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Camp STAR seeks campers, volunteers

MARQUETTE — Camp STAR, a Upper Peninsula-wide bereavement camp for young children who have experienced the death of a loved one, is desperately looking for male camp volunteers. Several boy campers still need to be paired up with a male volunteer. Those who are, or know of someone, between ...

Golden K has annual picnic for special needs children

By JOAN JOUPPI For The Daily News IRON MOUNTAIN — Rain, rain go away, the Golden K picnic for children with special needs is today. City Park pavilion saved the day and was well used Monday as it rained most of the morning. Games, food, and fun fit inside providing comfort and a good time. ...

Quilt historian to present Civil War quilts and lecture

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Wild Rivers Quilt Guild invites all area quilters to join them for their meeting on Tuesday, beginning promptly at 5:30 p.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 900 Central Ave., at the intersection of U.S. 2 and 101 on the west side of Florence, Wis.  The topic will be ...

Husband prioritizes blood family over wife

Dear Annie: I have been married now for just over three decades to who I thought was the love of my life. For years, I have noticed that my husband regards his birth family to be No. 1 and our immediate family No. 2. He was hooked on his beautiful and caring mom until she was tragically ...

Keeping coffee filters from sticking

Dear Heloise: I probably got this hint from your column years ago, but you might want to print it again: When I go to use a coffee filter, the filters often stick together. In order to get one off, I keep a piece of double-sided tape on the inside of the cabinet door. Just touch the package of ...

No man is an island — we need each other

NIAGARA, Wis. — Last week I talked about the Blue Zones throughout the world where people lived extraordinarily long lives, and we looked at the factors that contributed to that longevity. Among them were several that related to the need for socialization. Man is a social animal who needs ...