Business

Tractor Supply’s ‘Paper Clover’ campaign raises funds for 4-H

EAST LANSING -Twice a year, Tractor Supply Company (TSC) partners with the National 4-H Council during a nationwide in-store fund-raising campaign.The Paper Clover campaign is designed to promote funding for 4-H positive youth development programs in each community where a TSC or Del's Farm and ...

Interns serve at VA Medical Center

IRON MOUNTAIN - Fifteen student interns worked at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center this summer. Each student was assigned to an area that best suited their field of study.The VA medical center provides interns with hands-on experience that allows them to test-drive a career. These ...

Cellcom invites applications for Green Gifts program

De?PERE, Wis. - Cellcom is now accepting applications for the 2014 Green Gifts program. Through Green Gifts, Cellcom donates proceeds from its cell phone recycling program to local organizations, programs and projects that are dedicated to or support environmental sustainability.The program was ...

Forest Service seeks contractors for projects

IRONWOOD -The U.S. Forest Service is looking for contractors that might be interested in working on the Ottawa National Forest.In 2003, Congress granted the U.S. Forest Service a new tool to accomplish work on the National Forests. This tool, called stewardship contracting, allows on-the-ground ...

Superior Trade Zone created

ESCANABA - Gov. Rick Snyder held a ceremonial bill signing of SB 397 (PA 238'13) and HB 4782 (PA 239'13) at the Delta County Historical Society, Dr. John Beaumeir Museum Building.State Senator Tom Casperson (R-Escanaba), Rep. Ed McBroom (R-Vulcan) and Rep. John Kivela (D-Marquette) sponsored ...

Farmer’s Market on Saturday in IM

IRON MOUNTAIN - The 2014 Iron Mountain Farmer's & Artisan's Market will be held every Saturday, rain or shine, from 8 a.m. to noon.The market is located across from the Dickinson County Library. It is managed and operated by the Farmer's Market Executive Committee under the auspices of ...

U.P. Craft Beer Week planned

MARQUETTE -A Pint Above, Inc. is pleased to announce the third annual U.P. Craft Beer Week.This celebration of Michigan craft beer will take place Sept. 1-6, culminating in the Michigan Brewers Guild's U.P. Fall Beer Fest in Marquette.Over 25 events all across the Upper Peninsula will highlight ...

U.P. Young Professionals Conference slated Sept. 4

MARQUETTE - "Cultivate You, Your Ideas, and Your Business" at the third annual Upper Peninsula Young Professionals Conference.The event, hosted by 40 Below, Marquette County's young professional organization, will take place Thursday, Sept. 4, at Marquette Mountain Ski Lodge in Marquette from 8 ...

Davape Escape opens in Iron Mountain

IRON MOUNTAIN -?A new business has arrived at White Birch Village across from Jim's Music on U.S. 2 in Iron Mountain.Davape Escape is co-owned by Josey Mauritz and Justin Havinga, who recently moved here from Appleton, Wis.The establishment has been in town for just over four months and owner ...

Rauch joins staff at U.P. Dance Academy

KINGSFORD - Doni-Mae B. Rauch of Quinnesec has joined the staff at U.P. Dance Academy in Kingsford.She started her lessons with Mary Vanderhoff in the 1950s in Skowhegan, Maine. She was part of several groups that appeared on Maine television talent shows, including Youth Cavalcade, Spotlight ...

Stewart Manufacturing in Hermansville expanding

HERMANSVILLE - Stewart Manufacturing in Hermansville is branching out with a 21,000-square-foot expansion of its facility to include room for its latest acquisition, American Instrument & Implant, manufacturer of medical implants and instruments.Acquired in downstate Manton in 2012 as ...

Santini returning to area to present Reiki workshop

IRON MOUNTAIN - Iron Mountain High School graduate Maria Santini is returning to the area to present a workshop on Reiki, an alternative healing/holistic health practice.The workshop in the Iron Mountain-Kingsford area will be held on Saturday, Aug. 23, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.. with a break for ...

Driscoll named senior executive of Hazelden Ford Foundation

CENTER CITY, Minn. - Upper Michigan native John Driscoll was recently named vice president of the Midwest Region for the world-renowned addiction treatment provider Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation (HBFF)."John Driscoll is one of the real stars of our organization," said Mark Mishek, president ...

Paupore joins staff at U.P. Dance Academy

IRON MOUNTAIN - Jackie Paupore has joined the staff at U.P. Dance Academy in Iron Mountain. She will work as the head cheer coach, assistant gymnastics and acro coach.Paupore has been involved in cheerleading/gymnastics for more than 10 years, starting off her cheerleading career at Kingsford ...

LSSU’s Escanaba Regional Center students complete business plans

ESCANABA -Ten area residents proudly display their business plans completed for their Business Policy class.Business Policy (BUSN466) is a business capstone course that provides students with the opportunity to put past studies into practice.Concepts of finance, organizational behavior, human ...

Purdy elected to board of U.P. Engineers & Architects

HOUGHTON - Civil engineer Timothy S. Purdy was recently elected to the board of directors of U.P. Engineers & Architects, Inc.He was elected to the Board by the company's stockholders during its annual stockholder meeting held recently. UPEA is wholly owned by its employees.Purdy ...

6 Wisconsin health systems form new state partnershi

APPLETON, Wis. Six Wisconsin health care organizations today announce a pioneering statewide network.Framing their strategic partnership as a new pathway for patients to access the highest quality health care across the state and region, the organizations expect the network to serve as a new ...

Dr. Birgiolas joins staff at Spine Pain Diagnostics

NIAGARA, Wis. - Dr. John Birgiolas has joined the staff at Spine Pain Diagnostics Associates of Niagara, Wis.Dr. Birgiolas received his Medical degree from St. George University in Grenada, West Indies. Dr. Birgiolas went on to do his Anesthesiology Residency and a Fellowship in Interventional ...

FABCO expands support of Caterpillar mining products

NEGAUNEE - FABCO Equipment Inc. has been authorized to support the full range of Caterpillar mining products in a move that will boost FABCO's offerings in the mining industry.FABCO Equipment, Inc. became an authorized provider of parts and service for, as well as the first point of contact ...

Christesen joins NorthStar’s CF clinic as nurse practitioner

IRON RIVER - Julie Christesen, a family nurse practitioner, has joined the staff of NorthStar Health System. She previously worked at Marquette General Hospital.Christesen has two degrees from Northern Michigan University - a bachelor of science in nursing - and a master of science in ...