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Crystal Falls Musicale seeking new members

CRYSTAL FALLS — The Crystal Falls Musicale has been promoting the appreciation of music in the schools and community for 90 years. Established in 1930, the non-profit women’s group raises funds to provide scholarships for students at Forest Park Schools to attend the Iron County Band ...

Beekeepers group to meet

AURORA, Wis. — Northwoods Beekeepers will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the ball park pavilion in Aurora. This meeting will focus on swarm control. This is an informal group open to anyone interested in beekeeping. For more information, contact borderlandbeeks@gmail.com.

Movies return to Antoine

IRON MOUNTAIN — The free Movies in the Park are returning to Lake Antoine. The first movie is “Back to the Future II” and will be shown tonight at 8:30 p.m. Movies will be shown in front of the bandshell in the center of the park. There are some benches available, and viewers are ...

DCH Pulmonary Support Group plans July meeting at City Park

IRON MOUNTAIN — A Pulmonary Support Group has been established for anyone with a chronic lung disease, on oxygen therapy, waiting for or has received a lung transplant, and their caregivers. The next meeting is planned from 3 to 4 p.m. Thursday, July 9, at Iron Mountain City Park; use the ...

Retirement gift

The Crystal Falls Musicale presented Forest Park Schools’ retiring music teacher Norm Vanaman with a gift of a diorama of his cottage. The gift was made by Crystal Falls resident Linda Stoor. In front is Beverly Broad, the group’s treasurer. In back, from left, are Chris Perry, ...

Golden K to give kids refurbished fishing poles

I received a call from Dr. Paul Jacobs regarding a fishing pole project Golden K started months ago with the idea that upon completion fishing poles would be handed out free to children this summer. Earlier this year, several people donated fishing poles they no longer used. Duane Barnard ...

Post 50 bingo resumes

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Uren-Cooper-Johnson American Legion Post 50 announces they are reopening their weekly Tuesday night bingo this coming Tuesday. Due to the restrictions they do have some new rules that they will be doing. Due to the social distance, they are limited to 64 people as of ...

Oratch featured at Cities Wide Art for All

NIAGARA, Wis. — Jessica Oratch will be part of the Cities Wide Art for All event Oratch is the Art for All scholarship winner for 2020. She is a recent graduate of Niagara High School who typically paints in an abstract style. She uses palette knives to create thick, colorful strokes on ...

Northwoods Geology Club meets June 24

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Northwoods Geology Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 24, in the lower level of the Florence Natural Resource Center; follow the Division of Motor Vehicles signs to the parking lot. Upcoming events will be an item for discussion. Also, kyanite specimens that ...

Breen Center Thrift Store reopens

KINGSFORD — The Breen Center Thrift Store has reopened. The store will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Donations are welcome.

Geology club plans meeting

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Northwoods Geology Club will begin meeting again at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the lower level of the Florence Natural Resource Center in Florence. Upcoming events will be discussed. Kyanite specimens collected by members on a recent field trip also will be available to be ...

Antoine work bee Saturday

IRON MOUNTAIN — Lake Antoine Park Partners will host a work bee for individual or group volunteers on Saturday from 8 to 11 a.m. Please bring your own rake and gloves if you can. Weed diggers might also be handy. Water and snacks will be provided. Meet at the kiosk near the bandshell ...

Sons of Union Veterans plan bimonthly meeting online

ESCANABA — Camp 266 of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War will have its bimonthly meeting via Zoom at 10 a.m. Eastern time Saturday. The primary agenda item is the Civil War display in the new Upper Peninsula Veterans Museum in Escanaba. The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War ...

Florence Athletic Booster Club awards scholarships

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Florence Athletic Booster Club is proud to announce its 2020 scholarship recipients. Due to the unusual circumstances of the COVID-19 situation and the number of very qualified applicants, the panel chose three award winners: Jenna Springer, Kendralee Milan, and Kaden ...

Virtual duck race planned

NIAGARA, Wis. — The sixth annual Niagara Knights of Columbus Jeff Champeau Memorial Virtual Duck Race will be Saturday, July 25. As the Knights are concerned with everyone’s health and safety due to COVID-19, and possible related issues involved, the Knights will conduct a virtual ...

Tour de Dickinson event canceled

IRON MOUNTAIN —Dickinson Trail Network has canceled the August 2020 Tour de Dickinson, due to the coronavirus epidemic. The bicycle ride is held in conjunction with downtown Iron Mountain’s Italian Fest, which has also been canceled, noted Bob Werner, Dickinson Trail Network vice ...

Food permit reminder issued

KINGSFORD — In accordance with Michigan’s Food Law of 2000, a temporary food permit is required for all food service events serving potentially hazardous food products. Food service event means an operation that prepares, serves or otherwise provides food for human consumption. A ...

Horse show season canceled

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Tri-County Horse Association show season for 2020 has been canceled, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with plans to resume in 2021. “We want everyone to be safe and stay healthy,” said Kim Mattison, TCHA secretary. “We look forward to seeing everyone again in ...

Chorus season on hold

IRON MOUNTAIN —Dickinson County Community Chorus leaders will continue to monitor the coronavirus before reaching a decision on the summer season. “Things are up in the air regarding our summer concert,” said chorus conductor Crystal Hogan. “ I’m not writing it off yet, but we ...

UP Publishers, Authors Association announces first UP Notable Books list

MARQUETTE — the Upper Peninsula Publishers & Authors Association announces the first U.P. Notable Books List. UPPAA Publications Chair Mikel Classen of Sault Ste. Marie initiated the effort as a response to the lack of representation of U.P. writers in other Michigan state literary ...