Business

Leonard joins Re-Max North Country

CRYSTAL FALLS - Mick Leonard, a longtime resident of Crystal Falls, recently obtained his real estate license. He is working at RE/MAX North Country in Crystal Falls.Formerly a licensed builder and remodeling contractor in the area until 1994, he later moved to Oklahoma to enhance his career. ...

Northern Wisconsin Economic Development Summit Dec. 4-5

MADISON - Registration is now open for the eighth annual Governor's Northern Wisconsin Economic Development Summit, Dec. 4-5, in Minocqua, Wis.The annual summit provides an opportunity to address the unique challenges and opportunities of Northern Wisconsin's economy through a forum with the ...

Erickson named to IJO review board

SOUTHPORT, Conn. - Sherri Erickson of Erickson Jewelers in Iron Mountain is one of five members of the Independent Jewelers Organization (IJO) invited to be part of a review board to select new jewelry lines for inclusion in the organization's Buying Group.IJO is the largest Buying Group in ...

Health care costs in retirement

By MARK MOGANWith all the uncertainties of the future, it's difficult for people to know exactly how much to save for retirement. While it may be relatively easy to gauge how much you'll need for everyday living expenses like food and housing, other expenses such as the costs for health care ...

Moyle recognized for project in Menominee

HOUGHTON - At the annual Excellence in Construction Awards program recently held in Grand Rapids, Moyle Construction was awarded first place for the Enstrom Helicopter Corporation Addition and Renovation project in Menominee.The project received the top award in the category of renovations and ...

Stefanac joins U.P. Rehab Services staff

IRON MOUNTAIN - Paul Stefanac, PT, DPT, has joined the rehabilitation staff at U.P. Rehab Services of Kingsford to provide physical therapy care to the Iron Mountain-Kingsford area."Paul brings his background in acute inpatient care, transitional/sub-acute care, outpatient orthopedics, work ...

Free snow remonal for troops, vets underwritten by BOSS Snowplow

CLEVELAND - In recognition of Veteran's Day, non-profit Project EverGreen's SnowCare for Troops (SCFT) campaign is expanding to serve wounded and disabled veterans.The campaign, underwritten by BOSS Snowplow, has served thousands of active-duty military families in deployment. Eligible ...

Oshkosh Corp. to build plant in Mexico

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) - Oshkosh Corp. is building a $100 million manufacturing plant in Mexico that will employ about 1,000 people.The company's announcement comes as it cuts several hundred jobs in its defense industry division in Oshkosh by year's end. Oshkosh, the largest manufacturer in the ...

Ackerman joins Berlinski Financial

IRON MOUNTAIN - Nicholas Ackerman has joined the Berlinski Financial Services Inc., according to an announcement by Dick Berlinski.Ackerman holds a Series 7 general securities representative registration as well as the Series 66 registration.Ackerman is a lifelong resident of the area and is a ...

Coleman Engineering continues growth, adds 17 to permanent staff

IRON MOUNTAIN -Coleman Engineering Co. has announced the expansion of their staff by 17 employees in 2014.Not only has Coleman increased its permanent staff by 17, but they also employed an additional 16 employees during the summer months. These employees were hired in both office locations in ...

Dishaw, Samborski join staff at Jim’s Music in Iron Mountain

IRON MOUNTAIN- Jim's Music of Iron Mountain has added two new staff members - Jeremy Dishaw and Elsa Samborski.Dishaw has joined the team as a sales associate. He has been playing bass guitar for 27 years, and has 25 years experience performing in local bands.Samborski has been playing the ...

UW-Marinette hosts volunteer fair Dec. 4

MARIINETTE, Wis. - The University of Wisconsin-Marinette will host an Internship/Volunteer Fair on Dec. 4, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Student Union.Interested area businesses are welcome and encouraged to participate.For complete details, please contact Jennifer Hass, senior student ...

Wreath making workshop held

IRON MOUNTAIN - A burlap wreath making and wine workshop is being held on Monday evenings this month.The workshops are conducted by Michelle Schneider and are held at Country Inn &?Suites, located at 2005 S. Stephenson Ave. in Iron Mountain.Those interested in attending the workshop ...

ManorCare opens MedBridge unit

KINGSFORD - The new MedBridge Unit has opened at ManorCare Health Services in Kingsford.The primary focus of the unit is caring for post-hospital or post-acute patients with complex needs.Based on ManorCare's positive rehabilitation success, customer experience, professional level of employees ...