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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 ...

Grief group to meet

IRON MOUNTAIN — OSF Hospice will host a luncheon for bereaved people to gather for informal conversation and support from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Maple Creek Restaurant in Iron Mountain. Attendees should note they are no longer meeting monthly. No registration is required and the ...

Crystal Falls Musicale to hold year-end dinner meeting May 23

CRYSTAL FALLS — The Crystal Falls Musicale will have its May meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 23. The year-end dinner meeting will be at The Paint River Landing. Dinner will include a family-style meal and the cost is $15, including tax and tip. Those members who were not able to make ...

Suzuki recital

Suzuki piano players celebrated with their 33rd Grand Spring Recital on April 28 in Kingsford. In the front row, from left, are Rosyln Westcott, Sonora Smith, Maribelle Adams, Elsie Adams, Sabina Niebrzydowski, Kindi Gingrass, Brielle Bacon and Elsa Lamirand; kneeling in the second row are ...

Bay College presents The Midsummer Strings

ESCANABA — The Midsummer Strings, a folk trio, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Eastern time Thursday, May 23, at Bay College’s Besse Theater in Escanaba. The members of the trio have been performing together as a string ensemble for nearly 20 years. Members Maija, Marianne and Seija knew each ...

The Praisemen concert planned

KINGSFORD — The Praisemen, a five-member men’s group from Maranatha Baptist University in Watertown, Wis., will have a free concert at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Family Baptist Church, 536 E. Breitung Ave.in Kingsford. A free-will offering will be taken. For more information, call the Rev. ...

Paul Family Bluegrass band to perform in Florence on Sunday

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Paul Family Bluegrass band will perform a free concert at 6 p.m., Sunday at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 900 Central Ave., Florence. The public is invited to attend this concert. Originally from Florida, the Paul Family Bluegrass Band is a family of seven that operates a ...

Teaching how to analyze and guess

Children love guessing games. A favorite one is called “What's in the Box?” It's something that families can do anytime, anywhere to encourage children to analyze, narrow options, and make a reasonable guess. They will need to listen carefully when they shake the box and analyze what could ...

Crafters needed for quilt show

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Florence County Historical Society plans to have its annual Quilt Show and Strawberry Social from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 22. The event will be in the area near the museum at 201 Florence Ave., with the quilts displayed at the Webb-Judge House adjacent to the ...

ISD retirees meet Monday

QUINNESEC — Dickinson Iron Intermediate School District early childhood retirees will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Monday at the Big 10 Sports Bar in Quinnesec.

Highway cleanup

The Norway-Vulcan-Loretto Lions Club and the Norway Leo Club participated in the Adopt-A-Highway program cleanup May 5. From left, in front row are Trevor Dapoz, Paige Chartier, Mary Slagle, Matthew Doney, Lucas Doney and Matt Doney; in back are Gary Bryant, Debbie Bryant, Jim DeRoeck, ...

Free community 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 will be available for those ...

Can’t buy graciousness

Dear Annie: My oldest is about to graduate from high school, and we are celebrating with a party. We plan on having our daughter write out a thank-you card to those who give her a gift and help celebrate her big day. However, last year, at several parties we attended, there was a sign that ...

Parkinson Society plans event on Thursday

KINGSFORD — The Parkinson’s Society of Dickinson County Area, a support group for Parkinson’s disease patients, caregivers, family and friends, will host “A Meeting with the Neurologist” on Thursday at the First Presbyterian Church on Hamilton Avenue in Kingsford. Registration for ...

ADRC hosts AARP Smart Driver Course

AURORA, Wis. — The Aging and Disability Resource Center of Florence County will host an AARP Smart Driver Course from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, at the Northeast Wisconsin Technical College Learning Center in Aurora. The course is geared toward drivers 50 and older; however, ...

UP Nurses Honor Guard pays final tribute to colleagues

NOTE: National Nurses Week is celebrated annually from May 6 — also known as National Nurses Day — through May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. Some Upper Peninsula nurses are providing a final tribute to nurses who are gone. MARQUETTE — Barb ...

Forest Park prom

The Forest Park High School junior class hosted its 2019 prom April 27 in the high school gymnasium. The theme for this year’s prom was “Roaring ’20s.” During the grand march, those attending were introduced, followed by the court and coronation of the king and queen. The 2019 junior ...