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Author at AAUW meeting

IRON MOUNTAIN — Author Ellen Airgood will talk about her books when the Iron Mountain-Kingsford branch of the American Association of University Women meet Tuesday, Sept. 25. The dinner and presentation at the Chippewa Club in Iron Mountain is open to the public. Social hour will begin at ...

Photo exhibit ‘Land and Sea’ in Hancock

HANCOCK — A new exhibition, “20 Photographs: Land and Sea” by Jerry Basierbe will be on display through Sept. 29 in the Copper Country Community Arts Center's Kerredge Gallery. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern time Tuesday through Friday and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. ...

Opening reception for ‘Contemplation,’ works by Patty Gagnon

ESCANABA — Bay College will have a reception today for “Contemplation,” an exhibition of paintings by Patty Gagnon now on display in the Hartwig Gallery in Escanaba. The exhibition can be viewed through Nov. 1, with the opening reception at 3 p.m. Eastern time today. Gagnon has lived ...

Niagara homecoming events planned this week

NIAGARA, Wis. — Niagara High School will celebrate homecoming this week. The Lady Badgers volleyball teams will face Coleman at home on Thursday, with the JV commencing at 5:30 p.m. The Northern Elite Predators football game is set for 7 p.m. Friday against Three Lakes in Niagara, Wis. ...

Parkinson meeting Thursday

KINGSFORD — The next meeting of the Parkinson Society support group will be 10 a.m. Thursday at the First Presbyterian Church, 395 Hamilton Ave. in Kingsford. This meeting is open to Parkinson’s disease patients, caregivers, family and friends. Coffee and snacks will be available. Those ...

Suspicious snoop

Dear Annie: When is it OK to spy on your wife’s deleted text messages with a “guy friend”? My wife has been guarding her phone since I found out she had been texting a guy she first claimed was a childhood friend. The story changed to, “It was a boyfriend.” And although I am somewhat ...

Donation to Honor Flight

The Curtis J. Brackett Memorial Foundation recently issued a second grant of $7,500 to the Upper Peninsula Honor Flight Organization in support of its mission to provide area veterans with a memorable and safe trip to the nation’s capital. This experience recognizes and honors local men and ...

First Norway Curb Appeal Contest winners named

NORWAY — The Norway Area Preservation Society has announced the winners of the first Curb Appeal Contest. First place went to Jeff and Lisa Becker of Vulcan; second was awarded to Mary Lou Hudson of Vulcan; and Rose Ball of Norway placed third. The organization sponsored the contest this ...

Manners Storytime Tuesday at the library

IRON MOUNTAIN — Upcoming Dickinson County Library activities include: Tuesday Preschool children are invited to Manners Storytime, 10:30 a.m. at the Dickinson County Library in Iron Mountain. September is Good Manners Month. Preschool children through age 5 will enjoy stories, songs and ...

Northwoods Philatelic Society stamp club to meet Tuesday in Iron Mountain

IRON MOUNTAIN —The monthly meeting of the Northwoods Philatelic Society stamp club is set for 7 p.m. Tuesday in the fellowship room at First Lutheran Church, 1210 S. Stephenson Ave. in Iron Mountain, which is behind Slumberland furniture. A short business meeting and a brief educational ...

Dear Annie: Weight loss means a new wardrobe

Dear Annie: I have been overweight my entire life. Because of a diabetes scare a couple of years ago, I lost 50 pounds, primarily through running and modifying my diet. My self-esteem has greatly improved because I now have more energy to keep up with my kids and can go for longer walks with my ...

Free meal on Sundy

NORWAY — Grace United Methodist Church of Norway will host a free community meal from 5 to 6 p.m. Sunday. The menu will be scalloped potatoes and ham, vegetable, dessert and beverages. There is no cost for dinner, but a donation basket is available for those who want to make a ...

Crivitz Legion post to meet

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

Author to speak at AAUW meeting

IRON MOUNTAIN — Author Ellen Airgood will join the Iron Mountain-Kingsford branch of the American Association of University Women on Tuesday, Sept. 25 to talk about her books. The dinner meeting, to beat the Chippewa Club in Iron mountain, is open to the public. The social hour will begin ...

Geology club sets meeting

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Northwoods Geology Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26 in the lower level of the Florence Natural Resource Center. The annual Rock and Mineral Identification night will also take place. Two experienced identifiers will be available to answer questions and ...

Legion Unit 21 Auxiliary meets

IRON RIVER — The Stambaugh American Legion Auxiliary Reino Unit 21 will have its September monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the American Legion hall, 212 Washington Ave. in Iron River. or more information on the American Legion or about joining the auxiliary, stop at the hall or call ...

Dear Annie: ‘Throwback Thursday’ picture angers friend

Dear Annie: “Lisa,” a friend with whom I went to high school, got rhinoplasty — aka a nose job — between high school and college. Don’t ask me why; I think she had a beautiful face beforehand, but that’s a tale for another letter. I’m writing to you about a disagreement that’s ...

Nifty ‘50s, ‘60s to meet

NIAGARA, Wis. — The Nifty ‘50s and ‘60s of Niagara High School will meet for lunch at noon Tuesday at the Niagara Senior Center in Niagara, Wis. Reservations need to be made no later than noon Monday by calling the Senior Center at 715-251-1603. Anyone who graduated from Niagara ...

CF Musicale meets Monday

CRYSTAL FALLS — The Crystal Falls Musicale will have its reorganizational meeting for the 2018-2019 season at 6 p.m. Monday at Christ United Methodist Church. The theme for the coming year is “Music…The Magic Key.” This month’s program will celebrate Andrew Lloyd Webber’s 70th ...

Author at Dickinson library

IRON MOUNTAIN — Upcoming Dickinson County Library activities include: Today A Novel Bunch Book Club will meet at 2 p.m. at the Solomonson Branch library in Norway. The Novel Bunch book selection is chosen at this meeting each month for the upcoming month; attend the program to cast a ...