Monday: In Business

In brief

Palomaki gets new role at RVB MARQUETTE — River Valley Bank recently announced the promotion of Christian Palomaki to the position of business banking officer. Palomaki, who was formerly River Valley’s market manager, will be serving business customers from the bank's branches in ...

Give the gift hearing giveaway

Hearing loss affects millions of people in the U.S. and so many in our community. We hope to raise awareness about hearing loss through this giveaway, and in turn, help one of our community members return to the quality of life they deserve through better hearing. This month we are excited to ...

Partnership News and Views

“Economic development is a noble calling. The opportunity to make a positive difference in a community and in people’s lives makes for a personally fulfilling profession for many people. Economic development is also complex, sensitive work, involving the high-profile balancing of multiple ...

Mueller assumes GM duties at Keweenaw Mountain Lodge

COPPER HARBOR — John Mueller has taken over the general manager duties on an interim basis for the Keweenaw Mountain Lodge as of Jan. 1, according to a news release. This year is the first season the lodge will be under new ownership, with Keweenaw Resort LLC purchasing it from Keweenaw ...

Stay off the sideline

MARQUETTE — Whether you are an elite athlete, a weekend warrior, or simply want to have a more active lifestyle, the sports medicine specialists at Advanced Center for Orthopedics and Plastic Surgery have got you covered. “We will treat anyone, at any fitness level,” says Dale Moilanen, ...

In Brief

Law firm makes Davis shareholder MARQUETTE — Kendricks, Bordeau, Keefe, Seavoy & Larsen PC of Marquette recently announced that attorney Patricia E. Davis has been promoted to shareholder. Davis received her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her law ...

Winter events bond West End communities

The impact of an event, especially in winter, helps develop the character and fortitude of a community. Events help cultivate pride, strengthen relationships, teach teamwork and build the social foundation which makes up a community. It’s a time to celebrate and share what makes our home ...

Bulletin Board

Vegan potluck dinner planned MARQUETTE — The public is invited to join Northern Vegans for a vegan potluck dinner at 6 p.m. Feb. 11 in the Shiras Room on the second floor of the Peter White Public Library at 217 N. Front St., Marquette. Bring a vegan dish (no meat, dairy, or honey) to ...

Contractors for hire

NEW YORK — It hasn’t been lost on small business owners that Uber and other ride-sharing services are enormously successful without having employees doing the work. It’s one of the reasons why small companies are forgoing employees in favor of independent contractors. Todd Miller ...

Superior Auto offering U-Hauls

NEGAUNEE — U-Haul Company of Michigan recently announced that Superior Auto has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer to serve the Negaunee community. Superior Auto at 209 U.S. 41 E. will offer U-Haul trucks, trailers, towing equipment and moving supplies, a press release from U-Haul ...

LSCP Annual Dinner to celebrate development

The Lake Superior Community Partnership’s Annual Dinner is less than a month away! This event is our largest fundraiser of the year. We expect over 250 people at this fun-filled event on Feb. 20 in the Great Lakes Room at NMU’s University Center. Each year we come together to support ...

Shutdown

By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG AP Business Writer NEW YORK — Baked by Yael isn’t getting its usual flow of customers who stop in after visiting the nearby National Zoo; the popular Washington, D.C., tourist spot remains closed by the government shutdown. Owner Yael Krigman gets half her ...

It’s not too late to save money on 2018 business taxes

By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG AP Business Writer NEW YORK — Small business owners who are uneasy about their 2018 taxes might find they can save some money even though the year is over. Here are three ways you can chip away at your tax bill: ARE THERE SAVINGS TO BE FOUND IN YOUR BOOKS? Owners ...

In brief

Classic Auto Collision earns Gold MARQUETTE — Classic Auto Collision recently announced its award of Gold Class status, an industry standard for training that contributes to complete and safe repairs, according to a press release from the company. The status was awarded by I-CAR, or the ...

Warm up for the 3rd annual West End Winter Wonderland on Feb. 9

It’s difficult to believe that the first month of 2019 is almost at its end. I guess it’s true when they say time flies when you’re having fun! We are so excited to announce our third annual West End Winter Wonderland event, set to take place on Feb. 9 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Wawonowin ...

Avoiding a cash crunch

NEW YORK — While many business owners know they’ll owe the government less money or perhaps get refunds under the new tax law, others are still unsure about what they might have to pay while they file their returns. They need to be sure they have some extra cash, or access to financing, in ...

ADP: Small business hiring surges at year-end

NEW YORK — Small business hiring surged at year-end, with payroll company ADP counting 89,000 new jobs at its small business customers. That was up from a downwardly revised 38,000 in November, and gave small businesses an average of nearly 42,000 new jobs each month during ...

LSCP takes a look into the new year

Happy New Year! Here’s to wishing you all have a healthy and prosperous 2019 ... and if you own a business, or want to buy or start one, our team at the Lake Superior Community Partnership can help put you on the road to success. Looking to buy a business? We’re seeing that many of the ...

UPHS-Bell welcomes Atkinson

ISHPEMING — UP Health System-Bell recently welcomed obstetrician-gynecologist Dr. Andrew Atkinson to the UPHS-Bell Women’s Health staff. Atkinson earned his bachelor’s of science at the University of Detroit-Mercy before completing medical school at the Saba University School of ...

Peripheral Arterial Disease

MARQUETTE — “Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) is common in the Upper Peninsula,” said Dr. Yazan Khouri, Interventional Cardiologist at UP Health Systems-Marquette. PAD is a common circulatory condition that occurs when blood vessels become narrowed or blocked with fatty deposits, ...