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Pet adoptions Saturday at Tractor Supply

IRON MOUNTAIN - The Tractor Supply Co. store in Iron Mountain will host activities for families and their pets, including pet adoptions on Saturday as part of Pet Appreciation Week."Pet Appreciation Week is one of our favorite and most successful events of the entire year," said Bret Dalton, ...

ManorCare to celebrate National Rehab Week

KINGSFORD - National Rehabilitation Awareness Week is Sept. 20-26, and ManorCare Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Kingsford is celebrating the week with a Rehab Open House on Friday, Sept. 25, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.There will be, refreshments, give-aways, door prizes, and tours."Come join ...

Harvest & Haunt Fall Festival set Sept. 26 in IR

IRON RIVER - The Iron County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a free Harvest & Haunt Fall Festival on Saturday, Sept. 26, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Klint Safford Memorial RV Park in Iron River."It's a fun, free event for families and all ages," said Joe Voellinger, chamber executive ...

Niagara passport promotion has three cash prizes to win

NIAGARA, Wis. - The Niagara Area Business Association (0) is sponsoring a Passport Promotion through Oct. 17, awarding three winners a $300, $200, or $100 cash prize.Participants will visit local area businesses and collect a stamp from each business listed on the passport. For every five ...

WPS taking grant applications

GREEN BAY, Wis. -?Applications are now being accepted for the Innovative Educator Grant program sponsored by Wisconsin Public Service FoundationThe Innovative Educator Grant, now in its ninth year, is an opportunity for 6-12 grade educators to receive grants up to $1,000 for new projects with ...

Leonarduzzi named marketing assistant at MTEC SmartZone

HOUGHTON - MTEC SmartZone announced that Devin Leonarduzzi has joined the company to further develop its marketing and public relations activities.Leonarduzzi is a recent Michigan Technological University graduate majoring in communication, culture and media in addition to a minor in ...

A reminder that markets move up and then down

By MARC MOGANIt's happened many times before, but when we experienced a serious downward move in stocks in late August, it caught many investors off guard since we hadn't been through such a shift for quite some time. Beginning on August 18 and ending on August 25, the Dow Jones Industrial ...

Shred Fest raises money for Veterans Assistance Fund in Dickinson County

IRON MOUNTAIN - The First National Bank & Trust Co. sponsored a free community document shredding event, Shred Fest, recently, in the parking lot across from the Main Branch on Stephenson Avenue in Iron Mountain.Country Mile Document Destruction Inc., of Stephenson,filled 69 bins for a ...

Martinson named Bay TORCH award winner

ESCANABA - Lynn Martinson has been named Bay College's quarterly, from September through November 2015, TORCH Award winner.Martinson is recognized for her work at Bay College.As noted in the nomination, it states that, "Lynn was nominated for this award because of the work she put into the ...

Farmers Market Saturday

IRON MOUNTAIN -The next Iron Mountain Farmers & Artisans Market will be Saturday, Sept. 12.The market is held from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday through October. This week, the market has been moved to the parking lot behind Iron Mountain City Hall.This move was due to two other events ...

Niagara Health Center awarded accreditation

NIAGARA, Wis. - The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for ambulatory health care accreditation has been awarded to the Niagara Health Center.The center demonstrated continuous compliance with the Joint Commission's nationally-recognized standards to receive this award."The Gold Seal of ...

Verso names Allen Campbell as chief financial officer

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Verso Corp. has announced that Allen Campbell will become its senior vice president and chief fnancial officer effective upon the commencement of his employment with Verso on Sept. 21.Campbell has more than 30 years of financial leadership experience in industrial ...

Beaudry to join the Savage Mane staff

IRON MOUNTAIN - Chelsea Beaudry will be joining the staff at the Savage Mane in Iron Mountain on Sept. 14, as a stylist.She is a graduate of Kingsford High School in 2008, and then moved to Green Bay, Wis. to attend Empire Beauty School. She graduated from beauty school in October 2009 and ...

Internship gives Cornelia unique work experience

CRYSTAL FALLS - As a participant in the internship program through Ferris State University, Ana Cornelia has now joined the team at RE/MAX North Country. "I'm excited to have this incredible opportunity in my hometown," Cornelia said.She grew up in Crystal Falls, graduating from Forest Park ...

WUPPDR gets national award for economic development

HOUGHTON - The Western Upper Peninsula Planning and Development Region (WUPPDR) has received a national award for economic development service delivery.WUPPDR earned a 2015 Innovation Award from the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO).WUPPDR received this award for its ...

CoVantage CU to have a branch soon in Elcho

ANTIGO, Wis. - CoVantage Credit Union, with their headquarters in Antigo, has announced they have signed an agreement to purchase the facility operating as Northwoods National Bank in Elcho."CoVantage Credit Union already has nearly 2,000 members living in the Elcho area. When we learned the ...

Ericksons plan fourth trip to Antwerp, Belgium for diamonds

IRON MOUNTAIN - Randy and Sherri Erickson, owners of Erickson Jewelers in Iron Mountain, have been in the jewelry industry for more than 20 years each.They have owned Erickson Jewelers for the past six years. And having their own store, has provided them with an opportunity to travel to ...

Richards Supper Club and Motel under new ownership

By Rosie MarcelyFor the Daily NewsDUNBAR, Wis. - Four months have passed since Lynne and Randy Sippel became the new owners of Richards Supper Club and Motel on Highway 8 in Dunbar.They were familiar with the two establishments for more than 30 years due to spending vacations at a cabin in the ...