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Salvation Army Roving Kettle Nov. 13-Dec. 23

IRON MOUNTAIN - Area businesses have the chance to have The Roving Kettle for a day from Nov. 13-Dec. 23, as a part of the Salvation Army campaign.The campaign for the kettle will be coordinated by Trisha Peterson of the Salvation Army advisory board."It's that simple, plus you can start ...

Breast Cancer awareness campaign starts Friday at Edwards Automotive

IRON MOUNTAIN - Edwards Automotive brings Chevrolet's #IDriveFor breast cancer awareness campaign to Dickinson County on Friday, Oct. 9.Prior to the Iron Mountain-Kingsford game on Oct. 9, Edwards will host a 5k walk from Edwards to First Presbyterian Church on Hamilton Avenue in Kingsford. A ...

U.P., Wisconsin MetLife group firm of the year

BROOKFIELD, Wis. - MetLife has announced that the MetLife Premier Client Group (MPCG) of Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula has been recognized as the company's 2014 Firm of the Year, MetLife's highest management honor."MPCG of Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula epitomizes our organization's ...

Pink the IMKCFCU on Friday

KINGSFORD - On Friday, Oct. 9, from noon until 4 p.m., Salon 323 will be on hand to "Pink the CU."This celebration in October is for National Breast Cancer Awareness month.Anyone that stops in the Iron Mountain-Kingsford Community Federal Credit Union, located at 400 S. Carpenter Ave. in ...

Marquette SmartZone hires a new CEO

By RYAN JARVIFor The Daily NewsMARQUETTE - Marquette's SmartZone, Innovation Marquette Enterprise Corp., recently appointed Ray Johnson as its new CEO.Johnson has more than 20 years of high-tech industry experience and most recently served as CEO of Urban Electric Power, a technology start-up ...

Beauchamp recognized in business journal for work as physical therapist

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. - Chad Beauchamp, formerly of Norway, is a physical therapist living and working in Huntington Beach, Calif. He was featured in the California Business Journal in September in an article titled, "Changing the game."The article notes that Beauchamp is taking physical ...

New CEO named at U.P Health System

MARQUETTE - UP Health System Market President James Bogan announced today that W. Trent Crable, MBA, has been appointed to serve as chief executive officer (CEO) for UP Health System Marquette, effective Oct. 19.Crable comes to Marquette from Northside Medical Center in Youngstown, Ohio, where ...

Cheese plant to close, 300 jobs lost

PLYMOUTH, Wis. (AP) - Dairy Farmers of America has announced plans to close a cheese plant in Plymouth, eliminating 300 jobs.The plant that makes Borden cheese and private-label products is expected to be closed in January because it has out-of-date technology and infrastructure. It's been ...

IMHS grad Penegor to lead Wendy’s

NEW YORK - An Iron Mountain High School graduate will be the next chief executive officer of The Wendy's Co., an American holding company for the major fast food chain, Wendy's.Todd Penegor, 50, joined Wendy's in June 2013 and has served as chief financial officer since September 2013. He will ...

Norton joins Stephens Real Estate as new sales associate

IRON MOUNTAIN - Bob Norton has joined the staff at Stephens Real Estate in Iron Mountain as a new sales associate.He is a long-time resident of Iron Mountain, and recently transitioned to a real estate career after 20-plus years as a sales manager for a media distributor."Stephens was the ...

Farmers & Artisans Market on Saturday in downtown Iron Mountain

IRON MOUNTAIN, MI The next Iron Mountain Farmers & Artisans Market will be Saturday, Oct. 3.The market will continue to run through Oct. 17 every Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. The market is managed by Nancy Schaub together with the Farmer's Market Executive Committee under the auspices ...

Corn silage testing offered in Wisconsin

LENA, Wis. - UW-Extension of Marinette, Oconto, and Florence counties is providing the opportunity for corn silage producers to test their corn's whole-plant moisture percentage.All area producers are invited to utilize the sample collection being offered Tuesday, Oct. 6.There are multiple ...

Open house Oct. 3 at Rainbow Gifts, Rainbow’s End Alpacas

NORWAY - Rainbow Gifts & Rainbow's End Alpacas will be celebrating seven years in business with its annual open house on Saturday, Oct. 3, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.The business is located on the west side of Norway at W6139 U.S. 2.Owners Mary Lynn and Dave Verley and their alpacas invite ...

Business Expo Wednesday

IRON MOUNTAIN - The Dickinson Area Chamber Alliance is hosting a Business Expo on Wednesday, Sept. 30, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Pine Grove Country Club in Iron Mountain."The public is welcome to this fun event," noted Lynda Zanon, chamber director. "We will have lots of vendors on hand showing ...

Nelson named among top 50 critical access hospital CEOs

IRON RIVER - Aspirus Upper Peninsula Regional CEO Chuck Nelson has been named among "50 rural hospital CEOs to know" by Becker's Hospital Review.Becker's Hospital Review is the health care industry's leading publication of cutting-edge topics geared toward an audience of 18,500 high-level ...

Peterson named consumer loan officer at NMB in IM

IRON MOUNTAIN - Debra Peterson has been appointed a consumer loan officer at Northern Michigan Bank & Trust in Iron Mountain."She is a welcome addition to a solid team of professionals who serve several surrounding counties in Michigan and Wisconsin. With more than 20 years of financial ...

Michigan retailers’ forecasts stay strong

LANSING - Michigan retailers' sales forecasts remain strong for fall despite a drop in August sales, according to the latest Michigan Retail Index, a joint project of Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.The retail industry's overall sales performance ...

Tripp honored for 30 years at Oldenburg

KINGSFORD - An employee of Oldenburg Group Inc. in Kingsford has been recognized for her years of service to the company, officials announced.Debbie Tripp, a purchasing agent with the company, was recently honored for 30 years of service.Oldenburg Group is a diversified global supplier of ...