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Monday: In Business

Disney swings to profit as its reopened parks bolster revenue

The Walt Disney Co. swung to a profit in its most recent quarter as reopened parks provided a revenue bounce. Revenue in the parks and products division surged to $4.3 billion from $1.1 billion a year ago, as theme parks closed last year were open for part or all of this year’s quarter. ...

Chamber Chat: An introduction from the new marketing & events coordinator

The first time I entered the Greater Ishpeming Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerce, it was to deliver a case of Marquette County waterfall maps. I never would have guessed that, a few years later, I’d be working there. Cut to August 2021 and I am doing just that in the role of Marketing & ...

Boomus is new medical director for occupational medicine at UPHS

MARQUETTE — UP Health System is welcoming Catherine Boomus, MD, MPH, FACOEM, to its occupational medicine team as the medical director overseeing Bell, Escanaba, and Marquette occupational medicine services. Boomus joins UPHS from St. Joseph, MI, where she served as the Occupational ...

Gilligan to be guest artist at Zero Degrees Gallery this month

MARQUETTE — Kelly Gilligan will be showing her work as the guest artist for the month of August at the Zero Degrees Gallery on 525 N. Third St. in Marquette. There will be a meet and greet from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 29 at the gallery. “The public is welcome to meet Kelly and see her ...

Purut joins cardiovascular surgery team at UPHS

MARQUETTE — UP Health System - Marquette is welcoming Cemil Purut, MD, to its Cardiovascular Surgery team. Purut joins the heart and vascular service line from Salem, VA, where he served as medical director of cardiovascular surgery for Lewis-Gale Medical Center. Purut sees patients ...

Partnership News and Views: Businesses need workers – and child care

As the summer wears on – or flies by, as the case may be – the impacts of our current labor shortage become more and more inescapable. Employers are trying to get by with less staff, especially for service jobs. There are many reasons for the short supply of workers– but one we return to ...