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Attention Deer Hunters – The Lake Superior Sportsman’s Club, Inc is hosting rifle sight-ins prior to the start of the 2021 firearm deer season. Don’t miss that big buck! Come out and sight-in your rifles. There is no charge for this and club members will be available to assist if needed. November 6th & 7th – 11am to 3pm; and November 13th & 14th – `11am to 3pm. Contact Walt Toepfer – 906-885-5334 for more information.

Attention Deer Hunters – The Lake Superior Sportsman’s Club, Inc is hosting rifle sight-ins prior to the start of the 2021 firearm deer season. Don’t miss that big buck! Come out and sight-in your rifles. There is no charge for this and club members will be available to assist if needed. November 6th & 7th – 11am to 3pm; and November 13th & 14th – `11am to 3pm. Contact Walt Toepfer – 906-885-5334 for more information.

The public is invited to the Annual Christmas Craft and Bake Sale on November 13th from 10am to 3pm at the Wakefield VFW, 9084 W. US-2, Wakefield, MI. Lunch, crafts, baked goods, raffle and games for the kids and other products will be available. Anyone wishing to donate baked goods, please drop off at the VFW building by 10am on the 13th. Tables are available on the first come first serve basis and are available for $10 per table.

Ewen-Trout Creek School is hosting our annual Christmas Bazaar – November 20th at 10am to 2pm. Featuring many local crafters (wreaths, soaps, handsewn items, knitted creations, Christmas decor, to name a few), local vendors (children’s books, clothing, skin care) with a soup and sandwich luncheon. Come for a festive time in our community! Spaces still available, $10 each, contact the school with any questions – 906-813-0620.

Virtual Caregiver Support Group – Second Tuesday of each month, 2-3:30pm EST. Registration Required! To register, call (906) 217-3019 or email: caregivers@upcap.org. A computer, tablet, or smartphone with internet connection and email address is needed to participate. The Caregiver Support Group is intended specifically for Upper Peninsula family caregivers, who often feel lonely, stressed, and overwhelmed with their role as a caregiver. The support group provides a place for caregivers to share feelings, get social support, learn from others, discuss caregiving skills, learn about local resources, and talk confidentially with other family caregivers. The group is facilitated by a moderator and meets virtually on the second Tuesday of each month from 2:00 – 3:30 pm EST.

The UP Regional Blood Center is currently experiencing a CRITICAL NEED FOR ALL BLOOD TYPES. The UP Regional Blood Center has collection sites in Marquette, Hancock, Escanaba, and Iron Mountain and is the primary supplier of blood to 13 UP hospitals. Please visit our Facebook page at UPRBC906 or website at http://www.mgh.org/blood for center details and blood drive locations. For hours and scheduling please call Marquette at 906-449-1450, Hancock at 906-483-1392. Iron Mountain at 906-774-1012 and Escanaba at 906-786-8420. Donate Local. Keep your blood in the U.P. donate with the U.P. Regional Blood Center.

Ontonagon County Plat books are on sale for $30.00.  Checks should be made out to Ontonagon County 4-H.  Plat books can be purchased at the MSU Extension office at the Ontonagon County Courthouse, Ontonagon Herald, Citizens State Bank, Settler’s Co-op, Settler’s Federal Credit Union, and the Gogebic Range Bank (Ewen and Bergland). 

Help Support the Adventure Mountain Lions and Greenland Ski Hill.   Buy your raffle tickets to support the Greenland Ski Hill.  The drawing will be on December 13, 2021 – 1st place – 42″ Cub Cadet Riding Lawn Mower; 2nd place – 24″ Ariens Snowblower; 3rd Place – Your choice of a Leaf Blower or Echo Weed Trimmer.  Tickets are $3 each, 2 for $5 or 5 for $10.  Contact Dave Guilbault at 883-3184 or Rick Saari at 883-3611 or Stop in at Pat’s Motorsports in Greenland Or at the Studio of WUPY in downtown Ontonagon

MSU Extension Healthy Lifestyle Choices: Tai Chi, Mindfulness and Nutrition Online. Are you thinking about making a resolution to take charge of your health and learn ways to grow stronger physically and mentally in 2022? If so, MSU Extension Health Lifestyle: Tai Chi, Mindfulness, and Nutrition is a chance for you to act on those resolutions. the first part of the program is using tai chi to build physical strength/flexibility, and to become balanced physically and mentally. The tai chi series of movements, Tai Chi for Fall prevention is a proven and enriched program of warm up exercises and movement sequences in an innovative teaching format. In 1996, Dr. Lam with a team of medical and Tai Chi experts created this safe and easy to learn program for all ages. The second part of this programming is commonsense approach to nutrition/mindfulness that looks at how to increase your daily intake of fruits and vegetables, learning to shop for health, how to destress and other small steps to have a healthier New Year. Learn easy, practical changes you can live with.

Healthy Lifestyle Choices will be offered online via zoom on Tuesdays and Thursdays, starting January 4th and going through March 17th of 2022.  Time is set for 1:00 p.m. central/2:00 p.m. eastern time.

This program is free but please be sure to register at: https://events.anr.msu.edu/healthylifestylechoicesjan2022/If you have questions or need help to register call or email Anita Carter – carte356@msu.edu

RADA KNIVES are being sold by the White Pine United Methodist Women.  You may purchase them at Simple Blessings in the Mineral River Plaza in White Pine or call Jane at 885-5233.Simple Blessings is a resale shop sponsored by the White Pine Community United Methodist Church. Store hours are Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 11:00-3:00.  A list and pictures of the knives available is posted on the window at Simple Blessings. If you would like to order something that is currently not in stock at the store, talk to Judy in the store or call Jane at 885-5233.  Proceeds from the knives go to missions. Don’t forget to drop off your Michigan returnable cans and bottles to the OCAP dumpster (located between The Ontonagon Herald office and Peninsula Graphics on River Street in Ontonagon)  money raised goes to help maintain an animal shelter in Ontonagon County.

The Ontonagon Eagles Club, F.O.E 2239, has put out a cookbook, Kitchen Delights.  With hundreds of recipes and it’s for sale for $12.50.  Cookbooks can be purchased at the Eagles Club or the studios of Y-101.