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Florence church serving meal

FLORENCE, Wis. — The First Presbyterian Church of Florence announces that May’s Come to Supper free meal will be served on Monday. Serving of the free meal starts at 5 p.m. and continues to 5:45 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the First Presbyterian Church of Florence, Norway Street in ...

Is her body a distraction?

Dear Annie: I work at a small office that employs all women. Most, including me, are older than 50. Over a year ago, one of my co-workers had a double mastectomy. Over the year, we all were very supportive and helpful to her. Last week, I was summoned into the boss’s office to be told that ...

God and Country Worship service planned

NORWAY — Good Shepherd Lutheran Church of Norway will host a God and Country Worship service Sunday, May 27, to honor those who have served our country, both past and present. The service will be at 10:30 a.m. and will feature Rob Styberski playing on the church organ, which is one of the ...

PEO plans meeting at Evergreen in Kingsford

IRON MOUNTAIN — P.E.O. AN will host its next meeting at 6 p.m. Monday in the activity room at Evergreen in Kingsford. Co-hostess for the evening will be Alice Reed. Members are asked to contact the hostess if unable to attend.

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Kingsford High School Jazz Band performs for Golden K

By SHARON SCHOLKE For The Daily News KINGSFORD — Golden K members were treated to a rousing performance by the Kingsford School Jazz Band under the direction of Ben Sherk at the May 14 meeting. Vance Uhazie opened the meeting and introduced Paul Ward, chairperson for the day, who turned ...

Being a mom is worth more than many people admit

IRON MOUNTAIN — When I was little, my friends used to ask me what my mom did, and I always tilted my head to the side, crinkled my nose and replied with, “She’s a mom. She does mom things.” I was blessed with a childhood that included a stay-at-home mom, but while the innocence of a ...

ADRC hosts AARP Smart Driver course

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Aging and Disability Resource Center of Florence County will host an AARP Smart Driver Course from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday at the Florence Natural Resource Center. The course is geared toward drivers 50-plus, however, licensed drivers of all ages are welcome, and ...

Staff interactions

Above, Maryhill Manor activities director Danielle Novak, passes out hugs and Hershey treats to residents at the Niagara, Wis., skilled nursing facility. From left are Jackie Galeazzi, Betty Zandt, and Novak hugging resident Richard Cardinal.

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PEO plans meeting at Evergreen in Kingsford

IRON MOUNTAIN — P.E.O. AN will host its next meeting at 6 p.m. Monday in the activity room at Evergreen in Kingsford. Co-hostess for the evening will be Alice Reed. Members are asked to contact the hostess if unable to attend.

Powers-Spalding Lions Club breakfast Sunday

POWERS — The Powers-Spalding Lions Club will host its annual pancake, sausage and egg breakfast plus bake sale from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday at St. John Neumann Parish Hall in Spalding. The Lions will honor the North Central Senior Class and its advisors to a free breakfast.

Niagara performance set

Doug Maes as Prince Edward reviews his lines during a recent rehearsal for the Niagara High School Theatre production of “Spellbound: A Grimm Tale,” set for 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the high school in Niagara, Wis. In the play, two brothers find themselves caught in dire circumstances. ...

Post 50 to host Legion summer UP convention

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Uren-Cooper-Johnson American Legion Post 50 of Iron Mountain will host the Upper Peninsula Association of American Legion Post 98th summer convention in Iron Mountain on Friday and Saturday, June 8 and 9. A banquet, meeting and a memorial service will be among the ...

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Engaged

Scott and Shaun Lewellyn of Iron Mountain are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Grace to Dustin Theodore Ramlow, son of Earl and Susan Ramlow of Iron Mountain. Grace is a graduate of Kingsford High School and Hope College in Holland, Mich. She will begin ...

Engaged

Mark and Karen Zimmerman of Wilson and Jon and Pam Schwamlien of Vulcan are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Brad Zimmerman and Libby Schwamlien. Libby is a 2009 graduate of Norway High School and a 2017 graduate of Northeast Wisconsin Technical College with an associate ...

Engaged

Bryan (Una) and Cindy Henderson and David and Beverly Szprejda proudly announce the engagement of their children, Taylor Henderson and Zachary Szprejda. Taylor is a graduate of Carney-Nadeau High School and is currently pursuing her bachelor’s degree in elementary education at University of ...

Engaged

Kaylene and Steve Mathieu of Quinnesec announce the engagement of their daughter, Karissa Lee Mathieu, to Brandon Michael Welch of Grand Rapids, Mich., son of Dawn and Eldon Welch of Bellevue, Mich. They will be married on May 5, 2018, at the Cornerstone Church in Wyoming, Mich., where ...

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Florence church announces date change on Come to Supper meal

FLORENCE, Wis. — The First Presbyterian Church of Florence announces that May’s Come to Supper meal will be served on the third Monday of the month due to Memorial Day being the fourth Monday. Serving of the free meal starts at 5 p.m. and continues to 5:45 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of ...

Night of music planned Sunday

RANDVILLE — A night of music is planned Sunday at Randville Bible Church, on M-95 about 12 miles north of Iron Mountain. Service begins at 6 p.m. Theme for the program is “The Wondrous Love of God.” Instrumental and/or vocal numbers are welcomed. Refreshments follow the program. For ...

Breen Center sets pasty sales

KINGSFORD — The Breen Senior Center will have a pasty sale with pick-up from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. Cost is $5 per pasty. Rutabaga is available. Call the center at 906-774-5110 to place orders.

Food drive

Confirmation youth at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain recently conducted their annual food drive. Students collected items to help keep the food pantry at First Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain well stocked with non-perishable food as well as personal hygiene products. The ...

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The Missing

C.L. Taylor's novel "The Missing" is a story of a dysfunctional family as it deals with the disappearance of their fifteen-year-old son Billy. (William Morrow, 472 pages) Told from the perspective of the missing boy's mother Claire, the novel emphasizes how a family may break down in the ...

The Corporation: An Epic Story of The Cuban American Underworld

The epic "Godfather" movie trilogy introduced much of America to the Italian Mafia. But a lesser known organization, run by Cuban Americans, was perhaps even more violent and powerful according to journalist and screenwriter T. J. English who delves into the world of bolita, a Cuban numbers ...

All The Beautiful Lies

“All The Beautiful Lies” was hard to put down. I’m usually reading sports books but this mystery with a twist was outstanding. — Burt Angeli, The Daily News “All The Beautiful Lies” (William Morrow) is from Peter Swanson, acclaimed author of Her Every Fear and The Kind Worth ...

The Wild Inside

Some novels are very difficult to read. Jamey Bradbury's "The Wild Inside" (William Morrow, 290 pages) is a case in point. Dubbed by bestselling author John Irving as "an unusual love story and a creepy horror novel” (think of the Bronte sisters and Stephen King), the book is a stomach ...