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Members of the Sanders/Marshall family recently gathered for this five-generation photo. Pictured seated in the front is great-great-grandfather C. Wendell Sanders; back row, from left, are great-grandfather Jerry Sanders holding his great-granddaughter Gabriella Marshall; grandmother Tara Marshall and father Montgomery Marshall.

Five generations

Members of the Sanders/Marshall family recently gathered for this five-generation photo. Pictured seated in the front is great-great-grandfather C. Wendell Sanders; back row, from left, are great-grandfather Jerry Sanders holding his great-granddaughter Gabriella Marshall; grandmother Tara ...

Medicare seminar offered on Tuesday

IRON MOUNTAIN — Upper Peninsula Commission for Area Progress Michigan Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program is offering free seminars in the area to help folks new to Medicare understand their benefits and choices. The first will be 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Our Savior’s Lutheran Church ...

Jessica Reynolds and her daughters, Jayden and Julieann, wanted to do something in memory of their father and grandfather, Joseph P. Cosgrove, on the anniversary of his passing from cancer on Feb. 22, 2016. Together with Girl Scout Troop 5190, they made up care bags for cancer patients at Dickinson County Healthcare System. Jayden stated “We wanted to help people feel better.” The bags are filled with various feel good items such as hand sanitizers, comfy socks, lip balm, crossword puzzles and assorted snacks. The Dickinson County Healthcare System sincerely thanks the Reynolds girls and Troop 5190 for their heartfelt donation. Pictured, from left, front row, Juliann and Jayden Reynolds; back row, Jessica Reynolds, Mallory Koller (DCHS receptionist) and Darla Hansen (DCHS Cancer navigator).

Girls Scouts donate

Jessica Reynolds and her daughters, Jayden and Julieann, wanted to do something in memory of their father and grandfather, Joseph P. Cosgrove, on the anniversary of his passing from cancer on Feb. 22, 2016. Together with Girl Scout Troop 5190, they made up care bags for cancer patients at ...

Theresa Ciantar, owner of Woody Hollow Candles located in Iron Mountain, pours wax melts in preparation of the Antique, Craft and Gift Sale on?April 1 at the Uren-Cooper-Johnson American Legion Hall in?Iron?Mountain. The melts, as well as all of her hand-made candles that are to be used with electric warmers are made of 100 percent soy wax and free of harmful chemicals. They burn without soot, having a 30 percent longer burning time than paraffin wax. Ciantar will also be selling body products including goat’s milk soap, sugar scrubs, silky body butter and new men’s fragrances Barber Shop 1920s and Green Irish Tweed. Many of her fragrances coordinate with those of the candles. The event is hosted by the Friends of the Museum.

Antique, Craft and Gift sale planned on April 1

IRON MOUNTAIN — For the 15th year, Friends of the Museum will sponsor their annual Spring Antique, Craft and Gift Sale on Saturday, April 1, at the Uren-Cooper-Johnson American Legion Hall, 916 River Ave. in Iron Mountain. The general public is invited. Doors are open from 10 a.m. ...

Just Cruizin’ Car Club planning fall car show

IRON MOUNTAIN — Members of the Just Cruizin’ Car Club are in the process of planning their 22nd annual car show. Automania 2017 will be held on Saturday, Sept. 9, at the Dickinson County Fairgrounds located on U.S. 8 in Norway.   Registration begins at 9 a.m., show beginning at 10 a.m. ...

Sad old mother-in-law

Dear Annie: My husband and I have been arguing over his family. His mother is very controlling and causes a lot of problems. Her husband died about 25 years ago, and ever since then, she’s just stopped living. She won’t go out of the house unless she has to go to the doctor, and she does ...

Friends of Education to offer scholarships

IRON MOUNTAIN — Friends of Education has two $500 scholarships available to any woman looking to further her education. Scholarships will be awarded May 22. Applications are available in all area high school guidance counselor offices, or by contacting Donna Fayas-Johnson at 906-774-0016. ...

Rules for buying a car for all cash

An automobile is a major purchase, and it’s the consumer purchase most likely to put a major kink into your financial situation. Here are the three rules to follow when buying a car: RULE 1. Pay cash. Hang on. I know you may not be able to do that right now. Just be patient, and I will ...

Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program offers seminars

IRON MOUNTAIN — Upper Peninsula Commission for Area Progress Michigan Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program is offering free seminars in the area to help folks new to Medicare understand their benefits and choices. The first will be 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Our Savior’s Lutheran Church ...

Dickinson County’s inaugural Mom Prom on April 8

IRON MOUNTAIN — The inaugural Dickinson County Mom Prom presented by the Zonta Club of IM/K will be 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday, April 8, at Pine Grove Country Club in Iron Mountain. The event will raise funds for Northwoods Airlifeline and the local Zonta Club. Northwoods AirLifeline is a ...

Mother-in-law’s about-face

Dear Annie: I am a longtime reader of your column, but now I need advice. I recently married my husband after nearly a five-year engagement. Things were rough, as all new things can be, but we have pulled through. However, my husband’s mother has begun vocalizing some colorful opinions of ...

DCH retirees meet today

IRON MOUNTAIN — Dickinson County Hospital Retirees will gather at 11:30 a.m. today at Holiday Kitchen in Iron Mountain.

Post 340 breakfast set

HERMANSVILLE — The Floriano-Stecker-Kelly American Legion Post 340 of Hermansville is sponsoring an all-you-can-eat breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. Sunday at the hall. The post will serve pancakes, French toast, sausage, eggs, toasts, juice and coffee. Proceeds go towards community, veterans ...

NAMI training on Monday

MARQUETTE — The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette will host an educational meeting at 7 p.m. Easter time Monday in the Baraga Place conference room, 129 West Baraga Ave. in Marquette. Janelle Peters, of Pathways Community Mental Health and the local Clubhouse director, ...

NARFE 1673 meets Tuesday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association will meet at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday for lunch, with a meeting to follow, at Maple Creek Restaurant, 1052 S. Stephenson Ave.

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Engaged

Tom and Lisa Nelson of Iron Mountain are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristen Anne, to Daniel Howard Coleman. He is the son of Dr. Robert and Louise Coleman of Novi, Mich. Kristen is a 2009 graduate of Iron Mountain High School, a 2013 graduate of Albion College and a ...

Bridesmaid reciprocity

Dear Annie: I’m engaged to a man who is the love of my life, and I couldn’t be more ecstatic. My fiance, “Anthony,” proposed last week. We’ve tentatively set the date for next spring, and now I’m starting to do some preliminary wedding planning. I’m facing a dilemma regarding ...

Video presentation at Norway museum

NORWAY — The Jake Menghini Museum at 105 O’Dill Drive will present as its third program for the 2017 season a documentary about former Norway resident Roy Albert, to be shown at 2 and 6 p.m. Thursday, March 30. This documentary was created by Kay Palmcook, with assistance from other ...

Genealogy Society program Thursday

IRON MOUNTAIN — Members and guests will be in for a real treat as Thursday’s Dickinson County Genealogy Society program will feature Larry Zipp of Niagara, Wis. He is originally from Merrill, Wis. and has several sources of information for searching for data from that state. The ...

Jealousy creeping in

By Annie Lane Dear Annie: I’ve never felt so strongly about anyone as I do about my girlfriend, “Angelina.” She is warm and funny and makes me want to be my best self every day. The year that we’ve been dating has been the best of my life. This is a great change from my previous ...