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Setting boundaries and seeking balance

Dear Annie: I have a younger co-worker who I met at a work social event, and we started talking a bit about novels we are writing as a hobby. A few weeks later, he came by my cubicle to ask me more about writing, so I gave him a few resources to a local writers group. Ever since then, he keeps ...

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Free sewing class ESCANABA — A free sewing class for adults and children age 8 and older will take place this summer at the Community Hall at the U.P. Steam & Gas Engine Antique Village. The hall is the blue building by the Delta County Chamber of Commerce Building and is attached ...

Berg recognized by MDHHS for service

ESCANABA — The Menominee Delta Schoolcraft Community Action Agency has announced that Lannie Berg from Welcome Newborns received the Hometown Health Heroes Award from the State of Michigan for the work she does in Delta County around child abuse and neglect prevention. This award is given ...

Hughes speaks to Escanaba Rotarians

ESCANABA — Bay College President Dr. Nerita Hughes was the speaker for the Escanaba Rotary Club’s meeting on May 7. She gave an update on her goals and vision for Bay College. Escanaba Rotary holds lunch meetings weekly on Tuesdays at noon at Herford and Hops, located at 624 Ludington ...

Bride-to-be asks for a costly gown

Today’s Sound Off concerns the prices of bridal gowns: Dear Heloise: What is the average price of a bridal gown these days? My granddaughter is getting married, and I offered to pay for her dress. I expected to pay about $800 to $1,000, but my granddaughter wants a dress that cost ...

Wedding snubs and dishwasher dilemmas

Dear Annie: My husband and I have been together for 15 years. He has three children from a previous marriage. In the early days of our relationship, my nieces would often come and visit during the summers, and all the kids would play together. As everyone grew older, the visits lessened to just ...