Life

Conversion on grief set

ESCANABA — OSF Hospice will host a Community Conversation on grief from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Eastern time Sunday in conference rooms A and B at OSF St. Francis Hospital, 3401 Ludington St. in Escanaba. This gathering is open to the public. A person suffers many losses through their lifetime — ...

Parenting Fair on Tuesday in IC

IRON RIVER — The 21st annual Iron County Parenting Fair will be noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday at the West Iron District Library in Iron River. The event is free and includes community resources and information, a Lego contest, craft station, teddy bear clinic, prizes, soccer and summer camp ...

Bible Camp on March 15

CALUMET — Gitche Gumee Bible Camp will host its annual Spring Ladies’ Event on Friday, March 15. The speaker will be Dr. Kendra Turpeinen, a Copper Country native, English teacher, and experienced Bible teacher. The event will be at the Siskiwit Reception Hall in Calumet. The evening ...

ISD retirees meet March 19

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Intermediate School District Early Childhood retirees will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 19, at Carlos Cantina.

Infant loss group meets

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, in the library of Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain. Any community member that has circumstances develop before the next meeting that need services can contact Kristina ...

Luczak speaks to Norway Women’s Club

NORWAY — The Norway-Vulcan Area Women’s Club will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, March 14, at Mike’s on Main in Norway. Members are asked to bring food items to donate to the Norway food pantries. All area women are welcome. Call 906-563-9156 for reservations. Diane Luczak was the ...

More on tipping and on drinking and driving

Dear Annie: I saw the advice about tipping a hairdresser and the shampoo person. Thank you! What if your hairdresser also owns the salon? Does one tip the owner/stylist the same amount, 20 percent? — Salon-goer in North Carolina Dear Salon-goer: After the column about what to tip ...

Dear Annie: Finding affordable skin care

Dear Annie: I’m in my 20s, and I just recently had a facial for the first time. I’ll admit I was skeptical about its potential benefits, but my skin has never felt smoother! I’d love to go back for regular monthly treatments, but facials are quite expensive, and I can’t afford to get ...

Events for seniors Monday at Fortune Lake camp

CRYSTAL FALLS — Fortune Lake Lutheran Camp invites senior adults to an event focusing on personal health Monday. The meeting begins with coffee fellowship at 10 a.m. in the camp dining hall and concludes at 2 p.m. Joyce Ziegler, retired nurse from the Iron County Health Department, will be ...

DAR group meets Saturday

ISHPEMING — Jasper Ridge Brewing Company in Ishpeming will host the Onagomingkway Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution meeting from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday. The program will be on the father of the U.S. Constitution, James Madison. Those who have ties to a ...

Niagara Lions holding annual flower sale

NIAGARA, Wis. — The Niagara Lions Club annual spring flower sale is now in progress, President Gordon Behnke announced. The club this year again will offer three choices for purchase. In addition to the roses and the spring bouquet of various wildflowers, the club also has a ...

Prom Dress Swap set for this weekend at IM library

Upcoming events at the Dickinson County Library include: Today — Lego Club, 3:30 p.m. at the Solomonson Library in Norway. Let your imagination be your guide while building with Legos at this monthly program for third- through eighth-grade students. A theme will be provided at each ...

Spring luncheon at St. Barbara’s church

VULCAN — Members of St. Barbara’s Women’s League in Vulcan invited the public to their annual spring luncheon from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday in the parish hall. Menu for the luncheon includes hot turkey and dressing sandwiches, potatoes, their famous polenta, Italian gnocchi, ...

Parkinson group meets March 21

KINGSFORD — The Parkinson Society, a support group for Parkinson’s patients, caregivers, family and friends, will meet Thursday, March 21, at First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall on Hamilton Avenue in Kingsford. Social time will start at 10 a.m., followed by general announcements ...

Beecher-Dunbar-Pembine Spring Festival planned

PEMBINE, Wis. — The Beecher-Dunbar-Pembine High School Class of 2019 will have its Spring Festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 6. The event will include fun Easter activities for the kids and an opportunity to get a photo taken with the Easter Bunny. Participants also can shop ...

Breen pasty sales planned

KINGSFORD — The Breen Center in Kingsford will have a pasty sale with pickup between 9 a.m. and noon Saturday, March 16. Pasties with or without rutabaga, are $5 each. Orders should be made by Monday by calling 906-774-5110. Volunteers are welcome for pasty prep work from 7 to 10:30 ...

Raja Ryhma event March 16

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Finnish American Raja Ryhma group, whose members share an interest in preserving their Finnish heritage and culture, will celebrate St. Urho on Saturday, March 16, in the Antoine Room at Recreation Lanes on north U.S. 2 in Iron Mountain. The meet-and-greet begins at ...

Cadet promotions in Civil Air Patrol

The Dickinson County squadron of Civil Air Patrol recently had a promotion ceremony for 13 cadets at the Kingsford Armory. In the front row, from left, are Cadet Senior Airman Jaecer Hudson, Cadet Airman Gabreil Belanger, Cadet Airman Kayla Umbriaco, Cadet Tech. Sgt. Megan Preston and Cadet ...

Craft and Vendor Show

Carol Diehn of Miss Liz Jewelry, will be one of the featured vendors at the Jake Menghini Craft and Vendor Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 16 at the American Legion Hall on Main Street in Norway. Vendor spaces still are available and include an 8-by-5-feet area, table and two chairs ...

ServSafe class offered in Iron Mountain

IRON MOUNTAIN — Michigan State University-Extension will offer a ServSafe class in Iron Mountain to educate food service managers about food safety practices. The upcoming ServSafe class will be from 9 a.m. to about 5 p.m Thursday at the Forward Financial Credit Union Community Room, W8159 ...