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Community strength training program offered

AURORA, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Extension Florence County, Florence County Aging and Disability Resource Center, and the Florence County Health Department will offer the Strong Bodies Program of exercises for middle-aged and older adults. The 10-week program will meet on Mondays ...

Concert Thursday

The Keepers of Faith will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday at First Covenant Church in Iron Mountain. The group is made up of five vocalists who love to serve God with their talents of singing. They consists of Lima Taito, Agaese Taito, Faalai Taito, Zephanaiah Taito, and Peter Wainaina. Keepers of ...

Dear Annie: Bed-training twins

Dear Annie: We are grandparents who have adopted our twin 9-year-old grandchildren, a boy and a girl. They have lived with us permanently since they were 2 years old. They have separate bedrooms upstairs but have always slept together. The past year, they have chosen to sleep on the main floor ...

Rizzo to speak at Bay West LIFE meeting

IRON MOUNTAIN — Joe Rizzo, Public Relations Manager at Dickinson County Hospital will present “For The Community We Love” at the Bay West LIFE meeting at 10 a.m. Thursday at Bay West Campus in Iron Mountain. Born in Brooklyn, Rizzo and his wife, the former Heidi Elliott of Kingsford, ...

Grandparents Teach, Too: Kids making healthier choices

Vacation meal and snack times provide a time to encourage healthy habits and conversation. When wise snacking is added to three nutritious meals a day, adults can achieve the total recommended daily guidelines for healthy American children. Otherwise, the government guidelines can be a ...

Free workshop at LifeFit BrainFit on Wednesday

IRON MOUNTAIN — LifeFit BrainFit is offering a free workshop on the benefits of the interactive metronome and whole-food nutrition that will start at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday in the conference room at 818 Pyle Drive in Kingsford. The schedule is: — 9:15 to 10 a.m., anxiety and depression. ...

Brain, body workshop Thursday

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Aging and Disability Resource Center of Florence County and Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Wisconsin will host a “Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body: Tips from the Latest Research” workshop from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Florence Natural Resource ...

Steak feed planned

NIAGARA, Wis. — The niagara Knights of Columbus Council No. 2847 will sponsor a steak fry from 4:30 until 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14 at St. Anthony’s Parish Hall. The meal includes an 8 to 10 ounce tenderloin, baked potato, salad and dessert, beer, soda, and coffee will be ...

Nerf Games set for Tuesday

IRON MOUNTAIN — Nerf Mobile Games will take place at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Dickinson County Library in Iron Mountain. Joel Tacey will oversee Nerf games such as “ Capture the Flag,” “Eliminator,” and “Zombies vs. Humans” to test the physical and mental skills of ...

Senior news — When it comes to health care sometimes bigger isn’t better

IRON MOUNTAIN — The need for quality healthcare does not wait for our retirement years, but it does increase as we age. And the importance of easily accessible healthcare increases as well because travel becomes more difficult when we get older. I mention this because it is really important ...

Dear Annie: Stay or follow

Dear Annie: My boyfriend and I are coming up on our sixth anniversary. A few years ago, his mother was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. His parents live on the opposite side of the country from us. Their eldest son lives near them and can help them out. However, my boyfriend doesn’t think ...

Local author reading, book signing in Crystal Falls

Crystal Falls — The Crystal Falls Community Library invites the public to meet local author James M. Jackson at 6 p.m. Thursday. Jackson has written short stories, a novella, non-fiction, and is most widely-known for his “Seamus McCree” mystery series, which he describes as “north of ...

Foxy Loxy Red Hats meet

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Foxy Loxy Red Hats will meet at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21 at the Wild Horse Saloon in Iron Mountain. All Red Hatters are welcome.

PEO Chapter AN picnic set

IRON MOUNTAIN — P.E.O. Chapter AN will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday for their annual picnic fundraiser. Hostess for the evening will be Jana Underwood. The ways and means committee will serve as co-hostess. Anyone wanting to car pool should meet at 4:45 p.m. at the North Junction in Iron ...

Scarite presented with diocesan award

SAN BERNADINO, Calif. — Joe Scarite, a native of Alpha, was recently presented with the Our Lady of Guadalupe Award at the annual Diocesan Awards Ceremony in San Bernadino, Calif. As a member of St. Frances X. Cabrini in Yucaipa, Calif. He was presented the honor for his exemplary generosity, ...

Shaltz speaks at Golden K meeting

IRON MOUNTAIN — They — being professionals who have studied this sort of behavior — have said, a culture needs a structured, organized rather routine schedule, to maintain composure, stay focus on important issues and be prepared for changes. This however, doesn’t apply to seniors — ...

Dear Annie: Building mail thief

Dear Annie: I live in a large apartment building in a very safe part of town. It’s an older building, and all of the mail for the complex is in one room. Large packages are placed by the mailbox in that room rather than brought up the four flights of stairs. A few weeks ago, I purchased a ...

Pie Social on Saturday

CRYSTAL FALLS — The United Methodist Women of Christ United Methodist Church of Crystal Falls are having their annual Pie Social on Saturday from 10 a.m. through 2 p.m. during the Humungus Fungus Fest. There will be a variety of pies available as well as some whole pies. This is their ...

PEO Chapter AN plans picnic fundraiser

IRON MOUNTAIN — P.E.O. Chapter AN will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday for their annual picnic fundraiser. Hostess for the evening will be Jana Underwood. The ways and means committee will serve as co-hostess. Anyone wanting to car pool should meet at 4:45 p.m. at the North Junction in Iron ...

Garden Party Luncheon set for Aug. 15

NORWAY — The Women of St. Mary Catholic Church in Norway will sponsored a Garden Party Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15 at the church hall in Norway. The luncheon will feature a “build your own” salad bar complete with meats, cheese and assorted toppings. Salads of ...