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Bay College seeks alumni nominations

ESCANABA — The Bay College Alumni Association is currently seeking nominations for the Distinguished Alumni of the Year Award to be presented during the awards dinner on April 28. This award was established in 1999 by the Alumni Association to recognize and honor an outstanding graduate of ...

‘Games Galore’ set in Goodman

GOODMAN, Wis. — The Goodman-Armstrong Creek High School Classes of 2023 and 2024 will host a “Games Galore” event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Goodman-Armstrong Creek High School. There will be bingo, board games, bucket drawings, food and refreshments. The first ...

Telephone retirees to meet

IRON MOUNTAIN — Former telephone employees will meet at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 3, for lunch at Holiday Kitchen restaurant in Iron Mountain. All former employees are welcome.

Post 340 plans breakfast

HERMANSVILLE — The Floriano-Stecker-Kelly American Legion Post 340 of Hermansville will host an all-you-can-eat pancake/French toast breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. Sunday at the post. Cost is $6 for adults, $2 for ages 12 to 5; those older than 90 and younger than 5 can eat for ...

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Noakes speaks at Golden K meeting

By JOAN JOUPPI For The Daily News KINGSFORD — A pleasant January Monday morning found the Golden K members gathering together at the First Presbyterian Church in Kingsford, ready to begin their week. Bill Roberts rang the bell signaling Alyce Derwinski on piano and Don Pedo at her side to ...

Making your home your sanctuary

NIAGARA, Wis. — Now that the new year, and a new decade, are upon us, this column has been addressing a few topics that are pertinent to “starting fresh.” I have always liked the beginning of a new year for this reason. I like to wipe the slate clean; I always try to learn from the ...

Making wise choices when a representative payee manages your money

y Edward Cariuty Social Security District Manager, Escanaba ESCANABA —Some of the millions of people who get monthly Social Security or Supplemental Security Income benefits need help managing this money. A person assigned to help you manage your monthly benefits is called a ...

Living happier in the coming year

NIAGARA, Wis. — As we enter this new year, there seems to be plenty of things to cause us stress. One only has to listen to the evening news for five minutes to hear the latest developments in Iran, the continued unrest in our Congress and the most recent devastation caused by climate change. ...

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Telephone retirees to meet

IRON MOUNTAIN — Former telephone employees will meet at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 3, for lunch at Holiday Kitchen restaurant in Iron Mountain. All former employees are welcome.

Post 340 plans breakfast

HERMANSVILLE — The Floriano-Stecker-Kelly American Legion Post 340 of Hermansville will host an all-you-can-eat pancake/French toast breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. Sunday at the post. Cost is $6 for adults, $2 for ages 12 to 5; those older than 90 and younger than 5 can eat for ...

DCH retirees meet Jan. 31

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Dickinson County Hospital retirees will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 31, at Famers Restaurant at the Pine Mountain Resort in Iron Mountain.

Cribbage Saturday at Post 50

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

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Wedding – Haines, Farley

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Kayley Haines and Jayson Farley were united in marriage during a 1 p.m. ceremony Sept. 14, 2019, at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Green Bay, Wis., with the Rev. Mark Vandersteeg officiating. The bride is the daughter of Kathy Haines of Green Bay, Wis., and Scott Haines ...

Engaged — Moore, Evans

Randy and Sandy Moore of Randville, along with Jamie (Laureen) Southers of Toledo, Ohio, announce the engagement of their daughter, Abigail, to Steve Evans. Steve is the son of Faye (Ken) Kirchoff of Sanborn, Iowa, and Steve (Bobbie) Evans of Montreal, Wis. Abigail is a 1998 graduate of North ...

Engaged

Richard and Jo Ann Donaldson of Kingsford have announced the engagement of their daughter, Erika, to Jerrod Gargano, son of Steven and Karen Gargano of Fraser, Mich. Erika is a graduate of Kingsford High School and received her bachelor of arts degree in psychology from the University of ...

Engaged – Harrington, Radtke

Dan and Cindy Harrington of Iron Mountain have announced the engagement of their son, Derek Harrington, to Katie Radtke, daughter of Tim and Mary Radtke of Cedarburg, Wis. Derek runs a software development company, and Katie works in orientation programs at Marquette University. A Feb. 1 ...

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Walk for Life on Sunday

IRON MOUNTAIN —The Walk For Life, an annual event held in support of the rights of the unborn, will take place on Sunday. The walk will begin at 1:30 p.m. Participants begin gathering at 1:15 p.m. in the parking lot near the Braumart and Kingsley North. The walk will proceed down South ...

Community meal set for Sunday

NORWAY — Grace United Methodist Church in Norway will host a free community meal from 5 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the church at the Crossroads site, 130 Odill Drive behind the Jake Menghini Museum. The menu will be meat loaf or ham, baked potato, vegetable, dessert and beverage. A donation basket ...

Community chorus seeks ringers for handbell choir

KINGSFORD — The Dickinson County Community Chorus has begun rehearsals for the annual Holy Tuesday Lenten Service. Chorus rehearsals are 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays in the fellowship hall of the First Presbyterian Church on Hamilton Avenue in Kingsford. Gail Vornkahl, associate conductor of the ...

Wild Game Dinner slated Friday at Norway church

NORWAY — The 11th annual Wild Game Dinner is planned for Friday at Grace United Methodist Church of Norway. The event features wildlife mounts taken by sportsmen in the local area, a wild game dinner and Christian guest speaker Joe Bottesi. Doors will open at 5 p.m. to view wildlife ...

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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 ...