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Car Club outing set

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Just Cruizin’ Car Club has planned an ice cream ride Thursday. The group will depart from the Midtown Mall parking lot in Iron Mountain at 6 p.m. and travel to Neu Cup for ice cream. If attending, remember to bring a lawn chair. All area car enthusiasts are invited to ...

Snakes Alive! Wednesday

Build up your snake and reptile knowledge with “Snakes Alive!” at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Norway City Hall and 6 p.m. at the Dickinson County Library in Iron Mountain. “Snakes Alive!” is a national touring program led by herpetologist Tom Kessenich that offers an exciting, hands-on and ...

The Cactus Blossoms bring timeless sound to the modern era

Crystal Falls — The Cactus Blossoms will bring their infectious blend of rock ‘n roll and timeless country to the stage of the historic Crystal Theatre in Crystal Falls at 7 p.m. Friday. Minneapolis-based brother duo Jack Torrey and Page Burkum began making something new out of classic ...

Breaking a cardinal rule at dinner table

Dear Annie: We have all been told to avoid discussions of politics and religion when dining out with friends, and for many years I found this easy to practice. But lately, it seems that many of my friends insist on talking about politics. Some are in favor of our current president, and some are ...

ToHuBoHu to perform in Norway on Thursday

NORWAY — ToHuBoHu, a group of experienced Upper Peninsula musicians, will appear for the sixth installment of Music In The Park 2017. The free summertime music series will continue at 7 p.m. Thursday at the band shell in downtown Norway. Specializing in blues, jazz and alt-country with ...

Mission Emphasis Week planned at Community Bible Chapel

NORWAY — The week that starts Sunday is Mission Emphasis Week at Community Bible Chapel. “Although Christ’s command to tell the Good News of God’s love and redemption is a command for every Christian, for every day, Community Bible Chapel is planning to challenge our commitment ...

Les Artistes art display and reception announced

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Les Artistes Art Club presents “The View Of The Artist” display at the Florence County Library today through Aug. 15. A public reception will be from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Florence County Library. Refreshments will be served. Les Artistes members ...

Mansfield Pioneer Church summer service Thursday

MANSFIELD — The Mansfield Memories Committee will host its annual summer service at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Mansfield Pioneer Church. The old pump organ will again accompany many favorite hymns and gospel songs. Everyone is invited to join in the singing. The Rev. Ryan Flunker, pastor ...

Hamilton Lakes Association Taste of the Lakes on Saturday

VULCAN — The Hamilton Lakes Association will host its annual Taste of the Lakes picnic starting at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Lake Mary pavilion. This year’s event will include bingo for cash prizes, water balloon toss for prizes, and the annual tug of war between the lakes for the coveted ...

Gwinn Fun Daze slated Saturday

GWINN — Gwinn Fun Daze is planned for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Nordeen Park in Gwinn. The Walk, Run, Roar 5k begins at 10 a.m. Cost is $25 through Friday and $30 day of race. Persons can register at gwinnlionsclub.org/5k The “Oh The Places You Will Go” parade kicks off at 10 ...

Vendors sought for Art in the Garden fundraiser Aug. 19

GOODMAN, Wis. — Vendors are still being sought for the annual Art in the Garden at the home of Lynn and James Stankevich, 105 Main St., Goodman. The event will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 19. To reserve a space at $10 per booth, call 715-336-2077 or 715-548-1366. Vendors should let ...

Dickinson County 4-H Proud Equestrian Program announced

NORWAY — The Dickinson County 4-H Proud Equestrian Program is a therapeutic horseback riding program for youth and young adults ages 5 to 26 in Dickinson County and surrounding areas with disabilities. This year’s program is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 7 to 11 at the Dickinson ...

Younger children especially will love a snorkel bucket

Snorkeling opens up a whole new world of exploration for children. The gear is relatively inexpensive and takes a little practice. Younger children can feel left out, but there is a way for them to see what is happening under water without even getting their face wet. They will feel included in ...

Enchanted Doll Club to meet

EAGLE RIVER, Wis. — The Enchanted Doll Club of the Northwoods will meet at 1 p.m.Thursday, July 27, in the conference room at the Eagle River Airport at 1311 Airport Road in Eagle River. After the business meeting of the doll club, Arlene Vlies of Pelican Lake will present a program ...

Animation program

Get pixilated during this Animation Workshop with Alex Thomas and Friends at 1 p.m. Monday, July 24, at the Dickinson County Library in Iron Mountain. This workshop will demonstrate the pixilation animation technique, which transforms still photos into an animated video. Those in sixth grade ...

Dear Annie: When to divulge mental illness

Dear Annie: It’s no secret that there is a stigma when it comes to mental health in today’s society. I’ve struggled with anxiety and depression for several years now, and I’m fortunate to have it “under control,” so to speak, thanks to therapy and medication. I like to think that I ...

UW-Marinette to offer parenting classes

Marinette, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin–Marinette Continuing Education Department will offer evening classes beginning Aug. 2 for those interested in learning effective parenting skills. This parenting course offers targeted teaching by age groups with lessons on how to raise ...

Strings on the Bay concert set

ESCANABA — Strings on the Bay at Bay College continues with its second of three concerts at 7:30 p.m. Eastern time Tuesday at the Besse Center Theater at Bay College. Joining Paul Lundin, violinist and director of the concert series, will be two familiar faces to the Besse stage. Violinist ...

Niagara classes plan gathering

NIAGARA, Wis. — The Nifty ‘50s and ‘60s of Niagara High School will gather for lunch at noon Wednesday at the Niagara Senior Center. Reservations need to be made no later than noon Tuesday by calling the senior center at 715-251-1603. All graduates of Niagara High School are welcome ...