Life

Annual Fall Harvest Bazaar set

CRYSTAL FALLS — The Iron County Medical Care Facility Auxiliary will hold its Annual Fall Harvest Bazaar on from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10 at the facility. Once again family and friends have come through with all sorts of wonderful items to make this fund raiser a success. ...

Annual Dance Marathon on Nov. 10

DE PERE, Wis. — St. Norbert College students, faculty and staff will participate in Dance Marathon from 9 a.m. to 10:06 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10 in the gymnasium of the Ray Van Den Heuvel Family Campus Center on the college’s campus. The event is a fundraiser on behalf of the ...

Dear Annie: Worried about a promiscuous woman

Dear Annie: My husband of 23 years has been working for a four-man department for that whole time. One man retired, so they will be hiring another person. A very qualified young man applied for the job. A married woman also applied. They are planning on hiring the woman. She currently works ...

Grandparents Teach, Too: Helping kids learn to focus

Elaborate toys, busy schedules and video games have left children with fewer opportunities for imaginative play. Researchers say changing the way children play has changed their emotional and cognitive development. Neuroscientist Adele Diamond and psychologist Deborah Leong have good news by ...

Our Saviour’s to host special needs worship service Nov. 11

IRON MOUNTAIN — Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church will have a special worship service at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at 1210 S. Kimberly Ave. in Iron Mountain. This service is geared toward special needs children and adults, along with their families. Come join the church for songs, a short ...

Tickets on sale for community chorus

IRON MOUNTAIN — Tickets are now on sale for the 52nd annual “Sounds of Christmas” concert presented by the Dickinson County Community Chorus. The concert will be at 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 26 and 27, in the Kingsford High School auditorium. Directors Crystal Hogan, Gail ...

Bay West LIFE meeting set

iron mountain — The Bay West LIFE group will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday to learn about the various services provided by the Dickinson-Iron Community Services Agency. Groups and families of all ages benefit from the activities and services of DICSA. Kristin Sommerfeld, executive director ...

Senior Center’s Slining speaks to Norway-Vulcan Women’s Club

NORWAY — The Norway-Vulcan Women’s Club will meet at noon Thursday, Nov. 8, at Mikes’s on Main in Norway. Crystal Hogan will be the guest, singing a variety of songs. Area women are welcome. The club met Oct. 11, with hostess committee, Gayle Nicholson, Mary Kay Ebeling and Sandra ...

Dear Annie: Unemployed and sluggish

Dear Annie: I have read columns like yours since I was a child in the 1980s and always figured, “Yeah, I have problems, but I can handle them.” I guess not. I am in my mid-40s and have two kids and a husband who keeps a roof over my head. I am unemployed, recently losing my job with ...

Parkinson group meets Nov. 15

KINGSFORD — The Parkinson Society of Dickinson County Area, a support group for Parkinson’s disease patients, caregivers, family and friends, will meet Thursday, Nov. 15, at the First Presbyterian Church on Hamilton Avenue in Kingsford. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. with coffee and ...

Christmas Tree Galleria planned

CASPIAN — The Iron County Historical Museum Christmas Tree Galleria will be Saturday, Nov. 17 to Sunday, Nov. 25. Programs planned include: — Saturday, Nov. 17, 2 p.m., honoring several Iron County volunteers with Sally Blyze on piano and Miss Iron County. — Sunday, Nov. 18, 2 ...

Annual Taste of Chocolate event planned in Norway

NORWAY — The Partners of Jake Menghini Museum in Norway will host the annual Taste of Chocolate on Saturday, Nov. 17. The event will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Norway Senior Center at 608 Main St. in Norway. For a $5 admission fee, person may sample all the chocolate and ...

Home safety checklist can help save lives

Dear Readers: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (www.CPSC.gov) has compiled a top-10 safety checklist for your home — let’s take a look: Smoke and carbon-monoxide detectors with fresh batteries are a must, as are ground-fault circuit interrupters (circuit breakers — GFCI) in ...

Bay West LIFE meets Nov. 8

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Bay West LIFE group will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 8 to learn about the various services provided by the Dickinson-Iron Community Services Agency. Groups and families of all ages benefit from the activities and services of DICSA. Kristin Sommerfeld, the ...

Lee LeBlanc Gallery event on Saturday

CASPIAN — The Iron County Historical Museum in Caspian has announced it will host the annual Lee LeBlanc Gallery fundraiser at 5:30 p.m. Saturday in the museum's cultural center. This year's fundraiser will feature a dinner catered by Alice's Restaurant and include an art showcase ...

Women’s Day Of Reflection at St. Michael Parish

MARQUETTE — “Give Me Jesus” is the focus of the Women’s Day of Reflection hosted by St. Michael Catholic Church in Marquette on Saturday, Nov. 10. Mary Sellars Malloy will again be the featured presenter and will engage participants in prayer and reflection on three of her favorite ...

Children learn by imitating others

One of the best ways for children to learn is observing others and then trying to do the same thing. From birth through adulthood, humans frequently pattern learning on the behavior of others. Adults and older children are powerful influences who can foster learning every day. Copying ...

Iron County Genealogical Society meets Thursday

IRON RIVER — The Iron County Genealogical Society will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday at the West Iron District Library in the J. Patrick White conference room. Dale Safford will present “Centennial Farms of Iron County,” which will be a PowerPoint presentation. Iron County is honored to have ...

PEO Chapter AN meeting set

KINGSFORD — PEO Chapter AN will have its next meeting at 6 p.m. Monday in the Evergreen Activity Room, with Pauline Hill as hostess. Co-hostess for the evening will be Debby Brisson. Members should call the hostess if they cannot attend.

Book fair at Aspirus

Iron River — Aspirus Iron River Volunteer Services will host a Book Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, and 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, at the Aspirus Iron River Hospital. The book fair, through collective goods, will feature books, gifts, toys and more. This fundraiser ...