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Northstar Health implements new electronic health record system

IRON RIVER - Last year, Northstar Health System entered into a partnership with Aspirus, a Wausau, Wis.-based health system.As Northstar's physicians and staff members assimilate into the Aspirus system, they have been improving processes and creating connections with other experts in the ...

Business plan competition under way

MARQUETTE - Upper Michigan and Northern Wisconsin residents will have a unique opportunity to enhance our business community this year. The UPWard Initiative Business Plan Competition is being rolled out throughout the region once again.The fourth annual UPWard Initiative Business Plan ...

Architectural drawing of new U.P. Health System in Marquette released

MARQUETTE - Just-released architectural renderings for the new U.P. Health System Marquette campus facilities reveal a modern design that will undoubtedly become a city of Marquette skyline landmark, a hospital spokesperson noted."While we are still deep in the layout and design stage of the ...

Farmer’s Market at different location in IM on Saturday

IRON MOUNTAIN -The next Iron Mountain Farmers & Artisans Market will be Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. The market runs from June thru mid-October every Saturday.This week, the market is moving to the public parking lot behind the Iron Mountain City Hall building due to Italian Fest."The ...

Stoker retiring from WUPPDR

HOUGHTON - After 35 years working for the Western Upper Peninsula Planning and Development Region (WUPPDR), Kim Stoker, a resident of Chassell is set to retire on Aug. 31.Stoker, joined WUPPDR in 1980, after earning a bachelor of science degree in forestry from Michigan Technological ...

J.C. Penney continues to turn its business around

PLANO, Texas (AP) - J.C. Penney reported a narrower loss in its second quarter on stronger-than-expected sales as the department store chain continues to turn its business around.Shares of the company rose in premarket trading.The results, announced Friday, offer encouraging signs for the ...

Lenore Nelson Agency open house Wednesday

IRON MOUNTAIN - An open house will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 12, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lenore Nelson Agency Inc. office in Iron Mountain.The event will include free food - brats, hamburgers, chips and drinks. The office is located at 200 W. Ludington St.Nelson opened her office on Aug. ...

Internal medicine specialist joins Dickinson Healthcare staff

IRON MOUNTAIN - Jennifer Hwang, DO, a native of Louisiana, is the latest addition to the Dickinson Medical staff.Dr. Hwang will begin an internal medicine practice primary care for adults on Sept. 8. Her practice will be located in Suite 115 of the Dickinson Medical Building and has been ...

U.P. winery wins gold medal for LaCrescent white wine

BARK RIVER - Northern Sun Winery of Bark River took a Gold medal for its LaCrescent white wine at the Indy International Wine Competition.Competing in the event were wineries from 11 countries and 40 states."Northern Sun winery is an estate grown winery, which means we grow all of our grapes in ...

Benishek visits U.P. potato farms

CRYSTAL FALLS -Congressman Dan Benishek, R-Crystal Falls, paid a visit to the Melvin Johnson Potato Farm, as a part of visits to several farms and businesses across the Upper Peninsula and northern Lower Peninsula.Johnson serves as president of the Iron Range Farm BureauA member of the House ...

Maruszczak receives volunteer scholarship

IRON MOUNTAIN - As an involved community member, Shelby Maruszczak has devoted numerous hours thoughtfully helping others and improving her community.This is why Shelby, a member of National Mutual Benefit (NMB), was recently awarded its National Volunteer Service Scholarship. This scholarship ...

Iron Mountain Summer Farmers & Artisans Market

IRON MOUNTAIN -The next Iron Mountain Farmers & Artisans Market will be Saturday. The market runs from June through mid October every Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon.The market is located across from the Dickinson County Library. It is managed by Nancy Schaub together with the farmer's ...

Prague Dance Studio Light to visit the area

KINGSFORD - Donna's School of Dance proudly announces the arrival of Prague Dance Studio Light this August. Prague Dance Studio Light will visit the Iron Mountain-Kingsford area from Wednesday, Aug. 12 to Friday, Aug 14.Twenty-one members of the Prague Dance Studio Light will stay in private ...

First National Bank & Trust sponsor of annual Italian Fest

IRON MOUNTAIN - The First National Bank & Trust Co. of Iron Mountain-Kingsford is a sponsor of this year's Ninth Annual Italian Fest, Aug. 13-15, Iron Mountain Main Street officials announced."We are extremely pleased and excited to continuously support such a great community event. It ...

Keane Automotive Specialists adds U-Haul affiliation

CRYSTAL FALLS - Keane Automotive Specialists has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer to serve the Crystal Falls community.Keane Automotive Specialists at 1321 U.S. 2 S will offer U-Haul trucks, trailers, towing equipment, support rental items and in-store pick-up for boxes.Hours of ...

New online health system at Iron River Hospital

Iron River - Last year, NORTHSTAR Health System entered into a partnership with Aspirus, a Wausau, Wis.-based health system, and became officially acquired in July 2014.As NORTHSTAR's physicians and staff members assimilate into the Aspirus system, they have been improving processes and ...