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Protecting elders from scams

By Edward Cariuty Social Security District Manager Escanaba World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was June 15. Throughout the month of June, communities, seniors, caregivers, governments, organizations and the private sector unite to prevent the mistreatment of and violence against older ...

Wife’s drinking is out of control

Dear Annie: My wife and I have been married for 10 years. We have three children who mean the world to me. I’m sure that, on the outside looking in, people think everything is great. However, my wife has developed a drinking problem. She says it isn’t a problem, but I have to disagree. ...

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Respect for black lives and for the blue can co-exist

NIAGARA, Wis. — Once again, I turn to the “CBS Sunday Morning” program for my inspiration for this column. Recently, the theme centered around issues of policing in America. It was a well-balanced look at the inside of our American police departments, using police officers themselves to ...

Golden K gathers for meeting

By JOAN JOUPPI For The Daily News KINGSFORD — Sunshine and lots of it greeted the Golden K members Monday morning. As dedicated to volunteering their services in the community, they focus primarily on special-needs children. The group hosts parties and picnics throughout the year for ...

Changing views of the past, present and future

NIAGARA, Wis. — For Christmas this past year, I decided to pick up a small gift for my “younger” brother and sister — who are twins. They had both turned 66 and were beginning to experience the same memory challenges as I was. So, I got each of them a page-a day calendar to both help ...

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Norway boosters raising funds

NORWAY — Norway-Vulcan Athletic Booster Club’s annual Hit ’Em & Chase ’Em golf outing is Saturday, June 26, at Oak Crest Golf Course with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Please see the club’s Facebook page for more information or call 906-563-9552. Also, the club is conducting a ...

Northwoods Geology Club to meet

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Northwoods Geology Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 23, in the lower level of the Florence Natural Resource Center; those attending should follow the Division of Motor Vehicles signs to the parking area. No snacks or drinks will be available, but attendees can ...

Veteran Tribute Ride donation

Jacobs Funeral Home donated $250 to the Veteran Tribute Ride that takes place today. From left are Scott Visintainer, James “Rumblefish” Quick, Tim Quick and Jam Starr, Tribute Ride; William Lisenbey, funeral home director; Tina Massicotte, Tribute Ride; Perry Jacobs, director-owner of ...

Next Golden K meeting June 7

KINGSFORD — Golden K Chairperson Orice Walters welcomed 21 members and guests Monday at the organization’s weekly meeting in Kingsford. Returning members Bob Bowman and John Corson attended the meeting as well as guests Kathy Arnold of the Dickinson-Iron Community Services Agency and Jean ...

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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 ...

Engaged

Dr. Ray and Julie Cameron of Spread Eagle, Wis., wish to announce the engagement of their son, Logan James Cameron, to Haley Jo Ellis, daughter of Jeff and Wendy Ellis of Sanford, Fla. Logan is a graduate of Northern Michigan University with a degree in hospitality management and is currently ...

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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 ...

Free community meal Sunday in Norway

NORWAY — Grace United Methodist Church of Norway will offer a free community meal from 5 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday. The menu will be potato soup, grilled ham and cheese sandwich and dessert. While there is no cost for the dinner, a donation basket will be available for those who want to ...

‘The Truth Project’ showing on Wednesday

KINGSFORD — A video from the James Dobson group, titled “The Truth Project” will be shown at 6:30 p.m Wednesday at the Balsam Street Christian Church, 324 Balsam St. in Kingsford. Anyone interested is welcome to attend. Any questions call the church office at 906-774-9422, and ...

We should pray for sinners

By The Rev. JOSEPH O. GOUIN Pastor American Martyrs Catholic Church Kingsford Several years ago, a Newsweek magazine carried a moving story about crash of a United Airlines plane in Colorado in 1955. Someone had hidden a bomb on the plane, killing all aboard. Two of the dead ...

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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 ...