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April 19, 2016 Retired Teamsters hold lunch and meeting ESCANABA — The Teamsters Retirees Club of Delta County will meet on Wednesday, April 20 at the Escanaba Civic Center, 225 N. 21st St. more »»

With this rigatoni, I thee wed: The 1st Pastafarian wedding

April 19, 2016 By Nick Perry Associated Press AKAROA, New Zealand — The wedding rings were made of pasta, the ceremony was held on a pirate boat, and when it came time for the kiss, the bride and groom slurped... more »»

Unprofessional for woman to take shoes off at office

April 19, 2016 Dear Annie: I have a different problem with people taking off their shoes. I work in a small office where we have outside visitors on a daily basis. more »»

Some wedding good luck charms are ancient beliefs

April 19, 2016 METRO — Couples’ wedding days are special moments, ones they hope pave the way to a life filled with happiness and good fortune. more »»

Invitation photo causes problems

April 19, 2016 GARFIELD, N.J. — A couple of volunteer firefighters in New Jersey are facing possible discipline for inadvertently violating department rules when they shared their wedding invitation on Facebook. more »»

Couples plan using their smartphones

April 19, 2016 METRO — More couples are utilizing their smartphones when planning their weddings, according to the The Knot 2014 Real Weddings Study. more »»

Pathways invites community to mingle

April 18, 2016 ESCANABA — Pathways Community Mental Health recently hosted a “Mix and Mingle” community event at the Escanaba Civic Center. Approximately 170 people attended the dance. more »»

Labor group supports Toys for Tots program

April 18, 2016 Courtesy photo The Delta County Trades and Labor Council recently held its annual fundraiser. more »»

Weird workouts people will love

April 18, 2016 AICR — According to the American Institute for Cancer Research, 30 minutes a day of exercise will lower the risk of cancer, along with a host of other diseases. more »»

Briefs

April 18, 2016 Gladstone Class of ‘76 plans reunion GLADSTONE — Gladstone Class of 1976 is holding a reunion planning meeting on Tuesday, April 26 at the Saloon Bar in Gladstone at 7 p.m. more »»

New comforters lack both comfort and length

April 18, 2016 Dear Readers: Today’s sound off is about the size of comforter sets. Ruthi S. wrote: “I just purchased a new queen-size comforter set that is too short for the bed. more »»

Response to family members being gay was fine

April 18, 2016 Dear Annie: In the past year, we have been told that two members of our family are gay. One of them is transgender. At the time we were told, most of us were speechless. more »»

AAUW plans ‘Members Matter’ gathering

April 16, 2016 ESCANABA — An American Association of University Women (AAUW)-Escanaba Area “Membership Matters” gathering for AAUW members and their guests is scheduled for Thursday, April 21 at Leigh’s Garden... more »»

Kid Speak

April 16, 2016 Lifestyles Editor Rosanne Reese asked Webster Elementary second-graders: “What have you liked learning about lately?” ... more »»

Hampton gives historical society presentation

April 16, 2016 ESCANABA — Susan Hampton will discuss “Karelian Fever” at the third and final program of the 2016 Delta County Historical Society Winter Outreach Series on Wednesday, April 20, beginning at 7 p.m. more »»

Getting outside helps give kids a sense of place

April 16, 2016 GTT — As the weather improves, families find it easier to get outside and give children a sense of place. Most children no longer have the experience of playing freely outside in the neighborhood. more »»

Dance music on tap for handbell concert

April 16, 2016 ESCANABA — The Capital City Ringers (CCR), under the direction of Nicole Leppala, will be in concert at First Presbyterian Church, 819 1st Ave. S., on Friday, April 22, at 7 p.m. more »»

Boy Scouts help at Mackinac Island during the summer

April 16, 2016 ESCANABA — Sixty Boy Scouts from across the U.P., the entire Hiawathaland District, will participate in the 2016 Mackinac Island Service Camp and Governor’s Honor Guar. more »»

Briefs

April 16, 2016 NAMI hears speaker on mental illness ESCANABA — The local chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will meet Thursday, April 21, in room 961 of the Heirman University Center at Bay... more »»

Readers respond to request to remove shoes letter

April 16, 2016 Dear Annie: “Clean Shoes in Wisconsin” objected to his sister-in-law asking him to remove his shoes in her house. Yikes. more »»

 
 
 

 

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