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THE DAILY GLOBE. Ironwood. Ml — Thursday. Sept. 3.1998 Page 4 .Community THE DAILY GLOBE. Ironwood. Ml — Thursday, Sept. 3, 1998 PageS Community picnic to begin Ontonagon's Labor Fest ONTONAGON — The Ontonagon County Labor Festival celebration will begin with a free community picnic Friday at Riverfront Park. Free hot dogs and pop will be served from 5 to 6 p.m. The picnic kicks off four days of «nlJ of the summer fun, which marks the return of many former residents to the community. Friday night, a Green Bay Dixieland Band, which plays all kinds of music, will be featured at the Recreation Center. Admission is $3 for individuals and $5 a couple. Refreshments will be available at the dance from the Ontonagon Men's Association. Labor festival Kurt Giesau, who is chairing the festival for the last year, said eight bands have been contracted to appear in the festival parade on Sunday at 2 p.m. . The committee has received • calls from groups planning to put floats in the parade. Prizes are Ideas for school lunches By The Associated Press A big preoccupation for parents is ensuring that children eat a healthful meal during school lunch hour. Basically, it's a question of reconciling the principles of nutritionally sound eating with the kids' craving for favorites that score heavily in the fun-food category The good news; With a little ingenuity, lunch can easily become an occasion to work more grain foods, such as bread, and fruit and vegetables, into children's diets. "When it comes to quick, nutritious and versatile lunch-box meals that meet a picky eater's criteria, sandwiches are the natural choice," said Judi Adams, registered dietitian and president of the nonprofit -Whant Foods Council. ^. : "Bread as the base of a meal offers a great source of complex carbohydrates for energy and key nutrients for growth and development. What's more, the Food Guide Pyramid recommends we get six to 11 servings each day from the grain foods group, and bread is just one way to help children meet their grain food needs." Sandwiches are a versatile food preparation. Involve children by letting them choose their favorite sandwich bread at the grocery store and by brainstorming about serving ideas the night before. Some suggestions for lunch-box contents: —Instead of peanut butter and jelly, try peanut butter and banana. Spread the peanut butter on both slices of bread, and add thinly sliced bananas. —Add a smile by serving a favorite sandwich with a raisin or cereal happy face; press raisins or toasted cereal onto the outside of a finished sandwich to depict the beaming face. ' —Use a rolling pin to flatten one or two slices of bread. Spread low-fat cream cheese and fruit preserves onto bread and roll to .create "bread wraps." Pack in a plastic container to prevent them, squishing out of shape. —Try a "clucker!" Chop cooked chicken and shred raw carrots, then mix in low-fat mayonnaise and spread between two slices of bread. Liven up the lunch box from time to time with one of these inclusions: —Cut out a paper heart, place on top of thtV sandwich and wrap with pink cling wrap, for a special love note. —Write a riddle on a napkin and have your child share the answer at the end of the day. —Enclose an extra treat for your child to share with a friend. awarded in three categories. The Open Division has a top prize of $500, followed by $400, $300, $200, $100 and $50 prizes. The Junior Division has a top prize of $125, $75 and $50. The winning commercial float will receive the Gerald Hoefferle Memorial trophy. Hoefferle was one of the original founders of the festival. Floats to be judged should be in the area of the elementary school grounds and parking lot by noon Sunday. . Following the parade, a concert by some of the bands will be at the reviewing stand. At 4 p.m., the gates open for the annual Communityfest at the Ontonagon Recreation Center. The afternoon and evening of music, food, beverages, and games is sponsored by the Ontonagon Men's Club. Labor Day will highlight the young people in the community. The Hank Thompson Memorial hundreds of children down River Street on decorated bikes, walking, or with small and large pulling floats. No motorized or battery-operated vehicles are permitted. Porkeyfest, sponsored by the Porcupine Mountain Chamber of Commerce, will begin at noon and features food, music and games. Between the Friday start and Monday closing events will be Maxwell Street sales and music on River, Street Saturday, an open house at the Ontonagon Memorial Hospital Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m., and the return of the popular antique car show. At 7 Saturday night, "Once Again," a program featuring music and talent, will be offered at the school, sponsored by the FT A. On Sunday morning, the annual Ed Hansen Run will be on River Street. For more information, contact race coordinator Bill Kilmer. The race attracts many UW-Extension to get new logo Kiddies Parade annually brings °f the premier runnere-in the Upper Peninsula, as well as many returning former residents and alumni. Registration is at 9 a.m. and the race starts at 10. The festival is sponsored by donations from the business community and this year by the sale of tickets. . Anyone with questions concerning the festival can contact Jan Tucker, festival secretary. Successful organizations know a strong visual identity is among the most valuable assets. This is also the case for the University of Wisconsin-Extension. UW-Extension is unveiling a new institutional logo that will be featured on all stationery, bulletins, and other Extension educational materials. It conveys an exciting, forward-looking, energetic new look for the 21st century. It replaces the old Extension logo that featured an outline of the state of Wisconsin encircled by the words "University of Wisconsin-Extension." "Introducing a new graphic symbol for UW-Extension is an important sign to the state and our customers we are changing, that we are vigorous, innovative and preparing for the 21st Century," according to A! Beaver, chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Extension. The idea for a new logo grew out the need to develop a symbol for the new The Py!e Center in Madison which will house Extension resources. The center's benefactors, Thomas and Judy Pyle, offered the services of their former Rayovac designer, Ric Suchanek, who worked with. UW-Extension staff to visually link The Pyle Center with UW- Extension. They discovered at least 68 other entities in Wisconsin use the state outline as part of their logo, making the old Extension logo not very distinctive. The Iron County UW-Extension Office expects that the new logo will be fully phased into their materials by Oct. 1. Casino Day a 'success' The Ironwood Senior Center's first Casino Day was deemed a "a great success," according to a spokesperson. Many prizes were awarded. The Wheel of Fortune, which everyone had to spin as they entered the dining room, kicked off the games. Then there was rou-t lette, 7-11 dice, blackjack and bingo-keno. Prizes were donated by local merchants. If it wasn't for their donations, Casino Day would not have been possible. The grand prize was a handmade sweater donated by the Yarn Barn. It was awarded to John Priante. "Everyone had a great meal and a lot of fun with the games. We look forward to having another Casino Day, possibly in March," the spokesperson said. Ragtime artist returns Happenings It's Bob Ragtime. Boogie-woogie, musical fun for all ages. Back by popular demand, Milne will perform at the Ironwood Theatre on Friday, Sept. 10, at 7:30 p.m. WXPR to hold fine art auction WXPR Public Radio will hold its 16th Annual Fine Art Auction Sunday, Sept. 20, at Holiday Acres Resort in Rhinelander. Original paintings, pottery, jewelry, woodworking, basketry and quitting by area artists will be available for bids. Viewing begins at 2 p.m., and bidding at 3. Complimentary wirm, punch and hors cfoeuvres will be served. All proceeds benefit WXPR. For information caH, (715)362-6000. Disaster action team to meet Red Milne is a rare musician of musical and technical virtuosity. His performances are absolutely dazzling. His musical genius and enthusiasm keep the audience smiling from his first song to the last. Mine's excellent reputation is bui!t from 30 years of musical performance. He has performed at numerous ragtime festivals, including the Scott Joplin Ragtime Festival in Sedalia, Mo. Milne has also performed in concert halls, clubs and saloons, and he has recorded six solo piano CDs and cassettes to date. If you're looking for an evening of pure entertainment, this is it. Tickets for tha performance may be purchased at the Ironwood Theatre office 932-0618, the Wildernest, or at the door. Ticket prices are $15, $12, and $10. The Gogebic-lron County Disaster Action Team of the American Cross will meet at 5:30 tonight at the Bessemer High School library. All DAT members and anyone'else interested in the program should plan on attending. For questions, call Cindy Simmons at 932-0181. Family life skills group forms A Family Life Skills group has formed for ali area parents from Gogebic and Iron Counties. Tha group meets every Tuesday, 10-11 a.m., in the Even Start Program Facilities at Birchwood Court. There is no charge and child care is provided. Physics club sponsors dance Bessemer Physics Club will sponsor a dance on Friday at the Bessemer High School. All students in grades 9-12 are invited to come. The dance will bo held after the Bessemer-Hurtey football game, until 12:30 a.m. Pizza and pop wiH be sold. Admission is $3. Villa Home Health holds clinics MELLEN. Wis. — Villa Home Health will hold blood pressure dinks at Crestview in Mellon from 10:15-11:15 a.m. at Granite Hills from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and Monday at Super One from 11 p.m. until noon. For more information call 561 -3204. Wakefield church to meet Wakefield Apostolic Lutheran Church will meet Sunday at 9:30 a.m. at Ruth Rautiola's home. The address is 613 Bedell. Sarah circle will hold meeting Sarah Cirde of St. John's Lutheran Church will meet at the home of Saima Walkonen at 1 p.m. Sept. 8. Mamie Lepponen will be the co-hostess. After-hours clinic will be available The Western Upper Peninsula District Heath Department announces the monthly after-hours inoculation dinic on Tuesday, Sept. 8, from 4-6 p.m. It will be conducted on an appointment basis only by calling Nancy Rintala The tee has increased to $10. The clinic will be held at the hearth department offices af210 Moore St., Bessemer. AAL names volunteer trainer Virginia Heczko has been named a volunteer training specialist for AAL She will train leaders of local AAL volunteer groups and provide training for AAL volunteer leaders in Gcgebtc and Ontonagon Counties, and Iron County, Wis. Ribbon cutting ceremony held On Saturday at 10 a.m., the Hurley Area Chamber of Commerce will perform a ribbon cutting ceremony for the re-opening of Cardo's Cafe. The new owners are Bonnie Ruby and Shelly Minier. DOVE bingo nights changed . DOVE Tuesday night bingo has been changed to Thursday nights beginning this week. Meeting postponed BESSEMER — The regular meeting of the Bessemer Area Sewer Authority Board ot Trustees has been postponed and rescheduled for Wednesday. It will be hetd in the council chambers at Bessemer City Hall at 3 p.m. Township offices closed Ironwood Township offices will be closed all day on Labor Day, Monday. Bessemer Township offices will be closed all day on Labor Day,_Monday. Laurie Siebert has joined Hoffman Corporation as computer-aided designer. Siebert was previously with CR Meyer in pshkosh,' Wis., and DLR in Appleton, Wis. Siebert is responsible for the production of construction documents. Stie is the daughter of Donald and Naney Siebert of Hurtey. Golf scramble set at LVD course WATERSMEET — The Watersmeet Education Association will hold a three-person golf scramble at the Lac Vieux De-".:-; Resort Golf Course on Satur^t-y, Sept. 12, beginning with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. The entry fee is $135 per team which includes golf, luncheon buffet at the Katikitegong Restaurant and prizes. A maximum of 36 teams will be accepted which be placed into three flights. From each team entry fee, $15 will go towards the WEA scholarship fund. For more information call the Lac Vieux Desert Golf Course at 358-0303. Sno-Skeeters host pig roast Sunday MANITOWJSH WATERS, Wis. — The Manitowish Waters Sno- Skeeters will host the 16th annual pig roast on Sunday at Trails End in Manitowish Waters. The pig roast, will .begin at 2 p.m. Trails End is located one- fourth mile north of County Trunk W on Tower Road in Manitowish Waters. Besides live music and a drawing for a snowmobile, there will be an all-you-can-eat meal served at a cost of $7 for adults and $3 for children under 12 years of age. Proceeds, from the event have been earmarked for snowmobile trail maintenance. For further information, call Trails End at (715)'543-2340 or the Manitowish Waters Chamber • of Commerce, (715) 543-8488, or toll free, 1-888-626-9877. Cossi receives degree Melina Marie Cossi, daughter of A. Dennia and Margaret Cossi, received a bachelor of arts degree ' in public policy studies from the University of Chicago. Cossi ia a 1994 graduate of Luther L. Wright High School, Ironwood. At the University of Chicago, she played varsity basketball for three years and was a member of the Maroon Consulting Group and Kappa AJpha The- ta. She plans to work at McMaster-Carr Supply in Elmhurst, 111. The University of Chicago, one of the world's leading institutions of higher education and research, has. -an undergraduate enrollment of 3,616 students and more than 8,000 graduate and professional students. Sixty-nine Nobel Pri/.Q winners have, been students, researchers or faculty members at Chicago. FREE HOT DOGS AND POP Boat Storage Available 'Live Radio Remote WRJO Sat., Sept. 5 11-2 YAMAHA DAY WEEKEND? 23 RD ANNIVERSARY SMOW^SHOW New & Used Boat Snowmobile Tent Sale 4 BIG DAYS - FRIDAY, SEPTi 4 THRU MONDAY, SEPT. 7 Hours: Fn. 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; Sat. 8:30-5 p.mrfSiin. 8:30 a.m.-4 p,m.; Monday 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Featuring The World's ~: Selling Snowmobile RIDE THE BEST PRE-OWNED BOATS • 1983 15' Fiberglass fishing boat, 2 swivel seats, Sea Bird trailer, spare, tongue jack, with 1983 25 H.P. Tel Mercury motor, Jrolt motor, locator, cover, in nice condition. Sell Price Was $2,195, Now $1,587 • 1979 18' Terry Bass boat with 150 H.P. V-6 Evinrude motor, EZ loader trailer, locator, troll motor & cover. Sell Price Was $4,995, Now $3,987 •1991 19' Regal I/O with 175 H.P. V-6 MerCruiser. Custom Shoreland'r all roller trailer. In excellent condition. Sell Price Was $8,495, Now $7,587 • 1986 Fisher 16' tiller fishing package with 1986 Johnson 40 H.P. Tel, 3 seats, livewelt, locator, all roller EZ loader trailer with tongue jack, in nice condition. Sell Price Was $4,195, Now $3,687 • 1979 15' Thundercraft walk thru runabout with 1979 70 H.P. Evinrude, with trailer in good running order. Sell Price Was $2,195, Now $1,687 • 1995 Tracker Marine GO H.P. wilh lilt and trim, oil. injected. Sell Price Was $2,995, Now $2,687 • Brand new in the box 1997 40 H.P. Tracker Mariner 4-cyl., trim and tilt, full factory warranty! Sell Price Was $3,195, Now $2,987 • 1985 20' Starcraft with folding bimini top and wilh full furniture, 1985 9,9 Yamaha four stroke motor in good condition. Sell Price Was $3,195, Now $2,587 • 1985 Shoreland'r 2500# all roller trailer with tongue jack, in nice condition. Sell Price Was $795, Now $687 • 1998 Brand new 18' Smoker Craft pontoon boat with new 1999 25 H.P. EL Mercury motor, full controls, folding bimini top, livewel! and 4 swivel-seats, all with new warranties. Sell Price Was $6,995, Now $6,487 • Used Allen boat hoist with canopy and frame, no vinyl, good condition, to fit up to 1000H boat. Sell Price Was $350, Now $237 • Used 14' aluminum fishing boat with 30 H.P. Johnson motor. Sell Price Was $300, Now $197 • 1973 15' fiberglass fishing boat with 1973 Evinrude 50 H.P. with power tilt, anchormate and trailer with side guides, in good condition. Sell Price Was $1,395, Now $887 • 1978 15' Steury walk thru runabout with 1978 Johnson 55 H.P. EL with trailer, in nice shape. Sell Price Was $1,595, Now $1,187 • 1996 14' by 6' mini pontoon boat with fish and cruise package, livewell, 2 swivel seats with 9.9 EL Mercury outboard with anchormatc and custom matching trailer, in like new condition. Sell Price Was $5,295, Now $4,887 •Used aluminum personal watercraft hoist in good condition. Sell Price Was $395, Now $287 • 1990 Evinrude 4 H.P. with full gearshift with lank and hose in like new condition. Sell Price Was $595, Now $537 •1987 Evinrude 40 H.P. Tel in excellent condition. Sell Price Was $1,495, Now $1,387 •1995 Bayliner 18' Cap^i/0 with 175 H.P. V-6 MerCmiser with custom % snap down cover, sport interior, stereo and cuslonLtaatching trailer in like new condition. Sell Price.Was. $^195, Now $8,487 •1995 90 H.P. PT/T Marijk O i! injection motor with 2 year warranty in like ne*tondition. Sell price Was $4,695, Now $4,387 ; •1988 Smokercraft 16' feft'and ski aluminum wilh 1986 Johnson 70 H.P. PTflY 0 j| injected motor, wilh custom trailer, troll molorv locator, spot lite, 2 anchormates in excellent '<'•• Sell Price Was $6,195, Now $5,587 <:l •1985 Alumacraft 16' Lunker SS with 1986 40 H.P. PT/T Evinrude motor, Shoreland'r roller trailer, 3 seats, 2 anchormates, in "excellent condition. Sell Price Was $4,395, Now $3iB87 '] • 1993 Mercury 8 H.P. witfyjank and hose in excellent condition. Sell Price Was $850 V Now $737 •1990 17' Sea Nymph aluminum fishing boat with 1991 60 H.P. PT/T oil injected Johnson outboard, roller trailer, spare tire, 4 seals, livewell, litcs, bilge pump, 2 troll molors and:fish | oca | 0 r, in excellent condition. Sell Price Was $tf#95, Now $5,287 • 1992 Forester 16' aluminum tiller fishing boat with 3 swivel seats and 1992;£vinrude 40 H.P. motor and roller Yacht Club with tongue jack and side guides in good ooriditjon. Sell Price Was $3,695, Now $3,187 • 1990 Alumacraft Dbmirit'or C/S with 3 swivel seats, locator, livewell,:eo^f and 1994 Yamaha 70 H.P. PT/T oil injected engine with Shoreland'r all roller trailer in excellent condition. Sell Price Was $7,195, Now $6,887 •1979 Weeres 24' pontoon boat with 1979 35 H.P. EL Evinrude motor with 23" pontoons in good running order. Sell Price Was $2,995, Now $1,987 •Used steel boat hoist, Shorestation model number 3698, 3600# with 21' canopy and frame in good condition. Sell Price Was $995, Now $587 • 1989 Mercury.45 H.P. PT/T motor in excellent condition. Sell Price Was $2,096, Now $1,887 •1988 Mariner 4 H.P. with intregai tank in excellent condition. Sell Price was $595, Now $387 •1988 Evinrude 15 H.P. M S/S with tank and hose. Sell Price was $1,095, Now $887 • 1938 Evinrude 15 H.P. M S/S wiUi tank and hose. Sell Price was $1,095, Now $887 •1971 Evinrude 9 1/2 H.P. wilh tank and hose. Sell Price was $450, Now $337 PRE-OWNED SNOWMOBILES • 1996 Polaris Indy Ultra SP with 3,490 miles. Now • Special $3,487 •1998 Polaris Indy 700 XCR with 607 miles. Now Special $5,987 • 1992 Yamaha Venture GT with electric start and reverse, cover with 2,200 miles. Now - Special $2,287 • 1991 Polaris Indy Star Lite, with cover, 250 cc with 2,767 miles. Now - Special $1,287 •1993 Polaris Indy 500 Classic with 2,332 miles.] Now - Special $2,387 • 1997 Yamaha 700 SX with 1,913 miles. Now Special $4,787 •1997 Polaris Indy SPX Ultra 700 with 1,881 miles. | Now - Special $4,887 •1997 Polaris Indy SPX Ultra 700 with 3,176 miles. 1 Now - Special $4,887 • 1997 Yamaha 500 XT'with 2,539 miles. Now Special - $3,787 • 1997 Polaris Indy Ultra SPX SE with studs, carbides, and 2,886 miles. Now - Special $4,987 i • 1990 Ski-Doo Safari liquid cooled with electric start, with 3,057 miles. Now Special - $1,687 •1997 Polaris Indy XLT Touring with electric start, reverse, and 945 miles. Now - Special $4,787 • 1987 Yamaha Inviter 300 CC electric start with cover. Now - Special $1,087 • 1989 Yamaha Ovation Deluxe 340 CC with electric start and 3,724 miles. Now - Special $1,387 • 1989 Yamaha Ovation Deluxe 340 CC with electric start and 4,190 miles. Now - Special $1,387 •1997 Polaris Indy Ultra SPX SE with 1,852 miles. Now-Special $4,887 • 1996 Polaris Indy 600 XCR with studs and carbides with 4,667 miles. Now'- Special $3,387 Glubfliote* K Today AA meeting, 7:30 p.m.-, f^rst Presbyterian Church, Hurley. Knights of Cotumbuss, business meeting, 7 p.m. AA and Alanon meetings, 7:30 p.m., St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church, Mercer, Wis. AA Meeting, 7:30 p.m. (EDT), Carp Lake Township Hall. "Serenity Seekers" (AA and Alanon), 7:30 p.m., St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church, Mercer, Wis. 1 CSS Support Group for Divorced Children, 6 p.m., CSS Office, 105 S. Mansfield, Ironwood. Wakefieid VFW Post 9084 and its Auxiliary, 7 p.m., Post Home. Friday Alcoholics Anonymous and Alanon, noon, Salem Lutheran Church, Ironwood. AA and Alanon, 7:30 p.m. (EOT), Ontonagon Village Housing, 100 Cane Court. Alcoholics Anonymous, 7:30 p.m., Our Lady of Peace Church, Ironwood. Calendar Today Governing board of the Western Upper Peninsula Substance Abuse Service Coordinating Agency, Tutp- po's Restaurant, Bruce Crossing, 6 p.m. EOT, 5 p.m. (COT.) Iron County Finance Committee, 9 a.m., courthouse, Hurley (bargaining session dosed to the public.) Friday Wakefieid School District Board of Education, 2 p.m., high school board room. Re: Special meeting. Ghurch Events First Presbyterian. Today: Choir rehearsal, 6:30. Lighthouse Faith Center. Tonight: Bible Experience for adults, Teen Group and Children's Church (ages through 11), 6:30. Living Water Missionary. .Tonight: Men's Bible study and prayer, 6:30. ' Salem Lutheran. Stewardship meeting; Friday: noon AI-Anon and AA; Saturday: 11 a.m. AA Trinity Lutheran. Thursday, 6:30 a.m. Bible Study at Country Kitchen; 8 a.m. Bible Study at the church; 10:30 service at Westgate; 7:30 p.m. Board of Youth. B«sserrier — Christ Community Church of SDA. Saturday: Sabbath School, 9:30 a.m., Worship, 11 a.m. Bessemer — Cornerstone Christian. Tonight: Children's ministry and aduft Bible study, 6:30. Bessemer — Sharon Lutheran. 7 p.m. Stewardship Seminar at Salem. Hurley — Range Community Bible. Today: Firm Foundations for all ages, 6:45 p.m. Christ Alliance Community Church. Tonight: Prayer and Bible study, 6:45; First Saturday of the month: Men's breakfast, 8:30 a'.m. Land O'Lakes, Wis. — Land O'Lakes Bible Church. Tonight: Bible study, 7. Marenisco — New Life Fellowship. Tonight: Bible study, 7. • Wakefield — Calvary Baptist. Tonight: AWANA (ages 3 through grade six), 6 to 8; Thursday: AWANA (grades 7 and 8), 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Watersmeet — Watersmeet Baptist. Thursday: Prayer and Bible Study, 6:30 p.m. r Wedding Rondeau-Deacon Beth Rondeau,) daughter of Ann and Royal Rondeau, of Ironwood, was married to Jeff Deacon, son of . Kristin_and Daniel Deacon, of Faithom, Mich. The 10:30 a.m. ceremony took place July 25, 1998, at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, with the Rev. Darryl Pepin officiating. The bride was given in marriage by her father. Maid of honor was Susan Gjertson. Bridesmaids were Lori Serchak, Tammy Heurung, Kristin Kain, Karen MacPhee, Karen Larson and Sutha Mahendranathan. Best man was Brad Deacon. Groomsmen were Daniel Hoheisel, Gary Gjertson, Perrin Rondeau, Royal Rondeau Jr., Dave Hoheisel and Eric Deacon. Ushers were Bill Serchak and Willard Rondeau. A reception for the couple was held at the Aurora Athletic Club. The bride graduated from Michigan Technological University with a bachelor of science degree and teaches high school math and science at Big Bay de Noc School. The groom is a graduate of Michigan Technological University, where he earned a bachelor of science degree. He is employed by Pisces Industries Limited as a service-design engineer. The couple enjoyed a wedding trip to Honolulu and Maui in Hawaii and reside in Gladstone. Rokola family reunion held Pholo by Kenny's Studio BOULDER JUNCTION JOHN'S MARINE CENTER —^ 11! i - ^____ OMA, Wis. — The family of the • late Emmanuel Rokola, Oma, held a reunion Aug. 7-9. Relatives came from California, Illinois, New Hampshire, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan. On Aug.-7, the family visited local points of interest including the Iron County Historical Museum, the Ironwood Depot, Hiawatha and Black River Harbor. The group purchased a brick from the Depot. The Rokola family name will be inscribed on it. Saturday morning 35 members gathered at mile 23 cheering on all the members of the Paavo Nurmi Marathon especially runner Scott Kangas, Chicago, who also attended the reunion. In 1986, mile 23 was dedicated to the Rokola family. For over 20 years Jack and Hilda Rokola and other relatives manned an aid station in front of their home. The event was always like a mini-reunion, a spokesperson said. About 100 relatives attended the Saturday evening dinner and program at Little Finland. On Sunday, a farewell picnic was held at the Extension camp Little Girl's Point. The day waa spent boating, water skiing, riding wave runners, swimming and reminiscing. The next Rokola family reunion is tentatively set to be held in Pesino Beach, California, at a • date to be announced. The event was hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Reino Estola, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Kangas, Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Mattson, Douglas Mattson, Nancy Newhall and Dolores Raisanen. Gardner transfers to Maine college LEWISTON, Maine — Andrew R. Gardner is among 504 high school graduates who will be attending Bates College in the fall. He is a transfer student from the University of Minnesota-Duluth. Ho is the son of Robert and Susan Gardner, of Ironwood. ONE PHONE CALL and you awake a SELLING GIANT Call Classified 932-2211

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