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Don’t put your feet up

Dear Annie: Every day, I see kids in the front passenger seat with their feet on the dashboard. This is incredibly dangerous. In a low-impact crash that does not signal air bag deployment, this body position has moved the seat belt, assuming it’s being used, off the waist and onto the ...

Estate planning workshop set

FLORENCE, Wis. — Wisconsin Judicare attorneys will return Tuesday to present on Medicaid estate planning for the Aging and Disability Resource Center of Florence County. The workshop will be at two locations: from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Florence Utilities Conference Room in Florence; and from ...

Dear Annie: Doesn’t want to share the title of ‘grandma’

Dear Annie: I’ve been divorced for a long time. My ex-husband, “Joe,” is living with “Sue.” She is the one who broke us up. I don’t care about that part anymore; she can have him. I’m upset because my granddaughter got married recently, and they gave Sue a corsage, too. When I ...

Homecoming royalty

Kingsford High School on Friday crowned the 2019 Homecoming King and Queen, seniors Logan Normand and Anna Murvich, during the halftime show of the varsity football game against Wausau (Wis.) East.

Iron Mountain-Kingsford Kiwanis donates

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Iron Mountain-Kingsford Kiwanis recently donated $250 to the Salvation Army for holiday programming. Salvation Army has their holiday intakes soon. “We are giving them the flexibility to use the money as needed,” said Trisha Peterson. “Kiwanis’ motto is ...

Annual Lee LeBlanc Gallery fundraiser slated for Oct. 19

CASPIAN — The Iron County Historical Museum will host the annual Lee LeBlanc Gallery fundraiser at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, in the museum’s cultural center. This year’s fundraiser will include a dinner catered by Curious Pig restaurant and an art show highlighting local artist Judi ...

Dear Annie: No need to be friends

Dear Annie: My boyfriend broke up with me pretty suddenly and over the phone right after spring semester ended. We haven’t talked over the summer, and now that school started this fall, it’s been pretty awkward. I still have feelings for him and a lot of questions. Since we haven’t talked ...

Iron River Kiwanis serve

Members of the Iron River Kiwanis Club and Key Club, along with Kiwanis friends, are shown serving lunch at one of their annual Iron River fundraising events. From left, in front are Terry and Kaitlyn Spitza, Theresa Barry, Ed and Sylvia Lindwall and Tracey Nelson; in back are Nancy Joyal, Tim ...

Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra to perform Oct. 16 in Menominee

MENOMINEE — The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra will return to Blesch Auditorium in Menominee at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Under the theme Russian Romance, the 60-plus musicians will present an all-Tchaikovsky program. The concert will begin with “Capriccio Italien” which Tchaikovsky ...

Public Square Rosary event Saturday

IRON MOUNTAIN — Public Square Rosary Crusade, with the holy rosary and other prayers, will be performed at noon Saturday at: — At the intersection of County N and U.S. 141 in Niagara, Wis. — In front of the Carmelite monastery on the corner of U.S. 2 and M-95 on Iron Mountain’s north ...

Laona Fall Craft Fair on Oct. 19

LAONA, Wis. — The ninth annual Laona Fall Craft Fair is planned from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Laona High School gymnasium. The event will take place rain or shine. Crafters and vendors will sell various items including home decor, jewelry, furniture, crochet items, garden ...

Post 50 hosts breakfast

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Uren-Cooper-Johnson American Legion Post 50 will host a breakfast from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday at the hall, 916 River Ave. in Iron Mountain. The post will serve an all-you-can-eat breakfast of scrambled eggs, pancakes, French toast, ham, bacon, sausage, potatoes, ...

Pumpkin contest starts Thursday at the library

Dickinson County Library October events include: Today — A Novel Bunch Book Club, 2 p.m., Dickinson County Library-Solomonson Branch in Norway. This month’s book is “Take Me With You” by Catherine Ryan Hyde. Even those who haven’t read the book can still listen in and vote on ...

Neurologist to return for Parkinson Society meeting

KINGSFORD — The Parkinson Society of Dickinson County Area once again will host Dr. Steven Schechter, a neurologist from West Bloomfield, at the support group meeting Thursday, Oct. 17.   Check-in will begin at 10 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church on Hamilton Avenue in Kingsford. ...

Dear Annie: 35-year-old surprise

Dear Annie: We received a shocking message on our answering machine a few days ago. A woman called and identified herself as a possible daughter from an affair 35 years ago. Later, a woman left a message saying she was the mother. I have not been in contact with this woman for 31 ...

Special service on Saturday

IRON MOUNTAIN — Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church will host a special needs service at 4 p.m. Saturday at 1210 S. Kimberly Ave. in Iron Mountain. The group meets informally for a time of music, puppet ministry and message, holy communion is offered, and fellowship. All are welcome to ...

AAUW membership social slated

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Iron Mountain-Kingsford Branch of American Association of University Women will host a membership social from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, at the Chippewa Club in Iron Mountain. The community is invited to this event, which will feature dessert and the opportunity ...

Grief group on Thursday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Community Grief Group will meet from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday in the library of Dickinson County Memorial Hospital. The group offers a warm, caring and confidential environment that can provide support from others who understand. No registration is required and the meeting ...

Post 340 meets on Thursday

HERMANVILLE — The Floriano-Stecker Kelly Post 340 of Hermansville will have its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday in the club rooms in Hermansville.

Second Sunday dance planned

CRYSTAL FALLS — The 35th annual season of the Second Sunday Folk Dance series begins with award-winning sing-songwriter Johnsmith on Sunday in Crystal Falls. The concert starts at 4 p.m. and includes an opening set by White Water and a one-hour concert by special musical guests. The second ...