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Foxy Loxy ladies to gather

AURORA, Wis. — The Foxy Loxy ladies will gather at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 18, at the C&R in Aurora.

Car club plans outing Thursday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Just Cruizin’ Car Club has planned a dinner get -together Thursday at the Big 10 Sports Bar and Grill in Quinnesec. Club members and any interested car enthusiasts are to meet at 6 p.m. The club has scheduled a car show meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 24, at ...

ServSafe class starts Tuesday

IRON MOUNTAIN — Michigan State University Extension will offer a ServSafe class to educate food service managers about food safety practices from 9 a.m. to about 5 p.m. Tuesday in the community room of Forward Financial Credit Union, W8159 U.S. 2, Iron Mountain. ServSafe is a food ...

Schell featured at craft show

IRON MOUNTAIN — Crafters and vendors are invited to participate in the annual Spring Antique, Craft and Gift Show sponsored by Friends of the Museum on Saturday, April 4. The event will be 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Uren-Cooper-Johnson American Legion Hall, 916 River Ave. in Iron ...

Bee program on Monday

CRYSTAL FALLS — “The Wonderful World of Bees” will be the focus of Senior Adult Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday at Fortune Lake Lutheran Camp in Crystal Falls. Self-taught beekeeper Bernie Driggs of Sagola will be the featured speaker. “Sometime in the late ‘70s, I wanted to ...

Don’t settle with that service

Dear Annie: I’ve had the same woman, “Veronica,” doing my hair for several years now. She also does my pedicures and massages. I love her shop and all of her co-workers, but I’ve never been very happy with how she cuts and colors my hair. It usually takes a week or more to get my hair ...

Tips for helping angry or unhappy kids relax

When children are angry or out of sorts we need many techniques to calm them down before we can talk together. No matter what it is, the situation begs for calmness. Child psychologist, Angela Pruess’ parentswithconfidence.com is a wonderful site to help. It may depend on whether there is ...

Engaged

Paul And Charlene Linsmeyer of Waucedah announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda, to Derek Protzmann, the son of James and Sandee Protzmann of Iron Mountain. A July 18, 2020, wedding is planned.

Cribbage on Tuesdays

IRON MOUNTAIN — Cribbage is played every Tuesday at the Crystal Lake Senior Center in Iron Mountain. The two-person games begin at 12:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

Dear Annie: Abusive daughter-in-law concerns mom

Dear Annie: I’m a very concerned mother of a 30-year-old son, “Jesse,” who’s in an abusive relationship with his girlfriend “Adriana.” They share a newborn child together. Adriana is divorced. Not long ago, her ex-brother-in-law physically attacked Jesse, because Jesse exposed the ...

St. Urho’s Day celebration planned for March 14

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Finnish American Raja Ryhma group, whose members share an interest in preserving their Finnish heritage and culture, will celebrate their mythical hero, St. Urho, on Saturday, March 14, at the Recreation Lanes Antoine Room in Iron Mountain. Everyone is invited to ...

Beschloss, Goodwin in Green Bay

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Award-winning historian Michael Beschloss and Pulitzer-prize winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin will be at the Weidner Center Cofrin Family Hall at 6 p.m. Monday to participate in an in-depth conversations about politics and history with the University of Wisconsin-Green ...

Strong Bodies community strength training program offered in Florence County

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 free eight-week classes will be ...

Dear Annie: Trying therapy and feeling blocked

Dear Annie: I’ve been seeing a therapist for around five years, and I find myself unsure what to say. My wife first encouraged me to speak with a professional to help me better understand myself and deal with some buried anger. One of my major realizations in therapy has been that I have ...

N-V Women’s Club to meet March 12

NORWAY — The next meeting of the Norway-Vulcan Women’s Club will be 11:30 a.m. Thursday, March 12, at Mike’s on Main in Norway. All area women are invited. The February meeting had special guest Jonathan Ringel, director of Northern Lights YMCA-Dickinson Center. He is a graduate of ...

Program on bees planned Monday

CRYSTAL FALLS — “The Wonderful World of Bees” will be the focus of Senior Adult Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday at Fortune Lake Lutheran Camp in Crystal Falls. Self-taught beekeeper Bernie Driggs of Sagola will be the featured speaker. “Sometime in the late ‘70s, I wanted to ...

Library Prom Dress Swap this weekend

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Dickinson County Library in Iron Mountain has planned its annual Prom Dress Swap this weekend. Local women who plan to attend Zonta’s Give Back Gala (formerly “Mom Prom”) are invited to come from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday to shop for a dress, as Saturday is reserved for ...

Niagara resident shares stories with museum

NIAGARA, Wis. — Frank Sherman, 98, longtime resident of Niagara, recently made a stop by the Niagara Historical Museum for a tour with his daughter, Jane, and son-in-law, Stan Hohol. Sherman shared several stories in a recorded video interview for the museum. He discussed his father’s ...

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 and ...

Norway post breakfast set

NORWAY — American Legion Post 145 in Norway will offer an all-you-can-eat breakfast from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday. They will serve scrambled eggs, pancakes, sausage, hash browns, toast, juice and coffee. Cost is $7 per person, with children younger than 6 eating for free. The post is at ...