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Social Security always evolving

By Edward I. Cariuty Social Security District Manager Social Security is always evolving to meet the needs of the American public. We’re optimistic about the future and the limitless possibilities for progress. Much of the progress we’ve made together, as a nation, is through the ...

Enchanted Doll Club meeting planned Jan. 26

EAGLE RIVER, Wis. — The Enchanted Doll Club of the Northwoods will hold its first meeting of 2017 at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, in the conference room of the Eagle River Airport at 1311 Airport Road in Eagle River. After a short business meeting and dessert, a sharing of favorite teddy bears ...

DCH retirees to gather Jan. 27 at Pine Grove

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Dickinson County Hospital retirees will gather for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 27, at Pine Grove Country Club in Iron Mountain. All former retirees are invited to attend.

Jesus promises his daily presence to all who put their faith in Him

Pastor James S. Lindgren First Evangelical Lutheran Church Iron Mountain “You foolish Galatians! Who has bewitched you? Before your very eyes Jesus Christ was clearly portrayed as crucified.” Galatians 3:1 Paul calls the Galatians foolish for they started out believing in Jesus ...

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Ben Determan, program chairman, introduces Golden K guest speaker Megan Blomquist. She spoke on her hiking trip to the John Muir Trail in Yosemite National Park.

Blomquist featured speaker at Golden K meeting

By JOAN JOUPPI For The Daily News KINGSFORD — As the New Year gets into full swing, Monday morning found the Golden K also getting back into their meetings. Having experienced two weeks off the Golden K members met at the First Presbyterian Church greeting each other warmly, happy for ...

What can increase your odds of dementia?

By Kirsten Nichols Lifestyles Correspondent IRON MOUNTAIN — Dementia may seem frightening, difficult to understand, and impossible to prevent. Among the things we can't do anything about is our age or DNA, but there are a number of things we can do to help ward off the onset of ...

How medications impact your driving ability

IRON MOUNTAIN — Driving is a mentally and physically complicated process — requiring a number of tasks from the driver. It's necessary to be alert, to be able to concentrate, and to be able to react in a quickly manner at any time if something happens while you're ...

Norway Center announces special events

NORWAY — The Norway Senior Center has announced its upcoming events for the month of January. Schedule is as follows: Today — Evening meal at 5 p.m. serving their famous company chicken, vegetables, mashed potatoes, and gravy, soup and salad bar and dessert. Soup and salad bar will open ...

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Telephone employees gather

IRON MOUNTAIN — All former telephone employees are invited to attend the monthly luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 6, at Holiday Kitchen in Iron Mountain.

NAMI support group to meet

MARQUETTE — The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette will gather at 7 p.m. Eastern time Thursday in the Baraga Place conference room, 129 West Baraga Ave., Marquette. NAMI offers confidential support groups and educational meetings for individuals living with mental illness, ...

Niagara classes lunch Wednesday

NIAGARA, Wis. — The Nifty ‘50s and ‘60s of Niagara High School will meet for lunch at noon on Wednesday at the Niagara Senior Center. Reservations need to be made no later than today by calling the Senior Center at 715-251-1603. “Please come and bring your friends and enjoy a great ...

Meat drawing on Sunday

GOODMAN, Wis. — The Goodman-Armstrong Creek Lions Club is holding a meat drawing in conjunction with their annual predator hunt registration day. The drawing will begin at noon Sunday at the 8-Hi Club, about a half-mile east of Goodman on Highway 8. All types of meats will be including in ...

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Dan and Amy Steele of Felch announce the engagement of their daughter, Taylor Leigh Steele to Eli Merle Johnson, son of Tim and Karen Johnson of Foster City. Taylor is a 2013 graduate of North Dickinson County School and will graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay in May with a bachelor’s of social work. She will then attend graduate school in pursuit of her master of social work. Eli is a 2011 graduate of North Dickinson County School and a 2014 graduate of Northeastern Wisconsin Technical College. He is employed at Dickinson County Healthcare System as a respiratory therapist. A June 10, 2017, wedding is planned.

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Dan and Amy Steele of Felch announce the engagement of their daughter, Taylor Leigh Steele to Eli Merle Johnson, son of Tim and Karen Johnson of Foster City. Taylor is a 2013 graduate of North Dickinson County School and will graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay in May with a ...

Lacey Jay Walsh and Dalton Lee Allen along with their parents, Lynn and the late Jay Walsh of Granite Bluff, Wendy and Jim Parolini of Norway and Mark and Kristi Allen of Kingsford are pleased to announce their engagement. Lacey is a 2015 graduate of Kingsford High School and is currently employed as an office manager at Discover Chiropractic in Marquette. Dalton is a 2013 graduate of Kingsford High School and will graduate in May with a bachelor’s degree in behavior analysis and will pursue his master’s degree from Northern Michigan University in the fall of 2017. A July 1, 2017 wedding is planned at First Covenant Church in Iron Mountain.

Engaged

Lacey Jay Walsh and Dalton Lee Allen along with their parents, Lynn and the late Jay Walsh of Granite Bluff, Wendy and Jim Parolini of Norway and Mark and Kristi Allen of Kingsford are pleased to announce their engagement. Lacey is a 2015 graduate of Kingsford High School and is currently ...

Brian and Dawn Burcar of Norway are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Marie Burcar, to Thomas “TJ” James Loomis, son of Thomas Arnold Loomis and Marlene Burke. Heather is a 2016 graduate of Norway High School and is currently employed at Arby’s. TJ is a 2007 graduate of Kingsford High School and is currently employed at Northwoods Manufacturing. A July 2017 wedding is planned.

Engaged

Brian and Dawn Burcar of Norway are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Marie Burcar, to Thomas “TJ” James Loomis, son of Thomas Arnold Loomis and Marlene Burke. Heather is a 2016 graduate of Norway High School and is currently employed at Arby’s. TJ is a 2007 ...

Michael and Denise Fayas of Iron Mountain, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sierra Fayas, to Jacob Cherney, son of Paul and Kim Cherney of Norway. Sierra is a Kingsford High School graduate and is employed by Econo Foods and Louisiana Pacific. She is a full-time student at Bay West in Iron Mountain, pursuing a nursing degree. Jacob is a home school graduate. He is currently employed by Tim’s Lawn Care and Systems Control. The couple plans to be married in May 2017.

Engaged

Michael and Denise Fayas of Iron Mountain, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sierra Fayas, to Jacob Cherney, son of Paul and Kim Cherney of Norway. Sierra is a Kingsford High School graduate and is employed by Econo Foods and Louisiana Pacific. She is a full-time student ...

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Crivitz Northwood’s Apostolic Church adds service on Sundays

CRIVITZ, Wis. — Northwood’s Apostolic Church of Crivitz will add a Sunday morning service at 9:30 to go with evening services at the American Legion in Crivitz. The church will continue to also have its 6 p.m. Sunday service at the American Legion. For more information, contact the ...

Chorus to start rehearsals

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Dickinson County Community Chorus is set to begin rehearsals Jan. 17 for the annual Lenten Service. The service is held in cooperation with the Iron Mountain Area Clergy Association, and is scheduled for April 11. Rehearsals are every Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the ...

Celebration of Carols on Sunday

RANDVILLE — Everyone is invited to the Randville Bible Church  for A Celebration of Carols program set to take place at 11 a.m. Sunday. Randville Bible Church is located on M-95, 12 miles north of Iron Mountain.

Church plans Community Fellowship Breakfast and Christmas Bake Sale

IRON MOUNTAIN — Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Iron Mountain will have its eighth annual Community Fellowship Breakfast and Christmas Bake Sale from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday in the Monsignor James A. Kaczmarek Parish Hall. The breakfast menu includes: fruit, bacon, sausage, ...

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Chaos

Patricia Cornwell continues her popular Kay Scarpetta series with her latest book "Chaos."  (William Morrow, 385 pages) Forensic pathologist Dr. Kay Scarpetta and her old partner Pete Marino are summoned to investigate the mysterious death of a bicyclist on the campus of Harvard ...

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The Flame Bearer

Bernard Cornwell has completed his 10th novel in his Saxon Tales series with "The Flame Bearer"  (Harper, 284 pages) Lord Uhtred, who was born a Saxon but raised by a Dane, dreams of recapturing his ancestral home of Bebbanburg, which was seized by his uncle and given to his cousin. The ...

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The Reykjavik Assignment

Adam LeBor's Yael Azoulay series continues in his latest work, "The Reykjavik Assignment."  (Harper, 454 pages) Yael Azoulay, former member of the Israeli special forces, handles the delicate, "top secret" negotiations of the United Nations. This intrepid agent has brought warlords and war ...

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The Wars Of The Roosevelts

William J. Mann has written a biography of the most influential family in early twentieth century America:  "The Wars of the Roosevelts:  The Ruthless Rise of America's Greatest Political Family."  (Harper, 609 pages) Mann's perspective is not a dry, political history of the Roosevelts; ...