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Eagle River to host bicycle event

EAGLE RIVER, Wis. —The fourth annual SepTimber Ride rolls into Eagle River on Sept. 8. Two unique rides — the 50k Northwoods Road Ride and 28-mile Three Eagle Trail ride — will benefit the Great Headwaters Trails organization to support the development of bicycle trails in eastern ...

Suicide prevention walk, picnic Sept. 8 at IM City Park

IRON MOUNTAIN — Each year, Community HOPE for Suicide Prevention hosts an event and walk at City Park in Iron Mountain. “This year it’s our 10th anniversary and we will be having a full performing band and dance by local band UnHushed Grace,” said event coordinator Carole Waitrovich. ...

Sign language classes offered

MARINETTE, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Marinette Continuing Education Department will offer two six-week classes for those interested in learning American Sign Language.  The first class is for those who are just getting started with American Sign Language. This class will run from ...

Niagara Library ‘tailgate’ Friday

NIAGARA, Wis. — The Niagara Public Library, along with the Friends of the Niagara Library, will hold a Packers preseason tailgate cookout on Friday. Food will be served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Niagara Public Library. Brats, hot dogs, chips, dessert and refreshments will be ...

DivorceCare to begin new sessions Sept. 11

KINGSFORD — The fall session of DivorceCare will begin Sept. 11 and run through Dec. 11. The support group sessions will be 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays for 13 weeks at Maranatha Assembly of God, 920 S. Carpenter Ave., Kingsford. The support group will help individuals heal from the hurt of ...

CF Museum Society cemetery tour at Evergreen Cemetery

CRYSTAL FALLS — The Crystal Falls Museum Society will host a tour of Evergreen Cemetery starting at 9 a.m. Saturday. The tour will feature more than 20 of the 685 people buried in sections 1 Catholic and 2 Protestant. Bill Leanoff will be the lead narrator. The group requests a $5 ...

What grandparents say about raising their grandchildren

The percentage of the population 30 years and older living with grandchildren has increased from 3.6 percent in 2000 to 3.8 percent in 2014, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. In almost half of these families, the grandparents had primary responsibility for raising their grandchildren. As ...

Zion Preschool open house set

FELCH — An open house and registration night is planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Zion Community Preschool/Childcare at the North Dickinson?County School in Felch.

DCH retirees gather Friday

IRON MOUNTAIN — Dickinson County Hospital retirees will meet at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Famers at Pine Mountain in Iron Mountain. All retirees are encouraged to attend.

Places hold memories, but our hearts keep them with us forever

IRON MOUNTAIN — In the middle of my parents’ backyard, there is a rock. Growing up, it felt huge. At the top of their paved driveway, there is another rock. When we were kids, we affectionately yet very unoriginally named it “Big Rock.” While the rock in the backyard wasn’t nearly as ...

Wanting to make amends after college mistake

Dear Annie: As a college student with no job, I made the foolish decision to sign a lease with a friend to move in together. After she made the down payment, I realized there was no way I could afford it and backed out of the lease, leaving my friend about $675 in the hole. She was naturally ...

Corson shares stories with Golden K

By JOAN JOUPPI For The Daily News KINGSFORD — Warm days and cool nights, how much better could this summer be. There has been enough variety for all. Heat, humidity, rain, and cloudy days, just enough to keep everyone happy — even the grass has stayed green through most of August. ...

Music Masquerade on Tuesday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Dickinson County Library has announced its activities through Aug. 29. They include: Monday Back to School Storytime at 10:30 a.m. at the Dickinson County Library-North Dickinson Branch in Felch Township. Preschool children up to age 5 can participate in crafts, ...

Car show today in Marquette

MARQUETTE — The second annual Classic Cars on Third Car Show takes place from 10 p.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time today in Downtown Marquette. Classic cars will fill Third Street between Park Street and Michigan, with registration starting at 10 a.m. next to Third Base Bar, 726 North Third St. ...

Transportation to Florence County Fair offered by the ADRC

FLORENCE, Wis. — Friday is Senior Citizen Day at the Florence County Fair. They will have senior information booths from 1 to 3 p.m. and bingo from 3 to 5 p.m. The Aging and Disability Resource Center of Florence County will have a booth staffed with members from 1 to 3 p.m. to greet ...

Stamp Club meets on Tuesday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The monthly meeting of the Northwoods Philatelic Society (Stamp Club) is scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday night in the fellowship room at First Lutheran Church, 1210 South Stephenson Ave. in Iron Mountain. There will be a short business meeting, a brief educational program, and ...

Community Picnic slated today in Quinnesec

QUINNESEC — The third annual Community Picnic is planned from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the Quinnesec Park pavilion, on the corner of Lincoln Avenue and Cliff Street. There will be free food and live music.  The picnic is sponsored by Calvary Lutheran Church of Quinnesec.  The ...

VA to host town hall Sept. 4 at Bay West

IRON MOUNTAIN – The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center is inviting veterans, their families and friends, and the general public to a Veteran Town Hall in Iron Mountain at 5 p .m. Tuesday, Sept. 4. The Veteran Town Hall will be held in Fornetti Hall at Bay College West Campus located at ...

Fifth annual Corks & Forks on Sept. 20

IRON MOUNTAIN – Tickets are now available for the Northern Lights YMCA Dickinson Center fifth annual Corks & Forks event set for Thursday, Sept. 20, at Pine Grove Country Club. The Northern Lights YMCA-Dickinson Center’s largest fundraising event directly supports the YMCA’s Annual ...