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Rahoi recognized as 50 year NACE member

HOUSTON, Texas - The National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International was founded in 1943 as a professional organization for the Corrosion Control industry with headquarters in Houston,During the March annual meeting, President James Feather presented Iron Mountain resident ...

U.P. Health Plan gets accredited

MARQUETTE - The Upper Peninsula Health Plan (UPHP) has been awarded accreditation again as a Medicaid managed-care organization from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), earning a special distinction of "commendable."The accreditation status was awarded "for service and clinical ...

Charter Communications to buy Bright House Networks

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) - Charter Communications Inc. is buying fellow cable operator Bright House Networks LLC in a deal valued at $10.4 billion.Charter is the fourth-largest cable operator in the U.S, while Bright House is the sixth biggest.The business will be conducted through a partnership, ...

USDA has $25 million for rural businesses

EAST LANSING - U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Rural Development State Director for Michigan James J. Turner announced that the agency has $25 million available in loan guarantees for eligible Michigan businesses through partnerships with local lending institutions."This level of program funding ...

Buskers needed during Art Week in Marquette

MARQUETTE - Marquette Art Week, which is set for June 20-27, will be a week devoted to lectures, bike tours, nature hikes, public art, demos, concerts, special exhibits, dance and theater performances, readings and films.The city of Marquette Arts and Culture Center is inviting all artist to ...

Corozolla retires after 25 years of service at VA Medical Center

IRON MOUNTAIN After 25 years of federal service, Marjorie Corozolla of Vulcan retired from the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain on March 31.Corozolla was born and raised in Loretto, and is the daughter of Raymond and Mary DeHart . She graduated from Norway High School in ...

Bornick joins BayCare Clinic

GREEN BAY, Wis. BayCare Clinic recently added to its legal representation with the hiring of general counsel Stephen Bornick.A graduate of Duke University School of Law in Durham, N.C., Bornick brings his legal expertise to the BayCare Clinic team and will aid the organization with his support ...

Quayle honored by Thrivent for performance

IRON RIVER - James Quayle, FIC, RICP, CLTC, Iron River, a financial associate with Thrivent Financial, has qualified for the Pinnacle Council conference by providing outstanding financial guidance, solutions and service to members of the organization in 2014.Out of Thrivent Financial's 2,300 ...

Watercolor workshop offered by Pitt in Marquette June 26

MARQUETTE - The city of Marquette Arts and Culture Center will host a sketching and watercolor workshop by internationally recognized filmmaker and artist Suzan Pitt on Friday, June 26, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.This class is limited to 15 registrants and will be held at the art center located in ...

KHS grads attend investment competition in New York City

KINGSFORD - Kingsford High School graduates Derek Menard and Cory Sullivan attended a investment competition in New York City.It's been said the only thing more difficult than winning a championship, is repeating. That is exactly what an Applied Portfolio Management Program team from Michigan ...

Brey joins staff at IM Counseling Center

IRON MOUNTAIN - Rhonda Brey, MA, CAADC, LLPC, has joined the staff at the Iron Mountain Counseling CenterBrey is a limited licensed professional counselor and a certified and advanced drug and alcohol counselor.She specializes in substance abuse counseling as well as individual, couple, ...

UPPCO may accept payment arrangements

ISHPEMING - Upper Peninsula Power Co. (UPPCO) reports that more than 2,700 of its customers are four months or more behind on their utility bills.And those customers could face disconnection of their service soon unless they make payments or arrangements."This year, the number of customers ...

Santini planning Reiki workshop April 18-19 in IM

IRON MOUNTAIN - Maria Terese Santini will be returning to her hometown of Iron Mountain from Los Angeles to teach another Reiki training workshop.The workshop will be held the weekend of April 18-19, at Northern Michigan Dance Academy, which is located at 222 E. Hughitt St. in Iron ...

Casino Royale at the Ritz another success

IRON MOUNTAIN - The Casino Royale at the Ritz event was a success, Dickinson Area Chamber Alliance officials announced.Title sponsor for this year's event was Consumers Mutual Insurance of Michigan. Platinum sponsors included the First National Bank & Trust, Dickinson County Healthcare ...

Director of Operations at Dickinson County Healthcare System retires

IRON MOUNTAIN - After a career that has spanned 25 years at Dickinson County Healthcare System, Jeff Gussert has retired; March 27 was his last day on the job.Gussert joined DCH System in 1989 as manager of the laboratory services department. In 1992 he was promoted to director of ...

Patterson retires from VAMC after 24 years of federal service

IRON MOUNTAIN - After 24 years of federal service, Geralyn Patterson of Iron Mountain retired from the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain.Patterson was born and raised in Wyandotte, Mich. and is the daughter of Ray and Rose Ann DeSana. She graduated from Wyandotte High School ...

Shouldering your spring cleaning

By Colleen SleikMany people attack their yearly spring cleaning ritual in the months of March and April. With thousands thawing from winter's cold, there are bound to be some sore, stiff muscles. The National Safety Council reports that approximately 21 million people visit the emergency room ...

Applications accepted for the IM summer market

IRON MOUNTAIN - The 2015 Iron Mountain Farmers & Artisans Market is set to begin their summer season on Saturday, June 6, from 8 a.m. to noon.The market is located in the city parking lot across from the Dickinson County Library. The market is operated in affiliation with Iron Mountain ...