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Crystal Falls Musicale sets meeting

CRYSTAL FALLS — The Crystal Falls Musicale will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 19. This will be an in-person meeting, both socially distanced and masked, at Christ United Methodist Church in Crystal Falls. April’s meeting will be the first in the past 13 months that will be in-person ...

Post raffling motorcycle

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Uren-Cooper-Johnson American Legion Post 50 in Iron Mountain is raffling a 2020 Royal Enfield Classic 500 motorcycle donated by Michael Pfannes to raise funds for the post. Tickets are $10 and available at the post or at Dina Mia’s Restaurant in Florence, Wis. The ...

Swimming fun

Norway Elementary School fourth-grade students recently took part in swimming lessons in the new pool at the Northern Lights YMCA Dickinson Program Center in Iron Mountain. From left, in back are Damian DeBernardi, Jed Augustine, Kaleb Ruhf, Harlee Plunger, Aubree LaPine, Myah Zeugner and Dylan ...

New edition of ‘Niagara Capital City of Nicknames’ booklet available soon

NIAGARA, Wis. — An updated version of the popular “Niagara Capital City of Nicknames” booklet will go to print shortly. The book has added 177 new nicknames giving a total of more than 500 nicknames, plus 27 new nicknames have been added to the 85 already in the featured section. These ...

Phi Kappa Tau wins statue competition

HOUGHTON — Despite restrictions put into place due to the COVID-19 pandemic, entries in the month-long snow statue competition in the Winter Carnival exceeded last year’s. For the fourth time in the last five years, Phi Kappa Tau is the overall winner of the Michigan Technological ...

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.