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Post 340 meets tonight

HERMANSVILLE — The Floriano-Stecker-Kelly American Legion Post 340 will meet at 6 p.m. today in the club rooms in Hermansville.

Nifty ‘50s, ‘60s plan lunch

NIAGARA, Wis. — The Nifty ‘50s and ‘60s of Niagara High School will meet for lunch at noon Thursday, March 21, at the Niagara Senior Center. Reservations need to be made no later than noon Wednesday by calling the senior center at 715-251-1603. Anyone who graduated from Niagara is ...

Norway museum craft show on Saturday

NORWAY — Members of the Jake Menghini Partners will host their fifth annual spring craft show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Norway Legion Hall, 621 Main St. in Norway. Admission is $1, and children younger than 12 are free. Vendors and crafters participating in this year’s ...

Ann Mindok memorial books on display

IRON MOUNTAIN – The Dickinson County Library of Iron Mountain has announced the establishment of a new memorial fund to remember and honor the life of Ann Mindok, an avid reader who enjoyed books about sewing and crafts, as well as biographies and autobiographies of women. The following ...

Florence, Goodman production slated

FLORENCE, Wis. — Florence and Goodman-Armstrong Creek high schools will present their second dramatic production of the school year, Bryan Starchman’s comedy “Just Another High School Play,” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the Florence High School ...

Diabetes workshop in Iron Mountain

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Diabetes Personal Action Towards Health workshop will resume in Iron Mountain in April. The six-week class will meet from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays beginning April 9 at the Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain. The workshop helps people living with ...

Parkinson Society plans meeting on March 21

KINGSFORD — The Parkinson Society, a support group for Parkinson’s patients, caregivers, family and friends, will meet Thursday, March 21, at First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall on Hamilton Avenue in Kingsford. Social time will start at 10 a.m., followed by general announcements ...

Infant loss group meets Tuesday in Iron Mountain

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the library of Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain. If circumstances develop before the next meeting, contact Kristina Williams at 715-927-2109 or email at roofus918@yahoo.com.

Pancake breakfast for Zion preschool

FELCH TOWNSHIP — A pancake breakfast fundraiser for Zion Community Preschool in Felch is planned from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the North Dickinson School cafeteria. A bake sale will be done as well. A freewill offering will be taken.

IDS retirees meet

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Intermediate School District Early Childhood retirees will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Carlos Cantina.

Cribbage on Saturday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Uren-Cooper-Johnson American Legion Post 50 of Iron Mountain will host a monthly cribbage tournament Saturday, with the games starting at 1 p.m. Cost is $20 a team. Those interested can sign up at the bar.

Trumpet concert on Sunday

FLORENCE, Wis. — Don Shire, internationally known trumpeter and recording artist, will be in concert at 6 p.m. Sunday at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, at 900 Central Ave. in Florence. His music can be heard on many Christian radio stations in the U.S. and around the world. His concert tours ...

GFWC plans ‘Evening in Paris’ formal dinner

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Iron Mountain-Kingsford General Federation of Women’s Clubs will sponsor an “Evening in Paris,” a formal dinner event slated Saturday, April 13, at the Chippewa Club in Iron Mountain. The evening activities will run from 6 to 10 p.m. In keeping with the French ...

Dear Annie: Sister-in-law isn’t much of a family member

Dear Annie: My husband and I have been married for 48 years. We have endured really expensive medical issues over the past several years, and our funds are stretched to the limit. We are both retired but still work about 20 hours a week. We used my retirement money to pay the many medical ...

Pasty sale set

KINGSFORD — The Breen Center in Kingsford will have a pasty sale with pickup between 9 a.m. and noon Saturday. Pasties with or without rutabaga, are $5 each. Orders should be made by calling 906-774-5110. Volunteers are welcome for pasty prep work from 7 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday and 2 to 4 ...

Lenten penance services listed

IRON MOUNTAIN — Lenten penance services for the local area have been announced. Services are: Friday, March 22 — Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Iron Mountain, penance service, 7 p.m. Sunday, March 24 — Guardian Angels Catholic Church in Iron Mountain, penance service, 3:30 ...

Grief is bigger than death, and can affect our everyday lives

IRON MOUNTAIN — The other day I burned a pancake. The other day I let tears stream down my face after forcefully dumping the pancake onto a plate and angrily storming about the kitchen. The other day my husband just stared at me in silence, in complete and utter helplessness of not knowing ...

Free community meal Sunday

NORWAY — Grace United Methodist Church of Norway will host a free community meal from 5 to 6 p.m. Sunday in the church hall. The menu will be ham, potatoes, carrots, cabbage, and dessert and beverages. Corned beef is available if requested. There is no cost for dinner, but a donation ...

St. Urho’s Day celebration Saturday

IRON MOUNTAIN — There will be an abundance of purple and green at the Finnish American Raja Ryhma group’s 2019 St. Urho’s Day dinner on Saturday. The celebration will begin with a meet-and-greet from noon to 1 p.m. at Recreation Lanes Antoine Room in Iron Mountain, with a catered meal ...

Luncheon set

VULCAN — Members of St. Barbara’s Women’s League in Vulcan invite the public to their annual spring luncheon from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday in the parish hall. The menu includes hot turkey and dressing sandwiches, potatoes, polenta, gnocchi, sauerkraut, baked beans, salads and ...