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Dear Annie: I am 63, and I help daily with my 94-year-old mother, who lives by herself. I run errands, and I keep her yard nice. I have a brother and sister who live out of state. They come back to visit from time to time. When they do visit, they expect me to entertain them. I feel that ...

Jewelry created by Kristine Danielson will be available at the 50th annual Art for All set for Saturday in City Park in Iron Mountain.

Danielson one of artists featured at Art for All

IRON MOUNTAIN — The 50th annual Art for All will take place rain or shine from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at City Park in Iron Mountain. In addition to the array of artwork, musical entertainment and interesting demonstrations will be featured. A hands-on craft area will be available for ...

Senior dance Friday in Iron Mountain

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Crystal Lake Center in Iron Mountain will feature live music from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday at 700 Crystal Lake Blvd. Admission is $6 at the door. Coffee will be provided, but those attending can bring their own snacks and beverages. All adults are welcome to attend. ...

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Nursing homes, senior centers list upcoming events

NURSING HOMES Freeman Kingsford Sunday: Lunch/music, noon; Uno, 1 p.m.; Coffee social, 2 p.m.; Church, 2:15 p.m. Monday: Pretty nails, 10 a.m.; library cart, 11 a.m.; lunch/music, 11:45 a.m.; brouhaha, 1 p.m.; pet visits, 2 p.m.; ice cream, 3 p.m.; bingo, 6:45 p.m. Tuesday: Crafts and ...

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Maryhill visitors

This great group of girls entering seventh to ninth grades from all over Michigan and Wisconsin spent Friday morning with residents of Maryhill Manor in Niagara, Wis. They made cookies with a couple of the residents and then visited with residents throughout the building offering cookies, ...

DR. PAUL JACOBS, left, Golden K program chairman is shown here with Dr. Dane Baker OD, speaker.

Baker discusses eye issues at club meeting

By JOAN JOUPPI For The Daily News KINGSFORD — Sunshine certainly has a way of brightening the day along with uplifting one’s spirits. Monday morning brought the Golden K members to the First Presbyterian Church in Kingsford feeling the mood and ready for some lively singing. Charged ...

Pets provide an unbeatable amount of benefits

IRON MOUNTAIN — Have you heard that dogs are considered “man’s best friend?” Since dogs and humans tend to get along so well, many personality traits get shared between both of them. But it’s not only dogs that get along well with humans, pets in general make excellent companions. ...

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Daughters set July meeting

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Daughters of Isabella Circle 367 will hold their next meeting on Thursday, July 6, at noon in the Immaculate Conception Faith Formation Center with their annual potluck luncheon. Bingo will be played with cash prizes awarded. All guests and prospective members are ...

PropBusters meeting scheduled Thursday

KINGSFORD — The Iron Mountain area PropBusters remote control airplane club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Iron Mountain-Kingsford Community Federal Credit Union, 400 S. Carpenter Ave, Kingsford. If you are interested in R/C flying, you are invited to the meeting. The field is in ...

The Florence County Historical Society plans its annual Strawberry Social and Quilt and Craft show Saturday, June 24, at the museum.

Historical society plans Strawberry Social, Quilt and Craft Show

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Florence County Historical Society invites the public to attend its annual Strawberry Social and Quilt and Craft Show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 24, at the museum site at 201 Florence Ave. in Florence. An old-fashioned strawberry social will be set up on ...

Red Hat trip planned June 22

KINGSFORD — The Foxy Loxy Red Hats trip to Fort Atkinson, Wis., planned for Thursday, June 22, will leave promptly at 6 a.m. from the NAPA parking lot in Kingsford. Those attending are asked to be on time. A second pickup site is at Patty’s Platter, formerly Mary’s Place, on Highway 141 ...

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Engaged

Brittanie Amber Nebelski and Nick Andrew Hamlin have announced their engagement. The couple will be married Sept. 23, 2017, in Midland, Mich. Brittanie is the daughter of David Bilski of Willoughby, Ohio, and Patricia Kidd of Painesville, Ohio. She is a graduate of Mentor High School and from ...

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Engaged

Jay and Lori Glime of Spread Eagle, Wis., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jordan Glime, to Cole Dollar, the son of Tina and Eric DeCremer of Commonwealth, Wis. and Trevor Dollar of Crystal Falls. The bride-elect is attending UW-Green Bay with a double major in ...

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Engaged

Jill Lemke (Todd) of Kingsford  and James Erickson of Iron Mountain are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Erickson to David Ten Broeck, son of Jeanne Ten Broeck and Dirck (Cathy) Ten Broeck of Baltimore, Maryland. Heather is a 2006 graduate of Kingsford High School ...

Persinger — 70th

WAUSAUKEE, Wis. — Donald and Gloria Persinger celebrated their 70th anniversary June 3 at Newinghams Supper Club in Wausaukee. The hall was decorated with sapphire- and diamond-colored floral arrangements. More than 100 friends and family joined them from around the U.S., including guests ...

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Special services planned

CRIVITZ, Wis. — Northwood's Apostolic Church announces world evangelist Jonathan Maki will be the guest speaker at two special services. The services will be held on Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m. at the American Legion in Crivitz. Maki has been an evangelist for over 40 years and has ...

PASTOR JOSHUA UMBRIACO

New pastor announced at Grace Baptist Church

KINGSFORD —The members of Grace Baptist Church in Kingsford would like to announce and welcome their new senior pastor, Joshua Umbriaco. Umbriaco is a graduate of Northland International University with a bachelor of arts in biblical and theological studies. He has been teaching the ...

Special service on Sunday

RANDVILLE — A special morning service is planned on Sunday at Randville Bible Chapel. Guests will be former pastor Blaine Donaldson and family, and missionaries Greg and Julie Dole and their three children who serve the Lord in Indonesia, where Greg is a missionary pilot. Julie ...

Free meal Sunday in Norway

NORWAY — Grace United Methodist Church of Norway will host a free community meal from 5 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the church hall. The menu will be ham, potatoes, baked beans, dessert and beverages. There is no cost for dinner, but a donation basket is available for those who want to make a ...

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The Force

No less an authority than New York Daily News columnist Mike Lupica heaps praise on “The Force” (William Morrow). “He comes out of Staten Island, Don Winslow does, as do so many of the cops do in his new novel, and will immediately take its place with the great police novels, about New ...

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“Letterman: The Last Giant Of Late Night”

What makes Dave Letterman tick? New York Times comedy critic Jason Zinoman makes a great attempt with the new book, “Letterman: The Last Giant Of Late Night” (Harper). Zinoman covers the quirky comedian and late-night television talk-show host from his college days in Indiana to his ...

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Price of Duty: Military novel from Dale Brown

The military novels of Dale Brown are noted for plots that are relevant and prescient in their assessment of world events. His latest thriller, "Price of Duty," (William Morrow, 440 pages) targets Russian cyber warfare. In "Price of Duty," the Russians are not merely hacking into the ...

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War Cry

Historical novelist Wilbur Smith has taken a departure from his Egyptian series and added another chapter featuring the Courtney family, an English family that have planted their roots in Kenya. His latest novel, "War Cry" (William Morrow, 496 pages), spans that pivotal era in world ...