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Clubs

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 ...

Fila speaks at Norway-Vulcan Women’s Club meeting in March

NORWAY — The Norway-Vulcan Women’s Club has canceled its April meeting due to the current health concerns. They also have postponed the pancake breakfast and senior tea, with dates to be announced. The N-V Women’s Club met March 12 at Mike’s on Main in Norway, with the topic of ...

Pulmonary Group meeting postponed until May

IRON MOUNTAIN — A Pulmonary Support Group has been established for anyone with a chronic lung disease, on oxygen therapy, who is waiting for or has received a lung transplant, and caregivers. In order to keep patients and staff safe and healthy, April’s monthly meeting has been canceled. ...

Historic Wabeno Art Challenge applications due April 30

WABENO, Wis — Even during this COVID-19 outbreak, artists can work at home and still participate in the first Historic Wabeno Art Challenge. The April 30 deadline is approaching and artists have about six weeks to submit their artwork plans. The Historic Wabeno Art Challenge is open to ...

Historic Wabeno Art Challenge applications due April 30

WABENO, Wis. — The Friends of Wabeno, a Forest County community development nonprofit, invites area artists to the first Historic Wabeno Art Challenge. The Historic Wabeno Art Challenge is open to anyone who would like to create an original piece of artwork showcasing Wabeno’s history ...

Two installed into Niagara National Honor Society

Two Niagara High School students have been chosen for membership in the Niagara, Wis., chapter of the National Honor Society. To be considered for membership, students must maintain at least a 3.25 grade-point average and be a junior or senior. Faculty members rank each student in terms of ...

Spring flower sale cancelled

Niagara, Wis. — Due to the current coronavirus pandemic, the Niagara Lions Club are sorry to announce the spring flower sale has been cancelled. Refunds will be made to those in the community who already purchased flowers. The Lions regret the cancellation and apologize for any ...

Gala postponed

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Zonta Club of Iron Mountain-Kingsford has postponed its Give Back Gala, formerly Mom Prom, scheduled for April 4 at Pine Grove Country Club in Iron Mountain. The gala has been tentatively rescheduled to Sept. 26 at Pine Grove Country Club. Those interested should look ...

Free meals to continue on a ‘drive through’ basis

KINGSFORD — The First Presbyterian Church of Kingsford will continue to provide free meals to the community as they have done every Monday for the past 17 years. Meals will be prepared, packaged and delivered on a “drive through” basis from 5 to 5:30 p.m. each Monday, starting today, ...

Niagara women’s club donation

In recognition of the Niagara girls basketball season, the Niagara Women’s Civic Club donated $120 to help defray tournament expenses. From left, in front are Josie Lock, Abby Wells and Morgan Borchardt; in the middle row are Alyssa Cretton, Noelle Champagne, Bailey Pearson and Haley Allard; ...

Scouts offer at-home character-building program for children and families

IRON MOUNTAIN — As a service to the community, the Bay-Lakes Council, Boy Scouts of America invites the public to take advantage of at-home character-building program ideas and resources for children, and their families. Their objective is to offer activities and programs while so many are ...

Niagara beautification project presented at Golden K meeting

By JOAN JOUPPI For The Daily News KINGSFORD — What does it take to beautify a city? The Home is Where The Heart Is committee plans to find out. This Niagara, Wis. group is looking into sprucing up the main street. While the highway upgrades are being made, including new curbing and ...

Take-out fish fry set

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Uren-Cooper-Johnson American Legion Post 50 will have take-out fish fries from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday. They will offer smelt, fries and coleslaw basket and a shrimp, fries and coleslaw basket, both for $8. To place an order, call 906-774-5797 or 616-881-6694.