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Monday: In Business

Inflation eases as prices rise 6.3%

WASHINGTON — Inflation eased last month as energy prices tumbled, raising hopes that the surging costs of everything from gasoline to food may have peaked. According to a Commerce Department report Friday that is closely watched by the Federal Reserve, consumer prices rose 6.3% in July from ...

Chamber chat

ISHPEMING — In partnership with the Lake Superior Community Partnership the GINCC will be hosting a membership-based Lunch and Learn with the Small Business Association of Michigan. The presentation will be on Wednesday, Sept. 14 from noon -1 p.m. in the Founders Room at NMU’s Northern ...

Inaugural med conference set

HOUGHTON — Michigan Technological University’s Health Research Institute will host the first Upper Peninsula Medical Conference on Aug. 26-28, bringing together medical practitioners, researchers and students for a weekend of learning about health issues impacting rural ...

News from the Greater Munising Area

MUNISING — Two larger Alger County events are celebrating anniversaries this year as the Grand Marais Music and Arts Festival turns 40 and the Munising Bay Cruisers’ Classic Car Show marks 10 years. Taking place Aug. 11-13, the Grand Marais Music and Arts Festival will be jam packed with ...

Partnership News and Views

MARQUETTE — Marquette County is a diverse place in many ways, including our economic seasons. While summer tourists find their way up here every year, we also benefit from another great migration: the annual return of students studying at Nothern Michigan University. While I know it seems ...