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War veterans tombstones get a face lift

CRYSTAL FALLS — Over time, grave stones get dark in color and covered with moss and mold. Crystal Falls Lions Club member Joy Fredericks noticed the poor condition of the rows of marble stones in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery. “She brought it to the attention of her fellow club members and ...

Norway Center autumn dinner set on Tuesday

NORWAY — The Norway Senior Center has announced there will be an autumn special dinner at noon on Tuesday. Menu will include meatloaf, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, soup and salad bar, fruit, juice and dessert. Bingo with prizes will be played. They will also have a 50/50 ...

No one cares anymore

Dear Annie: I am a 75-year-old woman in good health, and I’ve been married for 54 years. I have wonderful children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. My problem is that many lifelong friends and most of my family members don’t seem to want to maintain a relationship with me. When I ...

Club plans mineral identification night

FLORENCE, Wis. —The Northwoods Geology Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the lower level of the Florence Natural Resource Center. New members are always welcome to attend. The meeting will include a rock exchange with many types of rocks and minerals available. The annual rock ...

Alzheimer’s seminar Tuesday

AURORA, Wis. — The Aging and Disability Resource Center and the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Wisconsin Chapter will present “The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s” from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Northeast Wisconsin Technical College’s regional learning center in ...

Library group plans social

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Friends of the Dickinson County Library invites the public to a social 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5 in the multipurpose room of the main library, 401 Iron Mountain St.

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Iron Mountain Homecoming court

Iron Mountain High School is celebrating Homecoming Week. The theme is “Pixar Movies.” For dress-up days, Monday was PJ Day, Tuesday was Tacky Tourist Day, Wednesday was Patriotic Day, today was Theme Day and Friday will be Black and Gold Day. Hall decorating was Monday through Wednesday ...

Dear Annie: Ex-wife is still in the picture

Dear Annie: About two years ago, my wife of 20 years, “Cynthia,” and I divorced. Our two children are grown and out of the house. Our divorce wasn’t the norm; we did it without a lawyer or mediator. Everything was civil; no one cheated or was abused. I think we both just changed over ...

PropBusters meeting Sept. 28 in Kingsford

KINGSFORD— All members of the Iron Mountain area PropBusters R/C Club are encouraged to attend their next meeting scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, at the Iron Mountain-Kingsford Community Federal Credit Union, 400 S. Carpenter Ave. in Kingsford. Items on the agenda include a ...

Legion Post 340 plans breakfast on Oct. 1

HERMANSVILLE — The Floriano-Stecker-Kelly American Legion Post 340 of Hermansville will host an all-you-can-eat breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 1, at the American Legion hall in Hermansville. The Post will serve a menu that includes scrambled eggs, French toast, pancakes, toast, ...

NAMIWalks event planned

MARQUETTE — The Alger-Marquette team known as The Solidarity Strollers will participate in the 2017 NAMIWalks fundraising event that starts at 11 a.m. Eastern time Saturday at the Al Quaal Recreation Area in Ishpeming. Funds raised for NAMI —the National Alliance on Mental Illness — ...

DCH retirees to meet for lunch

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Dickinson County Hospital retirees will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 29, at Holiday Kitchen, 1605 S. Stephenson Ave.

Library group plans social

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Friends of the Dickinson County Library invites the public to a social 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5 in the multipurpose room of the main library, 401 Iron Mountain St.

Stephen Foster program Sunday in Crystal Falls

CRYSTAL FALLS — An afternoon of music and history takes the Crystal Theatre stage in Crystal Falls with “Voices of the Past — A Tribute to Stephen Foster” at 2 p.m. Sunday. Foster, a composer of “minstrel songs” who lived from 1826 to 1864, wrote some of the most popular themes ...

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Hairy and Company to appear Saturday at Iron Mountain church

IRON MOUNTAIN — The live puppet show Hairy and Company once again will be offered at 6 p.m. Saturday at First Covenant Church, 125 E. H St. in Iron Mountain. This is a free, family friendly event, organizers said. “If you think music and puppets are just for kids, think again,” an ...

Unboring things to do with kids

There are no sunglasses around? No problem. Native Alaskans make fancy sunglasses from whale bone, but heavy cardboard works, too. You’ll need to cut cardboard pieces 6 by 2 inches and find string to tie around the head, plus markers or crayons. Hold the cardboard up to your face to mark ...

Stressed about mom’s finances

Dear Annie: Our family is like most families — dysfunctional. Our father worked two jobs most of his life to better himself for the good of his family. My mother was a spender, but my father controlled the money. When my father passed, my mother was finally free to live as she wanted. Yet ...

Workshop set

AURORA, Wis. — The Aging and Disability Resource Center and the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Wisconsin Chapter will present “The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s” from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Northeast Wisconsin Technical College’s regional learning center in ...

Scott and Pam will perform from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Crystal Lake  Center, 700 Crystal Lake Blvd. off West H Street in Iron Mountain. Admission is $6 at the door. Coffee is provided, but those attending should bring their own snack and other beverages. All adults are welcome to attend the dances, which take place on the second and fourth Fridays of the month.

Senior dance Friday

Scott and Pam will perform from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Crystal Lake Center, 700 Crystal Lake Blvd. off West H Street in Iron Mountain. Admission is $6 at the door. Coffee is provided, but those attending should bring their own snack and other beverages. All adults are welcome to attend the ...