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Kiwanis Ski Club to meet today

IRON MOUNTAIN — A special meeting of the Kiwanis Ski Club will be held at 5 p.m. today at the clubhouse. It is very important that all current members attend, club officials said.

DCCT’s ‘Christmas Carol’ is on Vimeo

IRON MOUNTAIN — Dickinson County Community Theatre presents “A Christmas Carol” as a joyful offering for the season to friends and family in Dickinson County. While the pandemic has limited public gatherings, DCCT did a special filming of Dickens’ famous “A Christmas ...

UP Notable Books Book Club created

CRYSTAL FALLS — Give yourself and others the best Christmas gift — reading. Longing to engage with people in meaningful discussions about something other than the 2020 election, COVID-19, the economy, or climate change? The public is invited to join the U.P. Notable Books Book Club. The ...

Niagara Lions 2021 Raffle Calendars now on sale

NIAGARA, Wis. — The Niagara Lions Club is now selling its 2021 Raffle Calendars. The cost is $10 each and only 1,000 will be sold. Winners are drawn for every day except Mondays, with $100 awarded for 13 holidays, $20 for each Saturday and Sunday, and $10 for all Tuesdays through Fridays ...

PEO members honored

P.E.O. Chapter AN has recognized two members for their many years of service. Betty Soderberg, left, has been a member for 60 years and Jan Potter has been a member for 50 years. Chapter AN is one of three P.E.O. Chapters in Iron Mountain. P.E.O. Is a philanthropic educational organization ...

Northwoods Geology Club cancels October meeting

FLORENCE, Wis. — Due to the recent increase in COVID-19 cases, members of the Northwoods Geology Club has decided to cancel the October meeting. As usual, no meeting is scheduled in November due to the Thanksgiving holiday. In addition, the Christmas party that was scheduled for Dec. 2 ...

Lions Clubs in the UP helping children with cancer

MARQUETTE — In September, the Lions Clubs of the Upper Peninsula are expanding their outreach efforts to help families affected by childhood cancer. This month is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. More than 11,000 children in the United States will be diagnosed with cancer in 2020, ...

AAUW plans virtual meeting

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Iron Mountain/Kingsford Branch of American Association of University Women will have its monthly meeting via Zoom from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Members of the community are welcome as well. AAUW branch members and members from the community who RSVP will first hear from ...

Niagara Lions Club to have raffle with golf event Sept. 19

NIAGARA, Wis. — Tickets are on sale for a special raffle in conjunction with the Niagara Lions Club’s four-person Golf Scramble Tournament on Sept. 19. Tickets are $5 each, with only 499 to be sold. The drawing for these prizes will be at the scramble at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 19 at Oak Crest ...

906 SERA to have face-to-face meeting

ESCANABA — The 906 Chapter of State Employee Retirees Association, or 906 SERA, which represents all Michigan state retirees in the Upper Peninsula, will have its first meeting since the COVID-19 regulations in March literally shut down all meetings in the state. In announcing the meeting ...

Steak fry planned for Sept. 19

NIAGARA, Wis. — The Niagara Knights of Columbus Council 2847 will sponsor a steak fry from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, at St. Anthony’s Parish Hall. The meal will consist of an 8 to 10 oz. tenderloin, baked potato, salad and dessert. Beer, soda and coffee will be available. Ticket ...

Local MARSP chapter cancels in-person meetings

IRON MOUNTAIN — To protect member’s health, the local Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel has canceled all fall/winter meetings for the 2020-2021 MARSP year. “We recently polled members who registered email addresses with us to see if there was any interest in having zoom ...

Lions Club awards

Gordon Behnke, left, and Terry Youren of the Niagara Lions Club recently were presented with the prestigious Melvin Jones Awards. Making the presentation was 27-B2 District Governor Amy Quig of Pickerel, Wis. Melvin Jones was the founder of the International Association of Lions Clubs and the ...

Knights donate

The Knights of Columbus in Kingsford recently donated money to the Serra Club, which promotes men and women making religious life a vocation as priests and nuns.

Telephone retirees to meet

IRON MOUNTAIN — The former telephone employees will gather for lunch at 11:20 a.m. Monday, Aug. 3, at Holiday Kitchen in Iron Mountain. All former employees are welcome.

Movies at Antoine tonight, July 25

IRON MOUNTAIN — Lake Antoine Park Partners will be showing two free movies at the park. “Abominable,” an animated adventure film, will be shown tonight at 8:30 p.m. Next up will be “Playing with Fire,” a family comedy about a crew of smoke jumpers, which will be shown at 8:15 ...

Niagara women’s club awards scholarships

NIAGARA, Wis. — The Niagara Women’s Civic Club awarded $500 scholarships to two senior girls and one adult woman returning to school. Elsa Champeau, daughter of Joe and Shanna Champeau, will study human biology at the University of Wisconsin Green Bay, then attend graduate school for ...

UP State Fair schedules livestock expo

ESCANABA — The U.P. State Fair Authority has approved a plan for a livestock expo from Aug. 17-22 at the U.P. State Fairgrounds. The expo is a modified version of the shows and auction that were planned for the 2020 U.P. State Fair, which has been postponed until 2021 due to the COVID-19 ...

Tractor parade called off

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Northwoods Antique Tractor Club has canceled its annual parade to the Oscar G. Johnson V.A. Medical Center in Iron Mountain. The event had been planned for Wednesday, but the VA hopes to reschedule it, said club spokesman Vance Jones. Any questions, contact Jones at ...

Niagara Lions Club awards scholarships

NIAGARA, Wis. — The Niagara Lions Club awarded a total of $2,000 in scholarships to four graduating Niagara High School seniors during the recent virtual commencement program. Those receiving the $500 scholarships were Brady Steinbrecher, the Dwayne and Joyce Smith Memorial Lions ...