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ADRC appoints new director

MARQUETTE — The Aging and Disability Resource Center of Florence County has named Tiffany White as the new director. White grew up in Florence, Wis., and graduated from Florence High School. She attended Northern Michigan University in Marquette, where she graduated with a bachelor’s ...

Community Grief Group lunch set

IRON MOUNTAIN — As an extension of our Community Grief Group, OSF Hospice will host a monthly luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Maple Creek Restaurant in Iron Mountain. The grief group is for bereaved people to gather for informal conversation and support on the third Thursday ...

What does hate look like? Art gallery, local organizers seek artists

MARQUETTE — Organizers of the Building Love: IMAGINE event series in Marquette are calling all visual artists, sculptors, photographers, sound artists, filmmakers and others to submit original works depicting an experience with hate and/or an experience of countering hate with love. Judy ...

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Five generations

Theresa Proudfit photo Five generations of women recently gathered for this special photo after the birth of Mabel Rose Pollock on Oct. 21 at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain. In front, from left, are great-grandmother Kathy Peterson of Iron Mountain holding her ...

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Golden K chairperson Shirley Winters introduces guest speaker Helen Sauld at the Dec. 11 meeting. Sauld does candlemaking out of her home and brought several samples, explaining how and what she does to make them just a bit different from others.

Candlemaker speaks at Golden K meeting

By JOAN JOUPPI For The Daily News KINGSFORD — Through the white swirling fluffy snow came the Golden K members making their way to the fellowship room at the First Presbyterian Church in Kingsford for their Monday meeting. One never knows how much influence these seniors carry, however, ...

Senior dance on Friday

IRON MOUNTAIN — A potluck dinner, and dance will take place Friday at the Crystal Lake Senior Center, 700 Crystal Lake Blvd. in Iron Mountain. The potluck dinner begins at 6 p.m. Bring a favorite dish to share.  Tableware and coffee will be provided for this gathering. As in the past, ...

Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program offers help to seniors

IRON MOUNTAIN — Navigating Medicare can be tough for many seniors. From prescription drug plans to private health plans, it’s not surprising people with Medicare sometimes are confused about their health insurance and options. The Upper Peninsula Commission for Area Progress, or UPCAP, ...

Joan Jouppi introduces Golden K guest speaker Debbie McKinzie of Iron Mountain, who talked about her latest project, the Healing Lounge, in the old Salon 323 building downtown Iron Mountain. She hosts sessions for mostly women, giving them a place to connect on a confidential Facebook site with others to sharing, encouraging and supporting each other. 

McKinzie presents program on the Healing Lounge at Golden K meeting

IRON MOUNTAIN — Monday morning may have been rather dismal, however as the Golden K members gathered they brightened the day with their own sunshine. There is not much that slows this group down. Joan Jouppi, as chairperson for December, opened the business meeting. They welcomed Mary Bugni ...

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Community Grief Group lunch set

IRON MOUNTAIN — As an extension of our Community Grief Group, OSF Hospice will host a monthly luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Maple Creek Restaurant in Iron Mountain. The grief group is for bereaved people to gather for informal conversation and support on the third Thursday ...

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Sharing Christmas

The Norway-Vulcan Woman’s Club’s annual sharing Christmas trees are on display at Northern Interstate Bank in Norway or the branch bank at Pat’s Foods in Norway. Each tree contains an envelope with gift ideas for either a man or woman. These gifts are then shared with someone who may be ...

Christmas party Saturday

CASPIAN — Children from Iron County are invited to join Santa and Mrs. Claus for lunch from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the George Young Recreational Complex, 159 Youngs Lane. Lunch will be a hot dog, chips and a cookie. Also, all the children will have an opportunity to make ornaments, a ...

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VFW donation

Wyatt Zambon recently made a donation to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3674 of Iron Mountain. Zambon, along with his father, Jeff, attended the club’s monthly meeting to present $101.64 that Zambon had saved to post member Scott Visintainer, shown above. The VFW will use his generous gift ...

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Five generations

Theresa Proudfit photo Five generations of women recently gathered for this special photo after the birth of Mabel Rose Pollock on Oct. 21 at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain. In front, from left, are great-grandmother Kathy Peterson of Iron Mountain holding her ...

LAURA AND DOUGLAS STRAKA

Boyer, Straka

LISLE, Ill. — Laura Boyer and Douglas Straka were married Aug. 5, 2017 at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle. Kate Vance, the groom’s sister, officiated. The bride is the daughter of Dr. Kenneth Boyer and Sue Boyer of Oak Park, Ill. The groom is the son of Martin Straka and Carol Sundstrom ...

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Zychowski – 60th

Norway — Richard and Jeanette (DeGroot) Zychowski of Norway recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married on Sept. 14, 1957, at St. Barbara Catholic Church in Vulcan. After their marriage, they resided in Milwaukee for a short period of time and then returned to ...

ROLAND AND MARIA ANDERSON

Anderson — 70th

KINGSFORD — Roland and Maria Anderson of Kingsford celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary with their three children, grandchildren and their spouses at American Martyrs Catholic Church in Kingsford in February. Roland and the former Maria Scherer were married Nov. 29, 1947, in the ...

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Martha’s Soup Kitchen on Tuesdays

KINGSFORD — Martha’s Soup Kitchen will again start serving weekly lunch on Tuesday. The public is invited to the free community meal at St. Mary Queen of Peace Church hall, 600 Marquette Blvd. in Kingsford. Homemade soup, bread and cookies will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Soup ...

Music in Randville

RANDVILLE — The Randville Bible Church will host music at 6 p.m. Sunday. This will be the public’s last opportunity this year, to visit Randville church for a great evening of music. The church is on M-95, about 12 miles north of Iron Mountain. For more information, call the Rev. ...

Annual live nativity at Lakeland Baptist

IRON RIVER — Lakeland Baptist Church of Iron River will hosts its annual live nativity from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 16 and 17, at the church, 950 Lalley Road. The meaning of Christmas comes to life in the live nativity. Visitors are invited to a free walk-through experience ...

Christmas Cantata at Our Saviour’s

IRON MOUNTAIN — Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church invites the public to a Christmas Cantata, a joyful service of hymns and narration presented by Our Saviour’s Choir. This year’s theme is “The Light of Christmas.” The Cantata starts at 9:30 a.m. Sunday at the church, which is on ...

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‘The Demon Crown’ by James Rollins

James Rollins, a veterinarian turned author, has another chapter in his Sigma Force science-fiction series, "The Demon Crown" (William Morrow, 441 pages). The premise of this thriller is based on the scientific fact that insects will kill one person out of 60 every year. Mosquitos alone ...

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‘The Body In The Casket’ by Katherine Hall Page

Katherine Hall Page's latest book, "The Body in the Casket," is another serving of her acclaimed mystery series featuring caterer/amateur detective Faith Fairchild. (William Morrow, 238 pages). Max Dane, retired producer/director of a number of Broadway hit musicals, hires Faith Fairchild to ...

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The Body In The Casket by Katherine Hall Page

Katherine Hall Page's latest book, "The Body in the Casket," is another serving of her acclaimed mystery series featuring caterer/amateur detective Faith Fairchild. (William Morrow, 238 pages). Max Dane, retired producer/director of a number of Broadway hit musicals, hires Faith Fairchild to ...

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The Demon Crown by James Rollins

James Rollins, a veterinarian turned author, has another chapter in his Sigma Force science-fiction series, "The Demon Crown" (William Morrow, 441 pages). The premise of this thriller is based on the scientific fact that insects will kill one person out of 60 every year. Mosquitos alone ...