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Juniors  Ellie LaBonte and Brady Eichmeier were crowned Homecoming  queen and king prior to the North Central football game Oct. 6 vs. Carney-Nadeau.

Homecoming royalty

Juniors Ellie LaBonte and Brady Eichmeier were crowned Homecoming queen and king prior to the North Central football game Oct. 6 vs. Carney-Nadeau.

Norvulet VFW Post 4581 changes November meeting

NORWAY — The Norway Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4581 will meet at 7:30 on Tuesday, Nov. 7, at the post building, which is a change from its usual second Thursday date. The change was made due to the Veterans Day banquet at the Norway Legion hall on Thursday, Nov. 9.  The 75th ...

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David Zid of Columbus, Ohio was the keynote speaker at the second annual Parkinson’s Disease Symposium hosted by The Parkinson Society of Dickinson County at Bay College West Campus in Fornetti Hall in Iron Mountain. Zid, who is the director for movement disorders and musculoskeletel wellness at Ohio Health Delay the Disease, spoke about how exercise can treat symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease. The event was a huge success, notes organizer Pauline Hill. Zid spoke to a full house and had everyone up and moving during his presentation. The audience left with exercise direction to help them delay the disease and make for a better life.

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Theresa Proudfit/Daily News photo David Zid of Columbus, Ohio was the keynote speaker at the second annual Parkinson’s Disease Symposium hosted by The Parkinson Society of Dickinson County at Bay College West Campus in Fornetti Hall in Iron Mountain. Zid, who is the director for movement ...

Carmelite Secular Order Retreat set

L’ANSE — A Carmelite Secular Order Retreat, “A Pathway Under the Gaze of Mary” will be given by Fr. Corey Litzner of Sacred Heart Church in L’Anse, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28, at the Carmelite Monastery of the Holy Cross in Iron Mountain, west of town on U.S. ...

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True friends in your life are a rare treasure

IRON MOUNTAIN — When my husband and I were planning our wedding, one of the hardest things we had to do was choose who would be in our bridal party. This was hard because my husband had about eight people he wanted as groomsmen, and I had five; we settled on six. My husband, the charismatic, ...

Pembine Area Senior Citizens group holds meeting

PEMBINE, Wis. — The Pembine Area Senior Citizens met in October. President Shirley Schultz called the meeting to order with 20 members and guest Katie Gipp, daughter of Kay Kieter, who visits when she comes to see her mother. The door prize was won by Aggie Cavaiani and the 50/50 was won ...

DJ dances at the Crystal Lake Center

IRON MOUNTAIN — DJ dance parties are planned Saturday and Nov. 18 at the Crystal Lake Center in Iron Mountain. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the dance begins at 7:30 p.m., with music provided by Voice Works DJ Service of Iron Mountain. Cost is $6 and includes music, light snacks, coffee ...

DJ dances at Crystal Lake Center planned

IRON MOUNTAIN — DJ dance parties are planned Saturday and Nov. 18 at the Crystal Lake Center in Iron Mountain. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the dance begins at 7:30 p.m., with music provided by Voice Works DJ Service of Iron Mountain. Cost is $6 and includes music, light snacks, coffee ...

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Vicki Bourassa WILL be the karaoke performer at the General Federation of Women’s Clubs annual Bella Serra fall fundraiser.

Bella Serra event set for Nov. 2

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Iron Mountain-Kingsford General Federation of Women’s Clubs will host its annual Bella Serra fall fundraiser from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, at Pine Grove Country Club in Iron Mountain. This year, Vicki Bourassa will perform throughout the evening. She does karaoke ...

NARFE to meet for lunch Oct. 24

IRON MOUNTAIN — The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association will meet Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 12:30 p.m. for lunch with meeting to follow at Maple Creek Restaurant.

Northwoods Geology Club plans meeting

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Northwoods Geology Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25 in the lower level of the Florence Natural Resource Center. Follow the DMV signs to the entrance. New members are always welcome. The club will celebrate its 10-year anniversary at this meeting. ...

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Author to speak at Norway Museum on railway book

NORWAY — Floyd Schmidt of Eagle River, Wis., author of “The Wisconsin & Michigan Railway,” will speak at 2 and 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Jake Menghini Museum in Norway. Schmidt will give a PowerPoint program, showing the pictures he has gathered in his travels and will have much ...

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Sammantha and Roberto DeJesus.

Swanson, DeJesus

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Sammantha Swanson and Roberto DeJesus were married on June 25, 2017, at the Green Bay Botanical Gardens Woodland site in Green Bay, Wis. Pastor Danny Gonzales, the groom’s cousin, officiated. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Swanson of Iron Mountain. The ...

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65th anniversary

Don and Janet (Kermeen) Lantz of Pickerel Lake are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary. The couple was married on Oct. 18, 1952, at Zion Lutheran Church in Felch. They have four children, Yvonne Lantz, Fred Lantz, Shelly Broeders and Brenda Kramer; 15 grandchildren; 42 ...

Nancy and Doug Cook of Kingsford and Kathleen and David Muscavitch of Winneconne, Wis., announce the engagement of their children, Emily Cook and James Hartmann. Emily is a 2003 graduate of Kingsford High School and a 2007 graduate of Northern Michigan University with a bachelor’s degree. She is employed at Kohl’s Corporation as an internal communications coordinator. David is a 2003 graduate of Winneconne High School and studied electrical and architectural engineering at Fox Valley and Milwaukee Area technical colleges. He is employed at TJ Hale Co. as an engineer. They reside in Milwaukee with their dog, Louise. A Nov. 11, 2017, wedding is planned at the Brown Deer Clubhouse in Milwaukee.

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Nancy and Doug Cook of Kingsford and Kathleen and David Muscavitch of Winneconne, Wis., announce the engagement of their children, Emily Cook and James Hartmann. Emily is a 2003 graduate of Kingsford High School and a 2007 graduate of Northern Michigan University with a bachelor’s degree. She ...

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Dennis and Susan Wilson

Wilson — 50th

IRON MOUNTAIN — High school sweethearts, Dennis and Susan (Hingst) Wilson celebrated their 50th anniversary on Sept. 10, 2017. They were married one month before Dennis was deployed to Vietnam to serve his tour of duty as a paratrooper in the 173rd Airborne Brigade in the central ...

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Mini Fair Bazaar Saturday

Trinity United Methodist Church of Iron Mountain will host its annual Mini Fair on Saturday. Doors open at 10:30 a.m., with the bazaar closing at 1:30 p.m. Lunch will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Menu includes hot sandwiches, salad bar, beverages and pie. Items to be sold include baked ...

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Blankets made

Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church of Pembine has been blessed to have Shirley Schultz's sewing talents. She purchased material for 36 blankets and sewed them together and cut the fringes so the Vacation Bible School children could make the ties. They will be turned over to the Pembine Rescue ...

Feeding America Mobile Food Pantry at Crossroads in Norway

Norway — Free food will be distributed at 5 p.m. Friday at the Crossroads Alliance church facility at 130 O’Dill Drive in Norway, home of Bethany Lutheran Church and Grace United Methodist Church. The doors will not open until 4 p.m. at the earliest. It will be helpful if people bring ...

Quinnesec Chili Cook Off set

QUINNESEC — Quinnesec United Methodist Church will host its second annual Chili Cook Off from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the church. A donation will be taken to help defray the cost church improvements. Each attendee will be given a ticket to vote for their favorite chili. Additional tickets ...

Book Reviews | VIEW ALL

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The Blinds

In ancient Greek mythology there are five rivers in the underworld. One of these rivers is the Lethe which imparts forgetfulness or oblivion to the soul after death. In Adam Sternbergh's novel "The Blinds" (Ecco Books/382 pages), the removal of memories is done to humans still very much ...

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The Quiet Child

John Burley's "The Quiet Child" (William Morrow, 288 pages) is a gripping, psychological thriller that will hold the reader's attention in this novel about suspicion within a family and among people living in a small town. Michael and Kate McCray live in a quiet hamlet in Northern California ...

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Cat Shining Bright

Shirley Rousseau Murphy's mystery series featuring the brave feline detective, Joe Grey, and his friends continues in "Cat Shining Bright" (William Morrow, 294 pages.) In the beautiful coastal city of Molena Point, California, a select group of human friends of Joe Grey and his beloved Dulcie ...

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The Girl with Kaleidoscope Eyes

David Handler's latest mystery features the elegant Stewart (Hoagy) Hoag, a one-time successful novelist, turned ghostwriter and amateur sleuth, who solves crimes with style and panache with the help of his faithful sidekick, his anchovy loving basset hound, Lulu. "The Girl with Kaleidoscope ...