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57 veterans served with free dental care

IRON MOUNTAIN - The second annual Dentistry for Our Vets held recently offered free dental care for community veterans and was a success, according to a spokesperson with the John Fornetti Center for Dental Implants & Aesthetics in Iron Mountain.Dr. John and Dr. Dan Fornetti, along with ...

CNA training offered at M-TEC

ESCANABA - Bay College's Training and Development (M-TEC) division is offering their 120-hour Nurse Aide training starting Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016.The Certified Nursing Assistant training is designed to provide attendees an opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to become a ...

Walk raised funds for the Loan Closet

IRON MOUNTAIN - More than 200 people in pink T-shirts walked from Edwards Automotive in Iron Mountain to First Presbyterian Church in Kingsford to raise awareness for breast cancer."We pledged $5 per walker to the Dickinson County Cancer Loan Closet," said Wade Edwards, general manager of ...

We Energies cookie book now available

MILWAUKEE - The 2015 We Energies Cookie Book takes customers on a culinary cross-country tour. From New York to Wisconsin to California, the newest edition of the Cookie Book features recipes from across the United States.Titled "The Holidays across America," the 2015 Cookie Book includes 51 ...

Systems Control’s office in Houghton at MTEC SmartZone

By GARRETT NEESEFor The Daily NewsHOUGHTON - A new MTEC SmartZone company celebrated its satellite office in Houghton with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Lakeshore Center Friday afternoon.Systems Control, an Iron Mountain-based electrical construction company, opened its Houghton office in ...

VAMC employee retires after 40 years service

IRON MOUNTAIN After 40 years of federal service, Deb Bidwell of Quinnesec retired from the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain on Sept. 25.Bidwell was born in Iron Mountain,and raised in Niagara, Wis. She is the daughter of Ted Rumpf and Claire Barbeau. She graduated from ...

Dickinson Chamber Alliance hosts annual dinner, awards presented

IRON MOUNTAIN - The Dickinson Area Chamber Alliance hosted their second annual dinner recently at Pine Mountain Resort.Classic Auto Collision was the major sponsor of the event.Keith Huotari served as master of ceremonies for the evening, and Justin Cown presented the 2014-15 year in review ...

Free dentistry offered for vets on Saturday

IRON MOUNTAIN - The John Fornetti Dental Center will present its second annual Dentistry For Our Vets on Saturday, Nov. 7, at the center.In recent years, the John Fornetti Dental Center has treated hundreds of patients donating thousands of dollars of free dental care through Dentistry From The ...

Local clinic receives BCBS Michigan grant

DETROIT - More than 50 safety net health care organizations across Michigan today received more than $1.2 million in grants to provide care to the uninsured and underinsured, the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation and BCBSM announced.The BCBSM Foundation and BCBSM awarded $400,000 ...

Loans available for small agriculture businesses

ATLANTA - The U.S. Small Business Administration has announced that federal economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofit organizations of all sizes located in Michigan.The ...

U.P. natives take on Wall Street

FLINT - Take two Upper Peninsula natives - one from Iron River and the other from Marquette - and you get an immediate connection.The two young men met while working at Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy in Swartz Creek outside of Flint. And they were both on Wall Street when the company, in October ...

We Energies earns ‘Best in Midwest for keeping the lights on’ award

MILWAUKEE- For the fifth year in a row, We Energies has received the ReliabilityOne Award in the Midwest for the superior reliability of its electric system.This also marks the eighth time in the past 10 years that the company has been recognized as the most reliable utility in the region.The ...

ShopKo to turn over the De Pere distribution center to new firm

DE PERE, Wis. (AP) - ShopKo says starting next year, another company will oversee workers at its De Pere distribution center.The Ashwaubenon-based retailer is turning the operation over to Spectrum Supply Chain Solutions, a Canadian logistics company.Shopko says the move will improve operations ...

$325 million particleboard facility planned

GRAYLING TOWNSHIP (AP) - The state says a $325 million particleboard manufacturing facility is planned for Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula that's expected to create about 250 jobs.Gov. Rick Snyder announced that Chile-based Arauco's facility is planned for a 600-acre site in Crawford ...

McCarty appointed CEO of Northpointe Systems

KINGSFORD - Jennifer McCarty has been promoted to chief executive officer of Northpointe, a community mental health center for Dickinson, Iron, and Menominee counties, according to an announcement by the Northpointe Behavioral Healthcare Systems board of directors."We are pleased to have ...

Davis, Wollum join the staff at Oak Crest Golf Club in Norway

NORWAY - Two new staff members have joined the staff at the Oak Crest Restaurant & Golf Club in Norway.Steve Davis is the head chef and Kindra Wollum is the food/beverage director and event coordinator.Oak Crest is open daily during the golf season with the public welcome. The dining ...

IM-K Credit Union receives award from DDA

IRON MOUNTAIN - At the October city of Iron Mountain Downtown Development meeting, Iron Mountain-Kingsford Community Federal Credit Union (IMKCFCU) received an award for its commitment to volunteering.The IMKCFCU believes strongly in the credit union philosophy of "people helping people." In ...