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Business After Hours date set
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 2:01 PM

CRYSTAL FALLS—The Iron County Chamber of Commerce is announcing the next Business After Hours (BAH). The BAH will be at the Crystal Theatre on Thursday, Oct. 17 from 5 to 7 p.m. and sponsored by the Crystal Theatre, Crystal Chiropractic and Crystal Waters Resort.

Honoring volunteers
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 2:01 PM

CASPIAN—The annual Christmas Tree Galleria will be held Nov. 9-17 at the Iron County Museum.

Pancake breakfast PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 2:00 PM

IRON RIVER—A pancakes breakfast will be held Oct. 19 at the Iron River Senior Center, 800 4th Ave. Pancakes, sausage, eggs, strawberries/cream and coffee will be served. Adults $5, children 12 and under, $2.50. Serving 8 to 11 a.m. Sponsored by the Iron River Site Council.

Pumpkin time in Iron County PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, October 08, 2013 1:53 PM

Luke and Jeffery Grez, of Crystal Falls, posed for a autumn photo with the Porter School scarecrows during the Market Place’s Pumpkin Fest on Alpha on Oct. 5.

Sand for Normandy Beach PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, October 08, 2013 1:52 PM

Members of Joanie Horst’s fourth grade class at Forest Park Elementary School show a bag of sand that class members are sending to Normandy Beach in France to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day next June. The project is being coordinated by the state Department of Education—sand from all over the state will be scattered on the graves of 419 Michigan soldiers resting at the American Cemetery in Normandy.

Annual Potato Fest set for Oct. 12
Tuesday, October 08, 2013 1:51 PM

MANSFIELD TOWNSHIP --The Mansfield Mini-Mights 4-H Club will be sponsoring the 25th Annual Potato Fest to be held at the Mansfield Township Hall on Saturday, Oct. 12. Dinner will begin at 4:30 p.m. and continue until 6:30 giving everyone a chance to plan dinner around their busy schedules.

Gifts from Santa program begins
Tuesday, October 08, 2013 1:51 PM

IRON COUNTY--The 2013 Gifts from Santa program will begin in October. The Iron County Golden K Club, sponsors of the event, with the able help of the Caspian Progressive Men’s Club and the Crystal Falls Lions Club, will soon kick off the event.

Pups get blessed at St. Mark’s PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, October 01, 2013 2:43 PM

Peggy Padilla, a priest at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Crystal Falls, blesses Bear, a springer-chow mix, during the animal blessing ceremony on Sept. 29. Bear’s owner is Warren Maki. The church has been offering the service to the community since 2004 in support of the Northwoods Animal Shelter. Donations for the shelter were accepted before and after the ceremony.

Youngsters make apple cider PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, October 01, 2013 2:42 PM

As Brett Hookkansen takes his turn at making cider, Tyrone Havens (left) and Dawhite Barnes wait patiently for their turn to crush apples at Stambaugh Elementary on Sept. 27. Every year, the kindergarteners and first graders experience making apple cider as part of the apple harvesting curriculum.

It’s pumpkin time in Alpha
Tuesday, October 01, 2013 2:41 PM

ALPHA—The Porter School Market Place kicks off the autumn season this Saturday with the first of two pumpkin fests.