Cancellations and closings
— The Island Resort and Casino will be closed until further notice. Management will monitor the coronavirus status to determine how it could affect the golf season.
— The Dickinson Area Golden K Club regular meetings every Monday morning have been cancelled until further notice. That includes no singing and bingo on Wednesdays at area nursing homes.
— Iron Mountain-Kingsford GFWC meeting set for Friday, April 3, has been canceled.
— Friends of the Museum Spring Antique, Craft and Gift Sale scheduled for Saturday, April 4, at the Uren-Cooper-Johnson American Legion Hall in Iron Mountain has been postponed indefinitely.
— Michigan State University Extension meetings that are canceled include a beekeeping workshop Saturday, April 4, at Ewen Trout Creek School and a “Recipes for Forage Success” workshop Monday, April 6 ,in Mass City.
— Chapter AN of the PEO sisterhood meeting Monday, April 6, has been canceled.
— The physical campuses of Bay College are closed but services will be available online, on the phone, or through email as employees work from remote locations. High speed internet via Wi-Fi has been extended to outside parking areas on the Escanaba campus and West campus in Iron Mountain for students in need. To learn about all the services available to students, go to www.baycollege.edu/coronavirus.
— Norway Senior Center will be closed until at least Monday, April 6.
— Martha’s Soup Kitchen, open on Tuesdays at St. Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Kingsford, will be closed until the public schools reopen.
— Lake Antoine Park Partners Board has moved its annual open house to June 3.
— The St. Vincent de Paul store and donation area in Norway will be closed until further notice. The food pantry is open from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday through Thursday.
— The Dickinson County Cancer Unit Loan Closet will be closed until further notice. Also, please do not return or donate equipment and leave it outside of the building.
— The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has closed state park campgrounds, overnight lodging facilities and shelters, effective through at least April 13. State parks and recreation areas will remain open provided all visitors adhere to the requirement for proper social distancing — at least 6 feet between yourself and another person — in all areas of the parks.
— The Michigan Department of Transportation is canceling the spring Adopt-A-Highway pickups scheduled for April 18-26 and May 9-17 across the state. The program is planned to resume with a statewide summer pickup scheduled for July 18-26.
— The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will suspend in-person County Deer Advisory Council meetings and will instead use a call-in format. Meeting dates and times have not changed, and meetings remain open to the public.
— The Niagara Lions spring flower sale has been cancelled. Refunds will be made to those who have already purchased flowers.
— The St. Vincent de Paul thrift store and donation area in Iron Mountain will be closed until further notice. The food pantry is open by appointment between 9 a.m. and noon at 906-779-0749.
— The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has closed to the general public its customer service centers and field offices statewide.
— The American Association of University Women book sale originally set for April 22-25 in Iron Mountain has been canceled.
— American Legion Post 363 of Kingsford has postponed its next meeting to May 6.
— Meetings of the Dickinson County Healthcare pulmonary support group have been postponed until May 14.
— Parkinson Support Group meetings for April and May have been canceled.
— The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is temporarily suspending all public involvement meetings and open houses for design and construction projects.
— The Michigan Department of Transportation will be closing the information lobbies at all Michigan Welcome Centers until further notice.
— All Michigan Secretary of State offices are closed until further notice. Late fees will be waived during this period. Many services will remain available online at Michigan.gov/SOS, although there may be some delays in processing.
— All local Social Security offices will be closed to the public for in-person service. Online services remain available at www.socialsecurity.gov. Local offices will also continue to provide critical services over the phone.
— The 40th annual Norway Spring Classic run/walk set for April 25 has been canceled.
— Northwoods Geology Club will not meet in April.
— The Give Back Gala, formally Mom Prom, sponsored by the Zonta Club of Iron Mountain-Kingsford, has been tentatively rescheduled to Sept. 26 at Pine Grove Country Club.
— The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development cancelled the Food and Ag Housing Town Hall at Bay College in in Escanaba. Individuals interested in offering feedback about housing should take the Housing survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/C2CYPTG.
— National Alliance on Mental Illness Alger Marquette will suspend support groups and educational meetings for the rest of March.
— The Mackinac Bridge Authority will indefinitely suspend its driver assistance program under which employees were available to drive vehicles across the bridge for customers who were uncomfortable doing so themselves.