Clubs

Barbie party set for doll club

EAGLE RIVER, Wis. — The Enchanted Doll Club of the Northwoods will celebrate the 60th birthday of Barbie when it meets at 1 p.m. Thursday in the Eagle Room of the Walter E. Olson Memorial Library in Eagle River. The world first was introduced to Barbie at the American Toy Fair in New York ...

CF Lions Club details work, looking for new members

CRYSTAL FALLS — The Crystal Falls Lions Club focuses on helping community members and doing community projects in Iron and northern Dickinson counties. They are members of the International Lions Club, the largest service organization in the world, and offers an opportunity for everyday ...

Dickinson 4-H shooters win state titles

KIMBALL — Eleven members of the Dickinson County Big Shooters Club traveled Aug. 3 to Kimball for the 4-H State Shooting Sports Tournament, the largest group ever to represent Dickinson County. In the senior target rifle event for ages 15 to 19, Katherine Erickson earned her third state ...

Geology club meets Aug. 28

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Northwoods Geology Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28 at the Florence Natural Resource Center in Florence. As of now, no speakers have been lined up for the August meeting. If one is secured, that information will be posted on the club’s website, ...

Symposium on Parkinson’s

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Parkinson Society of Dickinson County Area will not meet in August or September. Instead, they urge all who deal with Parkinson’s disease plan to attend the free symposium set for Sept. 27 in Fornetti Hall at Bay College West in Iron Mountain. It’s open to all ...

Post 50 plans family meeting

IRON MOUNTAIN — American Legion Post 50 of Iron Mountain will have a family meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the post. Members of the Legion, the Auxiliary and the Sons of the American Legion are welcome to attend.

MARSP Plans not-back-to-school celebration for Monday Morning

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Dickinson chapter of the Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel will host a Not-Back-to-School Brunch for prospective as well as present members of the organization at 10 a.m. Monday at Holiday Kitchen restaurant, 1605 S. Stephenson Ave. in Iron Mountain. MARSP ...

Erickson wins 4-H State Award

EAST LANSING — Katherine Erickson, a 4-H member from the Big Shooters 4-H Club in Dickinson County, was selected as the winner of the 2019 Michigan 4-H State Award in Senior Shooting Sports. The Michigan 4-H State Awards Program took place during 4-H Exploration Days earlier this summer ...

Knights plan steak feed in Niagara

NIAGARA, Wis. — The Niagara Knights of Columbus Council 2847 will sponsor a steak fry from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at St. Anthony’s Parish Hall. The meal includes an 8 to 10 ounce tenderloin, baked potato, salad and dessert. Beer, soda and coffee will be available. Tickets ...

Stamp Club meets Tuesday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The monthly meeting of the Northwoods Philatelic Society stamp club will be 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, in the Fellowship Room at First Lutheran Church, 1210 S. Stephenson Ave. behind Slumberland Furniture in Iron Mountain. A brief business meeting and educational program will ...

Car club ride tonight

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Just Cruizin’ car club has planned a dinner ride tonight. They will depart from the Midtown mall parking lot at 6 p.m. and travel to Norway for dinner at Mike’s on Main. After dinner, members can attend the Norton, Chartier and Company concert at the band shell in ...

VFW auxiliary announces Patriotic Art Scholarship Contest

CRYSTAL FALLS — VFW Auxiliary Tufts-Rondon Post 2891 has kicked off the VFW Auxiliary’s annual Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest. Local students in ninth through 12th grades have the opportunity to compete for $31,000 in national scholarships. Students must submit an ...

100-Plus Women Who Care to meet Monday at Pine Grove

IRON MOUNTAIN — The organization 100-Plus Women Who Care in Dickinson County will have its third quarterly meeting of 2019 on Monday to decide which fortunate area non-profit program or agency gets to benefit from the group’s collective generosity. As in the past, participating women will ...

Golden K visits the Niagara museum

They did it! The Golden K went on a field trip. Branching out, they gathered at the First Presbyterian parking lot, car pooled and headed on to Niagara, Wis.. Meeting up with other G K members who drove themselves there, the group was met at the door by Karen Klenke, president of the ...

Stamp club meets Aug. 20 at IM church

IRON MOUNTAIN — The monthly meeting of the Northwoods Philatelic Society stamp club will be 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, in the Fellowship Room at First Lutheran Church, 1210 S. Stephenson Ave. behind Slumberland Furniture in Iron Mountain. A brief business meeting and educational program will ...

IXL museum’s annual Vintage Day on Sunday

HERMANSVILLE — The IXL Historical Museum in Hermansville will have its annual Vintage Day from 12:30 to 4 p.m. Sunday. This year’s celebration will include Neville guitars, vintage snowmobiles, ‘50s clothing, trappers with their equipment and fur pelts, handmade wooden ware, a ...

Grief group meets Thursday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Community Grief Group will meet from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday in the library of Dickinson County Memorial Hospital. No registration is required and the meeting is open to the public. For more information, call Erik Barnhart, bereavement coordinator, or Diane Johnson, group ...

Just Cruizin’ car club plans rides

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Just Cruizin’ car club will make an ice cream run Thursday. Participants should meet at Storheims at 6 p.m., rather than the Midtown Mall parking lot. All area car enthusiasts are invited to join the club. The group Saturday plans to attend the M & M car show in ...

Friends of the Library to meet

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Friends of the Dickinson County Library will have its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the main library in Iron Mountain. The agenda includes program reports and planning for the October book sale. All members are encouraged to attend and new members are always ...

Lions Club donates

The Niagara Lions Club recently made significant donations to three student groups in appreciation for their assistance at the Lions Community Picnic in June. From left are Kerry Grippen presenting to Ben Laarman of the Philadelphia Service Trip group, Dan Decker presenting to Renae Colenso of ...