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Habitat golf outing Thursday

IRON MOUNTAIN - Habitat for Humanity Menominee River announces that Edwards Automotive is donating a 2015 Chevrolet Spark for the 13th annual "Raise the Roof" Golf Outing on Thursday, May 28, at TimberStone Golf Course.Golfers also have the opportunity to win additional prizes throughout the ...

Nurses complete program at Iron Mountain VA

IRON MOUNTAIN The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center announced the graduation of three nurses from its Registered Nurse (RN) Transition-to-Practice Program.Tia Romagnoli, RN, Amy Thom, RN, and Tammy Povolo, RN, participated in the 12-month program, which uses a comprehensive VA curriculum ...

Charter buying Time Warner Cable

NEW YORK (AP) - As TV watchers increasingly look online for their fix, cable companies are bulking up. In the latest round, Charter Communications is buying Time Warner Cable for $55.33 billion.And executives say they're confident regulators will allow the creation of another U.S. TV and ...

U.P. Dance Academy to host hip hop master

KINGSFORD - Joey Hernandez, Dance-4-Change, will be at U.P. Dance Academy on Saturday, July 18, offering master classes."We are excited to have Joey at our studio were kids can learn some amazing true hip hop skills, moves, combos and choreography," noted Kathrine Trempe, owner of UPDA.His ...

Niagara business awarded growth grant

NIAGARA, Wis. - The National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation's leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community, has announced that Niagara, Wis., small business, Swanson's Evergreen Nursery, has been awarded one of its first-quarter Growth ...

Free seminar slated June 3 on painful conditions, treatments

NIAGARA, Wis. - Interventional pain physician, John Birgiolas, MD, of Spine Pain Diagnostics Associates will be hosting a presentation on painful conditions and treatments that often impact seniors.Dr. Birgiolas will talk about spinal arthritis, disc herniations, and vertebral compression ...

Thrivent recognized as ‘ethical’ company

MINNEAPOLIS -Thrivent Financial has announced that it has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as a 2015 World's Most Ethical Company.The World's Most Ethical Companies designation recognizes those ...

Pugh attains Certified Wound Specialist credential

IRON MOUNTAIN - Deb Pugh, RN, has earned the right to add the initials CWS after her name.A registered nurse in The Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine, a service of Dickinson County Healthcare System, she recently completed the requirements to earn the national credential as a ...

Toastmasters change time for meeting

IRON MOUNTAIN - Toastmasters of the Northwoods announces it new summer hours with meetings will be held on the first and third Tuesdays from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Room 2376 (2nd Floor).Toastmasters International is a non-profit club founded in 1924 that ...

New manager named at the Pasty Oven in Quinnesec

QUINNESEC - Cindy Rugg-Sanders has been named the new manager at the Pasty Oven in Quinnesec.She has 25 years of experience in restaurant/foodservice venues, including head cook at Eckenhoff's for more than 10 years."We are pleased to be working with her and appreciate the appealing ...

Maryhill, U.P. Rehab Services teaming up to provide care

NIAGARA, Wis. - Maryhill of Niagara has announced that they have teamed up with a new, innovative therapy team as of Jan. 1.Maryhill is now working with U.P. Rehab Services, which provides physical, occupational, aquatic, and speech therapy in the U.P.U.P. Rehab Services are provided in 11 ...

LSSU club sponsors accounting conference

SAULT STE. MARIE - Business ethics expert, consultant and author Chuck Gallagher will be the featured speaker when Lake Superior State University's Accounting Club hosts its annual Superior Accounting Conference on Friday, May 22.The program is open to anyone interested in accounting and ...

Calumet pediatrician re-elected to board of state medical society

EAST LANSING - Jeffrey E. Jacobs, MD, a Calumet pediatrician, was re-elected to the Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS) Board of Directors during the 150th annual MSMS House of Delegates meeting held recently in Grand Rapids.Doctor Jacobs will serve a third three-year term on the 39-member ...

Agreement between DCHS, Green Bay Oncology ending

IRON MOUNTAIN - For more than 20 years, Dickinson County Healthcare System and Green Bay Oncology have had an agreement that supported locally accessible cancer treatment services.As a satellite location, the Green Bay Oncology Clinic supplied their own chemotherapy medication, maintained their ...

12 medical students training in U.P.

MARQUETTE - Twelve medical students from the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Upper Peninsula Region are receiving first-hand experience practicing rural family medicine while training alongside area physicians this spring.The eight-week Rural Physician Program (RPP) also ...

Holmes Farm joins AAA

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. - Holmes Farm LLC of Ralph is a new member of the American Angus Association, according to Bryce Schumann, CEO of the national breed organization.The American Angus Association, with nearly 24,000 active adult and junior members, is the largest beef breed association in the ...

Stephanie Nocerini joins Investment Center in CF

CRYSTAL FALLS - Stephanie Nocerini, LPL financial adviser, has joined local financial services firm, The Investment Center, located at the First National Bank of Crystal Falls.The addition of Nocerini will help The Investment Center grow and expand its depth of services while also allowing it ...

Doda receives certification as Avery Dennison wrap installer

FLORENCE, Wis. - Ryan Doda, of Xcell Graphix & Signs, has become an Avery Dennison certified wrap installer.Doda passed Avery Dennison's rigorous written and hands-on vehicle graphics installation exam.Ryan physically demonstrated his wrap installation skills and expertise by passing ...

Branstrom named Bay’s 2015 Alumni of the Year

ESCANABA - Gladstone native Arthur Branstrom was named Bay College's 2015 Distinguished Alumni of the Year, according to an announcement by the Bay College Alumni Association.Branstrom was acknowledged at Bay College's Awards Dinner held on April 28.After graduating from high school, Branstrom ...