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Grant monies available to assist emergency responder

GREEN BAY, Wis - The Wisconsin Public Service (WPS) Foundation is again offering area fire departments and emergency responders up to a $2,000 grant for needed equipment and training.The Foundation is encouraging all emergency responder agencies to apply for the "Safety-It's Worth the Energy" ...

Strutz receives specialist’s degree from LPL program

IRON MOUNTAIN - Heidi Strutz, client service specialist at McCash Investment Management in Iron Mountain, has received the specialist's degree from AdminU.Curriculum for this intensive continuing education program emphasizes client service, office efficiency and the use of advanced technology, ...

Polich joins RE/MAX North Country as a new associate

IRON RIVER - Sharon Polich has joined the team of associates at RE/MAX North Country. She is well-known to the area as a top producing real estate agent.First licensed in 2002 in both Michigan and Wisconsin as an agent, Polich has since received additional education and designations. In ...

MTU listed in guide of ‘green’ institutions

HOUHGTON - Michigan Technological University is listed in the Princeton Review's 2015 Guide to 353 Green Colleges.The new guide to "the most environmentally responsible" colleges recognizes institutions with exceptional commitments to sustainability, based on their academic offerings, career ...

Lowry named new medical director of cancer center

MARQUETTE - Dr. Philip Andrew Lowry has been named the new medical director for the U.P. Health System Cancer Center.The announcement was made by Ed Banos, CEO of the U.P. Health System.Dr. Lowry comes to the Upper Peninsula from Guthrie Clinic in Sayre, Pa., where he was chief medical ...

Documentary shown on May 7

MARINETTE, WIS. - The Price of Sand, a one-hour documentary on the true cost of frac sand mining by Minnesota filmmaker Jim Tittle, will be shown on the UW-Marinette campus at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 7, in room M-117 of the main building.The free film will be introduced by Patricia Popple, who ...

Occupational therapists recognized at Dickinson Rehabilitation Services

IRON MOUNTAIN - April is Occupational Therapy Month and this is a specialty within the Dickinson Rehabilitation Services Department at Dickinson Memorial Hospital."Occupational therapy plays an integral role in this multi-disciplinary department. Therapists work closely with professionals in ...

Templin joins Hanson Realty in the Iron Mountain office

IRON MOUNTAIN - Hanson Realty Inc, located at 945 Oslo Ave. in Iron Mountain and N17488 U.S. 141 in Beecher Wis., has added Terri Templin to its Michigan office.Although new to Michigan real estate, Templin has served as a Wisconsin agent, working out of the Beecher office, and now brings her ...

Greenway Books planning grand opening at new IM location Friday

IRON MOUNTAIN -- Greenway Books will hold a grand opening at its new downtown Iron Mountain location on Friday, May 1.The store is relocating from River Avenue in Iron Mountain to 527 S. Stephenson Ave., the same block as the Iron Mountain City Hall is located between A and B streets.The grand ...

Meet and greet for farmers, food buyers May 14

IRON RIVER - A Western U.P. Farmer/Buyer Meet and Greet for local farmers and food buyers will be held on Thursday, May 14, at the Windsor Center, 612 W. Adams St. in Iron River.The event will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. and is sponsored by the Bearded Apple Cooperative, the Western U.P. ...

Boosting the tax benefits of charitable giving

By Marc MoganFrom a tax standpoint, not all charitable gifts are created equal. A tax-efficient giving strategy can help you maximize the impact of your donations to your favorite charities and take advantage of tax savings.If you are age 70? or older, you may have an opportunity to make ...

Fornetti honored with special tribute from state of Michigan

IRON MOUNTAIN - Dr. John Fornetti, of the John Fornetti Center for Dental Implants & Aesthetics in Iron Mountain, has received a state of Michigan Special Tribute recognition.This honor was presented by State Rep. Ed McBroom to recognize Fornetti and his center for the community ...

Smith joins staff at Florence St. Vincent de Paul thrift store

FLORENCE, Wis. - The St. Vincent de Paul Thrift store in Florence has welcomed Leora Smith as the new assistant store manager.Smith will be assisting store manager Julie VanGinkel in store operations.Smith enjoys utilizing her work experience and education in interior design at the thrift ...

4-H Paper Clover promotion under way at Tractor Supply

EAST LANSING - The spring 4-H Paper Clover Campaign launched at local Tractor Supply Company (TSC) stores throughout the U.S. on April 22.This national partnership between TSC and 4-H has been held in the spring and fall of each year since 2010 at each of Tractor Supply Company's 1,300 stores - ...

Bernard joins the staff at Dickinson Rehab Services

IRON MOUNTAIN - Iron Mountain native Ashley (Kleikamp) Bernard, has recently joined the staff of Dickinson Rehabilitation Services as an occupational therapist.She has worked primarily with inpatient and home health patients, but will expand her scope of treatment to the pediatric population ...

Five tips for handling an unexpected windfall

By Marc MoganA surprise payday isn't as much of a long shot as many may think. It can come in a number of forms a larger bonus than you were expecting, an inheritance, selling a business, a legal settlement, or maybe even the lottery. While you can't count on a sudden windfall, there are ...

Caylor named Diamond Medalist at international photo competition

IRON MOUNTAIN - Carl Caylor of Photo Images by Carl was named a Diamond Medalist during Professional Photographers of America's 2014 International Photographic Competition and was announced at this year's awards ceremony in Nashville, Tenn.A panel of 45 jurors from across the United States ...