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Lower extremity pain focus of Oct. 28 presentation at Bell

ISHPEMING - A free public presentation by Dr. Zachary Leonard on "Lower Extremity Pain Signs, Symptoms and Treatments," is slated for 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 28, at U.P. Health System -Bell.Dr. Leonard is board certified in orthopedic surgery, fellowship-trained in foot and ankle, and also ...

New name, same great food at Beecher restaurant

By THERESA PROUDFITStaff WriterBEECHER, Wis. - Patti Willis of Pembine, Wis. purchased the former Mary's Place on Aug. 1, from longtime owner Mary Willis, who recently retired.Mary's Place has been famous for their pies and friendly service in downtown Beecher for more than 20 years. Patti's ...

Iron Range Farm Bureau annual meeting is Oct. 27

CHANNING - Carl Bedbarski, current President of Michigan Farm Bureau, will speak at the Iron Range Farm Bureau annual meeting, to be held Tuesday, Oct. 27, at the Mansfield Township Hall.Registration begins at 6 p.m. with dinner served at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $5 per person and $3 for children, ...

Mighty Deer Lick Co. introduces ‘salt’ currency

POWERS - The phrase "a buck or a dollar" was coined back in the 1800s when deer hides were sold and traded at the value of a dollar.In that tradition, the Mighty Deer Lick Co. of Powers has created a new monetary standard - the salt standard.The new Tractor Supply/Mighty Deer Lick "Big Buck ...

Dr. Brent Fulks joins practice with his father at Fulks Orthodonics

KINGSFORD - Dr. Brent Fulks has joined the practice of Fulks Orthodontics in Kingsford.Dr. Brent Fulks is originally from the Iron Mountain-Kingsford area, and has returned to join his father Dr. Alan Fulks, who established the practice in 1982.Dr. Brent Fulks completed his undergraduate ...

Gustafson earns RICP designation

IRON MOUNTAIN - Cindy Gustafson, ChFC, financial adviser at First National Wealth Management, as earned the Retirement Incomes Certified Professional (RICP) - a professional designation from the American College in Bryn Mawr, Pa.Candidates for the RICP designation must complete a minimum of ...

October is National PT Month

By COLLEEN SLEIKPT, DPT, OCS, certifiedin Vestibular RehabilitationThis October, our goal is to educate adults about the many ways in which physical therapists, as movement experts, can help individuals overcome pain, gain and maintain movement, and preserve their independence-without the need, ...

Seating renovations start this week at Thomas Theatre’s Quinnesec location

QUINNESEC - Thomas Theatre Group has announced the start of renovations to their theatre complexes in both Quinnesec and Escanaba.Remodeling begins this week in movie theatres number one and number eight, with a focus on guest comfort and style.New high back leather seating will be installed ...

Collective bargaining workshops slated

ESCANABA - This fall, the U.P. Labor-Management Council will again partner with local Intermediate School Districts to teach collective bargaining workshops to high school students.The Fall 2015 workshop dates are on Thursday, Oct. 29 in Hancock; Friday,?Oct. 30, in Escanaba; Tuesday, Nov. 3, ...

Recruitment fairs set for MDOC officers

LANSING - The Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC) is authorized to hire 200 new corrections officers in 2016.The department has a hiring need in the U.P. specifically at Baraga and Alger correctional facilities.To help meet that goal, the department is attending recruitment fairs in ...

Beacon Ambulance builds a satellite station in Iron Mountain

By THERESA PROUDFITStaff WriterIRON MOUNTAIN - Beacon Ambulance Services has expanded to the Iron Mountain area. A satellite station was recently built on Fleshiem Street in downtown Iron Mountain.Beacon's Station 7 is located directly across from the Iron Mountain Police and Fire ...

Verso president is keynote speaker for Paper Hall of Fame

APPLETON, Wis. - The board of directors of the Paper Industry International Hall of Fame, Inc. (PIIHF) has announced that David J. Paterson, president and chief executive officer of Verso Corp., will be the keynote speaker at the 21st annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Oct. 15.The ...

CoVantage Credit Union celebrating International CU Day on Thursday

ANTIGO, Wis. - On Thursday, Oct. 15, CoVantage Credit Union and credit unions in 105 countries will celebrate International Credit Union (ICU) Day by joining together and celebrating their cooperative spirit, a spokesperson said.Since 1948, International Credit Union Day has been celebrated ...

Better Hearing open house at Dickinson ENT Clinic

IRON MOUNTAIN - The Dickinson Ear, Nose & Throat Clinic will host both a free educational seminar and an open house in October.The educational seminar is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 14, at Maple Creek Restaurant beginning at 5 p.m. A complimentary dinner will be provided.The Open ...

Riverside Auto holds ‘Drive for the Kids’ at KMS Oct 21

IRON MOUNTAIN - On Wednesday, Oct. 21, from 2 p.m. and 6 p.m., Riverside Auto & Truck Sales of Iron Mountain will partner with parents and teachers at front of the main entrance at Kingsford Middle School, located at 431 Hamilton Ave., for a "Drive for the Kids."This fund-raiser will ...