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Veteran service office sets hours

HERMANVILLE — Mike Dellisse, Menominee County Veterans Service Officer, will be holding office hours from 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, claims with the ...

A family with issues

By Annie Lane Dear Annie: My father-in-law and mother-in-law died a couple of years ago, months apart from each other. When it came to settling the estate, the will stated in clear and precise terms that everything was to be divided 50-50 between my sister-in-law, “Jackie,” and my wife. ...

Soup kitchen opens Tuesday

KINGSFORD — Martha’s Soup Kitchen will again start serving a weekly lunch on Tuesday. The public is invited to the free community meal at St. Mary Queen of Peace Church hall in Kingsford. Homemade soup, bread and cookies will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Soup will also be ...

North Central Homecoming court

North Central High School will celebrate Homecoming with spirit week starting on Monday. King and queen will be crowned on Friday, Oct. 6, prior to the football game vs. Carney-Nadeau. Homecoming week will conclude with a dance on Saturday, Oct. 7 from 7 to 11 p.m. in the North Central gym. ...

Four generations

Amy DeRidder photo Four generations of family members from Iron Mountain recently gathered for this special photo. In the front row from left are grandmother, Anna Martin; great-grandmother, Marlene Alessandrini holding her great-granddaughter, Mia Kujala; great-aunt, Kindra Wollum; back row, ...

Crafters and vendors needed for annual event

IRON MOUNTAIN — Crafters and vendors are invited to participate in the 13th annual Holiday Antique, Craft and Gift Sle Saturday, Oct. 21. The event, which is hosted by Friends of the Museum will be at the American Legion Hall, 916 River Ave. in Iron Mountain. Doors will be open to the ...

Telephone retirees gather

IRON MOUNTAIN — Former telephone employees will gather at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Holiday Kitchen in Iron Mountain. All former employees are invited to attend.

Medicare help available

IRON MOUNTAIN — Navigating Medicare can be tough for many seniors. From prescription drug plans to private health plans, it’s not surprising people with Medicare are confused about their health insurance and their options. The Upper Peninsula Commission for Area Progress, or UPCAP, offers ...

Purple Heart meets

IRON MOUNTAIN — Dickinson County Military Order of the Purple Heart will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, at Storheims Restaurant. Members are encouraged to have dinner and meet. New members are welcome and life membership is free.

Library open house on Tuesday

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Florence County School Library partnership is celebrating its 30th anniversary. The library is hosting an open house from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday. “We invited the public to come in and see how the library has changed over the years,” said Stephanie Weber, ...

Legion 11th and 12 District fall meeting planned Oct. 7

MENOMINEE — The 2017 11th District and 12th District and the fall Upper Peninsula Association of American Legion Posts fall meetings are scheduled Saturday, Oct. 7 at the Menominee Post 146. Service officer school is set for 9:30 a.m. with the 11th District and 12th District meetings at 11 ...

Dear Annie: Family doesn’t visit

Dear Annie: My husband and I are retired. We are in our 70s, and he is in poor health. He has cancer. But the problem I’m writing to you about is that he does not get visits or calls from his family on a regular basis unless he’s in the hospital. They live in the same town as we do. When ...

Art exhibit in Norway

The Jake Menghini Museum of Norway will present its fourth annual Museum Art Exhibit during Leif Erikson Festival weekend, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6 and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 7, This year’s featured artist is the late Robert “Bob” Braspennickx of Norway and ...

Kids learning with fall harvest activities

Fall brings the last of fresh corn on the cob, corn mazes, deer corn, multicolored corn, stalks, and popcorn around camp fires.. Now is a good time to help young children learn about this common plant and important part of our food supply and history. You’ll need corn in the husk, corn ...

Daughters of Isabella meeting set

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Daughters of Isabella Congress Circle 367 will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, at Immaculate Conception Faith Formation Center in Iron Mountain. Dorothy Schinderle will serve as hostess. Guests are welcome. The Circle met Sept. 7 with Regent Barbara Bedard welcoming ...

Museum Holiday, Antique and Craft Sale set

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Friends of the Museum will host the 14 annual Holiday Antique, Craft and Gift Show on Saturday, Oct. 21, at the American Legion Hall in Iron Mountain. The show runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is $1, which entitles each person to a chance at a free drawing for $50. ...

Unitaskers that are worth it

I’ve recently added two new gadgets to my kitchen that famed television chef Alton Brown would not be happy about if he knew. He’d call them “unitaskers,” single-use kitchen gadgets; objects whose only real purpose is to create clutter. I’d argue that while his theory that every ...

Local churches to offer free oil changes

IRON MOUNTAIN — The next area Car Care Clinic is set to take place Saturday. The event is organized and supported by First United Methodist Church, Quinnesec United Methodist Church, Trinity United Methodist Church, Norway Grace United Methodist Church, Abundant Life, Maranatha Assembly of ...

Geology club to gather

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Northwoods Geology Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the lower level of the Florence Natural Resource Center. A rock exchange will take place at this meeting, with many types of rocks and minerals available. There should be something to appeal to all — come ...

Light at the Inn seeks volunteers, additional churches

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Dickinson County area homeless shelter, Light at the Inn, is preparing for the start of its second season. The committee is seeking additional churches and individual volunteers to help with this ministry outreach for the community. The shelter will rotate between ...