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WinSome Women retreats set

MACKINAC ISLAND — WinSome Women has announced its back-to-back spring 2019 day-and-a-half retreats planned for May 14-15, May 15-16 and May 16-17 at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island. WinSome is a Christian-based organization with an all-volunteer steering committee, presenting biannual ...

GFWC to meet Friday at club

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Iron Mountain-Kingsford General Federation of Women’s Clubs will meet Friday at Pine Grove Country Club in Iron Mountain. The luncheon will begin at noon. The meal will feature roasted pork, mashed potatoes, green beans almondine and dessert. Cost is $15. The program ...

Transformation Band to perform May 11 at the Braumart Theatre

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Transformation Band is back by popular demand and will perform at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 11, at the historic Braumart Theatre in Iron Mountain. The Transformation Band was created five years ago and is comprised of members of First Presbyterian Church worship team in ...

Retirement dinner set

IRON MOUNTAIN — Iron Mountain Public Schools will host a retirement party for 2019 retirees May 16 at Pine Grove Country Club in Iron Mountain. Any IMPS retiree that would like to attend can send $35 per person to: Shannon Rosenthal, North Elementary School, 900 Fifth St., Iron Mountain, MI ...

PEO Chapter AN to meet Monday

IRON MOUNTAIN — P.E.O. Chapter AN will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, 1210 S. Kimberly Ave. in Iron Mountain. Hostess for the evening will be Betty Soderberg. Co-hostess will be Marsha Wainio. Members are asked to contact the hostess if unable to attend.

Dear Annie: Assessing relationship expectations

Dear Annie: My boyfriend and I have been together for seven years. We have lived together for nearly five years and been engaged for the past three years. We are both in our late 50s. He has never been married and had no children. He has been very successful in his business. I have been ...

Fiber art exhibit in Hancock

HANCOCK — “Technique Magnifique” is an invitational exhibition of fiber art made by local and regional artists through Saturday in the Kerredge Gallery of the Copper Country Community Arts Center, 126 Quincy St. in Hancock. Hannah Smith, intern and graduating senior from Finlandia ...

Church plans sale

Joyce Clement, left, and Debbie Poulson display some of the items that will be available at the First United Methodist Church’s annual sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the church, 106 Fourth St. in Iron Mountain. They also will have a bake sale. Free coffee will be provided. This ...

Dear Annie: Loving from afar

Dear Annie: I had my 14th birthday two weeks before I gave birth to my son. The hardest thing I have ever done was to sign the paper for him to be adopted. The entire time I was pregnant, I tried to think of any way I would be able to keep and raise my son. At 14, I completed my first semester ...

Car club lists events

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Just Cruizin’ Car Club has scheduled a car show meeting for 6 p.m. Monday at the Dickinson County Library in Iron Mountain. All club members are urged to attend, as time is running short to get everything organized. The club plans to have a dinner ride to R Place, ...

Classy Lassies meet Thursday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Classy Lassies will gather at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Mike’s on Main in Norway. Attendees are asked to bring three wrapped items.

Legion Post 340 to meet May 9

HERMANSVILLE — The Floriano-Stecker-Kelly American Legion Post 340 of Hermansville will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 9, at the club rooms.

Lions Club plans breakfast

POWERS — The Powers-Spalding Lions Club will host its pancake, sausage and scrambled egg breakfast and bake sale from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Sunday, May 19, at St. John Neuman Catholic Church in Spalding. The Lions will honor the North Central High School senior class and their advisors with ...

Senior Girls Tea planned for May 9

IRON MOUNTAIN — The 85th annual Senior Girls Tea is planned at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 9, at Pine Grove Country Club in Iron Mountain. The event is hosted by the Iron Mountain-Kingsford General Federation of Women’s Clubs. Senior girls from Iron Mountain and Kingsford high schools receive ...

Day of Prayer event Thursday

IRON RIVER — Grace Covenant Church in Iron River is organizing a prayer walk on the National Day of Prayer at noon Thursday in downtown Iron River. Members, friends and guests of the faith community are invited to participate. The Prayer Walk will begin in the parking lot of the Iron ...

Dinner and Show on Saturday

AMBERG, Wis. — St. Agnes Church of Amberg will host a Dinner and Show on Saturday. Doors open at 4:30 p.m., with dinner at 5:30 p.m. Music will follow at 6 with the River Pride of Sobieski. The family-style broasted chicken dinner will have all the trimmings. Only advanced tickets will ...

IMHS prom

Iron Mountain High School Class of 2020 hosted its “Garden of Lights” Junior Prom on Saturday at Pine Grove Country Club.

Five generations

Five generations of the Dubnick/Jacob/Whittkopf family gathered recently for this special photo. Seated, from left, are mother Ema Whittkopf of Iron Mountain, holding her daughter Miranda Norman; and grandmother Tracy Whittkopf of Kingsford. In back are great-great-grandmother Marlene Dubnick ...

Dear Annie: Furry Foes and Floppy Friends

Dear Annie: My friend Jess and I recently moved into a three-bedroom apartment together. We each have one cat. We knew it would be challenging to integrate the cats at first, but we figured that it wouldn't be too difficult in such a spacious place. Boy were we wrong. Every night is fight night ...

Genealogical society meets Thursday

IRON RIVER — The Iron County Genealogical Society will have its monthly meeting at 1 p.m. Thursday, in the J. Patrick White Conference Room in the West Iron District Library. Pat Turner will present the program, “A Little Part in Preserving the Past.” Cemeteries are the final resting ...