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Pet therapy class in Marquette

MARQUETTE — SuperiorLand Pet Partners, a community partner of the international pet therapy group Pet Partners, will offer a handler class Saturday in Marquette for pet owners who want to volunteer with their animal as a pet therapy team. For more information about pet therapy, go to ...

Dear Annie: Concerned about enabling alcoholic friend

Dear Annie: This is another letter about an alcoholic woman. I believe the people around her are enabling her drinking. They don’t catch on because she has convinced them and herself that her drinking is cool and sophisticated. Drinking liberates her, makes her the life of the party and the ...

Game day planned for Feb. 29

IRON MOUNTAIN — Upcoming events at the Dickinson County Library include: Thursday — Directed Discussions, 2 to 4 p.m. at the Solomonson Branch Library in Norway. Friday — Level Up! Gamers Club, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Solomonson Branch Library in Norway. This month’s featured ...

PEO Chapter CX to meet

IRON MOUNTAIN — P.E.O. Chapter CX will meet Monday at Pine Grove County Club in Iron Mountain. Lunch will be served at noon, with the meeting at 1 p.m. Members should contact Louise Swope at 715-251- 3300 no later than Thursday for reservation or to indicate if not planning to attend. The ...

Author Longtine to appear at CF Library

CRYSTAL FALLS — The Crystal Falls District Library will host an author talk and book signing at 1 p.m. Friday. Sonny Longtine of Marquette will read from his book, “Murder in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.” His book is a collection of 24 legendary murders that span 160 years of Upper ...

Bay College Film Series makes changes to winter 2020 schedule

ESCANABA — The Bay Film Series at Bay College celebrates the art of film-making, showing the best in international, documentary, and independent cinema. Because of the success of “Parasite” at the Oscars, the studio has delayed the film’s release to college audiences. This has ...

Steelworkers donate

The United Steelworkers Local 146 presented $1,000 checks to four local charities. From left are Mike Collins, Ernie Vivio, Janice Pellegrini of the Norway St. Vincent de Paul, Tara Blagec of The Salvation Army, Frances Gundlach of the Iron Mountain St. Vincent de Paul, Teresa DePas of ...

‘Words and Music’ display at Bay West in IM

IRON MOUNTAIN — “Words and Music,” an interactive display, will be presented by Borderland Arts of Iron Mountain with poetry by the Marquette Poets Circle through March 27 at Bay College West in Iron Mountain. Visitors can see works inspired by some of the artists’ favorite ...

Dear Annie: Digestive discomfort

Dear Annie: I am writing in regard to “Concerned Mom,” whose daughter suffers from dumping syndrome. I am a retired pediatric nurse, and many years ago I took care of a small child with dumping syndrome. The way he was fed was by continuous gavage (tube feeding). This avoided his stomach ...

Floriano to discuss evidence collection at Bay LIFE meeting

IRON MOUNTAIN — Trooper Michael Floriano will discuss the collection of forensic evidence at the Bay West LIFE meeting at 10 a.m. Thursday at Bay College West in Iron Mountain. Floriano is a graduate of Kingsford High School and earned a degree in criminal justice from Bay de Noc College. ...

Fornetti Dental Center to offer free care event Feb. 22

IRON MOUNTAIN — The John Fornetti Dental Center again will participate in Dentistry From The Heart to provide free dental care for those in need Saturday, Feb. 22, at 100 S. Stephenson Ave. in Iron Mountain. Drs. John and Dan Fornetti, along with Dr. Nicole Hartwig and their team of ...

Free meal in Norway on 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 meatballs, tomato macaroni, vegetable, dessert and beverage. A donation basket ...

Parkinson group on Thursday

KINGSFORD — The Dickinson Area Parkinson support group will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday at the First Presbyterian Church fellowship hall in Kingsford. Those attending should bring Parkinson’s questions, suggestions and tips to share at this meeting. Refreshments will not be served. For ...

NARFE to meet Feb. 25 in IM

IRON MOUNTAIN — The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association will meet at noon Tuesday, Feb. 25, for lunch at Maple Creek restaurant in Iron Mountain. A meeting will follow the luncheon.  All are welcome.

Cribbage on Tuesdays

IRON MOUNTAIN — Cribbage is played every Tuesday at the Crystal Lake Senior Center in Iron Mountain. The two-person games begin at 12:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

An open mind encourages a healthier brain

NIAGARA, Wis. — For years, my husband and I have watched “CBS Sunday Morning” each week. It is like viewing a magazine on television — 90 minutes filled with lifestyle pieces, interviews with interesting people, and glimpses of lives lived very differently from our own. Each episode ...

Bartolac — 50th

NIAGARA, Wis. —Bruce and Karyn Bartolac of Niagara, Wis., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Jan. 17. The couple has three children, Krissa (Brett) Secrist of Kingsford, Steven (Christina) Bartolac of Iron Mountain, and David (Cassandra) Bartolac of Green Bay, Wis. They also ...

Exclamation invasion

Dear Annie: My brother recently told me that my sister-in-law (his wife) was anxious about an upcoming family lunch we’d both be at because she thought I was mad at her. The reason? I’d responded to one of her texts with “Thanks,” followed by a period. She thought because I didn’t use ...

Diabetes group meets Monday

IRON RIVER —The Diabetes Support Group will meet at 2 p.m. Monday at the West Iron District Library community room. The focus will be on healthy low carbohydrate meal planning. There will also be a group discussion about tips and tricks for managing diabetes. Anyone that has diabetes ...