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Dickinson Ultreya Christmas Party on Tuesday

IRON MOUNTAIN — Dickinson County Ultreya will have its family Christmas party at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain. The event will feature fellowship, caroling and Christmas songs. Everyone is asked to bring a plate of favorite Christmas cookies to share.

Daughters Circle 367 social set

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Daughters of Isabella Circle 367 plans to have its annual Christmas social at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, at Maple Creek Restaurant, 1052 S. Stephenson Ave. in Iron Mountain. The social will replace the December meeting. For reservations, call Betty Simon at 906-774-3590. ...

AAUW Christmas party set for Dec. 12

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Iron Mountain-Kingsford Branch of American Association for University Women will meet for its annual Christmas party Tuesday, Dec. 12, at the Chippewa Club in Iron Mountain. The social hour will begin at 5 p.m., followed by dinner at 5:30 p.m. The dinner will include a ...

Craft Show in Goodman seeks vendors

GOODMAN, Wis. — The Goodman Historical Society will sponsor a craft show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at the Goodman Town Hall on Mill Street in Goodman. Breakfast and lunch items will be available for purchase, and the historical society will sell fresh baked goods. Vendors ...

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N-V Area Women’s Club Christmas meeting Dec. 7

NORWAY — The Norway-Vulcan Area Women’s Club will gather for its annual Christmas meeting at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, at Mike’s on Main in Norway. Reservation may be made by calling Janice at 906-563-5725 by Monday. Members of the Norway-Vulcan Area Women’s Club met Oct. 11 with ...

Paul Lindstrom and Amber Schiltz rehearse for the presentation of “It’s a Wonderful Life” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Holy Spirit School in Norway. The radio drama will be performed by the Norway Area Preservation Society.

‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ set Friday and Saturday in Norway

NORWAY — The Norway Area Preservation Society will present “It’s a Wonderful Life” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Holy Spirit Central School in Norway. The radio-on-stage production by Tony Palermo is based on the classic holiday film that starred James Stewart. “It’s a ...

GFWC holiday party Friday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Iron Mountain-Kingsford General Federation of Women’s Clubs will host its holiday gathering at noon Friday at the Chippewa Club, 106 Carpenter Ave. in Iron Mountain. The menu for the event will include chicken marsala, salad and sauteed green beans, plus a dessert. ...

Finnish Group to host Pikkujoulu

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Finnish American Raja Ryhma Border Group will host its annual Pikkujoulu on Saturday, Dec. 9, at the Antoine room at Recreation Lanes in Iron Mountain. The meet and greet will begin at noon, with a luncheon served at 1 p.m. Music for listening and dancing in the ...

Holiday parade lights up Marquette Friday

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Downtown Development Authority will have its seventh annual Winter Snow Fun holiday parade on Friday. The parade will begin at 6 p.m. Eastern time on North Third Street and end at the Marquette Commons, the site of the tree lighting ceremony. This downtown ...

Christmas portraits offered at CF church

CRYSTAL FALLS — Lakeview Bible Church again will offer free family Christmas portraits by Alicia Jaworski of Phanasma Photography on Friday and Saturday at the church, 1211 U.S. 2 in Crystal Falls. Sittings are by appointment. Reservations can be made for those days by calling Jaworski at ...

Dear Annie: Reader says ask away

Dear Annie: I work in retail, and my job requires a good deal of direct contact with customers. I often encounter customers who are hesitant, even apologetic, to ask me questions when they have them, the usual reasons being that I “look busy” or that they are unsure whether I can help. I ...

Alzheimer’s Support Group to meet Dec. 7

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Alzheimer’s Support Group meets the first Thursday of the month. The next meeting will be 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, at 1238 Carpenter Ave. in Iron Mountain. Please use the lower level entrance in back.

Tamera Jaeger poses with the Dickinson County Library’s 2016 Book Lovers’ Tree.

Book Lovers’ Tree decorating at the library Friday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Dickinson County Library has announced its upcoming activities through Dec. 9. They include: Friday Each year, the Dickinson County Library branches are collection sites for donations to various local charities during the holiday season. This year, the library seeks ...

Northwoods Geology Club Christmas party Dec. 6

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Northwoods Geology Club has set its Christmas party for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, in the lower level of the Florence Natural Resource Center. Everyone attending is asked to bring a dish to pass or other goodies to share. A short business meeting will take place, ...

The Ruesch family, from left, include Sofia, Isabella and Heather in front, Paul and Matthew in back.

Ruesch and family return home to serve Our Redeemer

Kingsford — The Rev. Matthew Ruesch was installed as the new pastor of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Kingsford during a special 4 p.m. service Sunday. The celebration was followed by potluck meal. Ruesch comes to Our Redeemer after serving for the past three years as a missionary in ...

Dear Annie: Ex-husband still has control

Dear Annie: I divorced an extremely wealthy, abusive and narcissistic man five years ago. My divorce was a horror. He hacked my phone, email and Facebook account and put a tracking device on my car. He put listening devices, maybe even cameras, in my home and had private investigators follow ...

Knights of Columbus plan Second Saturday Seminar

KINGSFORD — The Knights of Columbus Council 1585 once again will offer a Second Saturday Seminar at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9. They encourage all Catholic men and all brother Knights to attend this one-hour meeting, conducted by the Rev. Paul Nomellini, their chaplain, to rediscover the ...

PEO Chapter AN Christmas social Monday in Norway

NORWAY — P.E.O. Chapter AN will have its annual Christmas social Monday at Talons Restaurant in Norway. Social hour will begin at 5:30 p.m., with dinner to follow. Those attending will have an opportunity to contribute to the chapter’s Christmas charity if not already done. Call ...

Art group plans reception

IRON MOUNTAIN — The public is invited to a welcoming reception hosted by Borderland Arts Group from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. Wednesday at a new mini-gallery at The Savage Mane, 209 E. Hughitt St. in Iron Mountain.

Car club meeting set

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Just Cruizin’ Car Club will have a car show meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Dickinson County Library in Iron Mountain. All members are urged to attend, as they will plans for the 2018 show. The club also plans a dinner ride for Thursday. They will depart at 6 p.m. ...