep you feeling energized to ...

Episcopal Diocese to hold 127th convention

ESCANABA — The 127th Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern Michigan will gather at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Escanaba on Saturday, Sept. 28 beginning with worship at 10 a.m. The Rt. Rev. Rayford J. Ray will preside at the service and The Rev. Shane Spellmeier will be the ...

It’s lonely at the top for this newly promoted CEO

Dear Annie: Several years ago I became the CEO of a company with employees who work hard and provide excellent service at fair prices every day. I am very proud of what we do. After more than 40 years of working for this same company, I still look forward to going to the office every day. Our ...

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Holy Name High School Class of 1960 to meet ESCANABA — The Holy Name High School Class of 1960 will hold a reunion planning meeting and lunch on Oct. 17, 12:30, at Hereford and Hops. Those attending should call 786-3415 no later than Oct. 15 to make a reservation or to obtain further ...

MoBuddies gather, decorate cookies

ESCANABA — Escanaba carried on the tradition of the annual MoBuddy cookie decorating during sixth hour on Thursday during homecoming week. White, orange, and black frosting with quite a bit of sprinkles were shared among roughly 80 students. The school reports that Escanaba’s MoBuddy ...

Is ‘premium economy’ airfare worth it?

As coach travel gets more cramped, airlines have added “premium economy” sections that promise more space and comfort — often at a substantially higher price. Air carriers have discovered many travelers are willing to pay two or even three times the prevailing economy fare to escape the ...

Father-in-law’s addictions disturbing the peace at home

Dear Annie: My father-in-law has been living with us for the past two years. He is emotionally stunted and acts like a 12-year-old boy. He spends his paychecks on ridiculous things like candy and stashes it all around his room. This wouldn’t be a problem if he made contributions in a monetary ...

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Wells Lions 52 Club Raffle ­winners named WELLS — The Wells Lions 52 Club Raffle winners for the week of Sept. 23 are Linda Morin and Jill Johnsen of Escanaba, who won $100. This was week 8 of the raffle. Legion, auxiliary to meet FLATROCK — The monthly meeting of Escanaba River ...

Remember when?

Courtesy photo In this photo submitted by Marla Davis Stenberg, three friends sit on top of the newly built Junior High School in Escanaba. Shown from left to right are Margaret Irene Corbett Davis, Charlie Bonamer and an unknown second woman. Stenberg is the granddaughter of Davis.

Bookmobile schedules stops for October

MENOMINEE — The Menominee County Bookmobile will be making the following stops for the month of October: Tuesday, Oct. 1 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Carney-Nadeau School Thursday, Oct. 3 11 to 11:30 a.m. CDT County Road 557 Community Stop, John Blahnik home 12:45 to 1:15 p.m. EDT Char Moon ...

A needed reminder about domestic violence

Dear Annie: I have never felt the need to write in until I read the letter from “Please Help Guide Me,” who is despairing about how her husband of one and a half years is abusive to her and her daughter. My heart was breaking for her, and my blood was boiling. She sounds depressed and ...

Stopping spam is more than ‘unsubscribing’

Dear Heloise: I noticed I was receiving a LOT OF EMAILS for contests, lotteries, products and services, and debt-consolidation loans — things that I don’t need or won’t use. I thought, “I’ll spend some time and click that UNSUBSCRIBE button on the bottom of each of the emails and ...

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Dance in Rock Oct. 13 ROCK — A dance will be held at the Rock Community/Senior Center, located at 3892 W. Mapleridge Rd., on Sunday, Oct. 13 from 1 to 5 p.m. Music will be provided by Ron Jay & The Country Strangers. There is a cost at the door and a free will donation lunch will be ...

Esky Class of ‘69 supports Honor Flight

Courtesy photo Above, members of the Escanaba Class of 1969 pose for a photo with representatives of the Upper Peninsula Honor Flight. The class donated $2,700 they raised at their 50th class reunion on Aug. 3.

Mushrooms mixed in meat makes a meal

FAMILY FEATURES — If you are raising picky eaters, there’s a cooking technique that makes some of kids’ favorite foods - like burgers and nachos - more nutritious while still tasting delicious. Mushrooms, with their inherent umami flavor, are a perfect addition to blend into meals to ...

Missing son despite moving closer to his family

Dear Annie: I moved here a year ago from another state to be closer to my son and daughter-in-law, but it seems that was not a good idea. I only see them once a month when they come to my home for dinner. I realize they have jobs and a home to tend to, but I am pretty sure they spend more ...