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IL Mercatino at Garden Place on Friday

NORWAY — The Garden Place in Norway will host an IL Mercatino, an Italian-style Market, on Friday to raise funds to support the U.P. Honor Flight. The market will be open from 6 to 9 p.m., with the gift shop transformed into a festive wonderland. This year’s vendors include authors Karl ...

Knights donate

Larry Neuens, representing the Knights of Columbus, presents a $355.12 donation to Kim Grenfell, special education instructor at Florence Middle and High School in Florence, Wis. This donation is earmarked for special education student needs, including school supplies, winter clothing, field ...

Bow Wows and Books event Tuesday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Dickinson County Library and its branches will host these upcoming events: Monday — National Novel Writing Month, 5 to 8 p.m. at the main Dickinson County Library in Iron Mountain. The event challenges everyone to write 50,000 words during the month. The library will ...

Holiday art sale in Marquette

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Regional History Center will have a holiday art sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time Saturday, Nov. 17, at the center. More than1,000 people attended last year and they hope to have even more this year. The History Center provides holiday shoppers even more ...

Changing your name on your SS card

Are you changing your name? If so, let Social Security know so we can update your information, send you a corrected card, and make sure you get the benefits you’ve earned.  To change your name on your card, you must show us documents proving your legal name change and identity. If you are ...

OSF Hospice hosts event

IRON MOUNTAIN — OSF Hospice will host a Time To Remember- Community Memorial Service from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday in conference room B at the Dickinson Memorial Hospital, 1721 S. Stephenson Ave. in Iron Mountain The holidays can be a difficult time for people who have lost a loved one. OSF ...

Hints from Heloise: Drinking creates a ‘buzz’

Dear Readers: Today’s sound off is about “buzz driving.” — Heloise “Dear Heloise: My Sound Off is about people who think they can have a couple of beers and then drive safely. Don’t people realize that ‘buzz driving’ can kill people, earn them time in jail or, at a minimum, a ...

Museum event Saturday

Joan Pataconi of Joan’s Deluxe Granola, Pizzeles and Biscotti and Crafts of Iron Mountain shows some of the items she will have for sale at the Friends of Museum Holiday Antique, Craft and Gift Show planned from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Uren-Cooper-Johnson American Legion Hall in ...

Car club Thursday in Aurora

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Just Cruizin’ Car Club has planned a dinner ride for Thursday. They will depart from the Midtown Mall parking lot at 6 p.m. to travel as a group to the Hitch N Post in Aurora, Wis, for dinner. Those who join in need not own a classic car, just have an interest in ...

Extension Master Gardener class begins in January

Watersmeet — Did your garden not turn out the way you had hoped last year? Did those pesky weeds take over your garden space? Was your harvest more or even less than you expected? If you experienced any of these issues or one of many others, then this is a great time to begin talking and ...

Special film showing at Bay College

ESCANABA — The Bay College Anime Club and the Diversity Committee will show the film “A Silent Voice” at 7 p.m. Eastern time Tuesday, Nov. 13, in Bay College’s Besse Theater. It has a 93 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes and received many favorable reviews by groups around the ...

Assistance available to area veterans

IRON MOUNTAIN — For this month in our Veterans Corner we would like to pass on some exciting and informative news for our Dickinson County veterans community. With winter approaching, veterans that might need help with snow shoveling needs. The local organization, Civil Air Patrol, has ...

Braumart Theatre presentation at Golden K

By JOAN JOUPPI For The Daily News KINGSFORD — The blue skies and sunshine that greeted the Golden K seniors on Monday morning were a welcomed sight after so many dreary days. Though it may not last long, it was appreciated while it was here. Combining their talents, Alyce Derwinwki and ...

Care package presentation

LCpl Eric A. Palmisano Care Package Project coordinator Bobbie Samme gave a presentation to the Grace Lutheran Church of Pembine Women’s Organization Cluster 4 meeting on Oct. 20. Samme spoke about the project and how it has helped her through her grief after the loss of her son in April ...

Supervisor’s friend got the job

Dear Annie: My supervisor hired a friend for a job when there were others who appeared to be more qualified. Applicants had to take a test and score in the top three. The friend didn’t score high enough, but several very qualified co-workers did. The supervisor is asking people to sign off on ...

Oratorical scholarship program underway

CARNEY — The American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program is now open to all Michigan high school students. Students compete at the local level and progress to the district, regional, state and national levels, with the top three scholarships amounting to $18,000, $16,000 and ...

Annual Fall Harvest Bazaar set

CRYSTAL FALLS — The Iron County Medical Care Facility Auxiliary will hold its Annual Fall Harvest Bazaar on from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10 at the facility. Once again family and friends have come through with all sorts of wonderful items to make this fund raiser a success. ...

Annual Dance Marathon on Nov. 10

DE PERE, Wis. — St. Norbert College students, faculty and staff will participate in Dance Marathon from 9 a.m. to 10:06 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10 in the gymnasium of the Ray Van Den Heuvel Family Campus Center on the college’s campus. The event is a fundraiser on behalf of the ...

Dear Annie: Worried about a promiscuous woman

Dear Annie: My husband of 23 years has been working for a four-man department for that whole time. One man retired, so they will be hiring another person. A very qualified young man applied for the job. A married woman also applied. They are planning on hiring the woman. She currently works ...

Grandparents Teach, Too: Helping kids learn to focus

Elaborate toys, busy schedules and video games have left children with fewer opportunities for imaginative play. Researchers say changing the way children play has changed their emotional and cognitive development. Neuroscientist Adele Diamond and psychologist Deborah Leong have good news by ...