Life

Places hold memories, but our hearts keep them with us forever

IRON MOUNTAIN — In the middle of my parents’ backyard, there is a rock. Growing up, it felt huge. At the top of their paved driveway, there is another rock. When we were kids, we affectionately yet very unoriginally named it “Big Rock.” While the rock in the backyard wasn’t nearly as ...

Wanting to make amends after college mistake

Dear Annie: As a college student with no job, I made the foolish decision to sign a lease with a friend to move in together. After she made the down payment, I realized there was no way I could afford it and backed out of the lease, leaving my friend about $675 in the hole. She was naturally ...

Corson shares stories with Golden K

By JOAN JOUPPI For The Daily News KINGSFORD — Warm days and cool nights, how much better could this summer be. There has been enough variety for all. Heat, humidity, rain, and cloudy days, just enough to keep everyone happy — even the grass has stayed green through most of August. ...

Music Masquerade on Tuesday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Dickinson County Library has announced its activities through Aug. 29. They include: Monday Back to School Storytime at 10:30 a.m. at the Dickinson County Library-North Dickinson Branch in Felch Township. Preschool children up to age 5 can participate in crafts, ...

Car show today in Marquette

MARQUETTE — The second annual Classic Cars on Third Car Show takes place from 10 p.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time today in Downtown Marquette. Classic cars will fill Third Street between Park Street and Michigan, with registration starting at 10 a.m. next to Third Base Bar, 726 North Third St. ...

Transportation to Florence County Fair offered by the ADRC

FLORENCE, Wis. — Friday is Senior Citizen Day at the Florence County Fair. They will have senior information booths from 1 to 3 p.m. and bingo from 3 to 5 p.m. The Aging and Disability Resource Center of Florence County will have a booth staffed with members from 1 to 3 p.m. to greet ...

Stamp Club meets on Tuesday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The monthly meeting of the Northwoods Philatelic Society (Stamp Club) is scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday night in the fellowship room at First Lutheran Church, 1210 South Stephenson Ave. in Iron Mountain. There will be a short business meeting, a brief educational program, and ...

Community Picnic slated today in Quinnesec

QUINNESEC — The third annual Community Picnic is planned from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the Quinnesec Park pavilion, on the corner of Lincoln Avenue and Cliff Street. There will be free food and live music.  The picnic is sponsored by Calvary Lutheran Church of Quinnesec.  The ...

VA to host town hall Sept. 4 at Bay West

IRON MOUNTAIN – The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center is inviting veterans, their families and friends, and the general public to a Veteran Town Hall in Iron Mountain at 5 p .m. Tuesday, Sept. 4. The Veteran Town Hall will be held in Fornetti Hall at Bay College West Campus located at ...

Fifth annual Corks & Forks on Sept. 20

IRON MOUNTAIN – Tickets are now available for the Northern Lights YMCA Dickinson Center fifth annual Corks & Forks event set for Thursday, Sept. 20, at Pine Grove Country Club. The Northern Lights YMCA-Dickinson Center’s largest fundraising event directly supports the YMCA’s Annual ...

Art in the Garden fundraiser Saturday

GOODMAN, Wis. — The eighth annual Art in the Garden scholarship fundraiser will be 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the home of James and Lynn Stankevich, 105 Main St. in Goodman. Those attending can take in the garden paths and yard and shop at vendors tucked among the hostas, lilies, ferns ...

Names in the News: Ferris State University announces deans list, graduates

IRON MOUNTAIN — Ferris State University and Kendall College of Art and Design had 4,190 students who received academic honors for the semester that ended in May. To be eligible for academic honors, the minimum requirements for full-time students each term are: 3.5 grade-point average and ...

Veterans mobile food pantry to be open Wednesday

WILSON — A mobile food pantry will be open for veterans from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Woodland Valley Gathering Park in Wilson. Proof of service will be required, including a DD214, enhanced driver’s license, or VA verification. The pantry will open to the public at 1 p.m. ...

Grace Harmony appear Sunday

KINGSFORD — Mike and Sue Filisy of Grace Harmony will be sharing their Christian music ministry at 7 p.m. Sunday at Balsam Street Christian Church, 324 Balsam St. in Kingsford. There will be a free-will offering accepted.

ISD retirees lunch Monday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Intermediate School District Early Childhood retirees will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Monday at The Big 10 Sports Bar in Quinnesec.

Reino Unit 21 Auxiliary meet

STAMBAUGH — The American Legion Auxiliary Reino Unit 21 of Stambaugh will have its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the post. They welcome anyone who is interested in joining the auxiliary to stop in with any questions they might have.

Telephone employees gather

IRON MOUNTAIN — All former telephone employees are invited to the monthly lunch gathering at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 3, at Holiday Kitchen, 1605 S. Stephenson Ave. in Iron Mountain.

Spinning Spools to host Quilt Show Aug. 24-25 at IM church

IRON MOUNTAIN — Members of the Spinning Spools Quilt Guild will have their “Her Story” 2018 Quilt Show from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, at the First Covenant Church, 125 E. H St. in Iron Mountain. The guild will showcase “Her Story” quilts, ...

DCCT Alumni Picnic Saturday at Lake Antoine Park pavilion

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Dickinson County Community Theater will host its first Alumni Picnic from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in pavilion 2, by the lake, at Lake Antoine Park. The picnic is open to anyone who has been part of any DCCT or Future Stars Acting Company production, on stage or off, ...

Dear Annie: Discriminated against and given the run-around

Dear Annie: I am seeking some advice. I have a disability, and my place of employment is discriminating against me based on that disability. I finally filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and waited. Having heard nothing, I phoned just to make sure the EEOC got the ...