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Blacksmithing presentation Sunday at the IXL museum

HERMANSVILLE — A blacksmithing presentation will be given by Rob Hornik of Liberty Forge at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the IXL Historical Museum, W5561 River St., Hermansville. He will share the history of blacksmithing, show and describe the use of the trade’s tools, provide demonstrations and ...

Martha’s Soup Kitchen to start

KINGSFORD — Martha’s Soup Kitchen will begin serving homemade soup, bread and cookies at no charge from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday starting Oct. 1 at St. Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church parish hall, 600 Marquette Blvd. in Kingsford. Martha’s Soup Kitchen is open to all. ...

Benefit concert for Micah Carlson

IRON MOUNTAIN — A benefit concert for 3-year-old Micah Carlson will take place Saturday in City Park. The Transformation Band will perform at 7 p.m., with doors opening at 6:30 in the City Park building. Those attending are asked to bring lawn chairs and snacks to share. The band ...

Juke Box Memories fundraiser

Juke Box Memories No. 8, “Let’s Sing ... Let’s Dance,” will be 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in the Kingsford High School auditorium. Members of Miss Donna’s Dance Studio and many singers from past Juke Box Memories will perform. Proceeds from the show helps fund ...

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Crystal Lake Senior Center expands its meal services

The Dickinson Iron Community Services Agency has expanded meal offerings at the Crystal Lake Senior Center in September when it offered its first night meal on Tuesday. The next night meal will be Tuesday, Sept. 24, and will continue on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. The menu ...

Creating roots and wings in your children

My husband and I visited our “St. Paul son” over the Labor Day holiday weekend. During that visit, my son and I had a couple of opportunities to talk, just the two of us. One good conversation took place in the car after dropping Natalie at the Minnesota State Fair to work another shift at ...

Advice on being easier on ourselves, others in life

As we journey through life, don’t you wish sometimes that there was an instruction manual or guide book to prevent us from making mistakes? For many of us, I guess that is what our parents tried to be. But like most kids, we did not listen, so were destined to make our own mistakes and ...

Golden K’s Golden Throats entertain while having fun

The present-day Golden K singers known as The Golden Throats are a group of Dickinson County area Golden K members who sing a variety of songs that are mostly Golden Oldies. This group of mostly retired people who like to sing join their voices in song every Wednesday at an area nursing home, ...

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PropBusters remote control flying club to meet Sept. 26

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Iron Mountain area PropBusters remote control airplane club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, at the Iron Mountain-Kingsford Community Federal Credit Union, 400 S. Carpenter Ave. in Kingsford. All members and anyone interested in remote control flying are ...

Telephone retirees gather

IRON MOUNTAIN — Retired telephone employees will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 7, at Holiday Kitchen in Iron Mountain. All former employees are welcome.

Knight award

Ron Basso, center, was recently inducted into the First Degree of the Knights Of Columbus Iron River Council 2300. He is flanked on the left by his sponsor, financial secretary Terry Verville, who presented him with his first-degree membership card, and to his right is Grand Knight Rick ...

First fall meeting for doll club Sept. 26

EAGLE RIVER, Wis. — The Enchanted Doll Club of the Northwoods will have its first fall meeting at 1 p.m.Thursday, Sept. 26, in the Eagle Room of the Walter E. Olson Memorial Library in Eagle River. The meeting will begin with a presentation by Bonnie Margitan of Minocqua, Wis., who has an ...

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Engaged — Trombly, Doda

Scott and Kimberly Trombly of Kingsford proudly announce the engagement of their daughter, Brianna, to Alec Doda, son of Scott and Kathy Doda of Aurora, Wis. A June 2020 wedding is being planned.

LeQuia —50th anniversary

FELCH TOWNSHIP — Fuzzy Jr. and Linda LeQuia of Felch today will mark 50 years of love, faith and family. They were married Sept. 6, 1969, at Sacred Heart Church in Aurora, Wis. Best man was Tom Quick Sr., maid of honor was Fran Mills (Mitchem) and attendants were David Erdman and Roxanne ...

Engaged

Ava Hawthorne and Allan Barribeau of Kingsford are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Christine and Jeff Miller of Walstonburg, N.C., and the late Robert Hawthorne. Her fiance is the son of Sue Barribeau of Kingsford and Jim Barribeau of Iron Mountain. A ...

Anniversary — Kujala — 50th

Jack and Diana (Peterson) Kujala were married on July 26, 1969, by the Rev. John G. Hughes at American Martyrs Catholic Church in Kingsford. Matron of Honor was Sherry (Erickson) Caduto and best man was Jack’s brother, Ted Kujala, now deceased. They honeymooned in Wisconsin Dells, Wis. ...

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Free meal planned Sunday at Crossroads in Norway

NORWAY — Grace United Methodist Church in Norway will host a free community meal from 5 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the church at the Crossroads site, 130 Odill Drive behind the Jake Menghini Museum. The menu will be ham, macaroni salad, vegetable, dessert and beverages. A donation basket will be ...

Northwoods Apostolic Church plans town hall

AMBERG, Wis. — Northwoods Apostolic Church will have its first Town Hall Tour stop at 10 a.m. Sunday at the Amberg Community Center. A potluck lunch will immediately follow the service. NAC will have three stops this fall. In October, they will be at the Wausaukee Village Hall and in ...

Too often to notice — Joshua 24:1-3

The story is told of a young man who moved into a one-room flat that was very near the Chicago El track. When his older brother came to visit him, he asked how often the trains went by. The younger brother replied, “So often that you never notice them.” When something happens very ...

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Book Review: The Darwin Strain

Zoologist Bill Schutt and archaeologist J. R. Finch have written the final chapter in their trilogy, beginning with “The Himalayan Codex” and “Hell’s Gate” closing with the exciting finale “The Darwin Strain.” (William Morrow, 412 pages) Set in the post-World War II era, ...

Book Review: The New Girl

Gabriel Allon, Israel’s own version of master spy James Bond, has another daring mission in Daniel Silva’s latest spy thriller “The New Girl.” (Harper/475 pages) A young girl who had been attending the exclusive International School of Geneva is kidnapped. But the 12-year-old child is ...

Book Review: Never Look Back

Edgar Award-nominated author Alison Gaylin has a twisted tale of deadly family secrets in “Never Look Back.” (William Morrow, 339 pages) In the 1970s, a teenage couple, April Cooper and Gabriel LeRoy, went on a killing spree in Southern California similar to the murders committed by ...

Book Review: The Cutting Room

The team of Margaret Murphy and Helen Pepper, writing as Ashley Dyer, have their second crime novel - “The Cutting Room.” (William Morrow, 436 pages). Detectives Ruth Lake and Greg Carver are back after their debut in "Splinter in the Blood." British television viewers are captivated ...