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Chamber welcomes The Community Blood Center

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Dickinson Area Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated adding another new member, The Community Blood Center, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Through a partnership with more than 40 local hospitals, hosting more than 100 community blood drives each month and providing ...

Promotions for O’Dette, Linn at First National Bank & Trust

IRON MOUNTAIN — First National Bank & Trust has promoted Jean O’Dette and Beth Linn. O’Dette has been promoted to senior vice president and chief credit officer. She now is the retail lending manager, overseeing a team of lenders originating mortgage, home equity and consumer ...

Study: Tourists spent 31% more in Wisconsin in 2021

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A new study has found that tourists spent nearly $13 billion in Wisconsin last year as the state rebounded from the COVID-19 pandemic. The Wisconsin State Journal reported Wednesday that the state Department of Tourism-commissioned study from Tourism Economics found ...

Senators urge company to offer workers more

A group of U.S. senators led by Vermont independent Bernie Sanders is lending its support to workers at two CNH Industrial plants who have been on strike for better pay and benefits for more than a month. The group, which was also led by Wisconsin Sen. Tammy Baldwin and includes three other ...

Kohl’s in talks to be sold

Shares of Kohl's spiked more than 11% Tuesday after the retailer said that it is in advanced talks to be sold in a deal worth about $8 billion. The Wisconsin chain said late Monday that it was in a three-week exclusive takeover period with the owner of Vitamin Shoppe for $60 per share. The ...

Feds: Goodyear knew of defective recreational vehicle tires in 2002

DETROIT (AP) — Federal investigators say Goodyear knew that some of its recreational vehicle tires could fail and cause severe crashes, yet it didn't recall them for as many as 20 years. Goodyear wouldn’t recall the tires even as late as March of this year, despite investigators finding ...