Business

Casino Royale at the Ritz another success

IRON MOUNTAIN - The Casino Royale at the Ritz event was a success, Dickinson Area Chamber Alliance officials announced.Title sponsor for this year's event was Consumers Mutual Insurance of Michigan. Platinum sponsors included the First National Bank & Trust, Dickinson County Healthcare ...

Director of Operations at Dickinson County Healthcare System retires

IRON MOUNTAIN - After a career that has spanned 25 years at Dickinson County Healthcare System, Jeff Gussert has retired; March 27 was his last day on the job.Gussert joined DCH System in 1989 as manager of the laboratory services department. In 1992 he was promoted to director of ...

Patterson retires from VAMC after 24 years of federal service

IRON MOUNTAIN - After 24 years of federal service, Geralyn Patterson of Iron Mountain retired from the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain.Patterson was born and raised in Wyandotte, Mich. and is the daughter of Ray and Rose Ann DeSana. She graduated from Wyandotte High School ...

Shouldering your spring cleaning

By Colleen SleikMany people attack their yearly spring cleaning ritual in the months of March and April. With thousands thawing from winter's cold, there are bound to be some sore, stiff muscles. The National Safety Council reports that approximately 21 million people visit the emergency room ...

Applications accepted for the IM summer market

IRON MOUNTAIN - The 2015 Iron Mountain Farmers & Artisans Market is set to begin their summer season on Saturday, June 6, from 8 a.m. to noon.The market is located in the city parking lot across from the Dickinson County Library. The market is operated in affiliation with Iron Mountain ...

179 members attend annual IM-K Credit Union meeting

KINGSFORD - The 67th anual meeting of the Iron Mountain-Kingsford Community Federal Credit Union was held March 21, at the Kingsford High School Auditorium.A total of 179 members attended the meeting.There were four nominees running for the four two-year terms for the Board of Directors. Those ...

Marquette County educator wins excellence award from state lottery

LANSING - A Marquette County educator known for inspiring a love of learning in her students and setting high standards to help them succeed in the classroom and in life has been honored with an Excellence in Education award from the Michigan Lottery.The award winner, Mary Micklow, teaches ...

We Energies urges customers to get caught up on their bills

MILWAUKEE - We Energies urges customers who are behind on their energy bills to catch up before the end of the moratorium on winter shut-offs. Customers in significant arrears are at risk of disconnection starting April 16.We Energies is using phone calls and bill inserts to alert customers who ...

AARP offers free tax assistance

IRON MOUNTAIN - This year, AARP Foundation is again providing free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers with low to moderate income through the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program.The local site is at the Dickinson County Library. Call 774-1218 for an appointment or e-mail ...

Alevo strikes deal with Systems Control

IRON MOUNTAIN - Alevo Group, the energy service provider of Concord, N.C., has announced a deal with Systems Control, a leading design and manufacturer of Turn Key control systems for the electrical utility market, to design and manufacture its GridBank Energy Storage Enclosures (ESE).Alevo's ...

Special enrollment period now open to get health insurance

MARQUETTE - Up to six million Americans are expected to pay a tax penalty this year for not having health insurance coverage in 2014. To help families avoid future penalties, a special enrollment period for the Health Insurance Marketplace is open until April 30.This special enrollment period ...

DCHS recognizes medical social workers in March

IRON MOUNTAIN - Medical social workers with the Dickinson County Healthcare System are being recognized for their work during March for Social Workers Month."Dickinson County Healthcare System and its patients and their families are helped every day by a team of well educated and experienced ...

Melsha joins staff at Hanson Realty Inc.

IRON MOUNTAIN - Charity (Turner)?Melsha has joined the staff at Hanson Realty, with offices in Beecher, Wis. and Iron Mountain.Melsha was born and raised in Dickinson County and noted that she understands what it means to live and thrive in 'God's country.'She b rings with her more than 15 ...

Applications taken for IM Farmers Market

RON MOUNTAIN - The Iron Mountain Farmers & Artisans Market is set to begin their summer season on Saturday, June 6, from 8 a.m. to noon.The market is located in the city parking lot across from the Dickinson County Library. The market is operated in affiliation with Iron Mountain ...

Paper mill closures increase demand for BPM’s recycled papers

PESHTIGO, Wis. -BPM Inc., a long-standing manufacturer in the paper making industry, has started to feel the effect of yet another paper mill closure in the USA.Over the last several years, manufacturing facility closures , global competitive pressures, and corporate consolidations continue, ...

Farm show March 24-26 at EAA in Oshkosh

GREEN BAY, Wis. - Final preparations are being made as the curtain goes up on the 55th annual Wisconsin Public Service (WPS) Farm Show is set for the EAA Grounds in Oshkosh on March 24-26.The annual show attracts about 20,000 visitors to the three day agricultural expo that features a wide ...

Michigan Hidden Talent Tour slated March 31

MARQUETTE - The Lake Superior Community Partnership (LSCP), Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerce (GINCC) and 40 Below: Marquette County Young Professionals are hosting the Michigan Hidden Talent Tour and Center for Michigan Community Conversation on Tuesday, March 31.The Michigan ...