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Children can toast breakfast often

Sometimes making breakfast is the last thing you want to do, but families can teach children to make toast with many toppers nutritionists urge. Good toast begins with a nutritious bread like 100 percent whole wheat or multigrain bread already sliced for safety. They have about 50 calories ...

Superior Rehabilitation Services at Golden K meeting

By JOAN JOUPPI For The Daily News KINGSFORD — Waking up to the clouds and rain makes it feel like a go-back-to-sleep kind of day. Monday morning then turned hot and humid. As Yoopers and Golden K seniors, the weather does not interfere with the meeting. Dr. Paul Jacobs got the group ...

VA donation

Unit 461 of the American Legion Auxiliary from Pembine, Wis., recently donated $500 to the Oscar G. Johnson Veterans Administration Medical Center in Iron Mountain. The money will help with the hospital’s fundraiser for a Dolphin Mattress for the prevention and management of wounds for their ...

Hints from Heloise: Extend the life of cellphone battery

Dear Heloise: If you want to extend the life of your CELLPHONE BATTERY, try these hints: — Be sure to charge the battery fully before first use. — Turn your phone off if you won't be using it for several hours. Sounds like a no-brainer, but many people forget. — Do NOT let the ...

Fortune Lake senior day set for Sept. 10

CRYSTAL FALLS — Area senior citizens are invited to a special senior day at Fortune Lake Lutheran Camp Monday, Sept. 10. The event will begin with fellowship time at 10 a.m. in the camp dining hall. The morning session will welcome the Rev. Vicky Prewitt, still remembered as Vicky Crystal, ...

Legion Post 340 meets

HERMANSVILLE — The Floriano-Stecker-Kelly Post 340 of Hermansville will have its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, at the American Legion Club rooms in Hermansville.

Lunch planned

NIAGARA, Wis. — The Classy Lassies will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Niagara Senior Center. Those attending should bring quarters for bingo. Call the center, 715-251-1603, by Wednesday to sign up.

Grief group meets Sept. 10

ESCANABA — The community grief group, sponsored by St. Francis Hospital, will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Eastern time Monday, Sept. 10, in Room A and B at the OSF St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba. No registration is required; the event is open to the community. For more information, call ...

Dear Annie: Elusive expiration dates

Dear Annie: OK, I realize there are innumerable insurmountable, earth-shaking universal problems in our world. This is definitely a “First World problem,” but it is one that could be easily fixed. Could manufacturers please mark their food products with expiration dates that are easy to ...

Cake decorating classes offered at Marinette campus

MARINETTE, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin – Marinette Continuing Education Department will offer a two-night cake decorating class with Marissa Axtell from Marissa’s Country Kitchen. For those interested in cake decorating and looking to improve their skills, Axtell will teach how ...

Bay Film Series to show Mr. Rogers documentary

ESCANABA — The Fred Rogers documentary, “Won’t You Be My Neighbor” will be shown at 7 p.m. Eastern time Thursday, Sept. 13, in the Besse Center Theater at Bay College as part of the Bay Film Series. This special showing is in conjunction with a number of children’s advocacy groups, ...

Hints from Heloise: Disposable statements only need to be kept 12 months

Dear Heloise: How long should I keep savings account and IRA account statements? I’ve saved these since the accounts were opened years ago, and won’t start taking from either account for 10 years. The savings accounts are monthly, and the IRA statements are quarterly, so you can imagine ...

Borderland Arts group resumes meetings

IRON MOUNTAIN — Borderland Arts will resume its meetings for the fall on Thursday, Sept. 6, from 6 to 8 p.m. in Bay West College’s lower level art room. A short informal business meeting will begin the evening’s activities. Then Borderland Arts member Cyndi Safstrom will talk about ...

Stanley to speak at Christian Women Connection luncheon

IRON MOUNTAIN — The next Christian Women Connection Luncheon will be noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, at Pine Grove Country Club in Iron Mountain. The speaker will be Gina Stanley from Appleton, Wis. Stanley has been working as a registered nurse for more than 35 years. She worked in ...

Dear Annie: Dealing with a screaming child

Dear Annie: I was recently shopping in a department store, when I heard the very loud screams of a child. Because the screaming was so abnormal, I wanted to seek the child out to see what was causing it. When I found the screamer, she was being pushed in a stroller by her mother, with a man ...

Daughters of Isabella Circle 367 to meet Sept. 6

IRON MOUNTAIN — The next monthly meeting of the Daughters of Isabella Circle 367 will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, at the Immaculate Faith Formation Center, with hostess Betty Simon. With the absence of Regent Barbara Bednard, the August meeting of the Daughters of Isabella, Circle 367, was ...

Paisano Club convocation set

HURLEY, Wis. — The Paisano Club will have its annual convocation 11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, at St. Mary Church in Hurley, Wis. An Italian dinner will be at 12:30 p.m. at the Iron County Memorial Building. Tickets for dinner are available at the door. For further information and to confirm ...

DAR plans to meet Sept. 8

HANCOCK — The Onagomingkway Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution will meet for a tour of the Quincy Mine in Hancock on Saturday, Sept. 8. Tickets are $25. A lunch will follow the meeting at The Hut in Kearsarge. Anyone with links to an American ...

Mansfield Memories picnic set

MANSFIELD — The Mansfield Memories Historical Committee will host its annual Labor Day weekend picnic Sunday at the Mansfield Township Hall. Mansfield residents past and present, friends, family and guests are invited to attend this potluck event. The gathering at the hall is set for 3 ...

Cadets visit Air Force museum

Thirteen cadets and two senior members of the Dickinson County squadron of Civil Air Patrol recently visited the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force and Huffman Prairie Flying Field at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton, Ohio. Huffman Field was the flying location used by the Wright ...