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Hints from Heloise — Sounding off about equal pay

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about equal pay for equal work: “Dear Heloise: Yesterday I discovered that a male co-worker was getting considerably more pay than I was for doing the very same job. He’s been with the company less than two years, while I have been here six years. We ...

Our Saviour’s church VBS begins July 22

IRON MOUNTAIN — Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain is planning a Bible school with the theme “Transformed Community, God’s Agent of Change.” Youth will be involved in Bible studies, art and crafts, worship, songs and recreational activities. Lunch is provided. Day camp ...

Antique Tractor annual ride Wednesday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Northwoods Antique Tractor Club on Wednesday, July 17, will conduct its annual tractor ride from the fire hall in Aurora, Wis., to the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain. The club will leave the fire hall at 10 a.m., travel down Carpenter Avenue to H ...

Niagara’s Music in the Park

Soundz of Time — Gino and Jan Saldona — perform swing, smooth jazz, oldies country and more. Gino, born in Italy sings many beautiful Italian songs as well as our own American artists such as Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra and others. They will be performing at Music in the Park at Heights Park ...

Apollo 11 Mission live stream Monday at the library

IRON MOUNTAIN — Upcoming events at the Dickinson County Library include: Monday — Apollo 11 Mission Live Stream, 3 to 4 p.m. at the Dickinson County Library in Iron Mountain. The library will join NASA and STARnet for a live webcast event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the ...

Wedding — Terwilliger, Baca

PALM BEACH, Fla. — Iron Mountain native Wade Patrick Terwilliger and Rico Ricardo Baca, co-owners of Palm Beach Modern Auctions in Florida, were married in an evening ceremony on June 15, 2019, in Palm Beach. Dr. Ann Moody Lewis, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., officiated before a gathering of 50 ...

Mt. Olive Church plans VBS event

Mt. Olive Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain will host its annual Vacation Bible School program from 9 to 11:30 a.m. daily Monday through Friday, July 19. This special program is open to all children of the community, ages 3 to 12, at no cost. This year’s theme is “Miraculous Mission: Jesus ...

CF Library hosts story hour

CRYSTAL FALLS — The Crystal Falls Community Library will host story hour at 11 a.m. Friday at the library. Area children are invited to hear stories and sing songs with Jim Bowlin, campground host at Bewabic State Park.

PEO Chapter AN meets Monday

IRON MOUNTAIN — P.E.O. Chapter AN will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at the home of Arlene Lake. Co-hostess for the evening will be Cheryl Kivisaari. Members are asked to call the hostess if unable to attend.

Telephone employees gather

IRON MOUNTAIN — Former telephone employees will gather at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 5, at Holiday Kitchen Restaurant in Iron Mountain. All formerly employees are invited.

NAMI group meeting set

MARQUETTE — The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette will gather at 7 p.m. Eastern time Thursday, July 18, in the Baraga Place conference room, 129 W. Baraga Ave. in Marquette. NAMI offers free, confidential peer support groups and educational meetings for individuals living ...

Parkinson Society group plans annual summer picnic July 18

KINGSFORD — The Parkinson Society of Dickinson County, a support group for Parkinson’s disease patients, caregivers, family and friends, will host a summer picnic Thursday, July 18, at the First Presbyterian Church, 395 Hamilton Ave. in Kingsford. The meeting will begin at 10 ...

Imagination Factory to host ‘Blast Off’ event on Sunday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Imagination Factory Children’s Museum Capital Campaign “Blast Off” Event will be held from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday at 217 West Hughitt St., Iron Mountain. Featured activities include a complimentary picnic, book drive, surprise program, special gifts and fun ...

Dear Annie: Wanted: real customer service

Dear Annie: Am I the only one who feels that life is too complicated these days and that I feel absolutely powerless when it comes to calling a big company to get service? I am old enough to remember the days when we bought a television, put it in the car, drove home, plugged it in, played with ...

ADRC hosts Dementia Awareness, Education Series

AURORA, Wis. —The Aging and Disability Resource Center of Florence County will offer a five-event series to give the community an opportunity a chance to learn more about dementia and create awareness of this disease. The five events include informational workshops, a movie showing and a ...

Strawberry Social on Sunday

The Northwoods Garden Club will host its annual Strawberry Social fundraiser from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the gazebo at Woodward Avenue and Balsam Street in Kingsford. Fresh strawberry ice cream sundaes will be sold for $3. Complimentary refreshments also will be served. Members of the Golden K ...

In The Flesh to perform

In The Flesh, a Pink Floyd tribute band from Chicago, will rock the Braumart Theatre in Iron Mountain on Saturday. Doors will open at 7 p.m. with the concert at 8 p.m. The band is known to put on the best live Pink Floyd experience in the Midwest. Band members include Paul Willaert, guitar and ...

Dear Annie: Walking down the aisle without drama

Dear Annie: I’m getting married in a few months, and I’m paying for everything myself. My parents are divorced and not on good terms, but I have a good relationship with both of them and want them there. Recently, my mom said she expects me to ask my grandfather (her father) to walk me ...

Hints from Heloise – Pineapple praise

Dear Readers: One of the best foods you can eat is a pineapple. It’s high in vitamin C and contains a healthy amount of vitamin A, beta carotene, thiamine, vitamins B5 and B6, and folate, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. It’s antioxidant-rich, which boosts the body’s ...

‘Gather ‘Round The Campfire’ planned at Quinnesec church

QUINNESEC — Quinnesec United Methodist Church will host “Gather ‘Round The Campfire” events July 26 and Aug. 23. Activities planned include — — Friday, July 26: Special guests will lead the group in songs and stories, and possibly some bluegrass music. — Friday, Aug. 23: Tim ...