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DCH Foundation scholarships

Four Dickinson County Healthcare System employees earlier this month received continuing education scholarships from the Dickinson County Hospital Foundation. The $1,800 Huron Family Memorial Scholarship went to Kim Tobey, while $1,500 Foundation Scholarships were awarded to Heather Marsicek, ...

Leeds adds Lindholm as agent

IRON MOUNTAIN — Kevin Lindholm has become a new agent at Leeds Real Estate, 1114 Carpenter Ave. in Iron Mountain. Lindholm grew up in Quinnesec and is a 2006 Kingsford High School graduate. After earning a bachelor’s degree in facility management and an associate degree in architectural ...

A five-step plan for handling an inheritance

Over the next 30 years, in what is anticipated to be the largest wealth transfer in American history, an estimated $30 trillion is expected to be passed from baby boomers to their children and grandchildren. While the size of inheritances will vary, 53 percent of Americans between ages 25 and ...

Banks in region raise funds for flood relief

Two banks in the region have announced donations made to help with relief efforts in the Copper Country after the devastating flooding that swept through June 17. First National Bank & Trust, based in Iron Mountain, donated more than $2,000 in cash to the Portage Health Foundation through ...

Toro, BOSS offers grants to support outdoor enhancements

IRON MOUNTAIN _ The Toro Company and BOSS Snowplow have launched a new initiative — Land. Water. Thrive. —to help improve water use efficiency, enhance outdoor environments and greenspaces and educate on sustainable agricultural practices. The Toro Foundation will contribute up to $1 ...

Ribbon cutting for EconoLodge

Chris Tomassucci/Daily News photo The Dickinson Area Chamber Alliance recently had a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the renovated and renamed EconoLodge Inn & Suites at 1609 S. Stephenson Ave. in Iron Mountain. Shown, from left, in front are chamber ambassador Ray King; Suzanne Larson, ...

Couper News keeps Sunday routine

IRON MOUNTAIN — After two decades of transporting newspapers such as the New York Times and USA Today to the region, Jeff and Debbie Couper were abruptly left without anything to deliver after the Green Bay-based distributor shut down operations with less that two weeks’ notice. “Just ...

VA center nursing home in IM earns five-star rating

IRON MOUNTAIN —ì The nursing home at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center has received five stars as part of its annual performance ratings, the highest level on the scale. “The five-star rating our nursing home received is a testament to the dedication of our employees to serving our ...

Should breaking news alter investment strategy?

Our days are filled with alerts and notifications that bring the world right to our fingertips. For investors, it’s natural to consider the investment implications of headlines like trade disputes, political uncertainty and global business decisions. If you follow the news, it’s important ...

Wisconsin cranberry, tart cherry production declines

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin apple growers had a productive 2017, but cranberry and tart cherry producers faced challenges. Recent data from the National Agricultural Statistics Service found apple production increased almost 20 percent in the state between 2016 and 2017, Wisconsin Public ...

Something for everyone at Charlie’s Emporium

CRYSTAL FALLS — While it might look small from the outside, better plan extra time to look around Charlie’s Emporium and Artemis Archery. “It’s like you're entering another universe,” owner Barbara Luck promised. Born and raised in the Ann Arbor area, Luck spent summers at a cottage ...

Two retire from VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain recently celebrated the retirement of two employees with almost 60 years of combined service at the facility. Brad Tomassucci retired June 29 as laboratory manager after a career at the medical center that spanned ...

Five tips for buying a house in the current tight market

Today’s housing market is creating more and more hurdles for homebuyers. According to The National Association of Realtors, the number of homes for sale has steadily declined over the past three years. At the same time, interest rates hikes are increasing monthly mortgage payments. In this ...

Gundlach Champion project featured in magazine

IRON MOUNTAIN — Design Cost Data magazine’s May-June issue featured the new Marquette Municipal Service Center project for which Gundlach Champion Inc. was general contractor. Gundlach Champion worked with Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr & Huber and GEI Consultants to plan, design, and ...

Systems Control, NWTC partner for employee education

IRON MOUNTAIN — Workers sometimes return to school, but at Systems Control, school comes to the workplace. Thirteen employees of the Iron Mountain electrical controls manufacturer gained certificates this spring through a Northeast Wisconsin Technical College program that involved onsite ...

Downtown IM to host farmers market Saturday

IRON MOUNTAIN —Iron Mountain Farmers and Artisans Summer Market will be held Saturday. The market runs from 8 a.m. to noon through Oct. 13 and is located across from the Dickinson County Library. The market is managed Nancy Schaub together with the Farmer’s Market Executive committee ...

Daily News to close office early

IRON MOUNTAIN — Offices of The Daily News will close at 4 p.m. today for the Independence Day holiday. The circulation department will accept delivery calls until 5:30 p.m. today The Daily News will publish a morning edition Wednesday for Independence Day. All offices will be closed for ...

Smokler’s sets up shop on IM’s North Side

IRON MOUNTAIN — In three years, Brent Okler has taken his interest in barbecue from his backyard to a food truck to now a drive-through restaurant on Iron Mountain’s North Side. Smokler’s BBQ and Catering opened May 15 at 701 N. Stephenson Ave., the former site of Nina’s and Bada Bing ...

Daily News lists holiday hours

IRON MOUNTAIN - Offices of The Daily News will close at 4 p.m. Tuesday for the Independence Day holiday. The circulation department will accept delivery calls until 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. The newspaper will publish a morning edition on Independence Day and all offices will be closed for the ...

Looking back, forward with DAEDA

IRON MOUNTAIN — Since early 2016, the Dickinson Area Economic Development Alliance has been working to re-imagine economic development in Dickinson County. A strategic vision was set in 2017 that focuses on workforce attraction and retention, new business and development attraction and the ...