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Dentistry for veterans slated Nov. 11 at Fornetti Center

IRON MOUNTAIN - The John Fornetti Center for Dental Implants & Aesthetics will present Dentistry For Our Vets on Tuesday, Nov. 11.In recent years, the John Fornetti Dental Center has treated hundreds of patients donating thousands of dollars of free dental care through Dentistry From ...

Werner Electric to build corporate office

NEENAH, Wis. - Werner Electric Supply has announced its plans to purchase land in Grand Chute for construction of a new corporate headquarters building and regional distribution center designed to support the company's accelerated growth.It will serve as a logistics hub for all of its locations ...

Bevins receives MDOT award

LANSING - Vincent Bevins of the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) Superior Region Office in Escanaba has received the 2014 MDOT Director's Award - the department's highest honor for outstanding service.MDOT established the annual award more than 20 years ago to recognize employees ...

WPS offers scholarships

GREEN BAY, Wis. - Wisconsin Public Service Foundation is once again accepting scholarship applications from students who live within the company's service area and plan to attend technical or four-year college programs.Scholarships are offered to students who are high school seniors or ...

Riverside Auto helps school to raise funds

RON MOUNTAIN - Riverside Auto & Truck Sales of Iron Mountain helped raise $1,000 in funding for North Elementary School in Iron Mountain with Chrysler brand's Drive for the Kids program.The fundraising event was held in conjunction with the schools open house."Drive for the Kids is a ...

CCI appoints director of managed services

IRON MOUNTAIN - Brian "Sparky" Farwell has been appointed the new director of managed services within the operations division at CCI Systems in Iron Mountain.Farwell joined CCI in August 2007 and has held positions in both the networks integration and sales group."Sparky brings an up-tempo, ...

First National Bank employees raise funds, collect clothing for veterans

IRON MOUNTAIN - As a tribute to all veterans, the employees of the First National Bank & Trust Co. raised money and collected new clothing recently.The effort resulted in more than $500 raised along with an additional $600-plus in new clothing. These items and funds were then turned ...

Young Professionals group sets schedule

IRON MOUNTAIN -Members of the Young Professionals of the Upper Peninsula (YP of the UP) social networking group are pleased to announce their 2014-15 schedule of events."Each month local young professionals get together to attend our events and connect with local and new residents to the ...

ATC completes two projects in eastern U.P.

DE PERE, Wis. - American Transmission Co. has improved the reliability of the electrical grid in the Upper Peninsula with the completion of two projects in the St. Ignace area.A new high voltage, direct-current flow control device and associated substation also were placed into commercial ...

Dickinson Home Medical Equipment moves to location on Carpenter Avenue

IRON MOUNTAIN - Dickinson Home Medical Equipment Service relocated from its previous location on North Stephenson Avenue to 710 Carpenter Ave. earlier this year and recently hosted an official ribbon cutting and public open house."We are anxious for everyone to see our new location so they know ...

Dr. Siegler retiring after 36 years

IRON MOUNTAIN - Dr. David Siegler, OD, of Northern Eye Care Associates in Iron Mountain has announced his retirement."I am posting this notice to inform my patients of my decision to retire from my practice of optometry," Dr. Siegler said."It is with mixed emotions that I have arrived at this ...

Primeau joins staff at Bianco’s Physical Therapy

KINGSFORD - Janel Primeau,?PTA, CMT, has joined the staff at Bianco's Physical Therapy & Wellness Center in Kingsford.Primeau is a native of Calumet, and graduated in 2001 from the physical therapy assistant program at Finlandia University. She lived in the Lansing area and worked for ...

Thrivent gets strong rating

IRON RIVER - Fitch Ratings today affirmed Thrivent Financial's AA (very strong) rating the third-highest of Fitch's 19 categories - and changed the organization's outlook to positive.Fitch cited Thrivent Financial's extremely strong capitalization with no financial debt, high-quality ...

Credit union growth continues in second quarter

LANSING - Michigan credit unions reported strong growth for the second quarter in both loans and members, continuing a string of robust quarterly reports that date back more than two years."We are pleased but not surprised to see this influx of new members. More and more people are discovering ...