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Susan Sterm gives presentation on DIISD careers program at Golden K meeting

By JOAN JOUPPI For The Daily News KINGSFORD — We have endured the holidays and all the merry making that goes with that. Then a snowstorm put a halt to the Golden K meeting Jan. 7. Along came Jan.14, and nothing was going to stand in the way of these Golden Kers and their weekly meeting. ...

Dear Annie: You gonna need change?

Dear Annie: I have gotten to the point that I no longer like to go out to eat, especially if it is a restaurant that my wife and I have not gone to before. Here’s why. You have a great meal in a nice restaurant. The service was friendly and excellent. When the check comes and I put my money ...

Kowalewski ordained Jan. 11 as a ‘transitional deacon’

MARQUETTE — Diocesan seminarian Michael Kowalewski was ordained to the order of transitional deacon Jan. 11 at St. Peter Cathedral in Marquette. Bishop John Doerfler was the principal celebrant, with the priests of the diocese concelebrating. The term “transitional deacon” is used by ...

NARFE to gather Tuesday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association will meet at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Maple Creek Restaurant in Iron Mountain. The group will have lunch, with the meeting to follow. All are welcome.

Former Iron Mountain resident author of book

MARQUETTE — Have people gone through previous lives? This intriguing topic is at the center of the new book “Red Jacket,” which is set in the Upper Peninsula amidst a tragic event. The author of the historical fiction tale is Richard Lassin, a semi-retired exploration geologist who has ...

Dear Annie: When depression strikes

Dear Annie: I want people to know that depression can happen to someone even if her life appears wonderful. I know from experience. A few years ago, I had just married a wonderful man and moved to a beautiful home in a fun new city. I had been looking forward to these changes for months. ...

Home brew workshop to begin on Saturday

ESCANABA — Learn how to brew your own beer with Bay College Training and Development’s non-credit workshop in home brewing. Brew School 101: Getting Started in Home Brewing will take place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every other Saturday, starting this week through April 27. This 40-hour ...

DCH retirees meet for lunch

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Dickinson County Hospital retirees will meet at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 25, at Maple Creek Restaurant in Iron Mountain.

Annual smear tournament set

NIAGARA, Wis. — The Knights of Columbus Fr. Damian Council 2847 of Niagara will host its annual smear tournament Feb. 16 at St. Anthony’s Church Hall in Niagara. Registration will be from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Fee is $10 per person. Prizes, food, beverages and snacks will be available. For more ...

Presentation on SS Eastland planned at Norway museum

NORWAY — Carol Sundstrom will present two programs about the S.S. Eastland on Wednesday, Jan. 23, at the Jake Menghini Museum, 105 Odill Road, Norway. The lectures will begin at 2 and 6 p.m. Sundstrom, who has personal connections to the disaster, will use archival photos to tell the story ...

First ‘Harry Potter’ movie to be shown Saturday at the Braumart

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Braumart Theatre in Iron Mountain will show the movie “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” at 2 p.m. Saturday. Harry Potter is an orphaned boy who enrolls in a school of wizardry, where he learns the truth about himself, his family and the terrible evil that ...

Worker gets ahead of self

Dear Annie: I work as an editor at a publishing company. It has been difficult to find capable proofreaders. I’ve had one working with me for the past few years who proved herself to be capable. She showed great attention to detail and would make occasional suggestions to books that added ...

Night of Music at Randville Bible Church

RANDVILLE — Randville Bible Church will host its Third Sunday Night of Music at 6 p.m. Sunday at the church on M-95, about 12 miles north of Iron Mountain. There also will be refreshments and fellowship after the music. All are welcome. Anyone who would like to play an instrument or ...

Lunch and Learn event set

CRYSTAL FALLS — The Iron County Economic Chamber Alliance will host a free Lunch and Learn event from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Crystal Theatre in Crystal Falls. The program will feature a free lunch and a special presentation by Josh Nodurft, a certified John Maxwell coach and former ...

NAMI meets Thursday

MARQUETTE — The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette will gather at 7 p.m. Eastern time Thursday in the conference room of Baraga Place, 129 W. Baraga Ave. in Marquette. NAMI offers free, confidential peer support groups and educational meetings for individuals living with ...

ISD retirees gathering

QUINNESEC — The Intermediate School District Early Childhood retirees will gather for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Big 10 Sports Bar and Grill in Quinnesec.

Parkinson’s group meets

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Parkinson Society of Dickinson County area will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday at the First Presbyterian Church, 395 Hamilton Ave. in Kingsford. Dr. Tyler Chartier of Norway Eye Care will present a program on Parkinson’s disease and issues with vision. The meeting will ...

Free meal on Sunday

NORWAY — Grace United Methodist Church in Norway will host a free community meal from 5 to 6 p.m. Sunday. The menu will be scalloped potatoes and ham, vegetable, dessert and beverages. A donation basket will be available for those who want to contribute for the meal. The free meals also ...

Scholarship winner

Jackie McCarthy was recently awarded a $3,000 Program for Continuing Education scholarship from the local PEO Chapter EN. McCarthy has an associate’s degree and will pursue a nurse practitioner degree. PEO is a philanthropic educational organization that awards scholarships to women with ...

Dear Annie: Should opposites attract?

Dear Annie: I am a soon-to-be divorced man who has suffered a great deal of pain after the collapse of my lengthy marriage. After enduring the dissolution of multiple post-separation relationships, I found what in many ways is the perfect woman. As we have gotten to know each other, however, ...