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Business

Partnership news and views: Being part of the conversation

If you’ve been following the local news, then you already understand that Marquette County is seeing a significant amount of potential development. From proposals for new housing, roads, hotels, industrial expansions, and more, there’s no denying that Marquette County is attractive to new ...

Execs: US internet casino gambling is poised for expansion

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — As sports betting has swept across the country with states, casinos and consumers eagerly embracing a new gambling market, internet casino games have grown much more slowly. But the online casino market has tremendous potential for growth and expansion, ...

Great places to visit in the greater Munising area

As hundreds of thousands of people flock to the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore to relish in the natural sights every year – with over a million the last two, respectively - the Hiawatha National Forest offers miles of unmatched hiking areas for those interested in exploring paths less ...

NMU alumnus to serve as executive in residence for College of Business

By Journal Staff Northern Michigan University's College of Business will host NMU alumnus John Baltes as the 2022 Executive in Residence Sept. 27-29. He is the retired CEO of SVA, a multi-entity professional services company. Baltes will share insights from his 30 years of leadership and ...

Growing from Within: The value of Business Retention

In August, I and several others from the Upper Peninsula economic development community attended the Michigan Economic Developers Association Annual Meeting. The theme, “creative solutions” offered a lot of opportunities to think about emerging trends and issues in economic development. ...

New TriMedia CEO to energize organic growth for company

MARQUETTE—­Marquette-based TriMedia Environmental & Engineering welcomes back former employee Bob Lehto as a new majority shareholder and the company’s new CEO. Current President Tom Anthos will remain in place during the leadership transition and continue leading daily ...