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Just Cruizin’ Car Club get-together Thursday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Just Cruizin’ Car Club has planned a dinner get-together at 6 p.m. Thursday at Holiday Kitchen in Iron Mountain, instead of the Midtown Mall parking lot. All area car enthusiasts are invited to join at any time.

Legion Post 413 meal on March 17

CRIVITZ, Wis. — The American Legion Netzel-Zenz Post 413 will host an American Legion Birthday Dinner on Sunday, March 17, at The Woods, at 10508 Kottke Road, Crivitz. Social hour will be at 1 p.m., followed by dinner at 2. The menu will be the Sunday brunch buffet of scrambled eggs, ...

Alzheimer’s support group meets

IRON MOUNTAIN — A support group for Alzheimer’s caregivers is offered from 2 to 3 p.m. the first Thursday of each month in the lower level of the Dickinson-Iron Community Services Agency, 1238 Carpenter Ave., Iron Mountain. Tammy Tomassucci of DICSA Family Ties oversees the meetings. She ...

Kitty Donohoe will be featured at Second Sunday Folk Dance

AMASA — The Second Sunday Folk Dance series will welcome Michigan- based singer-songwriter Kitty Donohoe as the featured concert guest Sunday at the Fortune Lake Camp in Crystal Falls. The opening act of White Water will start at 4 p.m. After the concert portion of the evening, the Front ...

Dear Annie: When generosity turns into resentment

Dear Annie: I like doing kind things for people. It makes me feel good. I believe my kind acts should be appreciated but not be expected. Is that wrong? Most of the time, what starts off as a kind act ends up with expectations of more. Sometimes these expectations can be difficult to manage and ...

Names in the News: Northern names graduates, honor roll

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University has announced its graduates in December 2018. Area students earning degrees include: Certificate — Florence, Wis.: Hanah Braden, deaf studies. — Iron Mountain: Joseph Berglund, welding. Associate degree — Channing: Savannah Green, ...

Vendors and crafters sought for Friends of the Museum spring sale

IRON MOUNTAIN — Crafters and vendors are invited to participate in the 15th annual Spring Antique, Craft and Gift Sale hosted by Friends of the Museum. The event will be 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at the American Legion Hall, 916 River Ave. in Iron Mountain. Cost of the ...

Florence, Goodman play planned

FLORENCE, Wis. — Florence and Goodman-Armstrong Creek high schools will have their second dramatic production of the 2018-2019 school year, Bryan Starchman’s comedy “Just Another High School Play,” on March 14-17. “Just Another High School Play” is the story of a group of high ...

Take a break for family this spring

Dear Readers: It’s getting close to spring break, and that’s great news for those of us with wanderlust. Gas prices are the lowest they’ve been in many years; piling the kids or grandkids in the car and hitting the road is a wonderful idea. A budget-friendly trip could involve a ride to ...

Florence Parish announces midweek Lenten services

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Florence Parish, a partnership in Christian ministry between Bethlehem Lutheran Church and the First Presbyterian Church of Florence, invites the public to participate in their midweek services during Lent. On Ash Wednesday, a soup supper will take place at 5:30 p.m. at ...

Florence County Historical Society to meet March 12 for first time in 2019

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Florence County Historical Society will have its first meeting of the new year at 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, in the Webb-Judge House on Central Avenue. The organization meets the second Tuesday of each month from March through November. Individuals interested in ...

Fat Tuesday meal tonight

KINGSFORD — The Knights of Columbus Kingsford Council 1585 will host a Fat Tuesday dinner from 5 to 7 tonight at 520 W. Breitung Ave. in Kingsford. Cost is $12 for adults and $6 for ages 6 to 12; ages 5 and younger eat for free. The public is invited to enjoy a great meal before the start ...

Smear on Saturday

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Florence County Fair will have a two-person, four-point smear tournament Saturday at the Florence Community Center. The tournament starts at 6 p.m. Registration will begin at 5 p.m. The fee to enter is $10 per person. Prizes will be awarded for first to fifth places. ...

Post 145 plans breakfast

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

“Live from Pembine’ variety show set for Friday

PEMBINE, Wis. — When Mike Bryant, industrial education teacher at Beecher-Dunbar-Pembine, died 25 years ago, the school and community wanted to do something in his memory. Larry Mullins and the teachers and staff at Beecher-Dunbar-Pembine School started a show in his memory to raise money ...

Two grants announced for Project Funding from $750 up to $15,000

LANSING — The Michigan Humanities Council has announced deadline dates for Michigan nonprofits interested in applying for funding in support of public humanities programming. Humanities Grants, up to $15,000, provide funding for projects such as lectures and discussion series, exhibits, ...

Braumart Theatre lists upcoming movies

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Braumart Theatre in Iron Mountain has added a special feature to their Classic Movie Series. Local filmmaker Seth Anderson will give a short presentation before each movie. They also will show a trailer of upcoming movies. Concessions are available at all movies. ...

Texas hold ‘em Saturday

CASPIAN — The Caspian Gaastra Fire Department will host a Texas hold’em tournament starting at 6 p.m. Saturday at the fire hall in Caspian. Registration begins at 5 p.m. The entry fee is $20, with a chip bonus for early sign-up. Prize money will be based on entry fees. To sign up, ...

Veteran service officer announces office hours Wednesday in Hermansville

HERMANSVILLE — Mike Dellisse, Menominee County veterans service officer, will have office hours 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Floriano Stecker-Kelly American Legion Hall in Hermansville. Veterans or widows who need assistance with the Veterans Administration in claims involving Agent ...

Forums planned

IRON RIVER —The U.P. Area Agency on Aging will conduct community forums throughout the Upper Peninsula, in preparation for writing the 2020-2022 Area Plan for Services to Older Adults. These forums are to gather input from older adults, caregivers, service providers and the general public ...