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First National Bank & Trust promotes VPs Kassin, Lutz

IRON MOUNTAIN — First National Bank & Trust has promoted Russell Kassin and Matthew Lutz. Kassin has been named executive vice president, chief lending officer. He will oversee all lending functions as well as develop new commercial and residential loan business.  Kassin graduated ...

Application period open for Cellcom scholarships

DE PERE, Wis. — Cellcom is taking applications for 16 scholarships of $750 each to graduating high school seniors across its service area. Recipients will be selected on the basis of academic record, potential to succeed, leadership and participation in school and community activities, ...

Commercial vehicle company plans to hire

CHARLOTTE, Mich. (AP) — The Shyft Group, a manufacturer of commercial fleet and specialty vehicles, plans to hire hundreds of full-time employees over the next three years at its Charlotte plant in mid-Michigan. The expansion comes as demand for parcel delivery vehicles continues to rise ...

Ohio-based company buys Lake Michigan car ferry SS Badger

LUDINGTON, Mich. (AP) — A coal-fired ferry that carries people and cars across Lake Michigan between Michigan and Wisconsin has been sold. Interlake Holding Co. announced recently that it bought the SS Badger, The Ludington Daily News reported. The Middleburg Heights, Ohio-based company ...

Health-centered grant applications sought for SHF spring funding cycle

MARQUETTE — The Superior Health Foundation is now accepting grant applications for its spring 2021 funding cycle. SHF will award more than $106,000 in grants during the spring cycle. Eligibility information and online application forms are available on the SHF’s website at ...

US loses 140,000 jobs

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers shed jobs last month for the first time since April, cutting 140,000 positions, clear evidence that the economy is faltering as the viral pandemic tightens its grip on consumers and businesses. At the same time, the unemployment rate stayed at 6.7%, the ...