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Business

Alliance promotes in-demand trades careers

Talent is needed everywhere these days, and the Dickinson County area is experiencing a tight labor market like many communities. With unemployment at 4.7% and the lingering pandemic effects keeping some workers out of the workforce, many job openings go unfilled for an extended time, which ...

Norway area farmer takes over feed and supply store business

NORWAY — A long-running Norway business that provides animal feed, farming and gardening supplies and more is under new ownership. The former Ray’s Feed Mill at 120 E. Ninth Ave. on April 1 became Parker’s Feed and Supply. The owner, 41-year-old Charles Parker, comes from a family ...

Iron Mountain Rec Center becoming place for kids and adults

IRON MOUNTAIN — Iron Mountain Rec Center founder and owner Dave Fraser has let his customers guide him on how to grow the business.  It’s helped him develop the former Ball & Christy Furniture Co. store right behind Wendy’s on Stephenson Avenue into a place to play arcade games, ...

Higher Love dispensary opens in Crystal Falls

CRYSTAL FALLS — The owner and manager of a marijuana dispensary that opened in February say they hold the business to high standards. Higher Love is a medical marijuana provisioning center and adult use dispensary at 116 Superior Ave. in Crystal Falls, the first of a number of Higher ...

Bear’s Den in Spread Eagle ‘crazy busy’

SPREAD EAGLE, Wis. — When Linda and Michael Carpenter purchased the Bear’s Den Mini-Golf and Go-Karts in Spread Eagle in November, they didn’t know what to expect. But it’s been “crazy busy,” Linda Carpenter said. “Things are going very well. The community is very helpful, ...