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Wausaukee Enterprises operates with aid of Impact Fund grant

WAUSAUKEE, Wis. — Wausaukee Enterprises Inc. has received a $6,000 grant from the Impact Fund for COVID-19 Relief at the M&M Area Community Foundation. Wausaukee Enterprises will use the grant money to help offset lost revenue due to facility closure caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

St. Norbert College offers webinar

DE PERE, Wis. —The Schneider School of Business and Economics at St. Norbert College will host a free webinar through its Family Business Forum from 4 to 4:45 p.m. Wednesday. Jayne McQuillan, president of Journey Consulting LLC, will speak about “Creating Value in Your Business During ...

Mossbrooks joins mPower Innovations

IRON MOUNTAIN — Scott Mossbrooks has joined the executive team at mPower Innovations as vice president of business development. Mossbrooks is an electrical engineer and brings over 32 years of utility experience and has spent the majority of his career selling and implementing advanced ...

Professional courses offered at Bay West

IRON MOUNTAIN —Bay College West Campus and Northern Initiatives-Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center are working together to deliver professional development training opportunities to the Upper Peninsula. This collaboration allows for a widespread effort to provide trainings based ...

Michigan Mass Timber Summit — now virtual — set for fall

EAST LANSING — The Michigan Mass Timber Summit — postponed due to COVID-19 — is going virtual, and there’s plenty of time left to register. The summit, originally planned for April, is now a series of three web-based sessions from 8:30 a.m. to noon Eastern time on Tuesdays, Sept. ...

DCHS scholarships awarded

The Dickinson County Hospital Foundation Scholarship Committee has awarded two scholarships to Dickinson County Healthcare System recipients. The DCHS Employee Scholarship was established to encourage and assist the pursuit of higher education to serve the community. The Huron Family Memorial ...

Indian Trails to resume daily, scheduled bus service

OWOSSO — Effective Saturday, Indian Trails Inc., will restart most of its daily scheduled bus service, which includes routes throughout Michigan, and into Chicago, Milwaukee and Duluth, along with reduced connections with the Greyhound and Amtrak national transportation networks. ...

New building for longtime Crivitz Lumber after fire in early 2019

CRIVITZ, Wis. — A massive fire at the Crivitz Lumber & Rental in late January 2019 took down the central structure of the business, which had sections that dated back to at least 1906, if not longer. It was a devastating blow to the Gocht family that incorporated Crivitz Lumber Co. a ...

Study shows significant demand for rental housing in Dickinson County

IRON MOUNTAIN —The Central Upper Peninsula Planning and Development Regional Commission has released the 2020 Housing Marketing Assessment for Dickinson County. Key findings highlight opportunities for real estate developers and property owners, some of which are already in action in ...

Whitmer: Enbridge should be responsible for any spill

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer criticized Enbridge Inc. on Wednesday for what she described as the company’s refusal to make an airtight pledge to pay for damages caused by a potential oil spill from its pipeline beneath a Great Lakes channel. The Democratic ...

Bellin expands COVID-19 testing

GREEN BAY — Bellin Health continues to ramp up its COVID-19 testing availability, adding an online self-triage and creating additional testing sites throughout northeast Wisconsin and into the Upper Peninsula. Bellin patients and non-patients alike can now use the MyBellinHealth.org portal ...

Boss Snowplow plans IM expansion

IRON MOUNTAIN — Boss Snowplow plans an expansion that will add 24 jobs within two years at its manufacturing facility north of Lake Antoine. The company is seeking a tax break on the $12.5 million project. Iron Mountain City Council has scheduled a public hearing on the request for 6 p.m. ...

Scholarships at DCHS

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Dickinson County Hospital Foundation has awarded its 2020 employee scholarships to Brianna Ryan and Marcela Moreno. Ryan will receive the $1,800 DCHS Employee Scholarship while Moreno is the recipient of the $1,800 Huron Family Memorial Scholarship. “Congratulations ...

Ground broken on greenhouse for medical cannabis business in IC

CRYSTAL FALLS — Construction has begun in Mastodon Township on a greenhouse that will be used for year-round growing of medical cannabis. MC3 Botanicals is on track to become the first and only women-owned marijuana grow facility in the Upper Peninsula and will supply organic medical ...

UP Michigan Works virtual job fair Tuesday

Upper Peninsula Michigan Works! will host job seekers and more than 25 U.P. employers in its first-ever virtual job fair from 1 to 4 p.m. Eastern time Tuesday. Using software provided by the State of Michigan for use by Michigan Works! organizations around the state, UPMW will provide Upper ...

Iron River agent named in national survey

IRON RIVER — Agent Jeff Dohl recently was recognized in the 2020 “America’s Best Real Estate Professionals” rankings by REAL Trends + Tom Ferry. The survey has 12 categories used to classify both transaction sides and sales volume for participating agents and teams in the U.S., based ...

Businesses, nonprofits can obtain state restart grants

LANSING — Michigan’s small businesses and nonprofits working to recover from the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 virus can now apply for grants of up to $20,000 through the Michigan Small Business Restart Program, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced Wednesday. The Upper ...

Applications sought for Agricultural Safety grants

LANSING — The application process is now open for $15 million in grants for Michigan farms and agricultural processors to mitigate risks of the COVID-19 virus across the state’s food production industry, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and the Michigan Department of ...

Negotiation skills training Aug. 11, 13 at Bay West

IRON MOUNTAIN —Bay College West and Northern Initiatives-MMTC will have negotiation skills training sessions from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Central time Aug. 11 and 13 at the Iron Mountain campus. Participants will learn how to conduct effective negotiations and forging strong relationships with ...

Super One fireworks donation

Super One Foods in Iron Mountain, with help from its customers, was able to donate $2,000 to the Sons of the American Legion Fireworks Fund. From left are Matt Chellew, store manager; Heather Marchlewicz, front end manager; and Mike Laydon, fireworks fund chairman.