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Holiday Craft, Bake Sale set at Beechwood Hall

IRON RIVER — The eighth annual Beechwood Historical Society’s Holiday Craft and Bake Sale will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at the Beechwood Hall, 178 Beechwood Store Road in Iron River Township. Items for sale include Woody Hollow candles; U.P. and Wisconsin outdoor ...

Dear Annie: I give so much more than I get

Dear Annie: My wife and I feel we are being taken advantage of by our family and friends. I think we have gone over and above with acts of kindness. Some family members don’t even talk to us, let alone acknowledge birthdays and holidays. When we went to church recently, the theme of the ...

Grandparents Teach, Too — Children help with family gatherings

While a meal is in the oven children and adults can do a little cooking together. On average, American families are spending about 29 minutes a day talking together. Most of the time is spent giving children directions to finish meals, prepare for school, lessons and bedtime. Those minutes of ...

Suicide prevention certification

Terri Castelaz/Daily News photo The Norway High School Leo Club recently was certified in the Question, Persuade and Refer, or QPR, Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Program. From left, in front are Mary Slagle, Kasse Kay, Hailey Howorth, Sarah Tinkey and Skylar Davenport; in back are Leo Club ...

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Grandparents Teach, Too — Children help with family gatherings

While a meal is in the oven children and adults can do a little cooking together. On average, American families are spending about 29 minutes a day talking together. Most of the time is spent giving children directions to finish meals, prepare for school, lessons and bedtime. Those minutes of ...

From parents to grandparents – making the transition

NIAGARA, Wis. — As most of you who have children — and have attained a certain age — already know, being a parent is very different from being a grandparent. I did not realize this, of course, until I had grandchildren. I mistakenly believed that since my husband and I had successfully ...

Huotaris give presentation on local Civil War veteran

By JOAN JOUPPI For The Daily News KINGSFORD — First, the body is still trying to adjust to the time change. Then the snow keeps showing up a little here and there. Ready or not — sweaters, hats, mittens and coats are taking over the closet space. Golden K members just shrug off the ...

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DCH retirees gather Nov. 22

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Dickinson County Hospital retirees will gather for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 22, at the Wild Horse Saloon in Iron Mountain.

Faithorn Hunters Breakfast Nov. 23

FAITHORN — The Faithorn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad will host its Hunters Breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 23 at the Faithorn Town Hall. Cost is $7 for adults and $4 for children. There also will be a bake sale.

Cribbage on Saturday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Uren-Cooper-Johnson American Legion Post 50 of Iron Mountain will have its monthly cribbage tournament starting at 1 p.m. Saturday. Cost is $20 a team. Those interested can sign up at the bar.

AAUW lunch on Nov. 19

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Iron Mountain-Kingsford American Association of University Women fundraiser is planned from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, at Solberg’s Greenleaf Sports Bar and Grill in Iron Mountain. Fifteen percent of all sales of food and drink at this time will be donated to the ...

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Anniversary — Kenny — 50th

FOSTER CITY — Thomas Jr. and Diane (Gustafson) Kenny of Foster City celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 20. The couple was married on Sept. 20, 1969, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Foster City and have resided in the area since that time. Attendants for their wedding were ...

Engagement — Morstad, Datema

Dean and Betty Morstad of Norway announce the engagement of their daughter, Teresa, to Steven Datema, son of Craig and Luanne Datema of Spring Lake, Mich. Teresa is a graduate of Norway High School and received her bachelor of science degree in business and finance from Grand Valley State ...

Engaged — Negro, Nelson

Marybeth and David Negro of Norway are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Alexandra “Lexi” Nicole, to Gregory John Nelson, son of Lisa and Tom Nelson of Iron Mountain. Alexandra is a 2014 graduate of Norway High School and received her bachelor of science degree in ...

Anniversary: Ciochetto — 50th

RANDVILLE — High school sweethearts Michael and Barbara (Salli) Ciochetto celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family earlier this month. Their love story began in 1966 when Barb stole Mike’s hat at an armory dance. They have been dancing happily ever since that day. They ...

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Harvest Bake Sale planned

NORWAY — The Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Norway will host its annual Harvest Bake Sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at the church at 815 Iron St. in Norway. All baked goods are $7 or less.

Church bazaar Saturday

Riverside United Methodist Church in Niagara, Wis., will have its annual Christmas Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the lower level of the church. Riverside’s women will have a variety of holiday items, plus again offer for sale homemade “Northside” spaghetti sauce, gnocchi, ...

Art and Craft Fair Saturday in Sagola

SAGOLA — Grace Presbyterian Church will host an Art and Craft Fair from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Sagola Community Center. A variety of vendors will be present with items that will include handmade jewelry, seasonal decor, wire art, Superior Rocks, sewn ...

Mini fair bazaar Saturday

Theresa Proudfit/Daily News photo From left, Lucy Shampo, Ruth Carlson, Bonnie Fortier, Wendy Mulka and Joyce London cut up vegetables for soup in preparation for the Trinity United Methodist Church mini fair bazaar from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the church, 898 Carpenter Ave. in ...

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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 ...