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PEO Chapter AN to gather

IRON MOUNTAIN — P.E.O. Chapter AN will have their next meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, May 6 at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church 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.

Tootsie Roll Drive

Knight Terry Verville presents a Tootsie Roll to Nick Bigari of Bigari Ace Hardware during the 44th annual Tootsie Roll Drive conducted Palm Sunday weekend by the Iron River Knights Of Columbus Council 2300. The drive is planned annually to assist organizations that help individuals with mental ...

Theatre on the Bay announces auditions for ‘Mamma Mia!’

MARINETTE, Wis. — Theatre on the Bay will conduct auditions for “Mamma Mia!” on Saturday and Sunday at the Herbert L. Williams Theatre on the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Marinette Campus. Sophie Sheridan is getting married. But who’s walking her down the aisle? Sophie has no ...

Grandparents Teach, Too — Traveling solo with grandkids, part two

Sandi Poindexter, grandparent and worldwide traveler has more suggestions for traveling solo with a grandchild based on research and personal experience in part two. She suggests to set expectations, reinforced by parents. Beside the basics of where, when, and how, there are the creature ...

Through the Lens Photo Club plans meeting

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Through the Lens Photo Club will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Crystal Lake Senior Center in Iron Mountain. Nina Graff will demonstrate the basics of Photoshop elements. The public is welcome to attend Regular meetings of the club will recess for the summer and ...

Alzheimer’s group gathers on Thursday

IRON MOUNTAIN — A support group for Alzheimer’s caregivers is being offered from 2 to 3 p.m. the first Thursday of each month in the lower level of the Dickinson-Iron Community Services Agency, 1238 Carpenter Ave. in Iron Mountain. Tammy Tomassucci of DICSA Family Ties will oversee the ...

UW-Green Bay Music presents duo pianists

GREEN BAY — University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Music will present “Faculty Recital: Sylvia Hong and Michael Rector, duo pianists” at 3 p.m. Sunday in Fort Howard Hall, Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. UW-Green Bay faculty members Hong and Rector return to the Weidner Center for ...

Telephone retirees to meet

IRON MOUNTAIN — Former telephone employees will meet at 11:30 a.m. Monday, May 6, at Holiday Kitchen restaurant in Iron Mountain. All former telephone employees are welcome.

Day of Prayer event planned

CRIVITZ, Wis. — Northwood’s Apostolic Church will observe the National Day of Prayer at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the John Schaffer Pavilion in Crivitz, Wis. This year’s National Day of Prayer theme is “Love One Another.” The Continental Congress had the first National Day of Prayer ...

Pulmonary group meets

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Pulmonary Support Group will meet at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 9, in the rehab gym on the main level of Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain. Discussions will include — but are not limited to — insurance, transplant questions, home oxygen therapy, ...

Post 2891 fish fry May 10

CRYSTAL FALLS — The Tufts-Rondon Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2891 will host a fish fry fundraiser at 4 p.m. Friday, May 10, at the post, 108 Superior Ave. in Crystal Falls. The menu will include baked cod, fried shrimp, twice-baked mashed potatoes, french fries, coleslaw and bread. ...

Dear Annie: Can’t find the right words

Dear Annie: My boyfriend’s mother was recently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. It’s been really hard on him and his family. I’ve been trying to be there for him as best I can, but it seems like I’m always saying the wrong thing. The other day, he was talking about how difficult it is to ...

Breakfast on Sunday

The Norway-Vulcan Women’s Club will host its annual Lumberjack Breakfast on Sunday at Mike’s On Main in downtown Norway. Breakfast will be served from 8 a.m. to noon. This all-you-can-eat buffet will include pancakes, scrambled eggs, toast, sausage, biscuits with sausage gravy, juice, milk ...

Niagara Prom Court

The 2019 Niagara High School Junior Prom is planned from 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday, May 4, in the Niagara High School gymnasium. Junior class members have chosen “The Roaring ’20s” as the theme for the evening. The colors selected are gold, black and white. Evan Blagec of Sick Productions ...

GFWC hosts ‘Evening in Paris’

The Iron Mountain-Kingsford General Federation of Women’s Clubs hosted its spring fundraiser April 13 at the Chippewa Club. This elegant affair featured a four-course French dinner, including an dessert depicting a French lady’s hat with edible ribbons and flowers, a strolling violinist and ...

GFWC luncheon Friday

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 ...

Make sure you hang up your phone

Dear Annie: Please remind your readers of the importance of turning off a phone after ending a conversation. Recently, I gave an interview over the phone to a small local paper. Clearly, the phone was on speaker as I heard a second person, the editor, whom I have met and whose voice I ...

Mike Prusi to speak at SERA May luncheon

ESCANABA — Mike Prusi will present the priorities of the state government for members of the State Employee Retirees Association noon luncheon May 6 at the Highland Golf Club in Hyde. Now the Upper Peninsula representative for Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, Prusi served in the Michigan House of ...

Youth theater shows in Marquette

MARQUETTE —With three casts that include more than 70 local youth performers, Superior Arts Youth Theater will present their second-annual Play Festival May 3-5 at Northern Michigan University’s Forest Roberts Theatre and Panowski Black Box Theatre. The first production in the festival is ...