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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.

Fortune Lake Fall Fest this Saturday
Tuesday, October 01, 2013 2:41 PM

CRYSTAL FALLS—Area quilters and crafters will be showcased Saturday, Oct. 5 at Fortune Lake Lutheran Camp’s Fall Fest.

Campers carve pumpkins PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 1:18 PM

Pumpkin carving, fun games and other activities made for a great Harvest Fest at Bewabic State Park in Crystal Falls on Sept. 21 and 22. Pumpkin carving for all ages took center stage on Friday night. Zach Celello, Gabe Celello and Alex Jayne work hard on their pumpkin masterpieces as Andrea Celello looks on.

Plans moving ahead for this winter’s IronLine race
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 1:17 PM

IRON RIVER—Plans for this winter’s IronLine sled dog race, scheduled for Jan. 31 and Feb 1 2014, were laid out by race directors Josh and Grace Brindle during a community roll-out event sponsor celebration held Sept. 18 at the Windsor Center.

Annual apple festival and flea market planned
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 1:16 PM

BEECHWOOD—The Beechwood Historical Society and Beechwood Friendly Neighbors are hosting the second annual Apple Festival and Flea Market on the grounds of the Beechwood Hall on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Blessing of Animals service set Sept. 29
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 1:16 PM

CRYSTAL FALLS—The congregation at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church at 809 Crystal Avenue invites pets and their people to a liturgy of the Blessing of Animals.

100+ Women choose recipient
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 12:35 PM

Contemporary Center board members receive a check from Jenn Blank after they were chosen as the recipients of the 100+ Women Who Care of Iron County’s second donation. The funds received will be used for building improvements. Pictured are, from left, Stacy Gasperich, Britt Brozak, Joyce Ziegler, Jen Ketola and Jenn Blank. Board members not photographed: Kari Divine and Kathy Purrenhage.  
By Melanie Bess-Haight
CRYSTAL FALLS— At its regular quarterly meeting on Aug. 21, the 100+ Women of Iron County voted to give their second donation to the Crystal Falls Contemporary Center.