Life

Is taking the high road really all it’s cracked up to be?

IRON MOUNTAIN — From a very young age, my siblings and I were always told to treat others the way we wished to be treated. We were taught to turn the other cheek, instead of seeking an eye for an eye. Judgment was for the Lord, we were told, and vengeance was not ours to take. We were taught ...

Golden K chairman for the month Bill Roberts welcomes member Gary Proudfit to step in as speaker of Monday’s meeting.

Golden K members recalling past local groceries stores

By Sharon Scholke For The Daily News KINGSFORD — A small, but lively group met on a snowy morning and Bill Roberts, chairperson for the month, got the meeting started. With Sue Leduc at the piano and Don Pedo as leader they honor the day with the Marine Corps song and a few additional ...

Zonta Club now accepting YWPA award applications

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Zonta Club has announced it’s now accepting applications for its Young Women in Public Affairs Award. The YWPA AWARD is open to pre-university and pre-college women age 16-20 committed to the volunteer sector and dedicated to the advancement of the status of women. ...

Front row, from left, are Cadet Airman Olivia Hawkins, Cadet Airman 1st Class Megan Preston, Cadet Airman Abigail Nichols, Cadet Senior Master Sgt. Nathan Obrion, Cadet Airman Serena Hart, Cadet Katlyn Rochon, Cadet Airman 1st Class Avery Hicks, Senior Member Jennifer Burger, Nisa Womack, Cadet Senior Airman Andrew Nelson, Cadet Senior Airman Dominic Trulock, Jaecer Hudon, Cadet Airman Kaiden Paulsen, Cadet Airman 1st Class Lizzy Christianson; second row are 2nd Lt. Bill Obrion, Becky Christianson, Cadet Airman 1st Class Matthew Wilson, Cadet Airman 1st Class Nathanael Dewitt, Cadet Senior Master Sgt. Donovan Powell, Cadet Airman 1st Class Bennett Klossner, Cadet Airman 1st Class Danielle Kraimer, Cadet Airman 1st Class Briana Burger, Cadet Airman 1st Class Kaya Burger, Cadet Airman Dylan Hart, Cadet Airman Brandon Wakefield, Cadet Eric Mackey, Cadet Airman Ethan Cram, Cadet Airman Micah Hulce, Cadet Airman Hunter Figgins and 2nd Lt. Russell Cram; third row are Senior Member James Cain, Senior Member James Mackey and Cadet Airman 1st Class Blake Wonfor; center in back is squadron commander Capt. Kevin Thiede.

State Rep. Beau LaFave recognizes local CAP unit

KINGSFORD — The Dickinson County Composite Squadron, local unit of the Civil Air Patrol, recently received special recognition from state Rep. Beau LaFave. LaFave attended the CAP Ball to support the local unit’s accomplishments, including its cadet program that promotes youth leadership, ...

You may wanna get that checked out

Dear Annie: I have been a practicing dermatologist for over 20 years. I love my profession. I am also a mother to two boys and a girl. Recently, my son who’s a senior in college came home for Thanksgiving. His new girlfriend came over to our house for dinner. He told me how much he likes her ...

“On Our Way to School” by April South-Olson.

April South-Olson exhibition in Bay College Hartwig Gallery

ESCANABA — Bay College has announced the opening reception and artist talk for the exhibition, “Building a Home,” by artist April South-Olson at 3 p.m. Eastern time Thursday, Jan. 25, in the Hartwig Gallery in Escanaba. South-Olson is an abstract artist who using the layered techniques ...

Wild Game Dinner on Friday

By TERRI CASTELAZ Staff Writer NORWAY — A large variety of dishes will be featured at the ninth annual Wild Game Dinner set for Friday at Grace United Methodist Church in Norway. Doors will open at 5 p.m. for viewing wildlife displays, with dinner to be served at 6 p.m.  This ...

But grandma didn’t write that

Dear Annie: Over the holidays, my wife’s niece posted a picture of a recipe card on Facebook that was from her grandmother, my wife’s mother. She said it was her favorite Christmas recipe from her grandmother and in her grandmother’s handwriting. She wants to have it printed on a tea ...

Angelic biscuits

Dear Heloise: I love your Angel Biscuits! Please, please reprint the recipe for me and everyone who loves good biscuits. — Anne M., Fairbanks, Alaska Anne, this is a reader favorite, and one that was in my mother’s (the original Heloise, 1919-1977) column, and it’s just yummy! The name ...

Free community meal Sunday in Norway

NORWAY — Grace United Methodist Church of Norway will host a free community meal from 5 to 6 p.m. Sunday in the church hall. The menu will be macaroni and cheese with chicken added, vegetable, dessert and beverages. There is no cost for dinner, but a donation basket is available for those ...

Midwinter conference set

MARQUETTE — The U.P. Association of American Legion Post has set its 2018 midwinter conference Friday and Saturday at the Marquette American Legion Post 44, 700 W. Bluff St. The schedule for the event includes: Friday — 1 p.m., registration opens at Post 44; 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., dinner ...

Young musicians sought for PMMF UPstarts Talent Contest

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Pine Mountain Music Festival has announce its 2018 UPstarts Talent Contest, a competition for young musicians ages 14 to 25 who live in, or are originally from, the Upper Peninsula.  Four winners will perform in Houghton, Marquette and Iron Mountain as part of the 2018 ...

St. Norbert College’s Bush Art Center to host two new exhibits

De Pere, Wis. — St. Norbert College will feature two new art exhibits from Monday to Feb. 16 in the Carol and Robert Bush Art Center. The exhibits include “Lightforms” and “Rafael Francisco Salas: Ballads of the Middle.” A public reception for both exhibits will be 5 to 7 p.m. ...

Four generations of the Momont family gathered for this special photo after the birth of Camden Jack Momont. From left are Michael Gene Momont, holding his son, Camden Jack; grandfather Mike Momont holding his grandson, Cooper Michael; and great-grandfather Gene Momont of Iron River.

Four generations

Four generations of the Momont family gathered for this special photo after the birth of Camden Jack Momont. From left are Michael Gene Momont, holding his son, Camden Jack; grandfather Mike Momont holding his grandson, Cooper Michael; and great-grandfather Gene Momont of Iron River.

Bay College seeks nominees for Distinguished Alumni

ESCANABA — The Bay College Alumni Association is seeking nominations for the Distinguished Alumni of the Year Award to be presented during the awards dinner April 17. This award was established in 1999 by the Alumni Association to recognize and honor an outstanding graduate of Bay College ...

Through The Lens Photo Club Photo of the Month selection is "Frosty Morning" by Teresa Broullire. The theme for photographers was winter. The club meets from 1 to 3 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at the Crystal Lake Senior Center, 700 Crystal Lake Blvd. in Iron Mountain.

Photo of the month

Through The Lens Photo Club Photo of the Month selection is "Frosty Morning" by Teresa Broullire. The theme for photographers was winter. The club meets from 1 to 3 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at the Crystal Lake Senior Center, 700 Crystal Lake Blvd. in Iron Mountain.

Rethinking sleepovers

Dear Annie: I have a situation at my home that I really don’t know how to deal with. We have a blended family, with an 18-year-old daughter and two boys. My stepdaughter is a senior in high school and just let her mother know she likes girls, even though she has a boyfriend. We would ...

Nifty ‘50s, ‘60s to meet

NIAGARA, Wis. — The Nifty ‘50s and ‘60s of Niagara High School will meet for lunch at noon Wednesday, Jan. 24, at the Niagara Senior Center, 569 Washington Ave. in Niagara. Reservations should be made no later than noon Tuesday, Jan. 23, by calling the senior center at 715-251-1603. ...

A different way to help

Dear Readers: For many years, I’ve written about a wonderful program from St. Jude’s Ranch for Children. The children would take the fronts of RECYCLED GREETING CARDS and make new cards that were sold in the gift shop as well as online. Sadly, this program has concluded. Sales have ...

Classes for child care providers

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The early childhood education staff of Michigan State University Extension will offer online training for child care providers and parents in 2018. Connecting by computer to the training, participants will be able to learn about a variety of topics related to early ...