IM Key Club fights leukemia 

IRON MOUNTAIN — Iron Mountain Key Club is fundraising for leukemia with a penny war in the classrooms. “We are now asking for the community’s help to donate,” said Miranda Julian, the club’s web master. For more, visit

Post 340 hunters breakfast set

HERMANSVILLE — The Floriano-Stecker-Kelly American Legion Post 340 of Hermansville will sponsor a hunters breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 26 at the Legion Hall. The breakfast menu includes scrambled eggs, French toast, pancakes, toast, sausage, coffee, orange juice and ...

DCH retirees meet Friday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Dickinson County Hospital System retirees will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Friday at C&R Bar in Aurora, Wis.

Post 50 cribbage tourney Saturday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Uren-Cooper-Johnson American Legion Post 50 of Iron Mountain will host a monthly cribbage tournament Saturday with the games starting at 1 p.m. Cost is $10 a team and 25 cents for a 19 hand. Those interested can sign up at the bar.

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Ben Determan Golden K program chairman introduces guest speaker Lindsay Peterson, project manager Dickinson County Conservation District. 

DCCD project manager gives presentation on invasive species

By JOAN JOUPPI For The Daily News KINGSFORD — Jack Frost in full array across the lawns greeted the Golden K seniors as they came together at the First Presbyterian Church in Kingsford Monday morning. Shrugging off the chilly air, Ben Determan as chairman for the Month of October invited ...

ISD retirees to gather

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Intermediate School District early childhood retirees will gather for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 13 at the Chuckwagon in Spread Eagle, Wis.

Telephone retirees lunch set

IRON MOUNTAIN — Former telephone employees will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, at Holiday Kitchen in Iron Mountain. All former telephone employees are welcome.

Klenke featured speaker at genealogical society meeting

IRON MOUNTAIN — Karen Klenke will be the featured speaker at the Dickinson County Genealogical Society meeting at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Dickinson County Library in Iron Mountain. Klenke, president of the Niagara Historical Museum, will discuss “Who We Are.” The museum is bringing ...

Vicki Bourassa WILL be the karaoke performer at the General Federation of Women’s Clubs annual Bella Serra fall fundraiser.

Bella Serra event set for Nov. 2

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Iron Mountain-Kingsford General Federation of Women’s Clubs will host its annual Bella Serra fall fundraiser from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, at Pine Grove Country Club in Iron Mountain. This year, Vicki Bourassa will perform throughout the evening. She does karaoke ...

NARFE to meet for lunch Oct. 24

IRON MOUNTAIN — The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association will meet Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 12:30 p.m. for lunch with meeting to follow at Maple Creek Restaurant.

Northwoods Geology Club plans meeting

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Northwoods Geology Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25 in the lower level of the Florence Natural Resource Center. Follow the DMV signs to the entrance. New members are always welcome. The club will celebrate its 10-year anniversary at this meeting. ...

Daughters of the American Revolution launches two historical essay contests

MARQUETTE — The Onagomingkway Chapter of the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution has announced two essay contests for students in fifth through 12th grades. The American History Essay Contest is for students in fifth through eighth grades and the Christopher Columbus ...


Author to speak at Norway Museum on railway book

NORWAY — Floyd Schmidt of Eagle River, Wis., author of “The Wisconsin & Michigan Railway,” will speak at 2 and 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Jake Menghini Museum in Norway. Schmidt will give a PowerPoint program, showing the pictures he has gathered in his travels and will have much ...

Borderline personality disorder group to meet

IRON MOUNTAIN — The borderline personality disorder support group will now meet on the third Wednesday each month. The next gathering is set for 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Dickinson County Library. Caretakers, loved ones and anyone interested in learning more about the disorder are welcomed ...

ISD retirees meet Monday

AURORA, Wis. — The ISD Early Childhood retirees will meet at 11:30 a.m. Monday at C & R Bar in Aurora, Wis.

VanGasse to offer program at MARSP meeting Oct. 19

IRON MOUNTAIN —The Dickinson Chapter of the Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel (MARSP) will meet on Thursday, Oct. 19, at Pine Grove Country Club in Iron Mountain. Randy VanGasse, Dickinson County legislative ambassador and member of the State MARSP Legislative Board, will ...

Dr. Kristen Ball

Dr. Ball to speak at Bay LIFE meeting Thursday

IRON MOUNTAIN — Bay West LIFE will hold its regular meeting at 10 a.m. on Thursday at the campus in Iron Mountain. Featured speaker this month is Kristen Ball, a licensed and board certified chiropractor and board certified acupuncturist. Dr. Ball earned a bachelor of science in biology at ...

Orice Walters introduces Golden K member and guest speaker Walter Jensen. He has been involved with the EAA for 46 years.

Walter Jensen speaks on EAA involvement at Golden K meeting

By JOAN JOUPPI For The Daily News KINGSFORD — Beginning a Monday morning with a smile as big as the Cheshire Cat in spite of a rocky start to her day, Orice Walters as monthly chairperson for September, greeted the Golden K members with her usual happiness. Lois Outcelt, directed, and ...

Telephone retirees gather

IRON MOUNTAIN — Former telephone employees will gather at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Holiday Kitchen in Iron Mountain. All former employees are invited to attend.

Purple Heart meets

IRON MOUNTAIN — Dickinson County Military Order of the Purple Heart will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, at Storheims Restaurant. Members are encouraged to have dinner and meet. New members are welcome and life membership is free.