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30 years ago
TRENARY — The Ikkala Bros. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9714 awarded prizes to 25 local people after its Raffle Dinner Dance. The dance was held Sept. 14 at the Trenary Community Building. The raffle winners were: Leslie Salminen of Milford; Sharon Sealberg, Hub Perrault and Joyce St. Martin, all of Munising; Robert Carlson of Trenary; Tony Knaus Jr. and Marion Knaus of Traunik; Gloria Lintula, Paul Juntunen, Elmer Jununen, Albert Ikkala, Irene Joynson and Arthur Swajanen of Eben Junction; Joe Kizer, Lois and Carol Maki, James Charlebois, Norm Maki, Randy Maki, Steve Norman, Don Verb, Frank Hawley, and Don Johnson of Chatham; Sheila Yokum of Kiva; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Anttila of Limestone and Don Joynson of Marquette. Lyle Kirby of Chatham and Clifford Johnson Jr. of Eben Junction won a drawing; Lois Maki of Chatham won a quilt stand donated by Russ Viton; and Carolyn Nelson of Eben Junction won a television through the special early bird drawing.
60 years ago
K.I. SAWYER — Approximately 500 boys from seventh, eighth and ninth grades in pubic, parochial and private schools in Marquette were entertained Saturday at K.I. Sawyer Air Force Base in a cooperative project by the Kiwanis Clubs.
George T. Kendricks, Marquette, chairman of the event, said the project was held in connection with “Kid’s Day.” The youths were served cake and ice cream on the flightline at the base, and also inspected aircraft and viewed static displays set up for the occasion.