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North Dickinson student awarded Plum Creek Scholarship

L'ANSE - Plum Creek has awarded a $1,000 scholarship to North Dickinson County School senior Jade Driscoll.Plum Creek annually awards scholarships to exemplary high school students who plan to continue their education after graduation. Students are recognized based on their academic ...

Gibler receives Competent Communicator Award

IRON MOUNTAIN - The Toastmasters of the Northwoods Club has awarded their first Competent Communicator Award to charter member Maryanne Gibler.Gibler has completed all 10 speeches in the Toastmasters International Competent Communication manual.The 10 speech projects focused on specific areas, ...

Construction project under way at Lake Superior State University

SAULT STE. MARIE - Contractors with Hallmark Construction out of Traverse City, Mich. recently cleared the interior of Lake Superior State University's South Hall in Sault Ste. Marie. for a $13.5 million renovation of the building into R.W. Considine Hall, which will open for classes in fall ...

New bariatric surgeon coming to UP Health System – Marquette

MARQUETTE - Paul Kemmeter, M.D., F.A.C.S., will soon be performing bariatric surgery at UP Health System - Marquette.Dr. Kemmeter is a senior partner and one of four surgeons comprising Grand Health Partners (GHP), which is headquartered in Grand Rapids, Mich. As part of a three-year contract ...

Forestry associations announce Biomass101 campaign

Washington, D.C. -A coalition of forest owners, wood suppliers and manufacturers of pulp and paper goods announced the creation of Biomass101.org, a clearinghouse for scientifically sound information on carbon-neutral bioenergy.Biomass101 is an effort jointly produced by the American Forest ...

Google unveils Android’s latest tricks

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google's next version of its Android operating system will boast new ways to fetch information, pay merchants and protect privacy on mobile devices as the Internet company duels with Apple in the quest to make their technology indispensable.The upgrade will give Android's ...

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 ...