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Clubs

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 ...

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 ...