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Monday: In Business

Chamber Chat: Finding ways to plan it forward in 2021

It’s always disappointing to have plans change or get cancelled due to unforeseen and uncontrollable situations. We’ve gone through a lot of it in 2020. But that shouldn’t keep us from planning for the future. Part of the resolve of businesses and organizations is to work through ...

U. P. Surgery Center awarded Gold Seal by Joint Commission

MARQUETTE — The Upper Peninsula Surgery Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Ambulatory Services Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards, according to a news release. The Gold Seal is “a symbol of quality that ...

Binkley named associate at MSG

From The Mannik & Smith Group Inc. MARQUETTE — The Mannik & Smith Group Inc., a regional engineering, surveying and environmental services firm, has named Jeffrey S. Binkley as an Associate in the firm. Jeff joined MSG in 2016 and has 33 years of environmental experience. He is a ...

Seavoy named to best lawyer list

MARQUETTE — The law firm of Kendricks, Bordeau, Keefe, Seavoy & Larsen, P.C. is pleased to announce that Kenneth J. Seavoy, a shareholder in the firm, has been selected by his peers to be included in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® in the specialty of trusts and estates. ...

Innovate Marquette SmartZone to donate up to $5K for Love on Local program

MARQUETTE — Innovate Marquette SmartZone announced a partnership Wednesday with Lake Superior Community Partnership through its Love on Local program, a shop local gift card initiative. Innovate Marquette SmartZone will donate up to $5,000 to cover shipping costs and activation fees through ...

NYC bars, restaurants pursue adaptations to survive pandemic

NEW YORK (AP) — Olivier Conan didn’t see how it was going to work, keeping Barbes, his Brooklyn bar/performance space, open through the pandemic when live performances and crowded spaces have been at the top of the DON’T list. “The whole idea of this place is the opposite of social ...

Partnership News and Views: ‘Twas The Night Before Amy’s Christmas

Well folks, one of my Christmas wishes came early this year. You all know Don Ryan of the Ryan Report, but what you may not know is that he is a founding member of the Lake Superior Community Partnership and a huge mentor of mine. Over the years, Don has gotten me out of my comfort zone more ...

Resorts, avalanche forecasters brace for pandemic ski season

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Whether you’re new to the world of winter sports or you’re a backcountry veteran praying for snow, it’s important to know the safety recommendations for the coming season, for the times they are a-changin’. Travis Seeholzer, the operations manager at Beaver ...

UPHP named Governor’s Fitness Award winner

MARQUETTE — Upper Peninsula Health Plan announced it was recently selected as a winner of the Governor's Fitness Award. Each year, the GFAs recognize communities, organizations, and individuals who inspire healthy choices. Winners are recognized in several categories; UPHP was selected in the ...

Chamber Chat: Giving back this holiday season

Don’t be a scrooge this holiday season. Make your community better, rack up those karma points, and spread some holiday cheer to those less fortunate. The pandemic has been tough on families, especially those who lost jobs or relatives. Give back by donating to the TV6 Virtual Canathon, ...

Virus keeps Black Friday crowds thin as more shoppers shift online

NEW YORK (AP) — The raging coronavirus pandemic kept crowds thin at malls and stores across the country on Black Friday, but a surge in online shopping offered a beacon of hope for struggling retailers after months of slumping sales and businesses toppling into bankruptcy. In normal times, ...

Irish Family Practice opens

MARQUETTE — Irish Family Practice, a new Marquette primary care office using the Direct Primary Care model, announced the opening of the business led by Colin Irish, DO. “Irish brings decades of experience to the city’s primary care landscape and with the DPC model, care is more ...

Partnership News and Views: Looking forward to 2021

Well, hello December! I think we all can agree turning the calendar over to 2021 sounds pretty good right now. It has been a challenging year, but we continue to work together and support each other to muddle through. So as we start looking forward, the LSCP has several opportunities for you ...

Dark days at the drive-in slowed by COVID-19

WATERFORD, Pa. (AP) — The big screen has gone dark for the season at Sunset Drive-in in Waterford Township. The last of the vendors at the weekly flea market staged at the theater have folded up their card tables and packed away their wares. Drive-in theaters, down from a high of about ...

Chamber Chat: Doing business in the age of the pivot

Pivot: verb- to modify (a policy, opinion, product, etc.) while retaining some continuity with its previous version. It’s become a buzz word to describe businesses and society’s quick adaptation to work through abrupt policy changes brought on by the pandemic response. Some people are ...

Nova Water Co. announces US headquarters to be opened in U.P.’s Iron River

From Nova Water Co. IRON RIVER — Nova Water of Canada, with its global administration office in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, is proud to announce its expansion into the United States with the opening of its US headquarters in Iron River, Michigan. The expansion into the US will allow Nova ...

GLRC welcomes new staff

MARQUETTE -- Great Lakes Recovery Centers would like to welcome the addition of Melissa Copenhaver, Dr. Jayanthi Peters and Theresa Champion to GLRC’s child and adolescent services. Both Copenhaver and Peters work in the Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Specialty Clinic, while Champion has ...

Delivery giant DoorDash plans IPO

NEW YORK (AP) — Delivery giant DoorDash Inc. is planning to sell its stock to the public, capitalizing on the growing trend of consumers embracing app-based deliveries as much of the world stays home during the pandemic. The San Francisco-based company filed papers signaling its intent for ...