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Legion Auxiliary Reino Unit meets

IRON RIVER — The monthly meeting for the American Legion Auxillary Stambaugh Reino Unit 21 of Iron River will be Jan. 19 at Young’s in Iron River. Social hour starts at 4 p.m., with the meeting and dinner at 5 p.m.

Annual Wild Game Dinner set for Jan. 18

NORWAY — The 10th annual Wild Game Dinner is planned for Friday, Jan. 18, at Grace United Methodist Church in Norway. The event features wildlife mounts of animals, fish and birds, many taken by hunters in the local area, along with a wild game dinner and presentation by guest speaker Randy ...

Grief group on Thursday

IRON MOUNTAIN — A community grief group meets from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday at the Dickinson Memorial Hospital, Chapel, 1721 S. Stephenson Ave. in Iron Mountain. The group can provide a warm, caring and confidential environment that allows the opportunity to be supported by others who ...

Pulmonary group meeting

IRON MOUNTAIN — The next meeting of Pulmonary Support Group is planned for 3 p.m. Thursday in the rehab gym on the main level of Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain. Discussions will include, but are not limited to, insurance, transplant questions, home oxygen therapy, ...

Post 50 hosts breakfast

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Uren-Cooper-Johnson American Legion Post 50 will host its monthly all-you-can-eat breakfast from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday at the hall. The post will serve scrambled eggs, pancakes, French toast, ham, bacon, sausage, potatoes, biscuits and gravy, milk, juice and ...

Infant loss group meets in March

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group that meets on the third Tuesday of the month will not be meeting in January or February. The next meeting will be 6 p.m. March 19 in the library of Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain. If circumstances develop ...

Bowers to perform at Second Sunday Folk Dance

AMASA — The Second Sunday Folk Dance this Sunday will present autoharp virtuoso Bryan Bowers in concert, along with opening performances by White Water and fiddling sisters Carrie and Emma Dlutkowski. The concert begins at 4 p.m. at the Fortune Lake Camp in Crystal Falls. After the concert ...

Dear Annie: Not responding to texts right away

Dear Annie: Recently, a friend confronted me about something that I didn’t think was a big deal: Sometimes I forget to respond to texts for a while, and then I reply and say that I just saw the message. Technically, most of the time, it’s a lie; I did see the message, and I just got ...

Arbor Day poster contest to start

CHARLOTTE, Mich. — The Michigan Arbor Day Alliance again is hosting its Fifth Grade Poster Contest. This school year, Michigan fifth-grade students are invited to use their best drawing, coloring and painting skills, along with their imagination and creativity, to submit a poster ...

Diabetes Support Group meets

IRON RIVER — The Diabetes Support Group will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday at the West Iron District Library community room. Emergency preparedness will be discussed in relation to diabetes. Anyone who has diabetes or who has family or friends with diabetes is welcome to come. For more ...

Just Cruizin’ plans dinner

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Just Cruizin’ Car Club has planned a dinner get-together for Thursday. The group will depart at 6 p.m. from the Midtown Mall parking lot in Iron Mountain and travel to the C & R Bar in Aurora, Wis.  All area car enthusiasts are invited to join at any time.

Norway Post 145 breakfast set

NORWAY — The American Legion Post 145 in Norway will host an all-you-can-eat breakfast from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday at the post, 621 Main St. The menu includes scrambled eggs, pancakes, sausage, hash browns, toast, juice and coffee. Cost is $7 per person, with children younger than 6 eating ...

Church plans special service

IRON MOUNTAIN — Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain will have a special worship service at 4 p.m. Sunday that is geared toward special needs children and adults along with their families. The service will feature songs, puppets, a short message and treats. The church is at ...

Engaged – Carobine, Twardowski

Mr. and Mrs. James Carobine of Florence, Wis., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren to Alex Twardowski, son of Steve and Dawn Twardowski of Narvon, Pa. Lauren is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and is currently pursuing a doctor of chiropractic ...

Grandparents Teach, Too: Making exercise a game

Dog parks are family parks and fun places to exercise dogs and humans. That includes the grandkids. They usually are plowed and easy to walk in specific areas. Children can use their imaginations to exercise. Superheroes, fairy tale and cartoon characters can be an inspiration for imaginative ...

Too much yard art not smart

Dear Readers: Today’s sound off is about people who have too much “yard art”: “Dear Heloise: Two neighbors across the street from me have far too much art in their yards. They seem to think it’s cute to have every concrete figurine they can find sitting in the front yard. Another ...

Geology Club meets Jan. 23

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Northwoods Geology Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, in the lower level of the Florence Natural Resource Center in Florence. The January presentation will be by Marsha and Jim Garland, a couple that every year travels to Alaska in search of gold, working ...

Veterans food pantry planned

QUINNESEC — The Salvation Army and local veterans groups will host a mobile food pantry from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at the Breitung Township Department of Public Works building, 3850 Menominee Ave. in Quinnesec. Sign-up begins at 9 a.m. Participants will be required to sign a ...

It’s better to make life resolutions, not New Year’s ones

IRON MOUNTAIN — “Was it hard for you coming to Chicago all on your own?” my husband asked me as we were driving back from a most wonderful time in the Windy City. I shook my head, and answered no. I said, “Moving to Chicago would seem hard from an outsider looking in, but it didn’t ...

‘Christmas in The Wizarding World’ extended to two nights

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Dickinson Area Community Foundation has extended its “Christmas in The Wizarding World” fundraiser to two nights after the event sold out in 2018, said Melissa Wentarmini, DACF director of finance and market. The one-of-a-kind “Harry Potter”-themed event takes ...