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Hamby retires after 40 years at the VA medical center in IM

IRON MOUNTAIN — Cheryl Hamby of Iron Mountain has retired after four decades at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center. The daughter of Theresa Guiliani, Hamby was born in Frankfurt, Germany, and raised in Iron Mountain. She graduated from Iron Mountain High School in 1980 and started at ...

Remondini exceeds $10M in sales as Wild Rivers Realty’s top producer

IRON RIVER — For the third consecutive year, Stephen Remondini was the top-producing real estate agent with Wild Rivers Realty & Associates Inc. Remondini sold $10,171,367 in real estate during 2020, according to the Upper Peninsula Association of Realtors statistics. During the year, he ...

Grant helps Eden Property fix up Franklin Square

IRON MOUNTAIN — Eden Property Collection has received a $5,000 Facade Improvement Grant from the Iron Mountain Downtown Development Authority. The downtown business used the funds for improvements to its property at 333 S. Stephenson Ave., known as the Franklin Square. The renovation ...

Keoleian becomes part of Dickinson Urology Clinic

IRON MOUNTAIN — Dickinson County Healthcare recently added urologist Dr. Charles Keoleian. Joining Nurse Practitioner Laura Kent, Keoleian and the expanded urology team will continue to see patients at the Dickinson Urology Clinic inside the Dickinson Medical Building. As part of the ...

Strehlow joins Stephens Real Estate as associate broker

IRON MOUNTAIN — Cindi Strehlow has joined Stephens Real Estate of Iron Mountain as an associate broker. Strehlow has more than seven years of experience and has been recognized by the industry for her expertise and production. “Cindi is smart, congenial and multi-talented and I have no ...

Leeds Real Estate adds Harry as a new agent

IRON MOUNTAIN — Jeff Harry has become an agent at Leeds Real Estate, 1114 Carpenter Ave. in Iron Mountain. Harry is a lifelong area resident. Born and raised in Dickinson County, he is an Iron Mountain High School graduate who lettered in football at Northern Michigan University while ...

DCH names information security officer

IRON MOUNTAIN — Doug Copley has become chief information security officer at Dickinson County Healthcare. Copley is a security and privacy veteran with more than 25 years of experience. His previous work includes serving as the chief information security officer at Beaumont Health and ...

Wisconsin Legislature OKs $540M tax cut

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Legislature overwhelmingly approved a half-billion dollar tax cut Tuesday for businesses that received federal pandemic relief loans to keep employees on the payroll, a move that stands to benefit at least a handful of legislators whose businesses took the ...

Syrup program on Thursday

FLORENCE, Wis. —A program on maple syrup techniques will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Florence Natural Resource and Wild Rivers Interpretive Center. Fred Hedmark and Ernie Dagostino are vastly knowledgeable in the production of maple syrup. Hedmark’s Maple Ridge will have equipment ...

Pandemic adds a few wrinkles to 2020 tax filings

The pandemic has made everything a bit trickier — tax filing season is no exception. The whole process is starting a bit later this year and there are a few wrinkles to be aware of for those who received unemployment benefits, worked from home, took on gig work, were a victim of fraud ...

Bay College West Campus offers CNA course

IRON MOUNTAIN — Bay College West Campus will offer a Certified Nursing Assistant training course in Iron Mountain starting Monday, May 3. This program consists of 120 hours, including a mixture of classroom lecture, laboratory and clinical training from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays, ...

Stephens Real Estate leads area in volume, units sold

IRON MOUNTAIN —Stephens Real Estate of Iron Mountain was named 2020’s Top-Selling Real Estate Company by the Upper Peninsula Association of Realtors, which ranked 19 offices and 13 firms in the greater Iron Mountain area, based on sales volume and units sold in 2020. This is the 12th ...

Bay College to offer new miner, refresher training

ESCANABA —Bay College Training and Development will offer a 24-hour training program for new miners and an eight-hour refresher program in partnership with the Mine Safety and Health Administration. The three-day new miner training covers safety and health hazards, employee rights and ...

CoVantage CU to have virtual annual meeting

ANTIGO, Wis. — CoVantage Credit Union will have its 68th annual membership meeting virtually beginning at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24. For the health and safety of credit union members, the meeting will be via phone conference. To register for the meeting, go to www.covantagecu.org or call ...

IM’s The Form House changes hands as founder Rosen retires

IRON MOUNTAIN —Bruce Rosen has sold his printing business, The Form House Inc., to Jen Raiche of Iron Mountain as he goes into retirement. Rosen started The Form House on June 1, 1982. In 1987, he purchased the old Frigo cheese building, where the business still operates today at 100 W. F ...

Former board chair Wittkopf named director emeritus at Great North Bank

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Great North Bank board of directors has designated former board chair Tom Wittkopf Sr. a director emeritus for the bank. “After 55 years of outstanding commitment to our bank and community, it’s an honor to announce Tom Wittkopf Sr. (Tom Sr.) has received this ...

Aspirus adds new orthopedic surgeon in UP

Surgeon Dr. Wayne Mosley has joined the Aspirus Health orthopedic team and will see patients at and Aspirus Iron River Hospitals and Clinics and Aspirus Ironwood . A U.S. Army veteran who received the Bronze Star, Mosley earned his medical degree from the University of Kentucky College of ...

Bourne, Heide join The Dance Academy as educators

KINGSFORD — The Dance Academy has two new educators for the 2020-21 season. Alexandra Bourne from Manistee, Mich., has been hired as the ballet director. She teaches all graded ballet technique classes; pre-pointe and pointe; flexibility; pro ballet; junior dance, a combination class of ...

ARC/PLC webinars set for Tuesday, Thursday

LENA, Wis. — All agricultural producers have the opportunity to sign up for either the Agriculture Risk Coverage or the Price Loss Coverage program by March 15. This voluntary program provides payments to farms when either revenue or crop prices are below set guarantees. The decision is ...

Mini-grant for Florence flowers

The Dickinson Area Community Foundation has awarded a $250 mini-grant to Florence County Chamber of Commerce and the town of Florence. The grant will assist in funding 20 metal flower baskets that will be attached to utility and light poles in the downtown area of Florence, Wis. From left, ...