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Wozny named assistant VP at mBank in Niagara

MANISTIQUE — Eric Wozny has been promoted from management trainee to assistant vice president-commercial banking officer with mBank in Niagara, Wis., company officials announced. Wozny started with mBank in early 2014 within the company’s management trainee program part-time while ...

AFTER 25 YEARS of service, Deborah Skoglund-White, center, receives her retirement certificate from Jim Rice, right, director of the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center; along with Paul Seim, left, assistant chief of nursing and patient care service.

Employee retires after 25 years service at VA Medical Center

IRON MOUNTAIN – After  25 years of federal service, Deborah Skoglund-White of Iron Mountain retired from the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain. Skoglund-White was born and raised in Norway and is the daughter of Carolyn and Ted Skoglund of Norway.   She graduated from ...

Free dental services provided in IM during event Feb. 18

IRON MOUNTAIN — The John Fornetti Dental Center will present Dentistry From The Heart on Feb. 18th at its offices in Iron Mountain. . Dentistry From The Heart provides free dental care to those in need. Each year since 2001, dentists from around the country donate their time and services ...

Chris DeRoche, left, a member of the United Way Board, accepts the donation of $3,000 for the annual campaign from Jody Christy, president of BOSS

BOSS Snowplow donates to United Way annual campaign

IRON MOUNTAIN — BOSS Snowplow donated $3,000 in monetary support the United Way of Dickinson County annual campaign, The funds raised through the annual campaign support agencies serving the human health and welfare needs of the residents of Dickinson County and the surrounding area. In ...

SPINE PAIN Diagnostics Associates and the Niagara Health Center are located in Niagara, Wis. and have hit the 20-year mark of serving patients.

Spine Pain Diagnostics marks 20 years in Niagara

NIAGARA, Wis. — Spine Pain Diagnostics Associates and the Niagara Health Center are celebrating 20 years of serving residents of Northeastern Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, a spokesman said. Spine Pain Diagnostics Associates and the Niagara Health Center were founded by Dr. ...

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STEVE SANTINI, A financial planner with Ameriprise Financial in Iron Mountain, looks over some market indicators while working on a financial plan. As an adviser for the past 22 years, he enjoys helping people meet their financial goals so they have enough money to last them through their lifetime.

Road to retirement needs a good financial plan

IRON MOUNTAIN — Whether a Baby Boomer, Generation X or a Millennial, everyone needs a financial plan to navigate the road to retirement, financial advisers say. Investing can be confusing, no matter what age, they said. But a financial planner can step in to help evaluate and establish ...

BLOOD DONORS FROM the First National Bank & Trust, shown in front from left, include Pat Clarke, Dorleen Uhazie, and Verna Pollock. In the second row from left are Sandy Meier, Tanya DalSanto, Diane Aune, Caren Erickson, Donna Munn, Sue LaDuc, Mim Christensen, and Jean O’Dette.   In back from left are Lisa Bosley, Mary Wenzel, Spring Porthouse, and Sandy Petroff.

FNB employees donate new blood pressure cuffs

IRON MOUNTAIN —  In celebration of First National Bank & Trust 130th anniversary, bank employees wanted to do something special for the nurses who volunteer at the U.P. Regional Blood drives in Kingsford. Their existing blood pressure cuffs were old and not always accurate.  This ...

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Sawicky named top-selling agent for third year

IRON MOUNTAIN — For the third consecutive year, Betsy Sawicky of Stephens Real Estate in Iron Mountain was named the number one top-selling realtor, according to the Upper Peninsula Association of Realtors (UPAR) ranking of 75 agents. In 2016, Sawicky had with 79.5 units sold putting her ...

TICKETS ARE ON sale for the 2017 Casino Royale at the Ritz event for the Dickinson Area Chamber Alliance. Shown here from left planning the event are seated, Barb Bigelow and Julie Olsen. In back from left are Kim Webb; Lynda Zanon, chamber director; Todd Lysinger, Ritz chair; Matt Lutz; Donna Rahoi; Megan Barglind; Kandace Quick; Teresa Schettler; and Suzanne Anderson, Ritz co-chair.

Tickets on sale for March 11 Ritz event

IRON MOUNTAIN — There are a limited number of tickets available for the 2017 Casino Royale at the Ritz event, according to Lynda Zanon, director of the Chamber of Commerce. This year’s event will be held on March 11, at the Pine Grove Country Club in Iron Mountain.  Tickets are $80 per ...

RUSS KASSIN

Kassin, O’Dette promoted to new positions at First National Bank

IRON MOUNTAIN — Two employees of the First National Bank & Trust Co. in Iron Mountain have received promotions, according to an announcement from Dave Kashian, president and CEO. Russ Kassin has been promoted to senior vice president, business banking manager and Jean O’Dette will ...

CHELSEA HANING

Haning earns AJP diploma

IRON MOUNTAIN — Chelsea Haning has earned an Accredited Jewelry Professional (AJP) diploma from the Gemological Institute of America, according to an announcement from Randy and Sherri Erickson of Erickson Jewelers in Iron Mountain. Academic credentials earned at GIA are respected by gem ...

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Anniversary marked

A special anniversary — 15 years — is being celebrated by the Dickinson Neurology Associates, an independent neurology practice. The practice is co-owned by Dr. Nilar Shein and Dr. Patti Peterson and is located in Kingsford. Staff at the practice celebrating this milestone are, in front ...

UPPCO donations help non-profit organizations, worthwhile causes

MARQUETTE —  Upper Peninsula Power Company (UPPCO) provided direct grants and volunteer support valued at more than $104,200 to non-profit organizations, associations and other worthwhile causes across the U.P. in 2016. UPPCO’s total contribution amount, which does not impact its ...

Michigan Retailers offering scholarships, increase awards

LANSING — Students across Michigan are competing for larger college and training scholarships this year from Michigan Retailers Association (MRA). The application period for the annual competition runs from now through April 1. MRA, which funds the awards, boosted the amounts of its college ...

Local therapist specializes in pregnancy-related physical therapy

KINGSFORD — As a clinician treating and specializing in clients who are new moms and moms-to-be, Sara Edlebeck-Gunville, doctor of physical therapy, finds it important to point out the impact childrearing and childbirth can have on the body. “The female body is nothing short of amazing. ...

American Transmission elects two board members

PEWAUKEE, Wis.— Michael R. Niggli and Robert Foster joined the board of directors of American Transmission Co. Both men have had executive careers in the energy field for more than 40 years. Niggli is the retired president and chief operating officer of San Diego Gas & Electric Co. ...

Scholarships available from MWFPA

MADISON — The Midwest Food Products Association (MWFPA) is offering up to six $1,500 scholarships to undergraduate students who are majoring in agriculture or food science and attending the University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Wisconsin-Platteville or the University of ...

Fly Fishing cinema exhibition planned Feb. 4 at Marquette cinemas

QUINNESEC —  Thomas Theatre Group will host the 2017 Fly Fishing Film Tour (F3T) at Marquette Cinemas on Feb. 4. The films will be screened in the TSX movie house. “We are pleased to once again host this event,” said Thomas D. Andes, president of Thomas Theatre Group. “As a previous ...

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Salvation Army donation

Dickinson County Healthcare System was challenged to a Pay It Forward fundraiser competition and held an employee charity drawing raising $1,132.50 for the Salvation Army’s Fill the Kettle campaign. “The generosity of the DCHS staff is amazing. The hospital donates tens of thousands of ...

CHAD HARRISON

Harrison joins Danielson Insurance in Kingsford

KINGSFORD — Chad Harrison has joined the staff at Danielson Insurance in Kingsford as the new personal lines account manager. He lives in Loretto with is wife and three sons. The family enjoys spending as much time outdoors as possible. Harrison said he loves serving people and has ...