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Classy Lassies gather

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Classy Lassies will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, at Hong Kong Buffet in Kingsford.

Museum sets fundraiser

CASPIAN — The Iron County Historical Museum in Caspian has announced it will host the annual Lee LeBlanc Gallery Fundraiser at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 3 in the museum’s cultural center. This year’s fundraiser will feature a dinner catered by Alice’s Restaurant and include an art showcase ...

Telephone retirees meet

IRON MOUNTAIN — Former telephone employees will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 5 at Holiday Kitchen Restaurant in Iron Mountain.

Bazaar planned

Riverside Methodist Church in Niagara will host their annual Christmas Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10 in the lower level of the church on River Avenue. Riverside women have been busy making a variety of holiday crafts and items for the bazaar. They will be offering homemade ...

Dear Annie: His girls come first

Dear Annie: I’ve been dating a gentle, kind and loving man for a while. He goes to church, constantly reads his Bible and plays Christian music. We get along great. We have conversations for hours, and we laugh and cry together. But the problem is that he is so close to his three grown ...

Insurance price indications

Dear Readers: Do you know what goes into determining the insurance premium for your auto insurance? Surprise. One factor may be your credit score. Not long ago (the 1990s), many insurance companies decided that your credit may be a good indicator of how likely you are to have a loss. That’s ...

Niagara Legion announces Veterans Day program

NIAGARA, Wis. — Niagara American Legion and Auxillary Veterans Day program will be at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 9 at the Niagara school. There will be a meal at Niagara Senior Citizen Center for all veterans and families after the program.

Local CAP Squadron given quality award

ESCANABA — Captain Kevin Thiede, CAP of the Dickinson County squadron, received the Quality Cadet Unit Award for 2018 at the command team meeting on Saturday, Oct. 20 at the Wells Township Hall in Escanaba. The Quality Cadet Unit Award is presented to those units that meet specified ...

Praise for the rescuers

Dear Readers: Today’s sound on is about those people who rescue animals. — Heloise “Dear Heloise: I believe it was Gandhi who once said, ‘The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.’ There are many wonderful people who find a ...

Support asked for Grateful Hearted, a non-profit organization helping veterans

AMASA — The public's support is being sought for Grateful Hearted. Grateful Hearted is a non-profit organization with a mission to provide necessities that veterans may need or want that are not in their budget or cannot be provided by the facilities where they reside. Its goal is to help ...

Holiday parade in Marquette

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Downtown Development Authority is extending an invitation businesses, organizations, and musicians to enter a decorated float, vehicle or marching unit in the eighth annual “Winter Snow Fun” Holiday Parade, scheduled for Friday, Nov. 30. The downtown ...

Local youth to perform ‘Alice in Wonderland, Jr.’

MARQUETTE — Superior Arts Youth Theater (SAYT) will present Disney’s Alice in Wonderland, Jr. at the Forest Roberts Theatre Nov. 15-18. This production is directed by Jalina McClain with vocal direction by Jeff Bruning and choreography by Taylor Koski. Disney’s “Alice in Wonderland, ...

Museum craft, gift show Nov. 10

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Friends of the Museum will be holding their annual fall Holiday Antique, Craft and Gift Show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Uren-Cooper American Legion Hall, 916 River Avenue in Iron Mountain. This successful event will display a variety of antiques ...

Dear Annie: Fluent in just one language

Dear Annie: I’ve always been great at gift-giving. I enjoy giving others things that they will thoroughly enjoy. But others are rarely as good at getting gifts for me. I don’t think I should feel bad for being a little materialistic; I think everyone likes getting thoughtful presents. I ...

‘Three Frogs and a Troll’ puppet show set

IRON MOUNTAIN — Upcoming events planned in November at the Dickinson County Library and its branches includes: Thursday — Fire Prevention Storytime, 10:30 a.m. at the Dickinson County Library-Solomonson Branch in Norway. It’s Fire Prevention Month, preschool-age children will learn ...

Five generations

The Trombly family recently gathered for this five generation photo. From left, in front, are mother Alyssa Trombly of Quinnesec with daughter Ryleigh Rae Taff and great-great-grandmother Shirley Becks of Kingsford. In the back row are grandfather Scott Trombly and great-grandmother Cheryl ...

Whistled for interference

Dear Annie: My ex-daughter-in-law believes that her 10-year-old son, my grandson, has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. She has thought this ever since he had trouble on day one of his school career. To combat this problem, we tried martial arts, but she pulled him out of that because ...

Ringel to speak at GFWC meeting

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Iron Mountain-Kingsford General Federation of Women’s Clubs will meet at noon Friday at Pine Grove Country Club in Iron Mountain. Guest speaker will be Jonathan Ringel of the YMCA. He will give an update and explain developments, including the YMCA mission of youth ...

Kingsford Krush plans yoga fundraiser

AURORA, Wis. — Kingsford Krush Roller Derby will have a fundraising event of Sailor’s Mouth Yoga on Sunday, Nov. 4. Each one-hour class will feature a series of yoga positions that will work muscles and relax participants while they bust out some favorite swear words. Sessions are ...

Dear Annie: Grandparents are past abusers

Dear Annie: I’m engaged to an amazing man, and we spend our days in a cute little house with our wonderful daughter. I sincerely have few complaints about my life. Alas, there is one dark cloud that I can’t seem to shake. My husband has a complicated relationship with his parents, and it ...