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Bumpus plays on Saturday

Bumpus of Chicago will perform at the Braumart Theater in Iron Mountain on Saturday. Doors will open at 6 p.m., with concert at 7. Bumpus and their powerful brand of soul music channels the uplifting energy of Sly & the Family Stone, the energy of James Brown and the reflective cool of ...

Charity wine tasting event Nov. 8 in Marquette

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Regional History Center and Literacy Legacy Fund of Michigan will host a wine tasting from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at the History Center at 145 W. Spring St. in Marquette. Tickets are $35 and available now. This is a collaborative fundraiser to support ...

Forum Thursday

KINGSFORD — The American Association of University Women of Iron Mountain-Kingsford will have a candidates forum from 6:30 to 9:15 p.m. Thursday at Kingsford High School. Confirmed participants include candidates for U.S. Senate — Marcia Squier (G); 1st U.S. Congressional District ...

NAMI meeting on Thursday

MARQUETTE — The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette offers free, confidential peer support group at 7 p.m. Eastern time Thursday in the Baraga Place Conference Room, 129 W. Baraga Ave. in Marquette. For more information, call 906-360-7107 or go to www.namiam.org.

Parkinson group meets

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Parkinson Society of Dickinson County Area will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday at First Presbyterian Church fellowship room on Hamilton Avenue in Kingsford. Samantha McLain-Andersen, dental hygienist at the Occhietti-Selden Dental Clinic, will discuss dental issues and the ...

Toys for Tots effort kicks off

Members of the Long Riders Motorcycle Club gathered at the annual Toys for Tots kick-off event on Oct. 6. Each year, this civic-minded motorcycle club is the first to make sure the children of Dickinson and Florence County receive toys for Christmas. Despite to cold weather, most members rode ...

Dear Annie: Friend’s adult son an addict

Dear Annie: I am writing to you about the adult son of a friend of mine. This young man, “Dwayne,” has had a bad couple of years. He was kicked out of the military, divorced and had terrible child custody problems. My friend loves her son very much, but he is rather lazy. He has had ...

Hints from Heloise: How long does flour have purpose?

Dear Heloise: How long does all-purpose flour last in the refrigerator? I’ve had it in the refrigerator one year. Is it still good to use? — Dorothy D., Fayetteville, N.C. Dorothy, all-purpose flour can last up to eight months on the shelf when stored in a tightly sealed container. If you ...

Making raviolis

Terri Castelaz/Daily News photo Trinity United Methodist Church of Iron Mountain will host its annual mini-fair from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the church at 808 Carpenter Ave. Lunch will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The menu includes salad bar, hot sandwiches, a variety of ...

Fall Harvest Craft show on Oct. 27

GOODMAN, Wis. — The Goodman-Armstrong Creek Varsity Club will again hosts its annual Fall Harvest Craft Show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, in the G-AC High School gym. This 14th annual event is free of charge and offers more than 40 crafters. It will feature a Polish food ...

Post 50 offers US flags

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Uren-Cooper-Johnson American Legion Post 50 of Iron Mountain will offer American flags for sale, made in the United States and purchased from American Legion Flag and Emblem Sales. The polyester flags will be available in two sizes — 3-by-5-feet for $24 and ...

AAUW speech contest Nov. 12 at Bay West

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Iron Mountain/Kingsford Branch of the American Association of University Women is sponsoring a speech contest for high school students. The M. Jean Jokipii Memorial Speech Contest is open to all students enrolled in public and private high schools, which includes ...

Celebrity Waiters dinner planned Oct. 25

IRON MOUNTAIN — The annual Celebrity Waiters Dinner and Silent Auction will kick off at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at First Presbyterian Church in Kingsford. Local celebrities — including members of law enforcement, political candidates, radio personalities, public officials and more — ...

Geology club meets Oct. 24

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Northwoods Geology Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, at the Florence Natural Resource Center in the lower level. Coffee, water and snacks are available. At this meeting, the group will be planning the events and field trips for the coming year. For more ...

Pumpkin decorating contest at the library

IRON MOUNTAIN — Artists of all ages are encouraged to enter the Dickinson County Library’s Most Valuable Pumpkin Decorating Contest this Halloween season. “Check out” a pumpkin at any branch, decorate it and then return it to the Dickinson County Library in Iron Mountain by 4 p.m. ...

Names in the News: Jade Driscoll named the 2018 Gold Ambassador at CMU

IRON MOUNTAIN — Central Michigan University senior Jade Driscoll was selected Homecoming Gold Ambassador for the University on Oct. 5. The Gold Ambassador is a student who is heavily involved on campus and embodies what it means to be a CMU Chippewa in everything they do. As Gold ...

Hints from Heloise: Reader wants zippered bags for chips?

Dear Heloise: Here are my pet peeves: 1. Music that is too loud in restaurants. It is so loud, you can’t talk. They should have a room with low or no music. 2. It would be so helpful if chips came in a zippered bag. 3. Oh, and my top pet peeve: labels on merchandise that will not come ...

Dear Annie: Does someone with Alzheimer’s deserve an invitation?

Dear Annie: My father has late-stage Alzheimer’s and is in a nursing home. Do I send an invitation addressed to my dad and mom, my mom alone or my mom plus one? I want to acknowledge the fact he is still alive, but I don’t want to act as if I have my head stuck in the ground. I’m more ...

Crivitz Legion plans monthly meeting

CRIVITZ, Wis. — The Netzel-Zenz American Legion Post 413 of Crivitz will have its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the post. All members are encouraged to attend and all veterans are welcome. The Legion post is at 251 N. Highway 141, across from the Piggly Wiggly. For ...

Fundraiser for preschool

FELCH — A spaghetti dinner fundraiser for Zion Community Preschool will be 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Felch Community Center. Cost is $7 for adults, $5 for students; ages 5 and younger can eat for free. There will also be drawings, bake sale, quilts and crafts for sale. For more ...