Life

Love and life don’t always come easy, but the unknown can be beautiful

IRON MOUNTAIN — I used to think that love would be like a fairytale. In my musings, I could picture it: a dapper man reading the paper in a coffee shop sees a woman sitting in the corner, sipping from her cup. He stares at her for a few moments, until their eyes meet; she blushes ever so ...

Wedding guests left hanging

Dear Annie: I recently attended a couple of weddings that left me baffled. The custom of most weddings in the Midwest is for the wedding couple and their wedding party to hire a limo, party bus or some other method of transportation to take the whole group around to various bars after the ...

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Our Saviour’s welcomes visitors

Sonya Nelson, left, council president, and Pastor Paul Strom, far right, presents a $4,000 check from Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain to Pastor Prosper and Dr. Victoria to Fukayosi Sub-Parish, one of four different sub-parishes the church has helped to support over the years. ...

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James Brown, co-director at the Office of Veterans Affairs displays the plaque the Dickinson County Veterans Alliance received in honor of its 75th anniversary of hosting its Veterans Day dinner.

DC Veterans Alliance receives plaque

By JAMES BROWN Veteran service co-director Office of Veterans Affairs Iron Mountain I would like to acknowledge the Dickinson County Veterans Alliance for putting on such a wonderful dinner on Nov. 9, in honor of Veterans Day at the Norway American Legion Post. With the help of ...

‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ to be presented Dec. 1-2

NORWAY — The Norway Area Presentation Society is presenting “It’s a Wonderful Life” at 7 p.m. on Dec. 1 and 2 at Holy Spirit Central School in Norway. The radio-on-stage production by Tony Palermo is based on the classic holiday film that starred James Stewart. “It’s a Wonderful ...

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 ...

IM native will read from novel ‘Distant Dreamer’ on Saturday

IRON MOUNTAIN — Barry Dalberto, an Iron Mountain native, will give a presentation of his debut novel, tilted, "Distant Dreamer" from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the multi-purpose room at the Dickinson County Library in Iron Mountain. After the presentation, he will sign and sell his ...

Rose Gianunzio, event coordinator, left, and Holy Spirit Principal Melissa Menghini prepare for this weekend’s craft show.

Holy Spirit craft show this weekend

NORWAY — The 31st annual Holiday Craft Show at Holy Spirit School will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 201 Saginaw St. More than 80 crafters and vendors will have more than 120 tables of displays. Items for sale include: Christmas crafts, jewelry, afghans and quilts, wood ...

Bookcycle event today during Girls’ Night Out

IRON MOUNTAIN — Upcoming events planned at the Dickinson County Library and its branches include: Today Stop by to upcycle used books with a Bookcycle craft and enjoy refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library during Girls’ Night Out from 5 to 8 p.m, at the Dickinson County ...

Dear Annie: No consequences for bad behavior

Dear Annie: I am inclined to ask for an outside opinion after spending time with my grandkids at their home last night and witnessing a lot of violent behavior with which they got away. It was an emotional roller coaster. I saw the eldest sibling behaving roughly with his younger siblings. The ...

Giving Tree in Florence

FLORENCE, Wis. — For the past 24 years, St. Vincent de Paul volunteers have spearheaded a community effort to make Christmas brighter for families in Florence County. They once again have asked communities to help provide needy children with gifts of toys and clothing by donating to the ...

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.

When does milk go bad?

Dear Annie: My husband and I disagree on when to discard milk. Lately, I find that our milk is spoiled by the “sell by” date on the bottle. He believes that date is only good as long as the bottle remains unopen. He tells me that once you open the bottle, the milk will spoil sooner than the ...

Doll club meets on Thursday

EAGLE RIVER, Wis. — The Enchanted Doll Club of the Northwoods will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday in the conference room of the Eagle River airport, 1311 Airport Road, Eagle River. Officers for the 2017-2018 year will be elected. Dues will be collected for 2018. After the business meeting and ...

Sunday dance features Derrell Syria Project

CRYSTAL FALLS — The 33rd season of the Second Sunday Folk Dance series continues with the Derrell Syria Project in concert at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Fortune Lake Camp in Crystal Falls. White Water will perform a 25-minute opening concert set, with Derrell Syria Project to follow. After the ...

Veterans appreciation service Sunday

RANDVILLE — “With Thanks to Those Who Served” will be the theme of the annual veterans’ appreciation service at 11 a.m. Sunday at the Randville Bible Church. This commemoration will feature a recognition of area veterans and their families, the singing of patriotic hymns, and a ...

Alzheimer’s walk Saturday in IM

IRON MOUNTAIN — An Alzheimer’s Awareness Walk will be held Saturday in memory of Adolph “Dofo” Rossato of Vulcan and all individuals and families who battle the disease. The one-mile and 5K walk/run will begin at 9 a.m. at Family Ties, 1238 Carpenter Ave., Iron Mountain. Proceeds ...

Tickets on sale for DCCC concert

KINGSFORD —Tickets are now on sale for the 51st annual “Sounds of Christmas” concert presented by the Dickinson County Community Chorus. The concert will be held on Nov. 27 and Nov. 28. The program will be at 7 p.m. each evening at the Kingsford High School auditorium. Directors ...

The past has a story that should be carried into the future

IRON MOUNTAIN — When I was growing up, my grandfather and father and anyone born during or before the ‘50s would constantly remind me that when they were my age, they “walked to school uphill… both ways… in a snowstorm no matter the season… with holes in their shoes… and only the ...