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111-year-old Australian recommends eating chicken brains

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s oldest-ever man has included eating chicken brains among his secrets to living more than 111 years. Retired cattle rancher Dexter Kruger on Monday marked 124 days since he turned 111, a day older than World War I veteran Jack Lockett was when he died in […]

Ricky L. Steinhaus, age 67, of Sault Ste. Marie, passed away Sunday, May 9, 2021, at his home. Ricky was born on October 13, 1953, in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, the son of Dellas and Alvina (Lumsden) Steinhaus. He married Mary Green on May 9, 2012. Rick graduated from Sault […]

Gladys McKiddie

Gladys Ann McKiddie, 79, of Brimley, Michigan passed away Thursday, May 13, 2021, at UP Health Systems – Marquette.Gladys was born on September 14, 1941, in Brimley, MI to the late Reuben and Alma (Nivala) Ojala. She graduated as valedictorian of the Class of 1959 from Brimley High School.  On […]

John “Jack” Wood

John Ignatius “Jack” Wood, age 88 of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away May 9, 2021, at War Memorial Hospital. Jack was born on May 28, 1932 in Grand Marais, Michigan to the late Herman and Mary (Yonkoski) Wood. He served his country in the US Air Force as a […]

Darryl “Smitty” Smith

Darryl Timothy “Smitty” Smith, age 72, of Moran, Michigan, died April 24, 2021 in St. Ignace, Michigan. He was born on June 28, 1948 in Toledo, Ohio to Prince and Betty Smith. Smitty grew up in Ohio and spent many years there before he made his way to St. Ignace […]

Sites offer vaccine to ages 12-17

SCHOOLCRAFT — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for adolescents ages 12-17 to receive the Pfizer vaccinations. Anyone 12-17 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. There are multiple options in each of the LMAS District Health Department’s four counties for vaccination […]

William F. Postma (and his wife, Laura) were born in the rural community of Rudyard in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.  His parents were Jenny (Ploegstra) and William F. Postma, Sr.  His early years were spent on the farm, growing hay for tahe cows, milking, and with the help of his siblings […]

Michael Mitsch

Michael James Mitsch, 69, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, passed away April 30, 2021 at EUP Hospice House. He was born August 11, 1951 in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri to Matthew and Dorothy (Durochford) Mitsch. Michael had a BFA in art history and conservation from Columbia College Chicago, BA in […]