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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 ...

Resenting husband for skipping out on the funerals

Dear Annie: I had two brothers die within a year of each other. One was 53, and the other was 62. They were my only remaining siblings. They resided in Ohio, and I live in Arizona. I had to plan both funerals by myself and clean out and sell whatever I could of their homes and possessions. ...

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Book Fair moves online GLADSTONE — Everyone is invited to shop the Gladstone School and Public Library Scholastic Book Fair, which is being held online, now through Sept. 27. All purchases benefit the library and help to connect kids with new books, favorite characters, complete series, ...

Try something new with plantains this fall

(Family Features) — If you’re looking to spice up your mealtime routines, especially during those busy school nights, you may find your solution in versatile ingredients that work for a multitude of dishes. For example, you can turn to plantains as a replacement for often-used recipe ...

Is wearing a mask a religious issue? Some say yes

(THE CONVERSATION) — Seemingly everyone has an opinion on masks: when to wear them, how to wear them, which ones are best and even whether we should be wearing them at all. For those in this last camp, a popular argument is that the coverings aren’t the problem, but being forced by a ...

Friend’s unwillingness to change destroying her and friendship

Dear Annie: I have a friend who is of Pentecostal faith while I’m of Catholic faith. She monopolizes the conversation on her religion and doesn’t allow me to talk. I hate being preached to, and she has nothing else that interests her but reading her Bible and preaching. She complains ...

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Rapid Readers to meet Thursday in Rapid River RAPID RIVER — The Rapid Readers will meet on Thursday, Sept. 17, at Jack’s Restaurant at 10 a.m. in Rapid River. The novels “The Huntress” by K. Quinn, “The Great Leader” by J. Harrison, and “The House at the Edge of Night” by C. ...

Diocese distributes funds to U.P. Catholic schools

MARQUETTE — The Upper Peninsula Catholic Foundation (UPCF) has announced its annual distribution to Catholic schools across the Diocese of Marquette. In total, more than $230,000 has been distributed to eight Upper Peninsula schools prior to the upcoming 2020-2021 school year. UPCF connects ...

Some classroom substitutes pale in comparison

Dear Annie: I was a high school teacher for nearly 40 years, and, before I landed a full-time public school job, spent a year or two as a substitute. I know the frustrations of students who assume you don’t matter because you’re not “our real teacher.” It can be even more annoying when ...

Is moving mid-pandemic your best financial move?

You may not have started 2020 thinking about a move. But like it or not, many of us have had to reconsider our living situations during the pandemic. Maybe you’re one of the lucky ones who can now work remotely, or maybe you’re out of a job like millions of others. You may be wondering ...

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Escanaba Eagles ­breakfasts to continue ESCANABA — Sunday breakfasts at Escanaba Eagles at 608 Ludington Street will continue every third and fifth Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. There is a cost for the breakfast, and take-out meals are available. For those dining in, socially-distanced ...

It’s time to shine a light on our unsung heroines

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following column was written by former Daily Press staffer Lori Rose, who is filling in for usual Friday columnist Karen Rose Wils. ESCANABA — Many of my relatives have become fans of those backyard or deer blind “trail cameras.” They allow a person to catch a ...

Get rid of roaches, yellow fingernails, and crayon marks

Dear Heloise: Some time ago you had a certain way to mix a sure cure to get rid of roaches using boric acid, I think. Please, I would like to read it again. — Richard C., Long Beach, Calif. Richard, gather 8 ounces of powdered boric acid, 1/2 cup of flour, 1/8 cup of sugar, 1/2 of a small ...

How to enjoy meat again when married to a vegan

Dear Annie: My wife and I have just celebrated our ninth wedding anniversary. Two years ago, she decided to become a vegan for moral and dietary reasons. I respect her greatly for that, though I didn’t love constantly hearing about it. I have also adopted many of the same eating habits, but I ...