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Care package donation

Dr. Jason Hall and the staff at Hall Orthodontics once again participated in the candy buyback program after Halloween. A total of 168 pounds was collected and donated to the LCpl. Eric A. Palmisano Care Package Project for the troops.

Prohibition Era presentation set

Menominee Range Historical Museum “The Prohibition Era on the Eastern Menominee Iron Range — Part 3,” the conclusion of the PowerPoint series, will be presented by Bill Cummings at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Dickinson County Library. The program is free and open to the public. Edward G. ...

Dear Annie: Rebuilding after betrayal

Dear Annie: I read “Dear Annie” now, just as I read “Ask Ann Landers” and “Dear Abby” starting in the 1950s. I hope you can give me some advice. My husband, “Fred,” and I have been married for 58 years. We met when we were both working in Washington, D.C. We were 18 years old. ...

Hints From Heloise: A month of calendars

Dear Heloise: I've been getting a lot of 2020 WALL CALENDARS from nonprofits that I can't use. It seems a shame to throw them out -- I'd rather give them away. Do you know who could use them? -- Carol B., Westminster, Calif. Carol, yes, 'tis the season for calendars, and many of the pictures ...

Blood drive Wednesday in Norway

NORWAY — Norway High School will host a blood drive from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday in the high school gym. Those able to donate are encouraged to stop in or make an appointment by calling the high school office at 906-563-9542. Breakfast and lunch will be provided for donors. Adults and ...

Genealogical society meets

The Dickinson County Genealogical Society will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday in the local history and genealogy room of the Dickinson County Library in Iron Mountain. The final edition of “Dickinson Diggings” for 2019 will be distributed. Society President Bill Cummings will present a program on ...

Love Lights Tree Lighting event set

IRON MOUNTAIN — Connie Bartholomew will be celebrated at this year’s annual Love Lights Tree Lighting Ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9 at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital. Family and friends of Bartholomew will welcome guests, offer a short memorial address and serve as official tree ...

No November meeting for geology club

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Northwoods Geology Club will not meet in November due to the Thanksgiving holiday. A club Christmas party has been set for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, in the lower level of the Florence Natural Resource Center. Those planning to attend are asked to consider bringing a ...

Doll club to meet

The Enchanted Doll Club of the Northwoods will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday in the Eagle Room of the Walter E. Olson Library in Eagle River, Wis. The meeting will begin with a program on the Gotz Company by Sally Young of Arbor Vitae, Wis. The Gotz Company is a German dollmaking company that has ...

Dear Annie: Career concerns are overwhelming for student

Dear Annie: I’m in my last year of a pre-university study program and need to choose a university program in a couple of months. The problem is that I haven’t the slightest idea of what I want to do. This decision is going to affect the rest of my life, and I feel incredibly unprepared. Of ...

Gaming night planned at Bay College

ESCANABA — Bay College student organizations Gaming Galaxy and Campus Activities Board will host Game Night from 6 to 9 p.m. Eastern time Thursday in Cafe Bay on the Escanaba Bay College campus. Game Night will feature a multitude of video game systems, from the Atari 2600 through the ...

Blood drive Wednesday

NORWAY — Norway High School will sponsor a blood drive from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday in the high school gym. Anyone able to donate is encouraged to stop in or make an appointment by calling the high school office at 906-563-9542. Breakfast and lunch will be provided for donors. A ...

Faithorn church plans event

FAITHORN — The United Methodist Church of Faithorn will host its annual Christmas auction and soup luncheon Saturday, Nov. 30, at Faithorn Township Hall. Soup and dessert will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with the auction to begin at 1 p.m. The auction will include all new Christmas ...

Zonta Club selling Koeze Nuts

IRON MOUNTAIN —Members of the Iron Mountain-Kingsford Area Zonta Club have their annual fundraising Koeze Nuts available at Nic’s Boutique in Iron Mountain and the Ultimate Bride shop in Norway. The majority of Zonta’s proceeds from the sales go toward local community projects and ...

Theatre on the Bay’s ‘Reckless’ times listed

Green Bay, Wis. — “Reckless” will be presented on the Nancy Gehrke Stage in the Herbert L. Williams Theatre at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Marinette Campus, 750 W. Bay Shore St. in Marinette. Performances are today and Sunday and Nov. 22-24, with Friday and Saturday curtains ...

Just Cruisin’ Car Club dinner on Thursday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Just Cruizin’ car club has planned a dinner get-together for Thursday. They will meet at 5:30 p.m. at Bartoletti’s. Reservations can be made by contacting Dianne Castelaz-Chiapusio at mrhmuseum@gmail.com or calling 906-563-8029 by Monday.

AAUW meets Tuesday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Iron Mountain-Kingsford American Association of University Women fundraiser is planned from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Solberg’s Greenleaf Sports Bar and Grill in Iron Mountain. Fifteen percent of all sales of food and drink at this time will be donated to the Iron ...

Dickinson dog owners reminded to purchase licenses

IRON MOUNTAIN — Dickinson County dog licenses for 2020 are now being sold, said Lorna Carey, county treasurer. Licenses are $10 each and can be purchased at the treasurer’s office in the Dickinson County Courthouse. “A dog license tells everyone that your dog is not a stray and ...

‘Black Cow’ event

The Iron River Knights of Columbus Council 2300 recently hosted its quarterly Black Cow event at the Oscar G. Johnson Veterans Administration Medical Center in Iron Mountain. Members served root beer floats, Black Cows and sundaes to the veteran residents, their guests and staff. From ...

Unable to forgive and forget in grief

Dear Annie: My daughter recently passed from complications of myasthenia gravis. She died unexpectedly one evening after she stopped breathing during an MG crisis. Myasthenia gravis is a chronic autoimmune neuromuscular disease that causes weakness in the skeletal muscles, which are responsible ...