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Quilting in America program Feb. 10

NORWAY — Jeanette Zychowski will give a PowerPoint presentation on her quilting research at 2 and 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, at the Jake Menghini Museum of Norway. Zychowski, a quilter for more than 20 years, became curious about how and when quilting began. Zychowski did more than four years ...

Dear Annie: Hugger needs to respect boundaries

Dear Annie: There is an elderly man who attends daily Mass at my church. He insists on hugging many of the women after Mass as they leave the church. He is a nice man, and I don’t think he’s up to anything creepy. I think he’s probably a throwback to the ‘70s when “hugging” was a ...

Pulmonary group to meet

IRON MOUNTAIN — The next meeting of the Pulmonary Support Group will be 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, in the Pulmonary Rehab Department within the rehab services gym on the main level of Dickinson County Memorial Hospital. Meetings last about an hour. The group was established for anyone with a ...

Classy Lassies plan lunch Feb. 6

NIAGARA, Wis. — The Classy Lassies will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, at the Pit Stop in Niagara, Wis.

DCH retirees gathering

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Dickinson County Hospital retirees will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Famers Restaurant at the Pine Mountain Resort in Iron Mountain.

Telephone retirees meet

IRON MOUNTAIN — Former telephone employees will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Holiday Kitchen restaurant in Iron Mountain. All former employees are welcome.

Games Galore event Feb. 8

GOODMAN, Wis. — The Goodman-Armstrong Creek High School Classes of 2023 and 2024 will host a “Games Galore” event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Goodman-Armstrong Creek High School. There will be bingo, board games, bucket drawings, food and refreshments. The first ...

Dear Annie — Working within

Dear Annie: I want to thank you for your response to the man who wrote to you concerning getting closure with the father who had abused him. It was quite helpful to me, as my situation is similar. I struggle daily with guilt at not being able to have a relationship with my parents. My mother ...

‘Family to Family’ course starts Feb. 11

MARQUETTE — Family members and friends of individuals with a mental illness may benefit from a 12-week “Family to Family” education course to be offered by the National Alliance on Mental Illness, or NAMI, Alger/Marquette. The series of free and confidential classes will be 6 to 8:30 ...

Ohlsen to perform in Escanaba

ESCANABA — Fresh off his fall tour, singer/songwriter Trevor Ohlsen will perform at 7 p.m. Eastern time Thursday, Feb. 20, at Bay College’s Besse Theatre in Escanaba. An Iron Mountain native, Ohlsen has found success in the music industry with his hit song “Michigan,” along with ...

Hints from Heloise — A real woman?

Dear Readers: Today’s sound off is about the unrealistic expectations placed on women. — Heloise “Dear Heloise: The world is full of beautiful women. Some look like supermodels, and some look like me — an average-looking person, clean and neat but not a great beauty. Still, beauty ...

Goodman classes plan ‘Games Galore’

GOODMAN, Wis. — The Goodman-Armstrong Creek High School Classes of 2023 and 2024 will host a “Games Galore” event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Goodman-Armstrong Creek High School. The event will offer bingo, board games, bucket drawings, food and refreshments. The ...

Seven ways to help find the key to success in life

KINGSFORD — History is full of people who have had tough times, yet somehow have found a way to persevere. I have read books about the Dust Bowl, the Great Depression, prisoner of war camps and the horrors of the Nazi death camps, and remain in awe of the stories of personal strength ...

Struggling to make lasting connections online

Dear Annie: I’m 29 and single. I’m proud to have worked my butt off since college and am now seeing the fruits of my labor. I’ve got the dream job that I’m passionate about, am making good money and have the most amazing group of loved ones and mentors. The cherry on top of it all ...

Walk For Life event Sunday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Walk For Life, an annual event to support the rights of the unborn, will take place at 1:30 p.m. Sunday. The walk is sponsored by the Dickinson County Right to Life. Participants can begin gathering at 1:15 p.m. in the parking lot near the Braumart and Kingsley North on ...

Ward — 65th

QUINNESEC — Paul and Myrna Ward of Quinnesec celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Dec. 18. Paul and Myrna were born and raised in L’Anse, graduating from high school in 1950. Paul enlisted in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War, while Myrna worked for Republic Airline (now Delta) ...

Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War plan meeting

MARQUETTE — Camp 266 of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War will hold its bimonthly meeting at 1 p.m. Eastern time Saturday, Feb. 1, in the old board room at the Jacobetti Veterans Home in Marquette. The room is on the lower level of the home and easily accessible from the rear ...

Dear Annie: Wedding gifts under warranty?

Dear Annie: My very good friend “Pamela” has a son who recently got married. The wedding took place in the middle of September. The bride decided at the beginning of December that she didn’t want to be married. My question is this: Who gets the gifts? The bride and groom were living with ...

Benefit set

FAITHORN — The Longbranch Saloon in Faithorn will host the D.J. Bryant Memorial Benefit from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1. Bryant lost his life in an automobile accident Oct. 21 at age 29. He left behind his wife, Laura, and baby daughter, Austyn. Proceeds will go to their everyday living ...

‘Saving Snow’ to be presented in Wabeno

WABENO, Wis. — As part of its Fine Art Series, the Wabeno Area Players will present its first event of the 2020 season, the documentary film “Saving Snow.” The screening will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Nancy Volk Auditorium, at Wabeno High School, 4325 N. Branch St. in Wabeno. ...