Business

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 ...

Daust takes over as CEO at Range Bank

MARQUETTE — Roxanne Daust is the new chairwoman, president and CEO of Range Bank. Daust has had several leadership roles over the past two decades while working with former CEO Kenneth Palmer, who retired June 1. Daust joined Range Bank in 1997 as chief financial officer. She played a key ...

Public invited to farm breakfast Saturday in Daggett

DAGGETT — The Menominee County Farm Bureau announces its 2018 Breakfast on the Farm will be hosted by the Brock Dairy Farm of Daggett on Saturday. The public is invited to the farm, located at W5186 County Road 360, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Central time. Breakfast will consist of ...

How setting a strong financial plan can help achieve your ‘bucket list’

We spend a lot of time daydreaming about and planning how to achieve our goals. Charting a new career, creating a bucket list, helping a loved one reach success and other goals all have financial implications that deserve consideration. This is where a financial plan comes in. The goal of a ...

Bellin CEO retiring; successor named

GREEN BAY, Wis. — George Kerwin will retire as president and CEO of the Bellin Health System later this year, the system board of directors announced Tuesday. The board has selected Chris Woleske, now executive vice president and chief operating officer of Bellin Health, to succeed Kerwin ...

Senior VP Steber to retire from Great North Bank

FLORENCE, Wis. — Great North Bank will have a public appreciation day Friday for Cindy Steber, senior vice president, at its main office in Florence. Steber plans to retire at the end of the month after 33 1/2 years at the Florence bank. Steber began her banking career as a teller at First ...

Jacobs moving Dickinson Family Practice Center

IRON MOUNTAIN — Dr. Donald Jacobs is relocating the Dickinson Family Practice Center. The office will move from 844 Pyle Drive in Kingsford to Medical Park in the lower level at 1005 S. Hemlock St. in Iron Mountain. The new site is less than a mile from their current location and the new, ...