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100th birthday

Elsie Klump celebrated her 100th birthday Thursday at Maryhill Manor in Niagara, Wis. Klump’s friends and neighbors came out to celebrate during the nursing home’s monthly birthday celebration with a cake, balloons and live music performed by Ray and Mindy Pilon.

Things aren’t permanent but memories of them can be

Nothing is permanent, but that doesn’t mean it ever really goes away Growing up, there were a number of things I never thought I would live my life without. Maybe it was the fact that I was young and unaware that most aspects of existence have a shelf life, but nevertheless, I fervently ...

Aspiring Women: ‘Don’t Have a Stroke!’ event set for Thursday

Iron River — Aspirus Iron River Hospital will offer “Don’t Have a Stroke!” a free Aspiring Women girls’ night out event from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Young’s in Iron River. “Don’t Have a Stroke” will feature Aspirus Iron River emergency physician Dr. Kristin Fontes, who ...

First Communion

Six youth from Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain recently received their First Holy Communion. The fifth-grade students studied about First Communion over a seven-week period. Each student made a stained glass candle window and received a wooden cross necklace inscribed with ...

Dear Annie: Siblings split on mother’s health care

Dear Annie: My three siblings and I are in a terrible situation right now over our 88-year-old mother. When she first moved into her seniors residence almost a year ago, one of the papers that we were asked to fill out was a DNR (Do Not Resuscitate) form. We didn’t think it was a good time to ...

PropBusters meeting on 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. in Kingsford. All who are interested in remote control flying are invited. The agenda includes ...

Day of Prayer event planned

CRIVITZ, Wis. — Northwood’s Apostolic Church will observe the National Day of Prayer at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 2, at the John Schaffer Pavilion in Crivitz, Wis. This year’s National Day of Prayer theme is “Love One Another.” The Continental Congress had the first National Day of ...

Tresedder plans book signing Saturday

IRON MOUNTAIN — Local bestselling author Connie Tresedder will conduct a book signing from 10 a.m. to 1p.m. Saturday at The Drug Store in the Midtown Mall. Tresedder’s “Unlock Your Purpose: Become the Difference Maker You Were Created to Be” has reached No. 1 in three different Amazon ...

Norway prom court

Norway High School’s junior prom will be Saturday at Pine Grove Country Club. The theme for this year’s prom is “A Midsummer Knight’s Dream.” The Grand March will be at 4:30 p.m. in the Norway Fine Arts Center. Admission will be $5.

Food drive planned

IRON MOUNTAIN — The confirmation youth of Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church will conduct their annual food drive from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Wednesday. Youth will be collecting door to door in the area in an effort to keep the food pantry at First Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain stocked with ...

Wedding – Pancheri Horton

Jacqueline Horton and Brendan Pancheri were united in marriage on September 1, 2018, at Acadia National Park in Maine. The bride's father, Pastor Thomas Horton performed the ceremony on Otter Cliff overlooking the beautiful scenery of Penobscot Bay. Jacqueline is the daughter of Thomas and ...

Smelt fry on April 26

FAITHORN — the Faithorn Township Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department will have its 57th annual smelt Fry from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, April 26 at the Faithorn Township Hall. In addition to the smelt dinner, they also will feature cod and pasta with meat sauce. All proceeds go to help fund ...

Chorale presents ‘America Sings’

DE PERE, Wis. — The Dudley Birder Chorale of St. Norbert College will present its annual “America Sings” concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 3, and Saturday, May 4 at 2 p.m. “America Sings” is the chorale’s season finale and will take place at the Walter Theatre on the St. Norbert ...

AMVETS Post 436 breakfast planned

BEECHWOOD — AMVETS Post 436 of Beechwood will host its semi-annual pancake, real eggs and Meyer's sausage breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 27, at the Beechwood Hall. Breakfast service includes fresh eggs made to order and pancakes, blueberries optional, with maple syrup ...

Dear Annie: Shark on the hunt

Dear Annie: My husband has a friend, “Ralph,” who is half his age and was recently married. Ralph’s wife, “Katherine,” is always texting my husband, and not me, to make plans to go out to eat. I have asked my husband several times to text Ralph back instead of his wife, but he has ...

Daily Meditations; Get rid of the ‘dead ducks’ in your life

A little boy, Johnny, and his sister, Sally, were visiting their grandparent’s farm. The boy took along his first slingshot he received as a gift. When he arrived, he went into the woods but found he was always missing his target. As he came back to grandma’s back yard, he spied her pet ...

Fish fry set

CRYSTAL FALLS — The Tufts-Rondon Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2891 will host a fish fry fundraiser on Friday, May 10, at the post, 108 Superior Ave. in Crystal Falls. The event starts at 4 p.m. The menu will include baked cod, fried shrimp, twice-baked mashed potatoes, french fries, ...

ServSafe classes offered

IRON MOUNTAIN — Michigan State University-Extension will offer several ServSafe classes in Dickinson, Iron and Menominee counties to educate food service managers about food safety practices. The classes and registration links are: — April 30: Menominee, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Spies Public ...

Dear Annie: Differing perspectives on the college admissions scandal

Dear Annie: My best friend and I agree on almost everything, but something has come up that has caused us to argue, and we decided to turn to you for advice. We both have children who are in their first year of high school, and when they graduate they want to go to college. Our argument has ...

Geology club meets April 24

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Northwoods Geology Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, in the lower level of the Florence Natural Resource Center, 5638 Forestry Drive in Florence, Wis. Follow the DMV signs to reach the center. Coffee and snacks will be served and people of all ages are ...