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Dear Annie: Companies clueless on need for bereavement time

Dear Annie: My daughter was 14 weeks pregnant when the baby died. The nurse midwives, who were wonderful, sent her home to have the miscarriage and told her it could take up to two weeks to “be complete.” I was surprised and extremely saddened by how she was treated by her supervisor at ...

Upper Peninsula History Award winners announced

LANSING, Mich.—The Historical Society of Michigan announces the winners of its 2019 Upper Peninsula History Awards, which will be presented during its 70th annual Upper Peninsula History Conference in Escanaba, June 28-30. Each year, the Historical Society of Michigan presents two awards ...

Just Cruizin’ club gathers tonight

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Just Cruizin’ Car Club will have a dinner get- together today. The club will meet at 6 p.m. at Hardee’s in Iron Mountain, instead of the Midtown Mall parking lot.

Exotic animals at the library on June 26

Upcoming events at the Dickinson County Library include: Saturday Home Tweet Home, 1 to 2 p.m. at the Dickinson County Library in Iron Mountain. Kids of all ages can get crafty at this storytime session that includes building their own bird house out of recycled materials. Snacks such as ...

Voting to begin Monday for Mr. Niagara and First Lady

NIAGARA, Wis. — Six candidates are nominated for Mr. Niagara and First Lady of Niagara, with the winners to be crowned at the Niagara Lions Community Picnic on June 29. Voting can be done at Forward Financial Credit Union or Niagara Public Library. Votes also can be mailed to Niagara ...

State retirees to meet

MARQUETTE — Lake Superior Chapter of State Employee Retirees Association will meet at noon Eastern time Wednesday at Northern Michigan University for a luncheon and presentation. Marquette Township Planning Director Jason McCarthy will give retirees an overview and description of the future ...

Braumart Theatre summer movies listed

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Braumart Theatre in Iron Mountain has announced its upcoming classic movie showing schedule. A special feature to their Classic Movie Series is local filmmaker Seth Anderson will give a short presentation before each movie. They also will show a trailer of upcoming ...

Reproductive health services offered

FLORENCE, Wis. —Florence County Health Department is piloting a new program offering reproductive health services at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College. Services will include: resources on healthy relationships; sexually transmitted infection testing; immunizations; birth control; ...

GFWC hosts senior tea in Iron Mountain

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Iron Mountain-Kingsford General Federation of Women’s Clubs hosted its 85th annual Senior Girls Tea May 9 at Pine Grove Country Club in Iron Mountain. Kingsford and Iron Mountain High School girls were welcomed by GFWC President Pam King. “This is a special day for ...

Keeping guacamole green

Dear Heloise: I tried everything to keep my GUACAMOLE FROM TURNING BROWN, but nothing worked until I tried this: Put the guac into a container, leaving space on top and at one side. Place some chopped onion pieces into the side area only, and put the airtight lid on it. After 4 1/2 days, it was ...

Parkinson’s group plans to meet June 20

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Parkinson’s Society of Dickinson County Area, a support group for Parkinson’s disease patients, caregivers, family and friends, will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 20, at Evergreen Senior Living activity room in Kingsford. Participants should note the change of ...

Dickinson County Senior Project Fresh dates scheduled

IRON MOUNTAIN — Senior Project FRESH/Market FRESH will offer free coupon vouchers to eligible older adults to get Michigan-grown fruit, vegetables, herbs, spices and honey from farmers markets and roadside stands. Along with the coupons, eligible individuals will get information on healthy ...

Zonta Club accepting scholarship applications

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Zonta Club of Iron Mountain-Kingsford is still accepting applications for the $1,500 Nora Flemington Adult Educational Scholarship. Completed applications must be received by June 30. The scholarship is for adult women who want further education for re-entry into the ...

ISD retirees to meet Monday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Intermediate School District Early Childhood retirees will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Spiro’s in Iron Mountain.

Foxy Loxy Red Hatters gather

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Foxy Loxy Red Hatters will gather for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 19, at 151 Thai Bistro, 607 S. Stephenson Ave. in Iron Mountain. All are welcome to attend.

Concert dates announced

ESCANABA — Strings on the Bay, Bay de Noc Community College’s summer chamber music series, has announced its concert dates. All concerts start at 7:30 p.m. Eastern time at the Besse Center Theater at Bay College, 2001 N. Lincoln Road, Escanaba. The series will begin Tuesday, June 25, ...

Borderland artists in exhibit

Borderland Artists have prepared a collaborative exhibit with the Marquette Poets Circle that will be open to the public through July 26 in the Huron Mountain Club Gallery of the Peter White Library in Marquette. Artists and poets were challenged with the theme of “music that inspires us.”

Dear Annie: Scammers target the elderly

Dear Annie: My 81-year-old mom and I live together. I work 52 hours a week, so she is home alone a lot. She does get picked up by friends a few times a week to play bingo. But something serious has happened. A guy started an online chat with her on a “Words with Friends” game. She chatted ...

Finnish group plans annual picnic

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Iron Mountain Finnish American Raja Ryhma organization will host its annual Juhannus Picnic on Saturday at the Iron Mountain City Park. A meet-and-greet will start at noon at the Bradley Maki Pavilion, located near the Deer Park. A picnic lunch will follow at about 12:30 ...

Glenn Miller Orchestra performs in Iron Mountain

RON MOUNTAIN — The Glenn Miller Orchestra swings into Iron Mountain for an 8 p.m. show Friday, June 28, at the Braumart Theatre. “Get ‘In The Mood’ for the Glenn Miller Orchestra,” said Jinx Brew, Braumart executive director. The first Glenn Miller Orchestra did not make it at ...