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Enchanted Doll Club meets Thursday

EAGLE RIVER, Wis. — The Enchanted Doll Club of the Northwoods is meeting on Thursday at 1 p.m. in the conference room of the Eagle River Airport. The airport is located at 1311 Airport Road in Eagle River. After a short business meeting and dessert, there will be a sharing of Madame ...

Sister has no respect for time

By Annie Lane Dear Annie: I have a sister-in-law who always has spur-of-the-moment birthday parties for her children — usually just giving us all one day’s notice. They are active in school activities and sports. All of these activities have schedules planned weeks in advance, but my ...

Officer Adam Ray of the Iron Mountain Police Department with his service dog, Falcon will be the featured presentation at the Iron Mountain-Kingsford Women’s Club GFWC is meeting at noon Friday, March 3.

GFWC plans luncheon

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Iron Mountain-Kingsford Women’s Club GFWC is meeting at noon Friday, March 3, at Pine Grove Country Club in Iron Mountain. Luncheon menu will feature spinach lasagna with garlic bread. Cost is $15, all inclusive. Guest speaker will be Officer Adam Ray of the Iron ...

Northwoods Geology Club meets

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Northwoods Geology Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday in the lower level of the Florence Natural Resource Center. Coffee and snacks will be available along with door prizes. Any donations are graciously accepted. New members of all ages are always welcome to ...

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GK holds Valentine’s party for special needs kids

By Orice Walters For The Daily News IRON MOUNTAIN — The Golden K Valentine’s Party for special needs kids on Feb. 13 was indeed a very hearty party. Hearts of all sizes on napkins and cups decorated the tables along with big heart shaped cookies in pink, red and white. Some 100 special ...

Five ways rheumatoid arthritis affects the body

IRON MOUNTAIN — Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) affects nearly 1.3 million Americans. It typically appears in adults over age 40, and affects women three times as often. RA is an autoimmune disease that develops when the body’s immune system attacks the lining of the joints, called synovium. ...

Ten great things about growing older

Like many, if not all, phases of our lives, our senior years can come with challenges. The wonderful parts of growing old should not be overshadowed by the unpleasant and difficult aspects of aging. Below are only 10 great things about aging, from financial perks to personal insight that comes ...

Pictured from left at the recent Golden K meeting are One District Manager Robert DeLongchamp, Super One Manager Jon Revier and Golden K February Chairman and Program Chairman John Aune.

Golden K group hears about remodeling project at Super One

KINGSFORD — Every so often Golden K is in for a surprise. Monday February 6, was one of those days when upon arrival at our regular meeting place was posted a note on the door, “GK meeting today across the parking lot at the Masonic Temple.” So as flexible as we seniors are, many GKrs ...

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Dan Morin is pictured performing at a recent event.

Niagara Lions to host annual gun and meat raffle

NIAGARA, Wis. — The Niagara Lions Club will sponsor its annual winter meat and rifle raffle at Bob’s Country Bar on Saturday, March 4. The fun will continue into the evening with musical entertainment being performed. There is no cover charge and it promises to be a very fun and ...

Human trafficking awareness brought to Golden K meeting

By Orice Walters For The Daily News KINGSFORD — Another great Monday morning at Dickinson Area Golden K, with coffee, donuts and great people. What a way to start the week. GK snowbirds are missed, but we will keep on singing and remembering all as we say the “Pledge to the ...

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, ...

Weddings, Engagements, Anniversaries | VIEW ALL

Mike Kerscher and Wayne and Karen Harrison of Florence, Wis. are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Allysa Kerscher to Garrett Vucenic, the son of Steve and Tammy Vucenic of Cameron, Wis. Allysa is a graduate of Florence High School and the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. She is currently a social worker at the Kenosha County Aging and Disability Resource Center in Kenosha, Wis. Garrett is a graduate of Cameron High School and the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. He is currently a licensed athletic trainer for Aurora Health Care in Kenosha, Wis. A June 24, 2017, wedding is planned.

Engaged

Mike Kerscher and Wayne and Karen Harrison of Florence, Wis. are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Allysa Kerscher to Garrett Vucenic, the son of Steve and Tammy Vucenic of Cameron, Wis. Allysa is a graduate of Florence High School and the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. ...

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Jim and Mary Pilon of Niagara, Wis. are please to announce the engagement of their daughter, Erica Susan Pilon, to Nicholas Glen Meister, son of John and Peggy Klenovich of Niagara and grandson of Virginia Barber of Niagara. Erica is a 2002 graduate of Niagara High School and a 2009 graduate of ...

Engaged

Tammy and Todd Barrows are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Afton, to Richard Hunnewell Jr., son of Richard and Dawn Hunnewell Sr. of Thomasville, Ga. Afton graduated from Kingsford High School in 2013 and will be graduating from Lakeland University in May with a degree in ...

Brian and Sandy Grahn of Goodman, Wis., are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Victoria Ann Grahn, to Adam John Weinfurter, son of Terry and Lori Weinfurter of Aurora, Wis. Victoria is a 2005 graduate of Goodman-Armstrong Creek High School and is employed as a wire person at Systems Control. Adam is a 2007 graduate of Florence High School and a 2010 graduate of Bay College with an associate’s degree in business. Adam is employed as a lead wire technician at Systems Control. The couple is planning an August 2017 wedding.

Engaged

Brian and Sandy Grahn of Goodman, Wis., are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Victoria Ann Grahn, to Adam John Weinfurter, son of Terry and Lori Weinfurter of Aurora, Wis. Victoria is a 2005 graduate of Goodman-Armstrong Creek High School and is employed as a wire person at ...

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The importance of having a religious outlook

Fr. Joseph O. Gouin Pastor American Martyrs Catholic Church Kingsford The famous Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung in his book “Modern Man in Search of a Soul” makes a rather remarkable statement. He says that for all of his patients over 35, their main problem was that they did not have a ...

Sportsmen’s Seminar and Supper on Feb. 18

KINGSFORD — The annual Sportsmen’s Seminar and Supper, a hunting and fishing extravaganza, will kick off at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at Iron Mountain’s Central Middle School Gymnasium and Cafeteria. The event, sponsored by Family Baptist Church of Kingsford, will include a number of ...

Church plans potluck picnic on Sunday

CRIVITZ, Wis. — Northwood’s Apostolic Church of Crivitz will host a potluck picnic Sunday after the morning service. The service begins at 9:30 a.m. and will be immediately followed by a picnic. Participants are encouraged to come dressed in their best picnic attire. For more ...

Children of Abraham have faith in the promise

Pastor James S. Lindgren First Evangelical Lutheran Church Iron Mountain “Consider Abraham: ‘He believed God, and it was credited to Him as righteousness.’ Understand, then, that those who believe are Children of Abraham.” (Galatians 3:6-7) It is faith and not words, deed, ...

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The Seventh Plague

James Rollins continues his Sigma Force series in his latest thriller "The Seventh Plague." (William Morrow, 425 pages) The head of a British archeological expedition in the Sudanese desert, Professor Harold McCabe, vanished in the desert and was presumed to have been killed by Islamic ...

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The Believer

Joakim Zander's latest work, "The Believer," is a follow up to his previous novel, "The Swimmer." (Harper, 378 pages) Yasmine Ajam and her family had fled the turbulence of the Middle East to begin life in Sweden, settling in the less affluent Bergort district of Stockholm which is home to ...

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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 ...