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Zonta Club accepting scholarship applications

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Zonta Club of Iron Mountain-Kingsford is still accepting applications for the $1,500 Nora Flemington Adult Educational Scholarship. Completed applications must be received by June 30. The scholarship is for adult women who want further education for re-entry into the ...

ISD retirees to meet Monday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Intermediate School District Early Childhood retirees will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Spiro’s in Iron Mountain.

Foxy Loxy Red Hatters gather

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Foxy Loxy Red Hatters will gather for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 19, at 151 Thai Bistro, 607 S. Stephenson Ave. in Iron Mountain. All are welcome to attend.

Concert dates announced

ESCANABA — Strings on the Bay, Bay de Noc Community College’s summer chamber music series, has announced its concert dates. All concerts start at 7:30 p.m. Eastern time at the Besse Center Theater at Bay College, 2001 N. Lincoln Road, Escanaba. The series will begin Tuesday, June 25, ...

Borderland artists in exhibit

Borderland Artists have prepared a collaborative exhibit with the Marquette Poets Circle that will be open to the public through July 26 in the Huron Mountain Club Gallery of the Peter White Library in Marquette. Artists and poets were challenged with the theme of “music that inspires us.”

Dear Annie: Scammers target the elderly

Dear Annie: My 81-year-old mom and I live together. I work 52 hours a week, so she is home alone a lot. She does get picked up by friends a few times a week to play bingo. But something serious has happened. A guy started an online chat with her on a “Words with Friends” game. She chatted ...

Finnish group plans annual picnic

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Iron Mountain Finnish American Raja Ryhma organization will host its annual Juhannus Picnic on Saturday at the Iron Mountain City Park. A meet-and-greet will start at noon at the Bradley Maki Pavilion, located near the Deer Park. A picnic lunch will follow at about 12:30 ...

Glenn Miller Orchestra performs in Iron Mountain

RON MOUNTAIN — The Glenn Miller Orchestra swings into Iron Mountain for an 8 p.m. show Friday, June 28, at the Braumart Theatre. “Get ‘In The Mood’ for the Glenn Miller Orchestra,” said Jinx Brew, Braumart executive director. The first Glenn Miller Orchestra did not make it at ...

Grace Covenant Church announces 21st annual Summer Concert Series line-up

IRON RIVER — Three performances featuring local and regional talent are slated for the 21st annual Summer Concert Series at Grace Covenant Church in Iron River. The first concert will be 7 p.m. Sunday, July 7, and features artist features Kim Johnson, a pianist and vocalist based in ...

UP Legion convention

MENOMINEE — The annual Upper Peninsula Association of American Legion Posts Summer Convention will be Friday and Saturday at the American Legion Post 146 in Menominee. The convention registration begins at 1 p.m. Friday at Post 146. Registration fee is $10 per person. Legion meetings are ...

Folk singer at Crystal Falls library

CRYSTAL FALLS — Troy Graham, a folk singer and songwriter, will perform from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, at the Crystal Falls Library Pocket Park, 237 Superior Ave. The Crystal Falls Community Library hosts the free event. All are welcome to attend.

Upper Peninsula lawmakers conduct photo contests

IRON MOUNTAIN — State Rep. Beau LaFave, R-Iron Mountain, will host a photo contest for residents of Dickinson, Menominee and Delta counties. The theme for the photo contest is summer in the U.P. Three winners will be selected by LaFave, and the winning photos will be displayed in his ...

Wedding – Rule, Smith

MARQUETTE — Jacqueline Rule and Nicholas Smith exchanged marriage vows on Aug. 14, 2018, in an intimate ceremony on the shore of Lake Huron near Alpena in Lower Michigan. The bride is the daughter of William Scott and Mary Rule of Marquette. The groom is the son of Dr. Donald and Beverly ...

Casa Loma display

The Menominee Range Historical Foundation’s three museums now are open for the season. The special exhibit of the Casa Loma Restaurant is now on display at the Menominee Range Historical Museum, 300 E. Ludington St. in downtown Iron Mountain. The Casa Loma restaurant opened in 1941 at the ...

PEO Chapter AN meets

IRON MOUNTAIN — The P.E.O. Chapter AN will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at the home of Lorraine Siler. Co-hostess for the evening will be Susie Simeoni. Members are to meet at 5:15 p.m. at North Junction to carpool. Those unable to attend are asked to contact the hostess.

Stamp club schedules meeting June 18

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Northwoods Philatelic Society stamp club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, in the Fellowship Room at First Lutheran Church, 1210 S. Stephenson Ave. behind Slumberland Furniture in Iron Mountain. It will include a short business meeting and educational program, then ...

Dear Annie: Taming fearful thoughts

Dear Annie: My wife and I have three perfect grandchildren, ages 1, 5 and 7. We love watching them at least one day a week. Their parents are caring and careful. But occasionally when I am just about to fall asleep, I have “waking dreams” that the most horrible things happen to the kids. ...

Out to Lunch, Music in the Park performances slated

IRON MOUNTAIN — Safe Sax, now known as Michael Prusinsky and Friends, from Port Washington, Wis., will kick off this season of Out to Lunch and Music in the Park on Thursday. While Michael Prusinsky and Friends still have some familiar faces, new ones have been added to the group as well. ...

Father’s Day gathering set

NIAGARA, Wis. — The Nifty ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s of Niagara High School will meet for lunch at noon Wednesday at the Niagara Senior Center. This will be the Father’s Day Dinner. Reservations need to be made no later than noon Tuesday by calling the senior center at 715-251-1603. All ...

Car club meets Thursday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Just Cruizin’ Car Club will have a dinner get-together Thursday.  The club will meet at 6 p.m. at Hardee’s in Iron Mountain, instead of the Midtown Mall parking lot. All are welcome to attend. A classic car is not needed, just an interest in them.