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Gene Watson Gallery The 1972 Winter Carnival, sponsored by the Gladstone Ski Club, drew a record number of 89 entries for the two days of events. Thirty-six boys and girls, age 10 and under, raced in the downhill competition, the largest category. A special “first time award” was given to ...

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Democratic Party ­meeting tomorrow ESCANABA — Delta County Democratic Party's monthly meeting will be held Wednesday, Feb. 6, at the USW Hall on Sheridan Road. Social time is at 6:30 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. American Legion ­meeting ...

Study says: Nearly half of US adults have heart or blood vessel disease

A new report estimates that nearly half of all U.S. adults have some form of heart or blood vessel disease, a medical milestone that's mostly due to recent guidelines that expanded how many people have high blood pressure. The American Heart Association said Thursday that more than 121 ...

There’s always a next recession, so be prepared

Recessions are like natural disasters: They're inevitable, but smart preparation may reduce the impact on you. The U.S. economy has grown steadily since emerging from the "Great Recession" in June 2009, but expansions can't continue forever, and this one is already the second-longest on ...

Brittany Zellar named to UA Dean’s List

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Brittany M. Zellar of Gulliver was named to The University of Alabama Dean's List for fall 2018. A total of 12,332 students enrolled during the 2018 fall term 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 ...

Intimacy is more than just physical in marriage

Dear Annie: The subject of intimacy involves almost everyone, especially couples, so I'm writing to you not necessarily for advice but in hopes of finding out whether other women relate at all to my observations and suggestions about intimacy. I've been married for 40 years to the man I chose ...

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VA benefit presentation ESCANABA — VFW Service Officer Patrick Holcomb will be giving a VA benefit presentation at North Woods Place Senior Living in Escanaba on Feb. 27 at 2 p.m. RSVP to Heidi by calling 906-789-2268. Gladstone Seniors to hold can drive Feb. 10 GLADSTONE — The ...

Folk group Red Tail Ring to perform

CRYSTAL FALLS, Mich. — On Sunday, Feb. 10, the Second Sunday Folk Dance series will welcome Red Tail Ring to deliver the featured concert. The opening act, White Water, will start promptly at 4 p.m. (CT). The event is held at the Fortune Lake Camp in Crystal Falls. After the concert ...

Intense molten chocolate cake at home

Fallen chocolate cake, or molten chocolate cake, is an undercooked-in-the-center mound of intense, buttery chocolate cake. We wanted to turn this restaurant-menu standard into a practical recipe for home cooks. Beating the egg whites and yolks separately and then folding them together as some ...

Is divorce the answer after 40 years of abuse?

Dear Annie: I have been married to the same man for almost 40 years. We have two beautiful children, who have happy lives and their own careers and families. My husband is highly successful and respected in his profession. He has some wonderful qualities. For example, he's hardworking and a ...

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St. Anthony raffle ­winners for January WELLS — Winners of the St. Anthony calendar raffle for January are Natalie Thompson ($75), Roger Aho ($60), Adam Krenek $50, Mary Casey Smith ($25), Mary Seymour ($25), Donald Cousineau ($25), and Randal Gascon ($25). VA benefit ...

U.P. winters are for the birds

ESCANABA — Upper Michigan winters are for the birds! Layers of ice, heaps of snow and the ever-present threat of below-zero temperatures can make even the hardiest of us winter weary. But after all the snow is shoveled, the coffee done and the car started, there is a spark of joy by the ...

Gladstone students receive UW-GB honors

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Three students from Gladstone have received semester honors from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay for the fall 2018 semester. Students who earn a 4.0 grade point average, which represents all “A” grades, receive highest honors. High honors go to students earning ...

Gilman named to St. Scholastica Dean’s List

DULUTH, Minn. — Nicole Gilman of Gladstone was named to the Fall 2018 Dean's List at The College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minn. Gilman is majoring in exercise physiology. Dean's list members have achieved a 3.75 grade point average or above on a 4.0 scale. The College of St. ...

Different meanings in different places

Dear Heloise: In a recent letter, a reader talked about certain English words having DIFFERENT MEANINGS IN OTHER COUNTRIES. I thought I would add some other hints: * The “OK” symbol: In America, it usually means you’re content or everything is fine. But in France, Turkey, Venezuela and ...

Hats off to old-fashioned good manners

Dear Annie: A few months back, I mentioned to my husband that I wish the style of men in suits and hats would come back. He came home a few days later in a little felt hat, which I have to admit looked good on him. Last week, we went out to dinner, and I told him that my grandfather always ...

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DAV meeting is Feb. 4 ESCANABA — The next scheduled meeting for the DAV Chapter 24 will be held on Monday, Feb. 4, at 7 p.m. at the Military Order of the Purple Heart building located at 1202 Sheridan Road, Escanaba. All disabled veterans are welcome. Sons of Union Veterans schedule ...

Commander’s Winter U.P. Tour wraps up

NEWBERRY — The 2019 Annual Commander's Winter U.P. Tour began at the Newberry American Legion Post on Sunday, Jan. 20. Michigan Department Commander Steve Striggow was accompanied by Deb Williamson State Auxiliary President and the Son's Detachment Commander, Gary LaMunyon for the week-long ...

Five divorce mistakes that could cost you

If you're getting a divorce , it pays to keep quiet on social media, says New York divorce attorney Jacqueline Newman. Trashing a soon-to-be ex or boasting about your great new life can complicate divorce negotiations. One client's husband, for example, insisted he couldn't afford a proposed ...

In this day and age, who picks up the check?

Dear Annie: Have things changed since I was dating, which was a long time ago? Does the male still pick up the check, or is the female also paying sometimes? My grandson is starting to date, and my daughter has told him that the female should sometimes pay. I was brought up with the custom that ...