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Dear Annie: Therapist recommends unfamiliar treatment

Dear Annie: A therapist recommended that I try EMDR in order to process past traumas. It sounds intriguing and fancy, but I don’t really understand what it involves. Could you explain what EMDR is and how it works? I’m uninformed and skeptical. — Curious but Confused Dear Curious but ...

Post 340 meets Thursday

HERMANSVILLE — The Floriano-Stecker-Kelly American Legion Post 340 of Hermansville will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at the club rooms in Hermansville.

Christmas Eve services set

CRYSTAL FALLS — The Christmas Eve church services for Amasa Grace United Methodist Church will be at 6 p.m. Crystal Falls Christ United Methodist Church will be at 7:30 p.m.

ISD retirees meet Monday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Intermediate School District Early Childhood retirees will meet at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Carlos Cantina in Iron Mountain.

Grace church hosts free meal

NORWAY — Grace United Methodist Church of Norway will host a free community meal from 5 to 6 p.m. Sunday in the church hall. The free meals also will be delivered in the Norway-Vulcan area. Those unable to come to the church who would like a meal delivered or who want to come for takeout ...

Community Voices Presents ‘Winter Wellness’

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Bay College West Speaker Series Community Voices continues from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Fornetti Hall at Bay College in Iron Mountain. Admission is free and all ages are welcome. This month will feature Margo Recla-Juedes, presenting Winter Wellness. Juedes, a local ...

Friends of the Dickinson County Library to meet Thursday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Friends of the Dickinson County Library will have their regularly scheduled December meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Dickinson County Library in Iron Mountain.   New members are always welcome.

Santa coming to Goodman on Dec. 22

GOODMAN, Wis. — Santa Claus is coming to Goodman at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, at the Goodman Municipal Building. Arriving by fire engine, Santa will visit with all the younger children. Parents are welcome to bring their camera to take photos. Children are encouraged to bring their ...

Bay College sponsors free showing of ‘The Polar Express’

IRON MOUNTAIN — Bay College West Campus is sponsoring a free showing of “The Polar Express” at 1 p.m. Saturday. Families will enjoy this classic Christmas story within Iron Mountain's historic Braumart Theatre at 106 E. B St. in Iron Mountain. To follow the movie’s theme, movie ...

Dear Annie: Immature grandpa

Dear Annie: I love being a grandpa, but it seems all my fellow adults have a totally different impression of what a grandfather is supposed to be. My wife says I should be a role model and authority figure, which to me translates to being stern and official. Our daughter says essentially the ...

Grief group to gather Thursday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The local grief group will meet from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday in the library at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain. The group can provide a warm, caring and confidential environment, with the opportunity to be supported by others who understand. No ...

Pulmonary group to meet

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Pulmonary Support Group will meet at 3 p.m. Thursday in the rehab gym on the main level of Dickinson County Memorial Hospital. The group is for anyone with a chronic lung disease, on oxygen therapy, waiting for or who has received a lung transplant, plus their ...

Florence church marks 138 years

FLORENCE, Wis. — The First Presbyterian Church of Florence celebrated its 138th anniversary during its Nov. 26 Come to Supper dinner. The congregation was founded 138 years ago during the logging and iron boom in Florence County. First Presbyterian was the first established Christian ...

Another option for checking bags

Dear Heloise: Given the cost for checked bags and problems with carry-ons, when my wife flew, we boxed up everything she’d need, from clothes to toothbrush, and mailed it about two weeks before she would get there. She took a handbag that had her driver’s license, a credit card, ...

Diabetes support group potluck set for Thursday

CASPIAN — The Diabetes Support Group will host its annual Christmas party at noon Thursday in the community room of the Spring Valley Apartments, 100 Spring Valley Ave. in Caspian. Those planning to attend should note the location and time change. The event will be potluck, so everyone ...

Knights on Broadway offer holiday concerts

De Pere, Wis. — Knights on Broadway, a student singing ensemble at St. Norbert College, will present “Christmas with the Knights on Broadway” starting Friday at Dudley Birder Hall, 400 Grant St. in De Pere. Performance times are at 7 p.m. Friday; 1 and 6:30 p.m. Saturday; and 7 p.m. ...

Advent worship service planned

IRON MOUNTAIN — Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain invites the public to a special Advent worship service at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. This year will feature a special “Service of the Word for Healing.” The church is on the corner of H Street and Kimberly Avenue in Iron ...

Bay College offers beginner home brewing workshop

ESCANABA — Learn how to brew your own beer with Bay College Training and Development’s non-credit workshop in home brewing. Brew School 101: Getting Started in Home Brewing will take place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every other Saturday from Jan. 19 through April 27. This 40-hour workshop is ...

Pieper chosen for Lions Club Melvin Jones Fellow award

CRYSTAL FALLS — The Crystal Falls Lions recently named Al Pieper as this year’s winner of the Melvin Jones Fellow award. Pieper was the unanimous choice of the Melvin Jones selection committee to receive the award for 2018-2019. This award is generally given to one outstanding Lions ...