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Problems must be faced in order for solutions to be found

EDITOR’S NOTE: A portion of this column was accidentally left out of last week’s edition of The Daily News, so it is running again in its entirety. The content of today’s column was inspired once again by “CBS Sunday Morning,” a go-to favorite in our household. This week, they ...

Share best one-line nuggets of wisdom

Dear Readers: A prompt for your consideration: In one sentence, what is the best piece of advice that you’ve ever received? I’ll start by sharing a few favorite one-line nuggets that I’ve heard over the years. No. 1: If something seems too good to be true, it probably is. No. 2: ...

AAUW sets annual membership dinner

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Iron Mountain/Kingsford Branch of the American Association of University Women will have its Fall Kick-Off Membership Dinner at 6 p.m. Sept. 28 at The Chippewa Club. Those interested in AAUW are invited to attend this event, which will give more information about the ...

Global Story Hour features New York

CRYSTAL FALLS — The Crystal Falls District Community Library will host a Global Explorers Story Hour about New York at 3:40 p.m. Thursday. They will be reading: “Liberty Rising: The Story of the Statue of Liberty,” by Pegi Deitz Shea; “Blue Sky White Stars,” by Sarvinder Naberhaus; ...

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Problems must be faced in order for solutions to be found

EDITOR’S NOTE: A portion of this column was accidentally left out of last week’s edition of The Daily News, so it is running again in its entirety. The content of today’s column was inspired once again by “CBS Sunday Morning,” a go-to favorite in our household. This week, they ...

GK hosts picnic for special needs kids

By Joan Jouppi Golden K Club There is an old cliche that stated neither rain sleet or snow would stay the mailman from his appointed rounds. Monday morning the Golden K members took that saying literally. There was no sleet, snow or rain — only the COVID threat still looming in the ...

IR Senior Center breakfast Saturday

IRON RIVER — The Iron River Senior Center, 814 Fourth Ave. in Iron River, will host a pancake breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday. The meal includes all-you-can-eat pancakes with scrambled eggs, sausage links, strawberries with whipped cream, coffee, milk, or orange juice. Cost is $5 per person.

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GK hosts picnic for special needs kids

By Joan Jouppi Golden K Club There is an old cliche that stated neither rain sleet or snow would stay the mailman from his appointed rounds. Monday morning the Golden K members took that saying literally. There was no sleet, snow or rain — only the COVID threat still looming in the ...

IM Music Boosters event tonight at Braumart

The Iron Mountain Public Schools Music Boosters' 2021 fundraising concert featuring the N.E.W. Piano Guys and their lively, interactive, dueling pianos show is scheduled for tonight from 7 to 10 at the Braumart Theatre. Tickets are still available online at www.thebraumart.org/box-office or ...

Niagara Lions Club donates

The Niagara Lions Club recently donated $700 to the Niagara Coats of Many Colors group. This group has been active for several years raising funds to purchase coats and other winter wear for needy Niagara schoolchildren. From left are Lions Treasurer Dan Decker and Lions Mark Zenko and Tammy ...

Florence County Historical Society to host presentation on WWI hero

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Florence County Historical Society will host author Robert J. Laplander at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Encore on Central in Florence. Considered an authority on World War I history, Laplander will talk about the heroism of Florence’s Medal of Honor winner, Charles ...

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Sarnicke, McDowell

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Samantha Sarnicke and Michael McDowell were united in marriage on May 9, 2021, at the Greenbrier Resort Chapel, with the Rev. Douglas Heagy officiating. The bride is the daughter of Sam and Sandy Sarnicke of Pittsburgh, Pa. The groom is the son of Doug and ...

Sarnicke, McDowell

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.V. — Samantha Sarnicke and Michael McDowell were united in marriage on May 9, 2021, at the Greenbrier Resort Chapel, with the Rev. Douglas Heagy officiating. The bride is the daughter of Sam and Sandy Sarnicke of Pittsburgh, Pa. The groom is the son of Doug and ...

Engaged

Bob and Ruth Truscott, along with Dan and Mary McCann, announce the engagement of their children, Alexis Truscott to Evan McCann. Alexis is a 2012 Iron Mountain High School graduate and Evan is a 2011 Birch Run High School graduate. Alexis and Evan met in PA school and both graduated from ...

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Ultreya meets Sept. 9 in Kingsford

KINGSFORD — Dickinson Area Ultreya returns at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 9 at the Knights of Columbus Pavillion in Kingsford. There will be music, a time of sharing and snacks. All are encouraged to attend.

Salad luncheon planned

The Women of St. Mary Catholic Church in Norway plan to host a Garden Party Salad Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday in the church hall at 401 Main St., Norway. This event will include a wide variety of freshly prepared salads of all types, plus a “build your own” salad bar, ...

Outdoor service set for Sunday

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Florence Parish, which is a partnership in Christian ministry between the First Presbyterian and Bethlehem Lutheran churches, invites members, friends and visitors to the area to join in Worship in the Park at 10 a.m. Sunday at the Lake Emily Pavilion. The Rev. Lisa ...

Mansfield Pioneer Church readied for warm season

MANSFIELD TOWNSHIP — Volunteers from the Mansfield Memories Historical Committee recently met to change the seasonal decorations at the Mansfield Pioneer Church. Down came the Christmas spruce and garlands of poinsettias, replaced with . spring flowers and wreaths. The church now is ...

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Book Review: The Darwin Strain

Zoologist Bill Schutt and archaeologist J. R. Finch have written the final chapter in their trilogy, beginning with “The Himalayan Codex” and “Hell’s Gate” closing with the exciting finale “The Darwin Strain.” (William Morrow, 412 pages) Set in the post-World War II era, ...

Book Review: The New Girl

Gabriel Allon, Israel’s own version of master spy James Bond, has another daring mission in Daniel Silva’s latest spy thriller “The New Girl.” (Harper/475 pages) A young girl who had been attending the exclusive International School of Geneva is kidnapped. But the 12-year-old child is ...

Book Review: Never Look Back

Edgar Award-nominated author Alison Gaylin has a twisted tale of deadly family secrets in “Never Look Back.” (William Morrow, 339 pages) In the 1970s, a teenage couple, April Cooper and Gabriel LeRoy, went on a killing spree in Southern California similar to the murders committed by ...

Book Review: The Cutting Room

The team of Margaret Murphy and Helen Pepper, writing as Ashley Dyer, have their second crime novel - “The Cutting Room.” (William Morrow, 436 pages). Detectives Ruth Lake and Greg Carver are back after their debut in "Splinter in the Blood." British television viewers are captivated ...