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Bay Film Series opens Sept. 12

ESCANABA — The Bay Film Series at Bay College features a full roster of award-winning, critically acclaimed movies. It opens Thursday, Sept. 12, with “The Last Black Man in San Francisco.” Actor Jimmie Fails plays a character named Jimmie Fails, whose dream is to reclaim the Victorian ...

Dear Annie: Big Apple dreams

Dear Annie: I want to change my career path to pursue what I really want to do in life. I have two kids, a 2-year-old son and a 3-year-old daughter. Currently, I am a driver for Lyft and Uber, and I work more than 50 hours a week. I’m making a decent amount of money, but it’s not ...

Anniversary: Carter — 65th

Wayne and Marlene Carter of Kingsford celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on July 24. They were married at St. Patricks Church in Escanaba, with father Hallenbach officiating. They celebrated their anniversary with their children Connie and Joe Harper, Cindy and Dan Throm, Cathy and ...

Grandparents Teach, Too — Getting Ready for the School Year

It’s an exciting time for students of all ages as they look forward to new classes, activities and friends. It’s an exciting time for parents, too. Although life is still very busy, there is more of a consistent schedule again. How can you use this time to teach your ...

‘Gather ’Round the Campfire’ event Friday

QUINNESEC — Quinnesec United Methodist Church will have the final Gather Round the Campfire event of the summer at 6:30 p.m. Friday. Tim and Ashley Lawrence and the Lake Lundgren Bible Camp crew will lead songs, stories and give the group an update on what's happening at the camp. ...

Enchanted Doll Club to have Barbie birthday party

EAGLE RIVER, Wis. — The Enchanted Doll Club of the Northwoods will celebrate the 60th birthday of Barbie when it meets at 1 p.m. Thursday in the Eagle Room of the Walter E. Olson Memorial Library. The world first was introduced to Barbie at the American Toy Fair in New York on March 9, 1959, ...

Memorial event at KHS

KINGSFORD — A memorial dedication for Jolene Treml and Taylor Bosley, Kingsford High School students who were killed in a crash on their way to a Flivvers hockey game in December 2017, will be held at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday near the Kingsford High School tennis courts. Members of KHS Class of ...

Dear Annie: Protecting your heart or hiding from potential relationship

Dear Annie: Several years ago, after my late husband passed away, I reconnected with an old friend whom I’d dated in high school. He was divorced. His ex-wife had become involved with someone else. She was 20 years younger than him. He had retired and that was when she asked for a divorce. I ...

Knights plan steak feed in Niagara

NIAGARA, Wis. — The Niagara Knights of Columbus Council 2847 will sponsor a steak fry from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at St. Anthony’s Parish Hall. The meal includes an 8 to 10 ounce tenderloin, baked potato, salad and dessert. Beer, soda and coffee will be available. Tickets ...

Names in the News — Central Michigan honor students, graduates listed

IRON MOUNTAIN — Central Michigan University honors for May 2019 have been released. Honors list includes: Channing — Jordan Helms; Iron Mountain — Kathryn Brown, Zachary Caudell, Jade Driscoll, Jordan Wadge; Kingsford — Joseph Gregory, Ingrid Martonen, Sara Orchard, Rachel ...

Wedding — Pietsch, Gaudette

IRON MOUNTAIN — Nicole Marie Pietsch and Jacob John Gaudette both of Iron Mountain, were united in marriage on June 22, 2019. The wedding mass was officiated by Father Joe Gouin at American Martyrs Church and the wedding sacrament was administered by friend of the bride and groom, Deacon ...

Stamp Club meets Tuesday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The monthly meeting of the Northwoods Philatelic Society stamp club will be 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, in the Fellowship Room at First Lutheran Church, 1210 S. Stephenson Ave. behind Slumberland Furniture in Iron Mountain. A brief business meeting and educational program will ...

VBS reunion Sunday

First Presbyterian Church in Kingsford will have a Roar! VBS Reunion on Sunday. Children who attended Roar! VBS in June and their families are invited to take part in this event. The festivities start at 10:30 a.m. with live music from the program provided by the VBS Band, followed by a pot ...

Lunch and Learn series continues

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Aging and Disability Resource Center of Florence County will have its Lunch and Learns series at all four of the meal site locations starting next week and extending through November. The public is invited to enjoy lunch while learning ways to stay healthy and safe. ...

Traveling tips for caregivers

Summer is a great time to get out and do things. Traveling out of town gives you something to look forward to and can be a very rewarding and fun experience. Caregivers may wonder if it’s best to just stay home, but with careful planning they can still get away. It just requires being a ...

Third annual Classic Cars on Third Car Show set

MARQUETTE — The third annual Classic Cars on Third Car Show will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern time Saturday on North Third Street in downtown Marquette.  Classic cars will fill Third Street between Park Street and Michigan, with registration starting at 10 a.m. next to Third Base Bar, 726 ...

UP Convocation on Sept. 18

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Dickinson County Area Paisano Club will host the Upper Peninsula Convocation on Sunday, Sept. 8, at Pine Grove Country Club. Mass at 11 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception Church, 500 Blaine St., will be followed by a cocktail hour at Pine Grove. A full Italian meal, ...

Legacy of Faith announces $280,000 in grants across UP

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Most Rev. John F. Doerfler, bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Marquette, recently approved recommendations for more than $281,333 in grants to Upper Peninsula initiatives that benefit social services and faith education. Catholic parishes, missions, Catholic schools and ...

Screening of Glen Campbell movie planned in Florence

FLORENCE, Wis. — To create awareness about dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, the Aging and Disability Resource Center of Florence County will host a free screening of the documentary “Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.Tuesday at the Florence High School Auditorium. ...