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Miller gets masters of social work

EAST LANSING — Melissa “Missy” Miller of Escanaba was awarded a masters degree in social work from Michigan State University on May 3. She graduated with a 3.63 GPA, including degrees from Bay de Noc Community College and Northern Michigan University. Miller is the daughter of John ...

Miller gets masters of social work

EAST LANSING — Melissa “Missy” Miller of Escanaba was awarded a masters degree in social work from Michigan State University on May 3. She graduated with a 3.63 GPA, including degrees from Bay de Noc Community College and Northern Michigan University. Miller is the daughter of John ...

Miller gets masters of social work

EAST LANSING — Melissa “Missy” Miller of Escanaba was awarded a masters degree in social work from Michigan State University on May 3. She graduated with a 3.63 GPA, including degrees from Bay de Noc Community College and Northern Michigan University. Miller is the daughter of John ...

U.P. students graduate from Bellin College

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Jacey Jo Bal of Vulcan and Brianna Rebecca Jorasz of Wilson will be graduating with Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Sciences degrees from Bellin College Saturday, May 18, at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts on the UW-Green Bay campus. Dr. Connie Boerst, Bellin ...

Renting or buying: Which option is best for you?

Dear Readers: TO RENT A HOME OR TO BUY? That is the question. Here are some factors to think about: How long will you live in the home? Less than three years? Rent. The fees associated with buying a home (inspections, closing costs, appraisals, etc.) stack up and can easily eat into any ...

Putting your best foot — and shoe — forward

Dear Annie: I’ve been working as a professional for more than 10 years, and I’m arriving at the point in my career where I’m now responsible for spending more time meeting with clients. I’m excited for my continued growth and success, and I’m always seeking ways to grow. I have a ...

Briefs

Leader Dogs for the Blind presentation WELLS — The public is welcome to hear a presentation about Leader Dogs for the Blind from Gretchen Preston, president of the Marquette Lions Club, Wednesday, May 29 from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Wells Township Hall. Leader Dogs for the Blind is an ...

Elks Auxiliary supports charities, Elks

ESCANABA — On Thursday, May 2 the Escanaba Elks Auxiliary held their 2018-2019 Annual Meeting where they made donations to five local charities along with a donation to the Elks Lodge. The Auxiliary had a successful year and was able to donate a total of $10,000 thanks to their Corks and ...

Making a donation instead of saying thank you

Dear Annie: My oldest is about to graduate from high school, and we are celebrating with a party. We plan on having our daughter write out a thank-you card to those who give her a gift and help celebrate her big day. However, last year, at several parties we attended, there was a sign that ...

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Legion Riders to meet GLADSTONE — The Legion Riders will meet May 15 at 7 p.m. at the American Legion, locate at 802 Delta Ave., Gladstone. All bikers are welcomed. For any question call, Bill Germain at 280-5604, or Mike King at 280-0759. Rapid Readers change meeting date for May RAPID ...

Poppy posters contest winners named

BARK RIVER — May is Poppy Month. Poppies symbolize the sacrifice of U.S. service members killed while protecting our country. We wear the flower to honor those fallen heroes and in support of our military, veterans, and their families. The American Legion Auxiliary members ...

Five ways to save money on your RV road trip

Heading out on a road trip in a recreational vehicle allows travelers a unique opportunity to explore the nation while enjoying some comforts, too. “It’s not so much about just getting to where you’re going and stopping when you’re there, but you really get to enjoy the journey,” ...

Lack of discipline hurting students at school

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is from a schoolteacher who claims students lack discipline: “Dear Heloise: For over 20 years, I’ve taught school and seen a number of policy changes that were enacted to help students but have had the reverse effect. Students come to class without ...

Struggling to learn how to do more than just exist

Dear Annie: I am an older gay man. The bullying started when I was young. The boys in the neighborhood didn’t want me around because I was lousy at sports. The girls didn’t want any boys around while they were playing. When I started school, it wasn’t any different. Bullying increased ...

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Memorial Day military ceremonies planned ESCANABA — The Delta County Veteran Council will be holding Memorial Day ceremonies on May 27 at area cemeteries and monuments. Ceremonies will take place at Holy Cross at 9 a.m., Lakeview cemetery at 9:30 a.m., and at the Ludington Park Veterans ...

Shower time is the very best time

ESCANABA — Bubbles, bubbles, suds and soap —this is a squeaky clean column! Nothing feels as awesome as a nice, refreshing shower after a day of raking, yard work and spring time clean-up. The indoor “rain room” is certainly a luxury that I couldn’t do without. There are a lot of ...

Powell graduates from MSU

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — On Saturday, May 4, Quinn Powell of Gladstone graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience from the University of Michigan with high honors. She is the daughter of Jim and Patti Powell of Gladstone. Powell graduated as a seven-time Angell Scholar, never receiving ...

Powell gets university honors

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Connor Powell of Gladstone, son of Jim and Patti Powell, was awarded university honors for the winter semester at the University of Michigan. The sophomore economics major will be interning at the Environmental Science Department in Ann Arbor this summer. He is ...

From root canals to impersonal robo-interviews

Dear Heloise: I always enjoy reading your hints in The (Alton, Ill.) Telegraph, but here is my hint for you: When you hear a sound that resembles the noise a cricket makes, it’s time to check your SMOKE DETECTORS. They probably need a new battery. One way to make sure you never have a dead ...

Too busy and stressed to delegate chores to the kids?

Dear Annie: I’m caught in a cycle of being too busy, tired and stressed out to ask my family for help with household chores. My husband tries, and he helps a bit, but the kids only chip in a little when I ride them. I’ve tried schedules, rewards and taking away privileges. But in the end, ...