Life

Holocaust speaker at KMS

KINGSFORD — Kingsford Middle School invites the public to its annual Holocaust program on Wednesday. Martin Lowenberg, a survivor of Kaiserwald concentration camp, will make his 16th consecutive appearance at the school. He will speak to parents and members of the public at 8:15 a.m. in ...

Obit omission

Dear Annie: I am in my 80s and recently lost my beloved sister-in-law, who was 90. She married my brother when I was just a child, and we had been close ever since. Aside from the many things I did for her, I loved her dearly as she was the last of my ties to my brothers, who have all passed ...

Geology club meets Wednesday

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Northwoods Geology Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the lower level of the Florence Natural Resource Center in Florence. Coffee and snacks will be served and door prizes will be drawn at the close of the meeting. All ages are welcome. Michael and Ruth Riesch ...

Knights initiation

Joe Velle, center, recently was initiated into the second formation and third-degree Knighthood at the Knights of Columbus ceremony at St. Mary Catholic Church in Norway. Velle was among 12 candidates initiated. Velle received his third-degree membership card from financial secretary Terry ...

Local stamp club to meet Tuesday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Northwoods Philatelic Society stamp club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the fellowship room at First Lutheran Church, 1210 S. Stephenson Ave. in Iron Mountain. There will be a short business meeting, a brief educational program, and the usual informal stamp club ...

Dear Annie: Beyond time to cut the cord

Dear Annie: I’ve been in this relationship for five years now, and my boyfriend, “Steve,” still puts his adult daughter, “June,” before me. I’m a parent, and I understand their relationship to a certain point, but there are boundaries crossed. June is 29. Every time she’s in a ...

Nora Flemington Scholarship offered

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Zonta Club of Iron Mountain-Kingsford again will offer the $1,500 Nora Flemington Adult Educational Scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded to adult women who want further education for re-entry into the job market, or to women who have completed their ...

Pathways doctor to be at NAMI meeting

MARQUETTE — The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette offers free, confidential peer support groups and educational meetings for individuals living with mental illness, and friends or families living with an individual with mental illness. The educational meeting at 7 p.m. ...

Learn more about Toastmasters at open house

IRON MOUNTAIN — Want to practice public speaking, improve communication and build leadership skills? Toastmasters can teach how to break barriers. Learn more about the organization’s history and methodology to help maximize potential at the local Toastmasters of the Northwoods group open ...

Northwoods stamp club to meet Tuesday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The monthly meeting of the Northwoods Philatelic Society stamp club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the fellowship room at First Lutheran Church, 1210 S. Stephenson Ave. in Iron Mountain. There will be a short business meeting, a brief educational program, and the usual ...

Free meal Sunday in Norway

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 menu will be ravioli in red sauce, meatballs, vegetable, dessert and beverages. There is no cost for dinner, but a donation basket is available for those who want ...

Dear Annie: The five-year itch?

Dear Annie: I’ve been with my significant other for five years. We’re each other’s “person.” I’m more comfortable with him than I’ve ever been with anyone else, but there’s a catch. We’ve noticed a trend: that I’m better at taking care of myself when he’s not around. ...

Citizens of the Year dinner in Crystal Falls on Saturday

CRYSTAL FALLS — Jeff and Staria Syrjanen has been named the 2019 “Citizens of the Year” for the year. The Crystal Falls Lions Club will honor the couple Saturday at the Paint River Landing in Crystal Falls. Cocktails will be at 5:30 p.m. with dinner served at 7 p.m. Mistress of ...

Geology club meeting set

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Northwoods Geology Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the Florence Natural Resource Center in the lower level. Coffee and snacks will be served and door prizes will be drawn at the close of the meeting. All ages are welcome. This month’s presentation will be ...

Lions Club plans breakfast

POWERS — The Powers-Spalding Lions Club will host its pancake, sausage and scrambled egg breakfast and bake sale from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Sunday at St. John Neuman Catholic Church in Spalding. The Lions will honor the North Central High School senior class and their advisors with a free ...

Forest Park’s National Honor Society

Eleven Forest Park High School students were inducted into the Forest Park Chapter of the National Honor Society at a ceremony May 8. The National Honor Society promotes recognition for students who reflect outstanding accomplishments in scholarship, character, leadership and service.

PEO Chapter AN meets Monday

IRON MOUNTAIN — PEO Chapter AN will have its next meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, May 20, at the home of Sally Bloom. The event will be a wine and cheese fundraiser. Co-hostess for the evening will be Jan Collins. Members are asked to contact the hostess if unable to attend.

DCH retirees gather May 24

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Dickinson County Hospital Retirees will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Friday, May 24 at Holiday Kitchen in Iron Mountain. Attendees are to note the change in location.

PEO Chapter AN fundraiser set

IRON MOUNTAIN — P.E.O. Chapter AN of Iron Mountain will host a dinner fundraising event from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Solberg’s Greenleaf Sports Bar and Grill in Iron Mountain. Proceeds from the event will help support women’s educational scholarships and families in need. The public is ...

Dear Annie: Couple fighting a TV tug of war

Dear Annie: My husband and I have very different television interests. I tend to prefer prestige shows that require significant time and attention commitment. He tends to enjoy brainless sitcoms. He says he doesn’t have the attention span to sit and watch many of the large-scale prestige ...