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Isle Royale Teen Artist applications available

HOUGHTON — Isle Royale National Park (NP) is now accepting applications for the summer 2017 Isle Royale Teen Artist Exploration. The artistic discovery is geared to all aspiring teen artists who want to develop their art through experiencing wilderness, and is open to all visual and ...

‘Cold War Technology and Culture’ presentation planned

ESCANABA — Two Bay College teachers will co-teach a class on the intersection of technology and American culture at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in Room 901 of the Joseph Heirman University Center. “New and traditional forms of mass media have always been used in attempts to encourage, persuade, ...

Who’s the one with the bad manners?

Dear Annie: We have six children, all of whom are married and have children. All 33 of us get together at Christmas, with a specified time to start dinner. One daughter’s family was late in 2015 and again in 2016. We did not wait for her to arrive before eating dinner, because everyone else ...

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Alice in Dairyland to visit Phelps Fest on Saturday

PHELPS, Wis. — Phelps Maple Syrup Fest will welcome Alice In Dairyland Ann O’Leary to the event from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Phelps School. Activities will include a maple syrup judging contest that Alice in Dairyland will help to judge, tree-tapping demonstrations, educational ...

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Dr. Paul Jacobs, left, program chairman introduces Golden K guest speaker Allan Perla, purchasing manager for Miller Products. Perla told of the many products produced locally by Miller Products that can be purchased and used by residents and several that are made for commercial use.

Golden K hears about Miller Products at regular meeting

By JOAN JOUPPI For The Daily News KINGSFORD — A bright sunny Monday morning greeted the Golden Kers as they came together at the First Presbyterian Church in Kingsford. The first to arrive are the faithful workers, hauling out tables chairs. While the coffee perks away out come the ...

You contributions make our nation stronger

By Edward I. Cariuty Social Security District Manager in Escanaba At first, seeing taxes taken out of your paycheck can be a little disappointing. However, you can take pride in knowing you’re making an important impact each week when you contribute to Social Security. Understanding ...

Mental illness advice for the elderly

IRON MOUNTAIN — Nearly 20 percent of adults 55 and older have experienced some type of mental health concern, but only one in three seniors receive treatment. The statistics on mental health regarding seniors are sobering, but knowing what to be aware of can help caregivers and loved ones be ...

Challenges seniors face after being discharged from hospital

IRON MOUNTAIN — Being admitted to a hospital is stressful and filled with concern and worry from you and your loved ones, but recent studies indicate that for seniors and their families, the real danger lies 30 days after a hospital discharge. Northwestern University conducted a study that ...

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Doll Club meets Thursday

EAGLE RIVER, Wis. — The Enchanted Doll Club of the Northwoods will hold its monthly meeting at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Eagle River airport conference room, 1311 Airport Road, Eagle River, Wis.  After a brief business meeting, Sally Young of Arbor Vitae will present a program on German Gotz ...

Crystal Falls Lions seeks outstanding citizen

CRYSTAL FALLS — The Crystal Falls Lions Club again seeks outstanding citizen of the community to be honored.  “We know there are many good people in our communities that have contributed much to the betterment of us all.  We are calling on you the public to help us make this ...

Norway Lions breakfast set

NORWAY — The Vulcan-Norway-Loretto Lions annual pancake breakfast will be 8 a.m. to noon Sunday, March 26, at Mike’s on Main in Norway. Cost for the all-you-can-eat breakfast is $8 for adults, $4 for ages 6 to 12; and those younger than 6 or older than 90 are free. The public is welcome ...

Voiture 1288 meets Tuesday

HERMANSVILLE — The Menominee County Voiture 1288 of the 40 et 8 will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the American Legion Post 340 of Hermansville.

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Theresa Cherette and Donald Peterson are pleased to announced their engagement. Theresa is the daughter of Vern Cherette of Norway and the late Donzell Rasch. She is a graduate of Norway High School and is employed as a certified pharmacy technician at Walmart Pharmacy. Donald is the son of ...

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Engaged Straka – Boyer

Martin Straka and Carol Sundstrom of Vulcan announce the engagement of their son, Douglas Straka, to Laura Boyer, daughter of Dr. Kenneth Boyer and Sue Boyer of Oak Park, Illinois. Douglas is a graduate of Northern Michigan University and is employed as a teacher in Elmwood Park High School in ...

Mr. and Mrs. Peter Swanson of Iron Mountain are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sammantha Joly Swanson to Roberto Antonio DeJesus, son of Mr. and Mrs. Adrian Arce of Chicago and Mr. and Mrs. Robert DeJesus of Miami. In 2014, Sammantha graduated with honors from Purdue University with double degrees in English literature and English education. Since that time she has been teaching high school English in the Chicago Public School System. Robert graduated from Edwin G. Forman High School in Chicago. He currently is a security guard in the Chicago Public School System. A June 25, wedding is planned in Green Bay, Wis.

Engaged

Mr. and Mrs. Peter Swanson of Iron Mountain are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sammantha Joly Swanson to Roberto Antonio DeJesus, son of Mr. and Mrs. Adrian Arce of Chicago and Mr. and Mrs. Robert DeJesus of Miami. In 2014, Sammantha graduated with honors from Purdue ...

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Give me your heart — Deuteronomy 7:7

The Rev. Joseph O. Gouin Pastor American Martyrs Catholic Church Kingsford The heart is such a rich symbol. It’s the seat of sure knowledge: “I know it in my heart.” It reflects who and how we are: cold-hearted, a heart of stone, warm-hearted, cheating heart, pure heart, ...

Installation service for Pastor Fish on Sunday

IRON RIVER — First Baptist Church of Iron River announces the return of The Rev. John Fish and his wife, Patti. As they will start their new pastoral duties, the public is invited to attend their installation service at 10 a.m. Sunday. A potluck dinner will follow the ...

How high is the cliff? Mk 12:28-34The Rev. Joseph O. Gouin Pastor American Martyrs Catholic Church Kingsford A recent TV commercial begins with a young couple sitting at an outdoor cafe. The woman asks, “If me and your dog Buster were hanging over a cliff and you could only save one ...

Face of God

“To love another person is to see the face of God” is the most-quoted line in Victor Hugo’s “Les Miserables.” Shortly after Pope John Paul’s death, a woman shared what she considered a “face of God” experience that she had involving this holy man. Several years ago, she was ...

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Book Review: Bone Box

Faye Kellerman's best-selling series featuring ex-LAPD Detective Peter Decker and his wife, Rina Lazarus, continues in their latest case, "Bone Box." (William Morrow, 414 pages) Decker and his wife have moved from Los Angeles to a quiet college town in upstate New York in hopes of living a ...

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Book Review: Most Dangerous Place

James Grippando continues his popular attorney Jack Swyteck novels in his latest work, "Most Dangerous Place." (Harper, 356 pages.) Jack Swyteck is at the airport awaiting the arrival of an old friend from high school, Keith Ingraham, a successful investment banker in Hong Kong, who is ...

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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 ...