Business

Stephens Real Estate adds Moon

IRON MOUNTAIN — Stephens Real Estate has added Paul Moon as a realtor licensed in Michigan to its office at 1320 Carpenter Ave. in Iron Mountain. Moon studied business management at Ferris State and Wayne State universities and is currently the top sales producer at Northern RV Center, ...

Cook joins First National Bank

IRON MOUNTAIN — First National Bank & Trust has hired Dale Cook as a business banker at its downtown Iron Mountain location. He will work to help businesses plan for current and future needs, including commercial loans, depository and treasury management, as well as establishing and ...

Community sale in Florence

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Florence County Chamber of Commerce will sponsor its annual community-wide rummage and sidewalk sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 1 in Florence and Spread Eagle. Community members are encouraged to have their own sale that day and contact the event coordinator to be ...

Foxconn CEO meets with Trump, Wisconsin governor

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Foxconn Technology Group leader Terry Gou met privately with Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers for the first time Thursday, a day after Gou recommitted to a massive project in the state following a White House meeting with President Donald Trump. Questions about Foxconn’s ...

Bay College names six as Outstanding Educators

ESCANABA — Bay College honored its 2019 Outstanding Educators at an awards dinner April 23. Don Johnson Agency/MEEMIC Insurance sponsored the Outstanding Educator Awards. To receive consideration for the award, faculty were nominated by a colleague, student or someone from the ...

Van Zeeland promoted to manager at Pine Mountain

IRON MOUNTAIN —Jay Van Zeeland has taken over as the manager of ski operations at Pine Mountain Ski in Iron Mountain. Van Zeeland has broad experience within the entertainment and skiing industry. Most recently he was ski patrol director for Pine Mountain and led that group to be recognized ...

IM Farmers, Artisans Market set for May 11

IRON MOUNTAIN —The 2019 Iron Mountain Farmers and Artisans Indoor Market will be 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 11, at the Iron Mountain School’s Izzo-Mariucci Center on the corner of Carpenter and West A Street. The market is managed and operated by the Farmer’s Market Executive ...

True North Outpost to host open house

NORWAY — True North Outpost at the corner of U.S. 8 and Old Piers Gorge Road south of Norway will host an open house Friday and Saturday. Doors open at 1 p.m. Friday and there will be a free concert by Political Lizard from 7 to 10 p.m. Smokler’s BBQ will serve food from 6:30 to 10 ...

BOSS welding competition

The Dickinson-Iron Tech Center hosted the 20th annual BOSS Snowplow welding competition April 25. BOSS employees judged the competition and provided materials and prizes.

Verso closing mill in Maryland

MIAMISBURG, Ohio, — Verso Corp. announced Tuesday it will permanently close its paper mill in Luke, Maryland. Approximately 675 employees will be impacted. Verso has six remaining manufacturing facilities, including its pulp and paper mill in Quinnesec. The closure, which is expected to ...

Still baking: Former Fob’s owners Fabbri, daughter remain with business

CRYSTAL FALLS — Chester “Chetti” Fabbri remembers the conversation well. He and his brother-in-law, Tom Williams, were sitting outside looking over the tennis courts on Williams’ property when Fabbri mentioned an idea he’d been considering. “You know what? A new restaurant in ...

Business briefs

A-1 Global Travel relocating IRON MOUNTAIN — Linda Van Beek will close her A-1 Global Travel & Cruise office at 426 S. Stephenson Ave. effective Wednesday and move the business to her home. Van Beek still will offer service on all aspects of travel. She is a member of the Airline ...

From receptionist to co-owner: Sielaff flies high at Orbit Technology

IRON MOUNTAIN — Amanda Sielaff “wears a lot of hats” at Orbit Technology in Iron Mountain. Sielaff manages the service department, handles the bookkeeping and as a certified copier technician occasionally finds herself repairing machines. She was a single mom when she started at Orbit ...

US Special Delivery earns safety award

KINGSFORD — US Special Delivery recently received the Acuity Insurance Safety Award, given to businesses that are exemplary in their partnership with Acuity to help ensure a safe workplace. “US Special Delivery has always prided itself on maintaining an excellent record for workplace ...

Lamirand joins Bellin Health IM clinic

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Bellin Health Iron Mountain clinic has added pediatrician Dr. Thomas Lamirand. Lamirand has expertise in newborn and infant care; care of children with chronic medical needs; care of hospitalized children and newborns; and vaccine promotion, along with other areas of ...

Bay College offers conference for dental professionals May 17

ESCANABA — A new Bay College Dental Conference will take place from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern time Friday, May 17, at the M-TEC building of Bay College in Escanaba. The conference, submitted to the Michigan Board of Dentistry for seven continuing education hours, will feature two ...

Stephens Real Estate under new ownership

IRON MOUNTAIN — Stephens Real Estate is celebrating 40 years in business with a new owner. Ryan Gordon, who joined the sales team in 2015, took ownership of the company Feb. 26, with Sally Blom and Maddy Tousignant staying on as full-time associate brokers. Jerry Stephens opened Stephens ...

Regulators OK solar projects to quadruple Wisconsin capacity

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Regulators have approved two solar farms that they say will more than quadruple Wisconsin’s solar capacity. The Public Service Commission approved the projects 2-0 last week. One farm near Two Rivers will have a 150-megawatt capacity. The other will be located in ...

Dental center offers screenings

IRON MOUNTAIN – The John Fornetti Dental Center will host a free Oral Cancer Screening Day from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 27, at the John Fornetti Dental Center, 100 S. Stephenson Ave. in Iron Mountain. April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. According the American Cancer Society, about ...

Keeping a Step Ahead

IRON MOUNTAIN — For almost 15 years, Step Ahead has outfitted working men and women with the right apparel to get the job done within “a good 100-mile radius” of Iron Mountain. “We have people that come from Escanaba, Crandon, Beecher, Pembine, Sagola, Iron River,” said manager ...