Business

New hospital, brownfield project in Marquette win approval from MSF

LANSING - The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) has announced that the Michigan Strategic Fund has approved two community revitalization projects in downtown Marquette, including a new hospital that will be constructed in the heart of downtown.The projects will generate a total ...

Bay Care Clinic Foundation donated nearly $260,000 in 2014

GREEN BAY, Wis. -Charitable giving from the BayCare Clinic Foundation totaled just under $260,000 in 2014, according to recently released figures.The Foundation - established in 2000 with the goal of supporting area organizations and causes dedicated to improving health and wellness - ...

Five promoted at First National Bank & Trust

IRON MOUNTAIN - Five employees of the First National Bank & Trust Co. of Iron Mountain have received promotions, according to an announcement from Dave Kashian, president and chief executive officer.Steve Faust has been promoted to executive vice president and chief lending officer.He ...

Free course on Windows March 11 in Wausaukee

WAUSAUKEE, Wis. - Brian Hartnell is putting on a free three hour classroom session, Wednesday, March 11, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.The topic covers the difference between Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1 and the upcoming Windows 10 and what you should know."We will be explaining the differences between the ...

U.S. auto sales were up during February despite the snowy weather

DETROIT (AP) - Freezing temperatures and drifts of snow took a small bite out of U.S. auto sales in February, but most automakers still reported gains thanks to the strong economy.Toyota led major automakers with a 13.3 percent gain over last February. Others came in below analysts' ...

Niagara Telephone changes name to Nsight Teleservices

NIAGARA, Wis. - After joining the Nsight family of companies in January of last year, Niagara Telephone will continue its integration with an official name change.Effective Sunday, Niagara Telephone began operating as Nsight Telservices."Customers can continue to expect the same commitment to ...

Schrock to speak at St. Norbert during CEO Breakfast series

DE PERE, Wis. - Charlie Schrock, chairman and chief executive officer of Integrys Energy Group, will give a talk entitled "Trends in the Utility Business - What the Future Holds" as part of St. Norbert College's CEO Breakfast and Strategy Series on Tuesday, April 10, from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 ...

MBA program launched at St. Norbert

DE PERE, WIS.- St. Norbert College has officially launched its Master of Business Administration (MBA) program under the auspices of the Donald J. Schneider School of Business and Economics.Thirty-five students will begin the journey this fall.The MBA program will focus heavily on three tracks: ...

Grant to help Bay College programs

LANSING - Students at 18 community colleges across the state, including Bay College, will gain in-demand skills using state-of-the-art equipment and training through a $50 million grant program, Gov. Rick Snyder said.Snyder announced Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) approval of ...

Hakamaki earns Photographic Craftsman degree from PPA

IRON MOUNTAIN - David Hakamaki, owner of Cutting Edge Photography in Iron Mountain, has been awarded the title of Photographic Craftsman by the Professional Photographers of America (PPA).This prestigious degree was presented to Hakamaki by PPA president Susan Michal, M.Photog.Cr., CPP, ABI, at ...

Verso’s Escanaba mill names Archambeau new mill manager

ESCANABA - Verso Corp. has named Matt Archambeau manager of its Escanaba mill. Archambeau has more than 20 years of experience with Verso, including serving as manager of Verso mills in Bucksport, Maine, and Sartell, Minn.Born in Duluth, Minn., Archambeau graduated from the University of ...

Stephenson Bank makes community donations

MARINETTE, Wis. - The Stephenson National Bank & Trust (SNBT) has a long history of working with local non-profits aiding in their needs through providing rent-free office space, volunteering hours of community service, or donating money to help make a difference, bank officials said.At ...

UW-Extension divisions offers assistance to aid businesses

MADISON, Wis. - The University of Wisconsin-Extension's recently renamed Division for Business and Entrepreneurship supports UW System institutions and Wisconsin community organizations with education and information services focused on business creation, growth and performance.The division is ...

John Edlebeck named president of Coleman Engineering Co.

IRON MOUNTAIN - Coleman Engineering Co. has announced that John Edlebeck will become the new president and chief executive officer following the recent and unexpected passing of former president James Moore, P.S."Edlebeck's long tenure at Coleman brings stability and experience with the ability ...

CoVantage receives grant to help home buyers

IRON RIVER - CoVantage Credit Union has announced that they have been awarded a $2 million grant from the U.S. Treasury's Community Development Financial Institution Fund.The purpose of the Community Development Financial Institution Fund (CDFI) award is to help people of modest means by ...

Cardiologist joins U.P. Health System

MARQUETTE - Christine Rattin, D.O., board certified cardiologist, has joined the Upper Peninsula Health System Heart and Vascular Institute in Marquette.Dr. Rattin comes to Marquette from Oklahoma Heart Hospital Physicians, Oklahoma City. She began practicing at UPHS on Feb. 9, seeing patients ...