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Students place flags

Students from Holy Spirit School in Norway recently volunteer their time to help place graveside flags for Memorial Day at Norway Township Cemetery. In the top photo, from left, are Gabe Gearhart, Carl McBroom, Kaylee Gendron and Adam Simms-Langlais. In the lower photo are Fischer Campbell, Eli ...

How to stop unwelcome visit

Dear Annie: I have three grandchildren from my stepdaughter who live in another city. Their mom has said that she plans to come and visit with the kids this summer. One of the children has a lot of mental health issues. On a previous trip, “Sophie” stole several items worth quite a bit of ...

Cosmetics companies don’t deliver what they promise

Dear Readers: Today’s sound off is about cosmetic promises that don’t deliver. — Heloise “Dear Heloise: Cosmetic companies promise women ‘rejuvenation’ of their skin, hair and nails, and then use a 20-year-old model to illustrate how well their products work. A young woman in her ...

Confirmation held

Riverside United Methodist Church in Niagara held its confirmation for three students on May 19. From left are Pastor Henry Yoap, Ben Gordon, Ryan Gaucher and Anthony Phillips.

Volunteers needed at Menominee Range Historical Foundation museums

IRON MOUNTAIN — With the opening of the Menominee Range Historical Foundation’s three museums for the 2019 tourism season rapidly approaching, volunteers are needed to greet visitors and assist them while touring the museums. Two of the Foundation’s museums — the Cornish Pumping ...

Sickened by sister’s sexual assault

Dear Annie: Over the summer, my sister was raped. She chose not to report it. She was at a house party when it happened. She doesn’t know who did it. She confided in me the morning after, and I urged her to report so that the person who did it could be prosecuted and, hopefully, kept from ...

Using weather apps and forecasts with kids

Weather observation helps children be alert for changes in their environment and their need to prepare. Sometimes we underestimate what we can teach young children. Checking the weather forecast every day on media, plus learning weather clues for their own forecast are good ways to nurture ...

Norway-Vulcan Woman’s Club holds senior tea

NORWAY — The Norway-Vulcan Woman’s Club hosted the 2019 Norway High School Senior Girls Tea May 8, at Oak Crest Golf Club in Norway. President Colleen Carlson began the program by welcoming the graduating seniors and their guests to the 77th annual Senior Tea. She shared thoughts of ...

Dear Annie: Notes on a college admissions scandal II

Dear Readers: We were overwhelmed with letters about the college admissions scandal, and this is a continuation of yesterday’s column, filled with questions, criticism and praise from my many talented and brilliant readers. Dear Annie: I usually feel quite comfortable letting other people ...

Sons of Union Veterans to meet

RAPID RIVER — Camp 266 of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War will have its bi-monthly meeting at 11 a.m. Eastern time Memorial Day, Monday, near the gate at the park on Pine Street in Rapid River. The main focus of the meeting will be planning displays for the new All Veterans ...

Pulmonary group meets June 13

IRON MOUNTAIN — A Pulmonary Support Group has been established for anyone with a chronic lung disease, on oxygen therapy, waiting for or has received a lung transplant, and their caregivers. The next meeting is at 3 p.m. Thursday, June 13 in the Chapel located on the main level of Dickinson ...

Highland Honor Flight FUNdraiser June 8

HYDE — The U.P. Honor Flight four-person scramble golf tournament fundraiser is planned for Saturday, June 8, at Highland Golf Course in Hyde. The Highland Honor Flight FUNdraiser will feature 18 holes of golf, donuts and coffee for breakfast, lunch and a dinner buffet. Prizes will be ...

Alpha annual Memorial bake sale planned Saturday at Village Hall

ALPHA — The Alpha Museum will have its annual Memorial bake sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the historic Alpha Village Hall. All proceeds go to support the museum’s mission to preserve Alpha and Mastodon Township area history, along with maintaining the museum’s First National ...

Veterans Corner — Lest we forget celebrating Memorial Day on Monday

IRON MOUNTAIN — Memorial Day — that first three-day holiday that heralds the arrival of summer in the Northwoods. Is this really what Memorial Day is about? The historical reason for the holiday signifies much more than just a three-day weekend. Memorial Day is a solemn day of remembrance ...

Hints from Heloise — Ants can’t get at this food

Dear Heloise: How do I keep ANTS out of my cat's dish of food in the kitchen? -- Bernice N. in Honolulu Bernice, place the cat food dish in a clay tray that you put under a plant pot to catch water, and make sure the tray is larger than the cat dish. Then put a little water in the clay ...

Redemption Riders to gather Thursday

IRON MOUNTAIN — gathering Thursday at p.m., with the meeting at The Redemption Riders Christian Motorcycle Association will have its monthly Maple Creek in Iron Mountain. Dinner begins at 5:30 p.m., with the meeting at 6:30 p.m. The public is welcome to attend.

‘Black Cow’ event

The Iron River Knights of Columbus Council 2300 recently hosted its quarterly “black cow” event at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain. Members served up root beer floats, also known as “black cows,” and sundaes to the veterans, guests and staff.

Historical society program on railroad in Channing

IRON MOUNTAIN — “Channing: Railroad Center in Northern Dickinson County, Michigan” will be the topic of a new PowerPoint presentation by local historian Bill Cummings at the Dickinson County Genealogical Society meeting at 1 p.m. Thursday in the multi-purpose room of the Dickinson County ...

Car Club outing Thursday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Just Cruisin’ Car Club has planned a dinner ride on Thursday to Bob’s Country Bar in Niagara, Wis. The group will meet at 6 p.m. at the Midtown Mall parking lot in Iron Mountain. Everyone is invited to attend and do not need a classic car to join the group — just ...

Plant sale set for Glacial Gardeners

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Glacial Gardeners Master Gardener Volunteer Association will have its 20th annual Plant Sale from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Florence County Fairgrounds on County Highway N, 1/3-mile south of U.S. 2. Plants of many kinds will be available and will include annuals ...