Business

CoVantage Cares pledges $125K match for donations during drive

The CoVantage Cares Foundation is in the midst of its annual two-week fundraising campaign that kicked off last week on what is known nationally as Giving Tuesday. The foundation, a public charity established by Antigo, Wis.-based CoVantage Credit Union, will match up to $125,000 all funds ...

Big 10 donation

The Big 10 Sports Bar & Grill in Quinnesec hosted its eighth annual Halloween bash for charity Oct 27. The non-profit chosen this year was Paws to the North Dog Rescue, which sent many volunteers to help out at the event. A $3 donation was requested at the door for the dog rescue. The ...

UW-Extension to offer workshop on farmland renting options

OCONTO FALLS/COLEMAN, Wis. — University of Wisconsin-Extension of Marinette and Oconto counties will offer a pair of free workshops set for Dec. 14 and 18 that will focus on the different aspects that need to be considered when renting agricultural land. UW-Extension Crops/Soils Agent Scott ...

Teddy Bear Toss on Saturday in Iron Mountain

IRON MOUNTAIN — First National Bank & Trust’s Project Teddy Bear program is pleased to announce the second annual Bring-a-Bear Teddy Bear Toss, with the goal of collecting new stuffed animals to donate to local area emergency responders and crisis centers. The Teddy Bear Toss will be ...

Leadership Academy

Bay College West has launched its nine-month Leadership Academy, a program that through April will provide skills training, networking and understanding opportunities and challenges in Dickinson County. The 21 members include: Megan Barglind, executive assistant to the director at Oscar G. ...

Angry over cutbacks, Trump threatens to end GM subsidies

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump tested the limits of his presidential authority and political muscle as he threatened Tuesday to cut off all federal subsidies to General Motors because of its planned massive cutbacks in the U.S. Trump unloaded on Twitter a day after GM announced it ...

Sister act

IRON MOUNTAIN — A quarter-century ago, the Larson girls from the east side of Iron Mountain — now Linnea Marchetti, Kristine Cohodes and Karen Cerasoli — started a business out of their homes. The original concept was providing flowers biweekly for local business lobby and reception ...

Faucett Forest Products becomes Joy Wood Products

PESHTIGO, Wis. — Faucett Forest Products, a sawmill and pallet business in Peshtigo, has been acquired by Daryl and Maureen Joy and re-named Joy Wood Products. The producer of wood pallets, crates and skids was in foreclosure and purchased at a sheriff’s sale by the Joys, who came across ...

How to fund tuition when going back to school

Millions of Americans in the workforce are heading back to school to further their education. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, 3.5 million students enrolled in college for fall 2016 were age 35 and older. These adult learners are enrolling for a variety of reasons — ...

LifePoint Health completes merger with RCCH

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. - LifePoint Health Inc. on Friday announced the completion of its merger with RCCH HealthCare Partners, which is owned by certain funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management LLC. As a result of the merger, LifePoint’s common stock is no longer trading on NASDAQ ...

Holmberg General Agency completes renovations on downtown Norway office

NORWAY — The Holmberg General Agency in Norway has a new look after changing hands in ownership in 2017. The Holmberg General Agency has been in business for more than 90 years and is the third-oldest business in Norway. In June 2017, the agency was purchased by Ryan Danielson, owner of ...

Great Lakes Recovery Center expands services in Iron County

IRON RIVER — Great Lakes Recovery Centers has added Ben Ryan as a prevention specialist and Communities That Care coordinator in its Iron County office, 305 W. Genesee St. in Iron River. Ryan will be working on developing a coalition to address key risk factors, along with providing ...

Considerations before buying a second home

Many people dream of having a place to call home in their favorite ski, beach or tropical destination. While owning a second home may make sense for a variety of reasons, it’s a major decision that can impact one’s financial situation for years to come. If you’re contemplating a second ...

mPower Innovations becomes Esri partner

IRON MOUNTAIN — mPower Innovations, a national geographic information system software and services company based in Iron Mountain, has joined the worldwide companies in the Esri Partner Network as a Silver Tier Partner. “It is an honor to become a member of the Esri Partner Network,” ...

Winter market Saturday in IM

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Iron Mountain Farmer’s & Artisan’s Winter Market will be held Saturday and Dec. 8 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Iron Mountain School’s Izzo-Mariucci Center on the corner of Carpenter and West A Street. In 2019 there will be indoor markets from March ...

Northland Scholars Academy opens in Dunbar

DUNBAR, Wis. — Northland Scholars Academy had a ribbon-cutting ceremony with the Dickinson Area Chamber of Commerce in October to celebrate their newly opened college preparatory boarding school. Northland Scholars Academy opened Aug. 15 under the executive leadership of President Jeff ...

Pine Mountain Resort sets ties to Wyndham

IRON MOUNTAIN — The new owners of two resorts in Michigan and Wisconsin have partnered with an internationally known hospitality company. Pine Mountain Resort in Iron Mountain and The Four Seasons Resort in Pembine, Wis., have joined the Trademark Collection by Wyndham. “We are proud ...

Flaminio becomes an owner at Fleury, Singler & Company

IRON MOUNTAIN — Fleury, Singler & Company PC, a certified public accounting firm, has announced the promotion of Anthony Flaminio as a new owner of the company. Before joining Fleury, Singler, Flaminio had accounting positions in Colorado with the City of Aurora and the Retired Enlisted ...

Our Town Florence: Chainey House Bakery has new owner

FLORENCE, Wis. — It started, she said, making birthday cakes for her children — the oldest now 20 — and playing around in he kitchen with frosting and a piping bag. Soon, people began requesting cakes for special events, cupcakes for the office or parties, cookies trays for the ...

Witches Night

Taylor Zanoni, left, and Margaret Hart of Norway get filled up with Witches Brew by salon owner Liz Douglas during Witches Night at The Savage Mane in downtown Iron Mountain. The special brew, pampering, and door prizes were part of an open house held Tuesday to unveil new renovations.