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Phil Lynch Quartet

Phil Lynch Quartet plays Thursday

NORWAY — Four experienced Upper Peninsula educators/musicians will appear for the seventh installment of Music In The Park 2017. The free summertime music series continues at 7 p.m. Thursday at the band shell in downtown Norway with the Phil Lynch Quartet. Nearly 15 years ago, four public ...

Removing ring stains from toilet

Q: How can you remove the ring around the water line in the toilet? I have tried everything on the market, and nothing removes this ring. I have well water. I have tried many of your suggestions, but do you have any others? A: Toilet bowl rings are the result of hard water and mineral ...

Car club plans trip to Hermansville Thursday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Just Cruizin’ Car Club plans a dinner ride Thursday to the Wildwood Restaurant in Hermansville. The group will depart at 6 p.m. from the Midtown Mall in Iron Mountain and pick up at the “bear” in Vulcan at 6:15 p.m. They then will travel to Hermansville for dinner. ...

Doll club meeting set

EAGLE RIVER, Wis. — The Enchanted Doll Club of the Northwoods will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday in the conference room at the Eagle River Airport at 1311 Airport Road in Eagle River. After the business meeting of the doll club, Arlene Vlies of Pelican Lake will present a program titled, “Does ...

Reading picnic set for Wednesday

WAUSAUKEE, Wis. — The Summer Reading Program Picnic will be Wednesday at the First Presbyterian Church, 605 Church St. in Wausaukee. The Friends Of The Wausaukee Library will serve lunch starting at noon. Prizes and Miss Mary’s program, “Animals Are Builders, Too!” are sponsored by ...

Borderline personality disorder group forms

IRON MOUNTAIN — A new support group for those suffering from borderline personality disorder and their caretakers will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15, at the Dickinson County Library. Jason Murra, author of two books on the subject, including “Me and The Monster: Understanding Borderline ...

­Outdoor bluegrass service scheduled Sunday at Zion church

FELCH — Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church will hold its annual outdoor service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday at the Felch Pavilion. The Willow Ridge Blue Grass Band will play old-time gospel music during the service. The worship service will be followed by a potluck meal with roasted hot dogs and ...

Paula D will perform from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday at the Crystal Lake Senior  Center, 700 Crystal Lake Blvd. in Iron Mountain off of West H Street. Paula D plays a variety of classic country, ‘50s and ‘60s rock, polkas and big band music. Admission is $6 at the door. Coffee is provided, but everyone is welcome to bring their own snacks and beverages. All adults are welcome to attend these dances, which take place on the second and fourth Friday each month. 

Paula D to perform

Paula D will perform from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday at the Crystal Lake Senior Center, 700 Crystal Lake Blvd. in Iron Mountain off of West H Street. Paula D plays a variety of classic country, ‘50s and ‘60s rock, polkas and big band music. Admission is $6 at the door. Coffee is provided, but ...

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Elliot Peterson of Niagara, Wis., enjoys a mud bath at the 2016 Mountain Mudder, now called the Mountain Mud Sling. This year’s event will be Saturday at Pine Mountain Resort.

Mountain Mud Sling on Saturday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The name has changed, but the mud remains. Northern Lights YMCA Dickinson Center will host the fifth annual Mountain Mud Sling — formerly known as the Mountain Mudder — on Saturday at Pine Mountain Resort. The event begins at 9 a.m. Waves run every 15 minutes until 1 ...

Can I keep this benefit payment?

By Edward I. Cariuty Social Security District Manager Escanaba Social Security is with you through life’s journey, securing today and tomorrow for millions of people. We know that reliability and dependability is an important part of your financial security. We use the same ...

Quitting the right way

Dear Annie: Typically, I thrive when I’m in a fast-paced, busy environment. I am getting my master’s degree in nutrition, am working a part-time job, have a boyfriend and am training for a marathon. A few weeks ago, I started an unpaid internship at a local hospital to get some more ...

Northwoods Geology Club to meet

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Northwoods Geology Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the lower level of the Florence Natural Resource Center. The scheduled speaker for this month has cancelled so in its place a photo presentation on the Anchorage, Alaska area will be provided by Suzan Ballo, ...

Don’t throw in the towel — Find a solution

The owner of a hair salon in a small town enjoyed the serenity of knowing that his was the only salon in town. He was responsible for cutting and styling the hair of just about every resident. His income allowed him to live comfortably and even send all of his six children to ...

Sister down with taking the high road

Dear Annie: My conflicts with my sister, “Amy,” began when she crossed boundaries in an incident between our adult children. My daughter, “Leslie,” decided that she no longer wanted to live in an apartment she shared with Amy’s daughter. Amy’s daughter, in turn, chastised Leslie and ...

Dickinson County 4-H ‘Sensory Awareness’ event planned Tuesday

IRON MOUNTAIN — Youth ages 7-12 are invited to explore and have some fun with “Exploring Science — Asking Questions and Discovering Answers” event, sponsored by Michigan State University Extension 4-H. This free event takes place from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Dickinson County Library in ...

PropBusters meet Thursday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Iron Mountain area PropBusters remote control airplane club will meet at 7 p.m., Thursday at the Iron Mountain-Kingsford Community Federal Credit Union, 400 S. Carpenter Ave., Kingsford. Members are urged to attend this meeting to finalize plans to have a limited Fly ...

Matt and Laura Rose

Matt Rose to appear Wednesday at Community Bible Chapel

NORWAY — Matt Rose of Voice of the Martyrs will be appearing Wednesday at Community Bible Chapel in Norway. The public invited to welcome he and his wife, Laura “back home” at 6:30 p.m. Matt managed the Hopehouse Christian Store in Iron Mountain for 15 years. Since then, he and his ...

Car club outing Thursday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Just Cruizin’ Car Club has planned a dinner ride for Thursday, July 27, to the Wildwood Restaurant in Hermansville. The group will depart at 6 p.m. from the Midtown Mall in Iron Mountain and pick up at the “bear” in Vulcan at 6:15 p.m. They will then travel to ...

DCCT sets auditions for next production

KINGSFORD — Dickinson County Community Theatre announces auditions for “Dracula Retold,” a new presentation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula story. Auditions will be 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, July 28, and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 29, at 641 Brookfield St. in Kingsford. Interested actors ...

Laser Tag returns to Bay College

ESCANABA — Bay College student organizations Bay Area Water Association, Business Professionals of America and Campus Activities Board have announced laser tag for teams and individuals Sept. 8 and 9 in room 952 of the Joseph Heirman University Center at Bay College. Tickets are on sale ...