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Job discrimination: Lack of protections worry caregivers

February 6, 2014 NEW YORK — If you don’t get a job because you’re a woman, or you get fired because you’re black, or you get transferred to the night shift because you’re gay, there’s a law for that. more »»

Finding uninsured proving to be daunting challenge

February 6, 2014 WASHINGTON — Uninsured Americans are still procrastinating about President Barack Obama's health care law. more »»

Senior events

February 6, 2014 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon,Twp. Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Clubhouse. Early Exercise, 8-8:30 a.m., Clubhouse. Aerobics Group, 9-10 a.m. more »»

New bill could axe landline telephones

January 30, 2014 MARQUETTE — On Dec. more »»

Big impact on income gap is health law’s new angle

January 30, 2014 WASHINGTON — Maybe the health care law was about wealth transfer, after all. more »»

Senior events

January 30, 2014 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon,Twp. Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Clubhouse. Early Exercise, 8-8:30 a.m., Clubhouse. Aerobics Group, 9-10 a.m. more »»

Yooper at heart

January 23, 2014 GWINN — Chris Adams was raised with the understanding that if he wanted something bad enough, he had to be willing to work for it. more »»

Comsumer spending likely to boost growth

January 23, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Hopes are rising that consumers will drive stronger growth in 2014 after they stepped up spending at the end of last year in the United States and Europe. more »»

Senior events

January 23, 2014 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon,Twp. Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Clubhouse. Early Exercise, 8-8:30 a.m., Clubhouse. Aerobics Group, 9-10 a.m. more »»

Pasty expertise

January 16, 2014 GWINN — On the second Monday and Tuesday of each month, a small group of volunteers from the Gwinn area come together before the sun comes up at the VFW post 567. more »»

More older Americans signing up for health insurance

January 16, 2014 WASHINGTON — It’s an older crowd that’s signing up so far for health insurance under President Barack Obama's law, according to government figures released this week. more »»

Senior events

January 16, 2014 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon,Twp. Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Clubhouse. Early Exercise, 8-8:30 a.m., Clubhouse. Aerobics Group, 9-10 a.m. more »»

Baseball has been a lifelong passion

January 9, 2014 ISHPEMING — When he was very young, Bill Emblom heard his grandfather tell stories about some of baseball’s great players as though they were almost mythical figures in history. more »»

Seniors caring for other seniors a growing trend

January 9, 2014 NOBLESVILLE, Ind. — Paul Gregoline lies in bed, awaiting the helper who will get him up, bathed and groomed. more »»

Retired workers

January 2, 2014 WASHINGTON — Work until you die — or until you can’t work anymore. Until the late 19th century, that was the old-age plan for the bulk of the world’s workers. more »»

Some with Alzheimer’s find care in far-off nations

January 2, 2014 CHIANG MAI, Thailand (AP) — Residents of this facility for people with Alzheimer’s disease toss around a yellow ball and laugh under a cascade with their caregivers, in a swimming pool ringed by pal... more »»

Grandpa Camo

December 26, 2013 MARQUETTE – Gladstone resident Paul Gerard’s interest in photography got started when he was a little boy and he began playing with his dad’s camera. more »»

Bah humbug: Heart woes can spike this time of year

December 26, 2013 CHICAGO (AP) — ‘Tis the season — for heart attacks? Not to dampen any spirits, but studies show heart troubles spike this time of year. more »»

Senior events

December 26, 2013 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon,Twp. Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GRAND MARAIS: Senior Dining, noon, Community Building, call 494-2721. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 p.m.-3 p.m., Clubhouse. more »»

All in the family

December 19, 2013 ISHPEMING — After Ishpeming football coach Jeff Olson led the Hematites past the Detroit-Loyola Bulldogs for a second straight Division 7 championship in November, he solidified his place as a livin... more »»

 
 
 

 

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