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Wedding — Cameron, Tuchowski

QUINNESEC — Caroline Kelly Cameron and Brendan Joseph Tuchowski were united in marriage Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, during a 2 p.m. ceremony at Verso Park along the Menominee River in Quinnesec. They were blessed with a beautiful, sunny 80-degree day. The marriage was officiated by the bride’s ...

NEW Piano Guys to perform Friday

IRON MOUNTAIN — Iron Mountain High School and Middle School Music Boosters will present the N.E.W. Piano Guys at 8 p.m. Friday at the Braumart Theater in Iron Mountain. Two guys, two pianos, and a whole lot of music— Peter Hernet and Dan Raferty promise an interactive, high-energy ...

Dear Annie: Eyes on the clock

Dear Annie: I’ve had my current job for four years. I work at a small company of about 20 employees. My co-worker, “Beth,” has been here about a year longer than me. She joined my department about six months ago. One thing I appreciate about my department is our work-life balance. We care ...

Engaged – Phillips, KangPan

Roland and Debra Phillips of Niagara, Wis., announce the engagement of their daughter, Sheila Leigh Phillips, to Nathan KangPan, son of James Kang and Helen Pan. The couple will be married on Oct. 9, 2020, at Carlowrie Castle in Edinburgh, Scotland. The couple resides in Manhattan, N.Y. Sheila ...

Open mic night Friday in Norway

NORWAY —The Norway open mic and art exhibit is planned for 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the American Legion, 621 Main St. in Norway. Performances are open to all ages — kids and adults and beginners are welcome. Pre-registration can be done online to reserve a spot. There is no admission fee ...

NARFE group meets Tuesday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association will meet for lunch at noon Tuesday at Maple Creek restaurant in Iron Mountain. A meeting will follow the luncheon. All are welcome.

The crime of the 21st century

Financial fraud targeting seniors have become so prevalent that they are now considered “the crime of the 21st century.” Why? Because seniors are thought to have a significant amount of money sitting in their accounts. Financial fraud also often go unreported or can be difficult to ...

Craft fair seeks vendors

PEMBINE, Wis. — The Pembine Senior Class will host the annual Pembine Spring Craft Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 4, at the school. The event is used as a class fundraiser for their senior trip to Florida this spring. The event will have more than 65 vendor spaces available, ...

Hints from Heloise: The formula for cleaning a shower

Dear Readers: Getting the shower stall clean is a necessary job, but is there an easier way to do it? You bet. My homemade cleaning formula is a winner. It’s safe, nontoxic and costs just pennies. Here it is: Mix 1/2 cup vinegar (white or apple cider), 1 pint of rubbing alcohol and 1 ...

Drug and alcohol prevention program March 19 in Aurora

FLORENCE, Wis. —Florence County seventh and eighth grade students, along with their parents or caregivers, will have the opportunity to participate in a drug and alcohol awareness and prevention program on March 19 from noon to 3 p.m. Programming will take place at the Northeast Wisconsin ...

Veterans Corner: Have you joined your local veterans service organization?

Over the last year I have spent many nights and weekends attending veteran service organization meetings and events. The one thing I have noticed during this time period is that it is almost always the same few veterans at these meetings. They are trying to keep these organizations alive. ...

Car club meets on Thursday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Just Cruizin’ car club has planned a dinner get-together for Thursday.  Members and any interested car enthusiasts are asked to meet at 6 p.m. at Pizza Hut in Iron Mountain.

Dear Annie: Only a FaceTime away

Dear Annie: I have never written to a columnist in my 70 years, but “Sad and Somewhat Angry Granny,” whose daughter-in-law wouldn’t allow her kids to open any of the Christmas gifts Granny brought them overseas before Christmas Day, really struck a chord with me. What a wonderful ...

LeRoy celebrates 100th birthday

KINGSFORD — Leo R. LeRoy of Kingsford recently celebrated his 100th birthday. He was honored with a party at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Kingsford, with guests from the local area, Wisconsin, lower Michigan, Minnesota, Kentucky and Florida. He also was treated to a special night out at ...

Dear Annie: Crazy About Boyfriend, or Just Stir Crazy?

Dear Annie: I have been seeing this guy for about eight months now and don't know how to explain what the situation is. He always comes to my house, and we watch TV and do a lot of talking. I feel like I have known him my whole life and am so comfortable with him. My problem is that we never ...

Grief group meets Thursday

IRON MOUNTAIN — As an extension of our community grief groups, OSF Hospice will host a luncheon for bereaved people to gather for informal conversation and support. The group will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Maple Creek Restaurant in the Midtown Mall, 1052 S. Stephenson Ave., ...

Dentistry From The Heart set for Saturday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The John Fornetti Dental Center again will participate in Dentistry From The Heart to provide free dental care for those in need Saturday at 100 S. Stephenson Ave. in Iron Mountain. Drs. John and Dan Fornetti, along with Dr. Nicole Hartwig and their team of employees, ...

Hints from Heloise Dead end for the mail?

Dear Heloise: I wonder how MAIL TO A DECEASED PERSON gets handled by the post office. Does someone have to notify the post office? Do they then stamp all first-class mail "deceased, return to sender," and how long does junk mail keep coming to a dead person? -- G. Lee, Lady Lake, ...

Dear Annie: Adoring audiobooks

Dear Annie: I am in my mid-20s and spend at least two hours a day in the car driving to and from work. I live in Northern Virginia and work in Washington, D.C., and rush-hour traffic here is a nightmare. I was getting so stressed. The situation got so bad that I told my boyfriend that I had ...

Celello to speak at AAUW meeting

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Iron Mountain-Kingsford Branch of American Association of University Women will have its monthly meeting Tuesday, Feb. 25, at Pine Grove Country Club. The social hour begins at 5:30 p.m., with dinner at 6 p.m. The program will begin at 6:45 p.m. and feature author Erin ...