Business

Operation Action U.P. meets Wednesday

MARQUETTE - Operation Action U.P. will be holding its annual meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 28, at 8 a.m. (Eastern time) on the campus of Northern Michigan University at the Don H. Bottum University Center Great Lakes Rooms.The Operation Action U.P. annual meeting is open to those who have an ...

Pediatric services added at Bell

ISHPEMING - U.P .Health System has announced additional pediatric services at U.P. Health System - Bell.In addition to her Marquette practice, Dr. Stephanie Humpula-McMahon will be joining Dr. Kurt Lehmann and nurse practitioner, Beth Beams at Bell.Dr. Humpula-McMahon, a native of Marquette, ...

Bay taking nominations for faculty awards

ESCANABA - Bay College is accepting nominations for the 2015 Outstanding Faculty Awards.Each year the college recognizes up to three full-time and three part-time instructors as outstanding educators. Recipients of these awards will be formally recognized at the college's Annual Awards Dinner ...

Volunteers needed for Italian Fest event slated Aug. 14-15

IRON MOUNTAIN - It's that time again time to start thinking about one of the highlights of the summer in Iron Mountain - the Italian Fest.The ninth annual Italian Fest is scheduled for Aug. 1415, and help is needed, organizers said."This event keeps growing each year, which is great new. With ...

Managing your taxes in 2015

By Marc MoganThere's one thing you can count on as we kick off a new year - changes to the tax code. While there are few major new laws affecting taxpayers in 2015, it is important to understand how any adjustments to tax rules or your income might affect your tax liability.It is a critical ...

Realtors earn 2014 top-producing ranks

IRON MOUNTAIN - The top realtor for 2014 is Betsy Sawicky, a realtor with Stephens Real Estate in Iron Mountain.Sawicky earned the top-producing spot with more than $7.11 million in sales last year. She was the area's top-selling real estate agent as well, with 85 units sold.This ranking is ...

Nominations due Feb. 13 for directors of IMKCFCU board

KINGSFORD - The Iron Mountain-Kingsford Community Federal Credit Union will hold its 67th annual membership meeting on Saturday, March 21, at 7 p.m. at the Kingsford High School auditorium.Members attending the meeting will be presented with reports by officers and committees of the credit ...

LSSU school of business gains global accreditation

SAULT STE. MARIE - The Lukenda School of Business at Lake Superior State University has been granted initial accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), a leading accreditation association in business education.ACBSP accreditation certifies that the ...

LSCP awarded contract as Career Jump Start liaison

MARQUETTE - The Lake Superior Community Partnership (LSCP) has been awarded a contract from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) to serve as the Region 1 (Upper Peninsula) liaison for their Career Jump Start (CJS) program.Career Jump Start promotes the Michigan Advanced ...

New providers at Ice Lake Clinic

IRON RIVER - Four new providers have been added to the team at the Ice Lake Clinic, according to an announcement by officials with Northstar Health System.Dr. Niral Patel is a board-certified physician of Family Medicine and comes to Northstar from St. Mary's of Michigan in Chesaning. Dr. Patel ...

Family Fit Lifestyle month celebrated

By Colleen SleikPT, DPT, OCSJanuary is Family Fit Lifestyle month. It is also the time of year when many of us chose to take up or return to prior habits of healthy eating and exercise.There are a few things to remember as you embark on this journey. Stretching is important, be sure to warm ...

Seven essential things you need to know about Social Security

By MARC MOGANAs more baby boomers reach retirement age, they're realizing the valuable role Social Security will play as a source of lifetime income. Claiming Social Security benefits can be far more complex than you may realize.Here are seven essential things about Social Security to ...

Trails by Candlelight event planned Feb. 7 in Niagara

NIAGARA, Wis. - The Niagara Area Business Association is sponsoring a cross country ski and snowshoe event at the Niagara Riverside Trails. The trail will be lit by candlelight and event starts at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 7.The event features a lighted loop, and event planners suggest a head ...

Perry is new COO at UPHS

MARQUETTE - Jeff Perry has joined the Upper Peninsula Health System-Marquette's administrative staff as chief operating officer, according to an announcement CEO Ed Banos.In this key position Perry will work directly with Banos to manage and shape short- and long-term development of hospital ...

Puskala joins DCHS sleep medicine clinic

IRON MOUNTAIN - Physician assistant David Puskala has joined Dickinson County Healthcare System's sleep medicine clinic in Suite 205 of the Dickinson Medical Building.He joins Dr. John Sand and Dr. Alexis Whaley in the provision of comprehensive services to patients with sleep problems. Part ...

Cellcom scholarship application open

GREEN BAY, Wis. - The online application for Cellcom scholarships is now open.Cellcom will award 16, $750 scholarships to graduating high school seniors across its service area this year.Recipients will be selected on the basis of academic record, potential to succeed, leadership and ...

IM woman receives gift of hearing from Dickinson Ear, Nose & Throat

IRON MOUNTAIN - To help give back to the community that continues to support Dickinson County Healthcare System, the Dickinson Ear, Nose & Throat Clinic, in partnership with hearing aid manufacturer, ReSound, awarded one deserving individual with the gift of hearing.The goal of this ...

Rafn to speak during St. Norbert CEO breakfast

DE PERE, Wis. - H. Jeffrey Rafn, president of Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, will give a talk entitled, "From Whence Shall They Come: The Demand for Technical Skills," as part of St. Norbert College's CEO Breakfast and Strategy Series on Tuesday, Jan. 20, from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at ...