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Monday: In Business

Wadzinski promoted

WAUSAU, WI — IncredibleBank, headquartered in Wausau, WI with 15 locations throughout Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, has announced the promotion of Kendal Wadzinski to the position of market manager for the bank’s Eagle River, WI branch. “Wadzinski will be responsible for ...

Geneva auto show canceled as Switzerland bans large events

GENEVA — The Geneva auto show was canceled after the Swiss government put an immediate ban Friday on all public and private events involving more than 1,000 people in order to halt the spread of the new coronavirus. The ban on big events will last until at least March 15, one of the latest ...

GINCC membership is a stake in our community

Community and business go hand-in-hand. You can’t have one without the other. For a business to grow a community needs to support it by utilizing the service or products offered. Building a business has some basic concepts and when done right can lead to a vibrate and successful outcome. ...

Talking TAVR

MARQUETTE — Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement — TAVR — a procedure offered at UP Health System-Marquette is now available to more patients than ever before. “The evolution of TAVR/TAVI (Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implementation) started with the first major trials from a decade ...

News from the Greater Munising Area

Editor’s note: This is part 2 of a series focusing on placemaking projects in Alger County. The first part was published Jan. 27. Last month, in this column, I briefly described recent placemaking projects executed by our office - with the help of sponsors, grant funding and ...

Partnership News and Views

We have been quite busy at the LSCP with the many events that take place in the first quarter of the year. From the UP200 Marquette County Ambassador receptions and the Operation Action U.P. Annual Meeting to the LSCP's Annual Meeting and Annual Dinner, it is nonstop. Today I would like to ...

BP lays out long-term ambition to achieve net-zero emissions

LONDON — Energy producer BP said Wednesday it wants to eliminate or offset all carbon emissions from its operations and the oil and gas it sells to customers by 2050, an ambitious target born out of pressure to help combat climate change and keep making money. London-based BP’s goals ...

UPHP earns top national honor

MARQUETTE — The Integrated Care Resource Center announced this week that Upper Peninsula Health Plan MI Health Link has once again been named one of the top scoring Medicare-Medicaid Plans in the nation for overall health plan rating. This marks the fourth year in a row that UPHP MHL has ...

Hidden gems of the West End

Raise your hand if you knew about the little piece of heaven that is the West End. Don’t worry, I didn’t either until I started working at the GINCC. I live in Marquette so it never crossed my mind to seek out hiking trails and restaurants in Ishpeming or Negaunee … even though it’s ...

This Week’s Business Profile: Zero Degrees Gallery

MARQUETTE — Zero Degrees Gallery continues to serve as a showcase for a spectrum of talented local artists and a great place to purchase local art work. Its home has been on North Third Street in Marquette for a decade now. The wide array of beautiful art makes it the perfect place to ...

News From the Greater Munising Area

With two of the largest winter festivals in the central Upper Peninsula kicking off this week, we anticipate an exciting time here in Alger County. Michigan Ice Fest — which runs from Wednesday through Sunday — is expected to have more participants and spectators than last year. Over ...

Making most out of Michigan

It started with the 2018 New York Times article, “Can Rural America Be Saved?”, but read more like, “should rural America be saved?”, which was responded to by Professor Jean Hardy, University of Michigan Research Assistant whose work on rural economic and social development is well ...

Active Living at Mill Creek

MARQUETTE — Exciting things are happening at Mill Creek Commons, a community for active adults located in Marquette, Michigan. Mill Creek Commons currently offers 20 independent living units and will be adding an additional 26 units when the expansion is complete. This expansion includes the ...

In brief

ESCANABA - UP Health System is announcing the addition of Santosh Gowda, MD, to UPHS’ hematology and oncology team. Gowda is returning to Escanaba after having previously worked in the area from 2009-14 as a Medical Oncology/Hematology Physician. “After having worked at several ...

Chamber Chat

The Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerce is a member driven organization that bridges businesses with the community, champions the buy local philosophy, promotes the West End of Marquette County as a whole to visit, live and explore, along with embracing the historical roots that ...

Businesses defending against flu outbreak

By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG AP Business Writer NEW YORK — As this winter’s flu outbreak intensifies, small business owners try to keep their companies from being overwhelmed by employee absences. At Gold Medal Wine Club, any surfaces people are likely to touch, including the coffee ...

Schwenke promoted

Schwenke promoted NTH Consultants, Ltd. announced Jan. 2, the promotion of Brett Schwenke, as "a key leader within the company to support the firm’s growing energy strategic marking initiative,” a press release states. Brett Schwenke has been instrumental in strengthening NTH’s ...

Hatfield joins Select Realty

Shantina Hatfield is the newest addition to the Select Realty team of agents. Coming from northern lower Michigan, she joins Select with nearly 7 years experience as a top producing REALTOR® from a large brokerage. “With an entrepreneurial drive and unique depth knowledge, she is able ...

Placemaking enhances area

Editor’s note: This is part one of two in a column series focusing on placemaking projects within Alger County. The second part will appear in one month. If you’ve visited Munising or Grand Marais within the last few years you may have noticed that the gateway communities surrounding ...