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Trepp recognized with awards; receives internship with WNA

NIAGARA, Wis. - Cali Trepp, daughter of Laird Trepp of Iron Mountain and Mary Walstrom of Niagara, Wis., was recently the recipient of several awards at Alverno College in Milwaukee.Cali received the Sister Margaret Mary Martin Award. This award is presented to a person that contributes to the ...

Verso chief financial officer resigns

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Verso Corp. has announced that Robert P. Mundy, its senior vice president and chief financial officer, has decided to leave the company.He will be taking a similar position with Packaging Corp. of America."Bob has made significant contributions to Verso while serving as our ...

SHF golf outing slated for June 19

MARQUETTE - The Superior Health Foundation and its partner Child & Family Services of the Upper Peninsula are planning the annual SHF Golf Outing to be held at noon on Friday, June 19, at the Red Fox Run Golf Course in Gwinn.Proceeds from the four-person golf scramble will benefit SHF ...

Pepin joins DNR as deputy public information officer

MARQUETTE - John Pepin, a veteran journalist, has joined the Michigan Department of Natural Resources as deputy public information officer.He will be based out of the DNR's Marquette office.Pepin joins the DNR following a 21-year career at The Mining Journal in Marquette, where he reported and ...

Invent@NMU helps Negaunee man bring product to market

NEGAUNEE - Negaunee inventor Miles Parkkonen crafted a homemade tool that makes it significantly easier to clean paintbrushes, rollers and pads.The retired miner developed his Paint Scrubber in his garage a few years ago for personal use.Recognizing its potential widespread appeal to ...

U.S. consumer borrowing up

WASHINGTON (AP) - Consumer borrowing surged again in April, helped by the largest gain in credit card borrowing in a year.Consumer borrowing expanded by $20.5 billion in April, the Federal Reserve reported Friday.That was down only slightly from a gain of $21.3 billion in March which was the ...

IMHS graduate wins SRA research award

By THERESA PROUDFITStaff WriterIRON MOUNTAIN - A collaborative effort between Iron Mountain High School graduate Lynn Mande and Esther Gondwe of Malawi earned them an award from Society of Research Administrators International.Mande is a 1989 graduate of Iron Mountain High School, has a ...

North Dickinson student awarded Plum Creek Scholarship

L'ANSE - Plum Creek has awarded a $1,000 scholarship to North Dickinson County School senior Jade Driscoll.Plum Creek annually awards scholarships to exemplary high school students who plan to continue their education after graduation. Students are recognized based on their academic ...

Gibler receives Competent Communicator Award

IRON MOUNTAIN - The Toastmasters of the Northwoods Club has awarded their first Competent Communicator Award to charter member Maryanne Gibler.Gibler has completed all 10 speeches in the Toastmasters International Competent Communication manual.The 10 speech projects focused on specific areas, ...

Construction project under way at Lake Superior State University

SAULT STE. MARIE - Contractors with Hallmark Construction out of Traverse City, Mich. recently cleared the interior of Lake Superior State University's South Hall in Sault Ste. Marie. for a $13.5 million renovation of the building into R.W. Considine Hall, which will open for classes in fall ...

New bariatric surgeon coming to UP Health System – Marquette

MARQUETTE - Paul Kemmeter, M.D., F.A.C.S., will soon be performing bariatric surgery at UP Health System - Marquette.Dr. Kemmeter is a senior partner and one of four surgeons comprising Grand Health Partners (GHP), which is headquartered in Grand Rapids, Mich. As part of a three-year contract ...

Forestry associations announce Biomass101 campaign

Washington, D.C. -A coalition of forest owners, wood suppliers and manufacturers of pulp and paper goods announced the creation of Biomass101.org, a clearinghouse for scientifically sound information on carbon-neutral bioenergy.Biomass101 is an effort jointly produced by the American Forest ...

Google unveils Android’s latest tricks

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google's next version of its Android operating system will boast new ways to fetch information, pay merchants and protect privacy on mobile devices as the Internet company duels with Apple in the quest to make their technology indispensable.The upgrade will give Android's ...