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Senior events

May 2, 2013 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Twp. Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GRAND MARAIS: Senior Dining, noon, Community Center, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. more »»

Beautiful Buick built

April 18, 2013 ZEELAND, Mich. — The atmosphere is relaxed in Don Mayton’s barn every Tuesday morning as nine “car guys,” most of them in their 70s, gather around a table over coffee and doughnuts. more »»

Senior events

April 18, 2013 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Twp. Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GRAND MARAIS: Senior Dining, noon, Community Center, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. more »»

Seniors art: Marquette Arts and Culture Center offers classes

April 11, 2013 MARQUETTE — Retired educator Renee Michaud taught youngsters reading for 34 years. She recently took on the task of teaching another age group — adults 55 and up — and another subject: Art. more »»

Long-overdue honors come to Newberry veteran

April 4, 2013 MARQUETTE — The day before her 89th birthday on March 1, M. Joy (Wangberg) Sleeper received a long-overdue honor. The medals she earned serving her country during World War II. more »»

Senior events

April 4, 2013 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Twp. Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GRAND MARAIS: Senior Dining, noon, Community Center, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. more »»

Aho loved to hunt, fish, cook venison

March 28, 2013 QUETTE — Ellen Koski was 18 when she met the man she would marry. Growing up on a farm in Humboldt Township, Ellen was friends with other young people in the area. more »»

Humboldt native Ellen Koski Aho reflects on her first 100 years

March 21, 2013 MARQUETTE — Ellen Koski Aho isn’t her “real” name. “When I was born, they called me Hilma, after my mother,” she said. more »»

Senior events

March 21, 2013 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Twp. Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GRAND MARAIS: Senior Dining, noon, Community Center, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. more »»

Many senior activities are available locally

March 14, 2013 MARQUETTE — Here are some items of note for local seniors: ? Drop-in workshops for seniors interested in art are being offered the first and third Tuesdays of every month at the Marquette Arts and... more »»

New study shows declining life span for some US women

March 7, 2013 NEW YORK — A new study offers more compelling evidence that life expectancy for some U.S. women is actually falling, a disturbing trend that experts can’t explain. more »»

WWII veteran enjoys life of art

February 28, 2013 MARQUETTE — Joe Drobny was born in Dr. Robbins Hospital in Negaunee on June 18, 1926. “That was on Main Street in Negaunee. The building is still ther. more »»

Senior events

February 28, 2013 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Twp. Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GRAND MARAIS: Senior Dining, noon, Community Center, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. Alzheimer’s Memory Group, 1 p.m. more »»

World War II picture has special place in area veteran’s heart

February 21, 2013 MARQUETTE — The photo was taken nonchalantly one day in 1944, when four Marquette High School friends crossed paths in Florida after joining the military right after graduation during World War II. more »»

Senior events

February 21, 2013 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Twp. Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GRAND MARAIS: Senior Dining, noon, Community Center, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. more »»

Scrapbook supreme

February 14, 2013 NEGAUNEE — There were exclamations as the ladies looked at the photographs and newspaper clippings in front of them. “There’s Olivia in that photo... I remember that day... Look, there’s me. more »»

Senior events

February 14, 2013 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Twp. Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GRAND MARAIS: Senior Dining, noon, Community Center, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. more »»

Gum wrapper ball is career memento

February 7, 2013 NORTON SHORES — When William Bolema wants to conjure up memories of his career at the former Naph-Sol Refining Co. more »»

Senior events

February 7, 2013 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Twp. Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GRAND MARAIS: Senior Dining, noon, Community Center, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. more »»

NY City rental units shrinking as population grows

January 31, 2013 NEW YORK — Sam Neuman jokes that he doesn’t casually throw off his coat when he gets home at night — it would take up half his apartment. more »»

 
 
 

 

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