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Dear Annie: High schooler has social anxiety

Dear Annie: I’m a freshman in high school, and I’m starting to make friends. I’m always trying to be silly with them. I guess I enjoy the validation when they laugh. But I don’t want to be seen as too crazy or immature. I also have social anxiety, which means my interactions with others ...

Masonic Temple ends pasty sales for good

KINGSFORD — Feb. 1 marked an end of an era for making pasties at the Masonic Temple in Kingsford. The Masonic Temple was not always at this location — it once was on Ludington Street, on the second floor of the former Home Furniture Store. The members of Blue Lodge 388, White Shrine and ...

Pet handlers class Saturday

MARQUETTE — SuperiorLand Pet Partners is conducting a handler class Saturday in Marquette. The handler class is the first step in a process of training, testing and registering handler/animal teams with international pet therapy group, Pet Partners. Registered teams are invited into ...

Geology club to meet on Feb. 27

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Northwoods Geology Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, in the lower level of the Florence Natural Resource Center — follow the Department of Motor Vehicles signs to the parking area. Coffee and snacks will be available and door prize drawings take ...

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Golden K hosts Valentine’s party for special needs kids

By Golden K For The Daily News KINGSFORD — A true heart-warming Valentine’s party was hosted by Golden K members Monday. As the children arrived, the meeting room at the Presbyterian Church in Kingsford lit up with love, laughter and the noise of happy youth. Each group brought in the ...

Taking on the role of providing care for your parents

NIAGARA, Wis. — One aspect of retirement that few of us think about is aging parents — at least, for me, that topic did not even show up on my list of retirement concerns. For most of us, our parents have been the go-to people; the ones with the experience and advice, support and ...

Cribbage played Thursdays

IRON MOUNTAIN — Two-person team cribbage will be played from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Iron Mountain Senior Center.

Hospice training scheduled

IRON MOUNTAIN —Hospice volunteers have unique duties. They spend their time with the terminally ill to provide a listening ear. They may sit in silence, simply to provide a kind presence. They give caregivers the opportunity to attend appointments, go to lunch, or in some cases, just ...

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Pet handlers class Saturday

MARQUETTE — SuperiorLand Pet Partners is conducting a handler class Saturday in Marquette. The handler class is the first step in a process of training, testing and registering handler/animal teams with international pet therapy group, Pet Partners. Registered teams are invited into ...

Geology club to meet on Feb. 27

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Northwoods Geology Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, in the lower level of the Florence Natural Resource Center — follow the Department of Motor Vehicles signs to the parking area. Coffee and snacks will be available and door prize drawings take ...

Pet handlers class Saturday

MARQUETTE — SuperiorLand Pet Partners is conducting a handler class Saturday in Marquette. The handler class is the first step in a process of training, testing and registering handler/animal teams with international pet therapy group, Pet Partners. Registered teams are invited into ...

NAMI meets

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 W. Baraga Ave. in Marquette. NAMI offers free, confidential peer support groups and educational meetings for individuals living with ...

Weddings, Engagements, Anniversaries | VIEW ALL

Engaged – Budreck, Giordanelli

Allison Budreck and Matt Giordanelli are happy to announce their engagement and will be getting married in September 2019 in Keystone, Colo. Allison is the daughter of Joe and Jeannine Budreck of Crystal Lake, Ill. She is completing a neurologic physical therapy residency program at Mayo Clinic ...

Engaged — Collins, Brown

John and Suzie Collins of Niagara, Wis. announce the engagement of their daughter, Kiana Collins, to Nicholas Brown, son of Shawn and Audrey Brown of Niagara, Wis. Kiana is a 2013 graduate of Niagara High School and currently is employed at WeeCare Daycare and Preschool in Niagara as the lead ...

Wedding – Malone, Groeneveld

FLORENCE, Wis. — Hannah Mary Malone and Lindsay Ray Groeneveld were united in marriage on Aug. 11, 2018, in a beautiful outdoor ceremony on the shore of Fischer Lake behind Maxsell’s Restaurant and Suites in Florence, with the bride’s brother, Maxwell Malone of Kansas, ...

Engaged — Mashak, Lassila

Rudy and Susan Mashak of Iron Mountain are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Andrea Deanna Mashak to Jay Eric Lassila, son of Jim and Nicki Lassila of Chassell, Mich. Andrea is a 2001 graduate of North Dickinson High School, 2005 graduate of Northern Michigan University in ...

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Mexico Mission

Mission meeting

The Mexico Mission information meeting originally set for Feb. 4 but postponed due to weather has been rescheduled to 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Grace United Methodist Church in Norway. For more information, call Gail Robert at 906-221-5188.

PEO Chapter AN meeting set

IRON MOUNTAIN — P.E.O. Chapter AN will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain. Hostess for the evening will be Jan Collins. Co-hostess is Nancy Pellegrini. Members are asked to contact the hostess if they are unable to attend.

Daily Meditations: Handle with faith – Mark 5:30 Ff

There are several times in the Bible that there seems to be a situation that is too much for even Jesus to handle. In Mark’s Gospel we have the synagogues official’s daughter, who they said just died. Jesus wanted to go in the house to heal her. But they thought this was too late for Jesus ...

Daily Meditations: Persevere — Heb: 12:1-4

There is an interesting story told about Lew Kraft. He used to drive his horse, Paddy, from store to store, selling cheese products. As he did this, he talked to Paddy about his big dreams selling cheese. But in spite of the long hours and hard work, Lew’s sales remained low and he got ...

Book Reviews | VIEW ALL

Book Review: Cemetery Road

I’ve been advised over the years to read Greg Iles. My opportunity came recently with the weather making many of us home-bound. “Cemetery Road” (William Morrow, 591 pages, release date March 5) really caught my attention with newspaperman Marshall McEwan returning to his hometown and ...

Book Review: Crucible

While the atomic bomb might be considered the ultimate doomsday machine, man’s insatiable quest for knowledge may generate a weapon as deadly, or even deadlier, than the bomb. In this age of the computer, the search for the ultimate super intelligent computer, or artificial intelligence ...

Book: Schoolgirl Missing

Sue Fortin's "Schoolgirl Missing" (HarperCollins) is one of those edgy British crime stories with plenty of psychological drama. Neve is married to Kit Masters, a widower with a 14-year-old daughter, Poppy, who suffers from neurological difficulties sustained during a difficult birth which ...

Book: The Good Lie

Tom Rosenstiel's political thriller, "The Good Lie" (Ecco/February 12, 2019), reads like a plot that may have been inspired by the headlines concerning the tragic attack on the American embassy in Benghazi. At a diplomatic outpost in Oosay, an attack by Islamic rebels on the American base in ...