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Rude cousin comes by unwanted and leaves when needed

Dear Annie: A cousin of mine found out that we get all the different sports networks in our cable package, and ever since, he has invited himself over to watch games at our house all the time, on a weekly basis. This was frustrating in itself — but then recently, something unbelievable ...

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Holy Name Class of 1966 meeting planned ESCANABA — The Holy Name Class of 1966 will be having a reunion meeting Monday, May 3 at 4:30 p.m. at the Escanaba Country Club. Anyone interested is invited. For any questions, call or text Patti at 906-280-1484. Loans available for Gladstone ...

Do you really need to drink 8 glasses of water a day?

Editor’s note: The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Today’s piece is by Tamara Hew-Butler, of Wayne State University. (THE CONVERSATION) The warmer weather and longer days have inspired reminders to “stay ...

Turning scalloped potatoes into tasty potato soup

Dear Heloise: I love scalloped potatoes, but sometimes make too much. So I like to take the leftover scalloped potatoes and turn them into potato soup in a big soup pot. Since the potatoes are already cooked and seasoned with chicken broth, milk, salt, garlic and onions, the whole recipe takes ...

Lexi Winling inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

BATON ROUGE, La. — Lexi Winling of Gladstone, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Winling was initiated at University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Winling is among approximately 30,000 ...

Don’t give up on your dreams — at any age

Dear Annie: I just wanted to thank you for encouraging the 63-year-old mom who is trying to complete her vocational nursing degree. She is not too old, by any stretch, and though her kids may mean well, she should not give up on her dream of being a nurse. I’m a 57-year-old registered ...