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Northern Michigan University announces local winter semester graduates

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University has announced its winter graduates. The following students from Delta and Schoolcraft counties satisfied their degree requirements in December 2017. Certificate Trenary - Bradley Converse, CER-Automotive Service Technology Associate ...

Carlson, Kestila receive UW-Stout Chancellor’s Award

MENOMONIE, Wis. — Two students from Escanaba have received the University of Wisconsin-Stout Chancellor's Award for the fall 2017 semester. Heather Carlson, special education, and Mariah Kestila, BFA entertainment design, were given the award. The award is presented to students who have a ...

Daughter-in-law taking home more than she can chew

Dear Annie: I have had this issue with a certain family member, and I am hoping you can advise me on what to do. When the family of one of our sons visits and eats dinner at our house, his wife cleans up afterward, which is appreciated, but the problem is that she takes 90 percent of the food ...

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Wells Lions 52 Club Raffle winner named WELLS — The winner of the Wells Lions Club raffle for the week of Feb. 12 is Bobbi Ryan of Rapid River. Ryan won $100. This was week 28 of the raffle. Right to Life of Delta County meets March 20 ESCANABA — Right to Life of Delta County will meet ...

Holy Name students raise funds for sister school in Honduras

ESCANABA — Catholic Schools Week (CSW) 2018 was a dynamic week at Holy Name Catholic School in Escanaba. This year's theme, "Catholic Schools: Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed." focuses on the value that a Catholic education provides to young people and its contributions to our church, our ...

Husband’s Pokemon addiction threatens marriage

Dear Annie: Ever since "Pokemon Go" came out, my husband has been spending a lot of time playing it. Sometimes he's out for eight to 10 hours per day, including during the night, walking around and attempting to find Pokemon for the game. "M" is in his early 50s and has been a stay-at-home ...

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Audubon Club meets tonight at Bay College ESCANABA — The Bay de Noc Audubon Club will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held in Room 961, in the Joseph ­Heirman University Center at Bay College in Escanaba. This meeting is open to anyone ...

Local students graduate from Michigan Tech

HOUGHTON — Four students from Delta County were among the more than 360 graduates honored at Michigan Technological University's midyear commencement held on the Houghton, Michigan campus on Dec. 16, 2017. James Parm, a partner in Inc. CEO Project, was the commencement speaker. Parm has a ...

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Audubon Club meets tomorrow at 7 p.m. ESCANABA — The Bay de Noc Audubon Club will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held in Room 961, Heirman Building at Bay College in Escanaba. This meeting is open to anyone interested in birding. There is no ...

What’s for dinner? Mom’s freezer-burned food

Dear Annie: My mother is 79 years old. She was born during the Depression, and I know that when she was younger, she didn't get enough to eat. The problem now is that she still hoards food. She admits that she has a problem, but she can't seem to stop buying food for the freezer. She has a huge ...

Picking beautiful roses for your Valentine

Dear Readers: VALENTINE'S DAY will soon be here. Roses are a popular gift, but do you know how to purchase roses, and what to look for? Here are some hints: * Neighborhood flower shops, online florists, grocery stores and large discount retailers are all good sources for fresh flowers. ...

Zellar makes University of Alabama Dean’s List

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Brittany M. Zellar of Gulliver, was named to The University of Alabama's Dean's List for fall 2017. A total of 12,594 students enrolled during the 2017 fall semester at UA were named to the Dean's List with an academic record of 3.5 or above or the President's List with an ...

Too many guests means the party is officially over

Dear Annie: Though the holidays are behind us, I'm left with some lingering resentment. My problem is that we host too many guests. I married into a family of seven. This family has since grown to 30 people, even with the deaths of the mother and father. My wife and I took on the hosting of the ...

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Delta Coin Club to meet GLADSTONE — The Delta Coin Club will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 13 at 6 p.m. Coin collectors wanted. The club meets every second Tuesday at 817 Delta Ave in Gladstone. New members or anyone interested in coins are always welcome. For further information, please call ...

North Woods Place hosts an Enchanted Evening for residents

ESCANABA — Over 80 senior citizens gathered at North Woods Place Senior Living on Thursday, Jan. 25 for an Enchanted Evening. Head Chef Leslie Mattson prepared a gourmet dinner, wine and beverages were served by North Woods Place staff, and Phil Ollero provided the entertainment for the ...

Staying informed without burning out on news

Dear Annie: I'm suffering from what I call vigilance fatigue. The state of our government's affairs may never have been worse, and I'm trying to stay on top of it all, but it's exhausting. I do want to stay informed, but I find that every moment I'm not working or spending time with my kids, ...

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NAMI meeting in Feb. ESCANABA — There will be no NAMI meeting in February. For questions, please contact Pat Casteel at 789-9464. RSVP advisory ­committee meeting ESCANABA — The Delta County Advisory Council of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) will hold its meeting on ...