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First ticket sold

Ricki Steigerwald, center, purchases the first ticket to the Iron Mountain-Kingsford General Federation of Women’s Clubs fall fundraiser, Denim & Diamonds, from Jackie Willis, left, and Terry Sovey. The fundraiser starts at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at Pine Grove Country Club in Iron ...

Crystal Falls library hosts author visit, Amnesty Day

CRYSTAL FALLS — The Crystal Falls Community Library at 5 p.m. Saturday will host an author reading and book signing with Tyler R. Tichelaar, a Marquette author most famous for writing The Marquette Trilogy. He will read from his newest novel, “When Teddy Came to Town,” about the 1913 ...

Great Books Club meets on Monday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Dickinson County Great Books Club will have its next discussion at 7 p.m. Monday in the all-purpose room of the Dickinson County Library in Iron Mountain. Monday’s reading will be “Selected Poems,” John Donne from “Great Conversations 2,” the book selection ...

Post 50 hosts breakfast Sunday

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

Dear Annie: Hostile husband needs to stop animal harassment

Dear Annie: I am 28 years old, and recently celebrated my second wedding anniversary. I have been with my husband, Tom, for a total of five years, but due to immigration trials and tribulations, we have only been living together full time for two-and-a-half years (first in the United States and ...

St. Barbara’s Women’s League fall luncheon set

VULCAN — St. Barbara’s Women’s League of Vulcan will host a fall luncheon from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday in the parish hall. The menu includes Italian chicken, pasta, their famous polenta, fresh fall vegetables, salad, Jell-o and a wide variety of homemade pies for ...

Trinity United plans mini fair bazaar Oct. 19

IRON MOUNTAIN — Trinity United Methodist Church will have a mini fair bazaar from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at the church, 898 Carpenter Ave. in Iron Mountain. A variety of items will be for sale, including baked goods, soups, ravioli, nuts, crafts, Rada knives, knits and a ...

Film series continues Thursday at Bay College

ESCANABA — The next film in the Bay Film Series at Bay College will be “The Souvenir” at 7 p.m. Eastern time Thursday in Bay College’s Besse Center Theater in Escanaba. Director Joanna Hogg’s drama follows a young film student who gets drawn into a turbulent romance that forces her ...

Homecoming royalty

The Niagara High School student body congratulates Joshua Weber and Jayden Payette on their recent selection as Homecoming king and queen, respectively. Both students are NHS seniors and were crowned during a coronation ceremony at the varsity football game Sept. 27.

A cool treat

Dorothy Lundholm, left, and Elaine Killian enjoy popsicles during a warm day on the porch at Victorian Pines Estates in Iron Mountain.

Crystal Falls Lions Club helps fund community projects

CRYSTAL FALLS — The Crystal Falls Lions Club looks for ways to assist community members and do projects in Iron and north Dickinson counties. They are members of the International Lions Club, which is the largest service organization in the world, and offers an opportunity for everyday ...

Aspirus Iron River sets annual Health Fair for Thursday in IR

IRON RIVER — Aspirus Iron River Hospital and Clinics again is combining with the Dickinson-Iron District Health Department to hold the annual Health Fair and Flu Shot Clinic from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the Windsor Center in Iron River. The health fair will feature live music, a ...

ADRC hosts Medicaid Estate Planning workshop

FLORENCE, Wis. — Wisconsin Judicare attorneys will return Tuesday, Oct. 15, 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 ...

Dear Annie: Motormouth needs to listen to his wife

Dear Annie: My husband loves to talk. He’s known for it. Friends who drive past our house and see him outside usually stop to talk to him, often for an hour at a time. He’s one of those people who’s “never met a stranger.” Many times, I have seen him have long conversations with ...

Grace Presbyterian Church plans Fall Fest

SAGOLA — Grace Presbyterian Church of Sagola will host a Fall Fest from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at R Cabins, on M-95 about 1 mile north of Channing. The event will feature hayrides, games, prizes, music, food and October fun for the whole family. All are welcome.

Stamp Club schedules next meeting for Oct. 15

IRON MOUNTAIN — The monthly meeting of the Northwoods Philatelic Society stamp club is scheduled for at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, in the fellowship room at First Lutheran Church, 1210 S. Stephenson Ave. behind Slumberland Furniture in Iron Mountain. A short business meeting and a brief ...

Foxy Loxy Red Hatters lunch set

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Foxy Loxy Red Hatters will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, at Famers in Iron Mountain. All are welcome.

Some seniors prefer to experience life without a cell phone

My husband and I do not own smart phones. Yes, you read that correctly. We do not own them and we do not miss them. Our two sons believe this makes us totally old school and opposed to learning new things, our grandchildren cannot understand how we can even function in life without them, and ...

Which do you prefer?

Dear Annie: For a long time now, my wife has had a habit of making our server choose what side dishes she is going to have. If there is a choice of wedding soup or creamy chicken and potato or broccoli or peas, my wife will often say to the server, “Surprise me.” I think this puts pressure ...

Hogan and Kranz perform at the Golden K meeting

By JOAN JOUPPI For The Daily News KINGSFORD — The last Monday of September started out to be wet, dreary and rather depressing. The Golden K members taking things in stride turned the day into a bustling get-together. Orice Walters brought the group to attention with the ringing of the ...