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New rule proposed to protect workers from heat-related illnesses

WASHINGTON – Senior Biden administration officials announced a proposed rule Tuesday to prevent heat-related illness in the workplace, as climate change brings hotter temperatures around the nation. In a call to reporters Monday, officials spoke on background about the new rule, which the ...

US new-vehicle sales up slightly in second quarter

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. new-vehicle sales rose only slightly in the second quarter, despite larger discounts and slightly lower prices. But brisker sales could be on the horizon: Auto industry analysts say they expect prices to drop further and there's a possibility of interest-rate cuts that ...

Meyers excited to lead Dickinson Area Alliance

IRON MOUNTAIN — Going into 2024, the Dickinson Area Economic Development Alliance moved through a leadership transition as Mindy Meyers was named the new executive director. Meyers took over in March after the retirement of Lois Ellis, who started with the DAEDA in 2018. In this role, ...

Housing a top priority for Dickinson group

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Dickinson Area Economic Development Alliance is focused on continuing to tackle housing solutions in 2024. “Our Infrastructure and Housing Development Task Force is making this a top priority,” Executive Director Mindy Meyers said. The DAEDA acknowledges the ...

Florence County invites development

FLORENCE, Wis. — Even with challenges like lack of snow this past winter and the shutdown of Central Avenue for construction in the town of Florence to kick off the summer, Florence County businesses got creative to keep revenues coming in and moving forward. We have some new businesses that ...