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Native American Dance Company performs tonight

CRYSTAL FALLS — The Woodland Sky Native American Dance Company will perform at 7 p.m. today at the Crystal Theatre in Crystal Falls. Established in 2013, Woodland Sky consists of Native American dancers from the Ojibwe, Sioux, Potawatomi and Apache tribes. The group portrays all styles of ...

Paupore 100th birthday

William R. Paupore celebrated his 100th birthday May 19. State Rep. Beau LaFave paid tribute to Paupore for this milestone, acknowledging Paupore’s 100 years as a Michigan citizen, his service in the Army Air Corps during World War II and his commitment to family and community. Paupore was ...

UP dialect expert at Braumart lecture

IRON MOUNTAIN — The 2018 Summer Linguistic Lecture Series will bring Wil Rankinen to four different locations across the Upper Peninsula to discuss the latest research on the U.P. dialect. The historic Braumart Theatre of Iron Mountain will host Rankinen’s “U.P. English, eh?” SLLS ...

Iron County Medical Care Facility names Hearts and Hands honorees

CRYSTAL FALLS — Skilled maintenance person Tom Princing and registered nurse Heidi Campbell have been selected as the Iron County Medical Care Facility of Crystal Falls’ 29th Hearts and Hands award honorees. The annual Hearts and Hands awards are given to an two individuals, from the ...

Names in the News: Obradovich received dental surgery degree

IRON MOUNTAIN — Timothy J. Obradovich graduated from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry on May 4 with a doctor of dental surgery degree.  He has accepted a one-year general practice residency position at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital of Oakland County Dental Center for the next ...

OA group meets Saturdays

IRON MOUNTAIN — Overeaters Anonymous meets at 8:30 a.m. every Saturday at United Methodist Church, 808 Carpenter Ave., Iron Mountain. For more information, call 906-367-2036.

PEO Chapter AN to meet

IRON MOUNTAIN — P.E.O. Chapter AN will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at the home of Betty Soderberg. Co-hostess for the evening will be Lorraine McMillian. Members are asked to meet at the North M-95 junction at 5:15 p.m. to car pool. Members are asked to contact a hostess if unable to attend.

Horse show season starts

NORWAY — The show season for the Tri County Horse Association, or TCHA, will begin Saturday. All shows will be at the Dickinson County Fairgrounds in Norway. Shows start at 9 a.m., with registration at 8 a.m. All are open shows — anyone is welcome to become a member. Show dates are ...

Dear Annie: Brother butts in

Dear Annie: I am feeling so desperate, angry and frustrated. I deal with depression, and my brother is certainly not helping matters. I am 65. I cannot do a lot of lifting because of back problems, so I wait for my grandkids to come and help me when they can, which is not so often as I’d ...

St. Norbert College seeking applications for art market

De Pere, Wis. — St. Norbert College is seeking artist applications for this year’s SNC Day Art Market set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. Various mediums of artwork are welcomed, including, but not limited to, painting, jewelry, sculpture, metalwork, glass, and photography in ...

Badger Girls honored

The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 461 of Pembine took part in the awards ceremony at the Beecher-Dunbar-Pembine High School in Pembine, Wis. President Joan Erickson handed out certificates and medals to three senior girls who participated in the Badger Girl State program.

Post donates to Legion team

Members of the American Legion Post 211 in Florence, Wis., presented a donation check to Kris Johnson, coach of the Florence Legion baseball team. Members of the post, from left, are Wayne Voelker, Phillip Aten, Jeff Hickey, coach Johnson, Bob Lade and Mario Zanoni.

Telephone retirees to meet

IRON MOUNTAIN — Former telephone employees will get together at 11:30 a.m. Monday, July 2, at the Holiday Kitchen Restaurant in Iron Mountain.

Civil Air Patrol squadron plans open house

The Dickinson County Composite Squadron, the local unit of the Civil Air Patrol, will host an open house at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Kingsford Armory. Members of the squadron will be present to greet visitors and talk about CAP’s missions for America. Prospective cadets age 12 and older and ...

Niagara Lions Picnic raffle tickets now on sale

NIAGARA, Wis. — Raffle tickets for the June 29-30 Niagara Lions Picnic have gone on sale, with 11 major prizes available that have been donated by local businesses and individuals. The tickets are $1 each or six for $5. Drawings for these prizes will take place just before the fireworks at ...

VMS student wins state essay contest

NORWAY — Jenna Alsbury of Vulcan Middle School in Norway recently won first place in the state essay contest for seventh-grade students, sponsored by the Purple Heart Society of Michigan. Alsbury received $500 for the state contest and also took first place in the local contest, where she ...

Concert at Norway library

NORWAY — The Soundz of Time featuring Jan and Gino will present their signature show at 6 p.m. today at the Dickinson County Library—Solomonson Branch in Norway. The entertainment duo will feature musical hits at this family-friendly show. Those planning to attend should bring lawn ...

Scholarship winners

Joan Erickson, right, president of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 461 of Pembine, Wis., recently presented four Beecher-Dunbar-Pembine High School students with $300 scholarships. From left are Madison McLain, Heather Geib, Harlee Davis and Ally Niven.

When one door closes, does another one really open?

IRON MOUNTAIN — It’s famously known that Thomas Edison attempted to bring his invention to life in hundreds of ways, yet when he was pressed about it, he expertly responded with, “I have not failed 1,000 times. I have successfully discovered 1,000 ways how to not make a light ...

Spring Fling

Maryhill Manor of Niagara, Wis. recently hosted its annual spring fling dance. Residents, staff, and volunteers enjoyed an evening of music, dancing, and refreshments.