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Red Rose Security & Development

Chris Tomassucci/Daily News Photo The Dickinson Area Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon-cutting for new member Red Rose Security & Development, an agency that specializes in web design and computer services for businesses, entrepreneurs and individuals. Some examples of the ...

Red Rose Security & Development

The Dickinson Area Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon-cutting for new member Red Rose Security & Development, an agency that specializes in web design and computer services for businesses, entrepreneurs and individuals. Some examples of the services they provide include custom web ...

Operation Action UP annual meeting Thursday

MARQUETTE — Operation Action U.P. will have its annual meeting starting at 8 a.m. Eastern time Thursday in the Don H. Bottum University Center Great Lakes Rooms on the Northern Michigan University campus, 1401 Presque Isle Ave. in Marquette. The meeting will open with registration and ...

Operation Action UP annual meeting Thursday

MARQUETTE — Operation Action U.P. will have its annual meeting starting at 8 a.m. Eastern time Thursday in the Don H. Bottum University Center Great Lakes Rooms on the Northern Michigan University campus, 1401 Presque Isle Ave. in Marquette. The meeting will open with registration and ...

Tax Tips: To navigate health insurance, take time to learn the jargon

IRON MOUNTAIN — The world of health care can be confusing to navigate. Before the prevalence of health maintenance organizations and various other health and wellness insurance groups, obtaining medical assistance involved going to the doctor and then paying the bill. But today people ...

Tax Tips: Employee? Independent contractor? How to keep it legal

Small business owners who want to use independent contractors need to be sure these workers really aren’t employees. Federal and state government agencies are on the lookout for businesses that use independent contractors, or freelancers, to evade Social Security, Medicare and unemployment ...

Tax Tips: Business owners might be surprised by lost tax breaks

NEW YORK (AP) — As small business owners compile their income tax returns, they may have an unpleasant surprise — some popular business deductions have disappeared or been reduced under the new tax law. While the law gave small business owners new tax breaks including a 20 percent ...

Ski Club donation challenge

Scott Sanders Agency Farm Bureau Insurance recently made a $500 contribution to the Soaring Into the Future capital campaign to raise funds for needed improvements at the Pine Mountain Ski Jump venue. From left are Scott Sanders, owner of the agency; Nick Blagec, president of the Kiwanis Ski ...

Coffee break

Organic Grounds Coffeehouse in Iron Mountain has donated coffee to support the Special Brew Coffee Cart, a micro-enterprise for the adult Special Education program with the Dickinson-Iron Intermediate School District. From left are Brianna Schilling of Organic Grounds Coffeehouse in Iron ...

Six risks to be prepared for in retirement years

As baby boomers approach retirement, many may find themselves in different economic circumstances than what they planned for. Recent economic events have taught us the downside of risk, yet careful planning can help soften the impact. Northwestern Mutual says your retirement plan can stay on ...

Medical assistant program at Bay

ESCANABA — Registration is open for Bay College Training and Development’s clinical medical assistant program that starts Tuesday. This non-credit program runs through May 23 and is designed to prepare students for the National Healthcareer Association’s clinical medical assistant ...

Business briefs

Mine training at Bay College IRON MOUNTAIN — Bay College Training and Development will host an annual Mine Safety and Health Administration refresher course on Part 46 and 48 of the Mine Act. The eight-hour MSHA program covers the annual training requirements for owners and operators. ...

Pizza Oven: Former customer marks over four decades as owner

KINGSFORD — When Eva Gall chased Danny Antonini and his friends out of her restaurant with a broom in the early ‘60s, neither had any idea he someday would take over as Pizza Oven owner. Gall and Pat Goulette started the Pizza Oven more than 60 years ago in a building that once was the ...

Candlelight ski and snowshoe Saturday in Niagara

NIAGARA, Wis. — The Niagara Area Business Association is hosting a candlelit cross country ski and snowshoe event at the Niagara Riverside Trails in Niagara on Saturday. The event starts at 5:45 p.m. for skiers and 6:15 p.m. for snowshoers and features over 500 luminaries along a 1.5-mile ...

Aurora to take full ownership of Bay Area Medical Center

MARINETTE, Wis.— Advocate Aurora Health announced Wednesday that the health system has signed an agreement to assume full ownership of Bay Area Medical Center. The hospital — to be renamed Aurora Medical Center-Bay Area — has operated since 2014 as a joint venture of Bay Area Medical ...

CoVantage donation

Katie Clark, far right, CoVantage Credit Union’s Crystal Falls branch manager, recently presented a check for $52,212 from the CoVantage Cares Foundation Giving 2sday campaign to representatives of the Crystal Theatre in Crystal Falls. They are, from left, Angie Dohl, Paul Dalpra, Beth ...

New educators hired for UW Extension in Marinette County

MARINETTE, Wis. — Stephanie Nault this month joined the University of Wisconsin-Extension Marinette County as health and well-being educator. Nault will design, deliver and evaluate educational programming and services related to youth and family health and well-being, including healthy ...

Aspirus Iron River surgeon gets scholarship

IRON RIVER — Dr. Medhat Fanous, general surgeon at Aspirus Iron River Hospital and Clinics, has been awarded the Dr. Nizar N. Oweida Scholarship by the American College of Surgeons. Only three surgeons in the United States and Canada are awarded this scholarship each year. This ...

Service that’s more than coffee

IRON MOUNTAIN — Before owning a coffee shop, Adam Holroyd had a business providing internet access. Chris Cheney was an accountant. Gabe Whitmer worked as an account executive at AT&T. The three long-time friends were successful in their professional lives but often spoke about doing ...

Chamber hosts business awards event for 2018

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Dickinson Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its first combined Christmas Business After Hours and awards presentation Dec. 13 at Pine Grove Country Club in Iron Mountain. The awards for 2018 went to: — Michigan Works! Business Of The Year: Lake Shore Systems. ...