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Dickinson-Iron Medical Society honors work of local doctors

IRON MOUNTAIN - The Dickinson-Iron County Medical Society met recently at Pine Grove Country Club in Iron Mountain to celebrate and honor local physicians who have dedicated their lives to treating residents of the Upper Peninsula.David Atkinson, MD, president of the Dickinson-Iron County ...

Lynch sworn in as lawyer; joins the Ryan Law Office

IRON MOUNTAIN - Jacob D. Lynch was sworn in by Judge Mary Barglind to practice law in Dickinson County and the State of Michigan at a ceremony held in the Dickinson County Circuit Courtroom.Lynch is a 2007 graduate of Norway High School, Northern Michigan University, and Michigan State School ...

Grede wins safety awards

SOUTHFIELD - Thirteen U.S.-based Grede facilities won gold (11), silver (1) or commendation (1) distinctions from Liberty Mutual Insurance for outstanding health and safety at their work sites.The Gold and Silver awards are given to facilities that exceed national safety averages for Days ...

Gingrass joins staff at The Drug Store in IM as new pharmacist

IRON MOUNTAIN - Kelly Gingrass, RPh, has joined the staff at The Drug Store in the Midtown Mall in Iron Mountain as a new pharmacist.She is a lifelong area resident and graduated from Kingsford High School. She received her degree from Ferris State University, and has 14 years experience as a ...

New home sales up in October

WASHINGTON (AP) - Sales of new U.S. homes edged up modestly in October, led by a big jump in activity in the Midwest.New home sales advanced 0.7 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 458,000, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday. That October increase a smaller 0.4 ...

Downtown Christmas Walk set for Dec. 4

IRON MOUNTAIN - The annual Downtown Christmas Walk will be held on Thursday, Dec. 4, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., according to officials with the Downtown Development Authority/Main Street Program.Activities this year include sleigh rides by Bjorkman's, carolers throughout the Downtown area, a ...

Money raised for Caring House during downtown ladies event

IRON MOUNTAIN - The staff at Grayson & Co. Jewelers in Iron Mountain puts together a fund-raiser for the Caring House during the annual Ladies Night event in downtown Iron Mountain.Grayson & Co. Jewelers donated a necklace valued at $531 and a Fossil watch valued at $115 plus ...

Gerflor completes acquisition of Connor Sport International

CHICAGO - Gerflor, a global leader in the design and manufacture of resilient flooring, has announced that it has acquired Connor Sport Court International in a move that will expand the company's global market reach and sports product range portfolio."The acquisition of Connor Sport Court ...

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 ...