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Bishop Baraga ticket orders due

IRON MOUNTAIN — Friends of Bishop Baraga Catholic School in Iron Mountain are currently selling tickets for the annual school fundraiser. Ticket orders close on July 30. Once ticket sale close, those who purchased tickets will be notified via email the final prize amounts for the ...

Daily Meditations — Beware of false prophets – Matt 7:15ff

Several decades ago two Cleveland teenagers got an idea for a comic strip character. They tried to sell their idea to every comic strip editor they could think of. Every one of them rejected it for the same reason. They said the character they proposed was too foolish an idea. No one would be ...

Dear Annie: No longer accepting negative talk

Dear Annie: I am writing because I’m seeking your help about my relationship with my 30-year-old granddaughter, “Nadia.” Our relationship is more of a mother-daughter type relationship, because my husband and I were involved in raising her. Our son had custody of his children because the ...

Geology club meets Wednesday

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Northwoods Geology Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Florence natural Resource Center in Florence. This month’s presentation will be by John Roberts, on “Early Earth Geology: Continental Collision in Florence County.” This is the presentation he will ...

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Reunion brings memories, hope for the future

The 50th high school class reunion is a rite of passage for retirees; I just returned from mine in Ripon, Wis. — home of the Ripon Tigers. It was one of the most heartwarming experiences I have ever had and a true homecoming. Our class has faithfully had a reunion every five years since our ...

Golden K plans annual picnic Monday

KINGSFORD — July has arrived and it came in with a bang. Parades, picnics, family outings and lots of fireworks have now settled into a quieter time. Monday morning found the Golden K members gathering in the fellowship hall at the First Presbyterian Church in Kingsford, eager to share their ...

Recognizing the different causes of sleep disturbances

IRON MOUNTAIN — Sleep issues seem to be one of those concerns we have more often in retirement years. It is critical for overall good health and longevity that we get seven hours or better of restorative sleep each night. However, more than one-third of adults aren’t getting enough sleep. ...

Grandparents Teach, Too — Using weather apps, forecasts with kids

Weather observation helps children be alert for changes in their environment and their need to prepare. Sometimes we underestimate what we can teach young children. Checking the weather forecast every day on media, plus learning weather clues for their own forecast, are good ways to nurture ...

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Geology club meets Wednesday

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Northwoods Geology Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Florence natural Resource Center in Florence. This month’s presentation will be by John Roberts, on “Early Earth Geology: Continental Collision in Florence County.” This is the presentation he will ...

GFWC awards

At a recent meeting of the Iron Mountain-Kingsford General Federation of Women’s Clubs, Trisha Peterson, chairwoman of the local Epsilon Sigma Omicron Committee, presented the members with certificates from the state ESO for their participation in the reading project. From left are Mary ...

PEO Chapter AN set for Monday

IRON MOUNTAIN — P.E.O. Chapter AN will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at the home of Arlene Lake. Co-hostess for the evening will be Cheryl Kivisaari. Members are asked to call the hostess if unable to attend.

NAMI to meet Thursday

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

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Hall — 50th

Breitung Township — William “Bill” and Karlene Hall celebrated their golden 50th wedding anniversary on June 21. The former Karlene Louise Welk married William Norman Hall in 1969, at the Lutheran Church of the Cross in Riverside, Calif. At the time, Bill, son of the late Edwin and Lois ...

Wedding — Terwilliger, Baca

PALM BEACH, Fla. — Iron Mountain native Wade Patrick Terwilliger and Rico Ricardo Baca, co-owners of Palm Beach Modern Auctions in Florida, were married in an evening ceremony on June 15, 2019, in Palm Beach. Dr. Ann Moody Lewis, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., officiated before a gathering of 50 ...

Engaged – Mattson, Rotter

Ed and Ann Mattson of Iron Mountain are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Mary, to Paul Christopher Rotter, son of Paul and Rita Rotter of Channing. Emily is a 2013 graduate of Iron Mountain High School and a 2019 graduate of Northeast Wisconsin Technical College with ...

Kreski — 50th

AURORA, Wis. — Dan and Mary Ann (Jacobson) Kreski of Homestead, Wis., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 5. The couple was married July 5, 1969, at the Sacred Heart Church in Aurora, Wis. and have been residents of the area since. Dan retired from Wisconsin Electric and ...

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Bishop Baraga ticket orders due

IRON MOUNTAIN — Friends of Bishop Baraga Catholic School in Iron Mountain are currently selling tickets for the annual school fundraiser. Ticket orders close on July 30. Once ticket sale close, those who purchased tickets will be notified via email the final prize amounts for the ...

Daily Meditations — Beware of false prophets – Matt 7:15ff

Several decades ago two Cleveland teenagers got an idea for a comic strip character. They tried to sell their idea to every comic strip editor they could think of. Every one of them rejected it for the same reason. They said the character they proposed was too foolish an idea. No one would be ...

Church hosts day of music

MICHIGAMME — Woodland United Methodist Church of Michigamme will host its fourth annual free day of music from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3. The public is invited to enjoy a variety of gospel music acts from throughout the Upper Peninsula, along with free light lunch and dinner. ...

Daily Meditations — Give the Lord the credit – 2 Cor. 3:4ff

Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote an important book called “Uncle Tom’s Cabin.” Some students of history say that her book did more to end slavery in America than any other single force. She refused to take any credit for what she had written. She said that the Lord helped her in such a way ...

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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 ...