Business

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 ...

Cole named director of Bay de Noc Convention and Visitors Bureau

ESCANABA-The Bays de Noc Convention and Visitors Bureau has hired Sara Cole as its new executive director.Cole will work closely with the Delta County Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Development Authority, bringing events to the area and increasing tourism in Delta County.Cole brings with ...

Anderson recognized by NAELA

MARQUETTE - The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) has been the leading professional organization for attorneys specializing in Elder and Special Needs Law. In their 20 years of existence, they have recognized 26 solo attorneys for their accomplishments in Elder Law.Bob Anderson, ...

Iron Mountain Animal Hospital under new ownership

IRON MOUNTAIN - The Iron Mountain Animal Hospital is under new ownership and management.The clinic announced that longtime owners Dr. Jim Nicolas and his wife Mary Jean have sold the practice to Dr. Brian Scott and his wife Michelle.The change of ownership was effective Aug. 1.The Iron ...

Workshop Oct. 18 on Reiki

IRON MOUNTAIN - A workshop to become certified in level one for Reiki will be offered on Saturday,?Oct. 18, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.The workshop will be held in the conference room of the Holiday Inn Express, 1535 N. Stephenson Ave. in Iron Mountain.Maria Terese Santini, who was born and raised ...

Superior Carpet and Hobby offers snap-together vinyl tile

IRON MOUNTAIN -Superior Carpet and Hobby Inc. of Iron Mountain is now offering a luxury snap-together vinyl tile. This new tile is a water-resistant type of flooring that can hold up to a U.P. winter, noted Mark Wiederrecht, owner.Since 1990, Wiederrecht has been offering the Iron ...

St. Norbert College announces schedule for CEO strategy series

DEPERE, Wis. - St. Norbert College has announced the 2014-15 CEO Breakfast and Strategy Series schedule. This is the 17th year that the college has provided this educational resource for area business professionals.The registration fee is $60 for an individual session, or $450 for the entire ...

Registration open for fourth annual financial literacy summit Oct. 17

MADISON - Registrations are now being accepted for the fourth annual Wisconsin Summit of Financial Literacy to be held Friday, Oct. 17, at Lambeau Field in Green Bay.The conference is geared toward supporting teachers, community outreach educators, and workplace professionals who have an ...

Florence Health Department passes state department review

MADISON - Wisconsin state health officials have announced that the Florence County Health Department has successfully passed the state's health department review.As a result, the Florence County Health Department will maintain their Level II status."Local public health staff help make their ...

Pioneer Road Pottery open in Crivitz

CRIVITZ, Wis. - Pioneer Road Pottery is now open in Crivitz and is owned by Ashley Swick Scriven.In addition to the usable handmade ceramic pieces in the studio, she is offering pottery classes.Pioneer Road Pottery's classes offer the student the chance to make their creation from start to ...

UW-Extension monitors corn silage moisture

AURORA, Wis. - The University of Wisconsin-Extension of Marinette, Oconto, and Florence counties has announced that there is an opportunity for corn silage producers to test their corn's whole-plant moisture percentage.Corn silage harvest is getting started, but the moisture percentage of corn ...

NABA collects pantry items

NIAGARA, Wis. - The Niagara Area Business Association (NABA) is helping the community for the third year in a row but collecting food items for Karen's Food Pantry.There is a school bus parked at every Niagara home game for the Predators- the next home game is Friday, Oct. 10.Students in the ...