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VAMC making some clinical service changes

IRON MOUNTAIN - The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center (OGJVAMC) is re-designating some clinical services effective 12:01 a.m. Monday, July 13, to better serve area veterans, officials announced."This is to ensure the level of care provided matches the capability and capacity of the medical ...

Kowieski hired by State Bank of Florence

EAGLE RIVER, Wis. -Brad Kowieski has been hired as a new vice president and business development officer for the State Bank of Florence.Kowieski will be based in the Eagle River branch and will lead the bank's commercial loan team, business development efforts, and assist bank leadership in ...

Carlson-Ballone earns certification as hand therapist at U.P. Rehab

MARQUETTE- Stephanie Carlson-Ballone, MOT, OTRL, CHT of U.P. Health System-Rehab Services, managed by U.P. Rehab Services, has earned the distinguished CHT designation after completing all required examinations and clinical studies in May 2015.A Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) offers patients ...

Verso addresses NYSE continued listing standard

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Verso Corporation (NYSE: VRS) announced today that the New York Stock Exchange has notified Verso that it has fallen below the NYSE's continued listing standard requiring that the average share price of Verso's common stock be at least $1 over a consecutive 30-trading-day ...

Military recruits still not using American-made sneakers

BOSTON (AP) - New Balance thinks the U.S. military is dragging its feet.Last April, the Department of Defense announced military recruits would start using athletic shoes 100 percent made and manufactured in America, in recognition of a law Congress passed in 1941 requiring the department give ...

CoVantage hosts ‘Mad City Money’ at West Iron

IRON RIVER - CoVantage Credit Union recently partnered with instructors and other local businesses to host a reality fair for the junior class at West Iron County High School.Called Mad City Money, the reality fair gives students an opportunity to learn about managing personal finances and ...

Family Fun Passport offered in Wisconsin

LAONA, Wis. - For the first time ever, six counties covering over 100,000 square miles in northeastern Wisconsin are partnering together for a tourism project, the Family Fun Passport.The project is partially funded by a $20,540 grant from the Wisconsin Department of Tourism's Destination ...

‘Citizen of the year’ gets 14 years in California fraud case

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A former California real estate developer once honored as his city's citizen of the year was sentenced Thursday to the maximum 14 years in prison for bilking investors who poured millions of dollars into failed development projects.Federal Los Angeles Judge Otis Wright handed ...

Iron Mountain Summer Farmers & Artisans Market this Saturday

IRON MOUNTAIN - The next Iron Mountain Farmers & Artisans Market will be Saturday, July 4. The market will run every Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon and is located across from the Dickinson County Library."We are proud to announce that Mean Jean's Mustard is back. Jean's son Jay and wife ...

Marquette Family Medicine Residency graduates physicians from program

MARQUETTE - Amardeep Dhugga, MD, Chelsea Ray, MD, Asma Shahid, MD, Hnan Sharif, MD and Jonathan Webb, DO, have graduated after completing three years of training with the Marquette Family Medicine Residency Program."This is such a great group of residents and we are really sorry to have to say ...

Florence bank receives award

FLORENCE, Wis. -?The State Bank of Florence has received the 2014 Wisconsin SBA Volume Lender Award for the most SBA loan approvals made in the State of Wisconsin for banks that have assets between $50 million and $100 million. This is the second time the bank has been recognized for helping ...

Farmers & Artisans Market open on July 4

IRON MOUNTAIN - The Iron Mountain Farmers & Artisans Market will be open on July 4. The market is open Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon across from the Dickinson County Library.The market is managed Nancy Schaub together with the Farmer's Market Executive committee under the auspices of ...

U.S. court agrees Apple violated antitrust law in e-book entry

NEW YORK (AP) - Apple violated antitrust laws by colluding with publishers to raise electronic book prices when it entered a market in 2010 that had been dominated by Amazon.com, a divided federal appeals court panel said Tuesday.A three-judge panel of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in ...

OxyContin maker bows out of meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) - The makers of the potent painkiller OxyContin have pulled out of a federal meeting to review the company's harder-to-abuse version of the much-debated drug.An executive for Purdue Pharma says the company wants more time to review and analyze its data. As a result, the company ...

Vincent retires from VAMC after 31 years of federal service

IRON MOUNTAIN - Anna Vincent started at the Iron Mountain VA Medical Center on March 4, 1984, and retired on May 29, 2015.She started her VA career as a food service supervisor. Some of the other positions over that 31-year career were interim secretary to the chief of staff and the ...

Williams joins Leeds Real Estate as agent

IRON MOUNTAIN - Ed Williams has joined the staff at Leeds Real Estate in Iron Mountain as a new sales agent.Williams has been a resident of the Iron Mountain-Kingsford area for 20 years. He said he is excited and proud to be working with the area's premier real estate office, Leeds Real ...

First National Bank plans shredding event for Aug. 22

IRON MOUNTAIN - The First National Bank & Trust Co. of Iron Mountain is sponsoring their fourth annual Shred Fest on Saturday, Aug. 22, from 9 am to noon in the parking lot of the former Timbers Motor Lodge located on U.S. 2 across from the main branch of the bank..The First National ...