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U.P. Catholic columnist recognized by Catholic Press Association

July 21, 2014 MARQUETTE — Jim LaJoie’s regular column for The U.P. Catholic, “From the Sidelines,” received an Honorable Mention by the Catholic Press Association of The United States and Canada. more »»


July 21, 2014 Three local residents receive GVSU degrees ALLENDALE — Three area residents are among the nearly 2,900 students who earned degrees from Grand Valley State University in April 2014. more »»


July 21, 2014 R/C Flying Club offers two local events HYDE — The Bay Area R/C Flying Club will host a “Learn to Fly” event on Saturday, July 26, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. more »»

Vacation with special-needs grandson is no vacation

July 21, 2014 Dear Annie: My significant other of 20 years is a great guy, and he’s been wonderful to me. Here’s the problem: “Bob” has an 11-year-old autistic grandson. more »»

Churches announce summer schedules and activities

July 19, 2014 ASSEMBLY OF GOD NEW LIFE ESCANABA — Sunday morning worship services are at 9 and 10:30 a.m. Nursery is available for both services. Sunday school classes are provided for all ages at . more »»

Altrusans announce new member

July 19, 2014 GLADSTONE — The Altrusa Club welcomed new member, Jenine Maloney, of Gladstone, at their July dinner meeting at the Terrace. more »»

Grandson of local couple earns Eagle

July 19, 2014 GREENVILLE, Wis. —? Jason Nowotny of Greenville, Wis., has earned the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts — the Eagle Scout Award. more »»

Vacation Bible School

July 19, 2014 United Evangelical Covenant GLADSTONE — Vacation Bible Club program for children is planned for Monday through Friday, July 21-2. more »»


July 19, 2014 Dorothy McKnight asked local kids: “What have you done so far this summer that’s fun? Do you like the cooler weather or do you wish it would warm up?”... more »»


July 19, 2014 BRAUN — On July 7, Escanaba residents, Krista Dubord and Kevin Braun welcomed a son, Colten James, at 8:37 a.m. He weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long when delivered at OSF St. more »»


July 19, 2014 Gladstone church to host picnic GLADSTONE — United Evangelical Covenant Church in Gladstone will host a picnic/evangelical event in the main pavilion of Van Cleve Park on Sunday from 11:30 a.. more »»

Legionnaires hold summer convention

July 19, 2014 Courtesy photo Bill Hafeman, Powers American Legion Post 244, center, addresses the 2014 Upper Peninsula Summer Convention held in mid-June at the Quality Inn in Escanab. more »»

Readers divided on graduation ceremony decorum

July 19, 2014 Dear Annie: “A Graduate’s Mom” should lighten up about decorum at graduation ceremonies. I am a professor at a large university, and I participate in graduation every year. more »»


July 19, 2014 Sliva awarded MTU degree HOUGHTON — Justin Sliva graduated from Michigan Tech University May 3 with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineerin. more »»

Walk in the Park & 5K Fun Run for Brain Tumor Research

July 18, 2014 ESCANABA — The Tenth Annual Walk in the Park for Brain Tumor Research will be held Saturday at Ludington Park in Escanaba. more »»

It’s summer — hold the heat and pass the pleasantness

July 18, 2014 ESCANABA — Well, it appears summer weather may be on hold for a bit longer. A recent forecast said our cool to moderate temperatures may stick around until late summer to early autumn. more »»

Asthmatic wants smokers to take his condition seriously

July 18, 2014 Dear Annie: I am a nonsmoker who has asthma and early heart disease. more »»

GHS Class of 1964 reunites for 50th

July 17, 2014 Courtesy photo Classmates from the Gladstone High School Class of 1964 celebrated their 50-year reunion at the Terrace Bay Inn in Gladstone on July 5. more »»

Sister Therese Reynolds marks 60 years as Adrian Dominican Sister

July 17, 2014 ADRIAN — Sister Therese (Therese Marcel) Reynolds, OP, a native of Iron Mountain, is celebrating 60 years as an Adrian Dominican Sister this year. She attended St. Mary and St. Joseph Parish. more »»

NMU students awarded scholarships

July 17, 2014 MARQUETTE — Five students at Northern Michigan University have been awarded scholarships for the 2014-15 academic year. more »»



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