Business

4-Business Open House & Customer Appreciation Day this Saturday!

Three of the biggest segments of the Copper Country economy are tourism, construction and outdoor recreation. This Saturday, four businesses, covering all three segments of those important parts of the economy will hold an Open House and Customer Appreciation Day. This includes DB Motorsports ...

3 local aces in 50 Companies to Watch list

HOUGHTON — Three western Upper Peninsula businesses were recognized among the 2017 Michigan 50 Companies to Watch by Michigan Celebrates Small Business. Hancock’s Vollwerth & Co. and Xeratec, and Baraga’s Van Straten Bros., made the list of businesses this year. Vollwerth President ...

Range Bank opens new office on M-26

Editor’s note: This article was paid for as part of an advertising package. Range Bank is pleased to announce the opening of a new full-service office on M-26 in Houghton. The new 4,000 square foot facility, which opened on Monday, Jan. 9th, replaces the bank’s current branch office ...

Getting to know members helps TLFCU provide customized service

LAURIUM - The slogan emblazoned on posters for International Credit Union Day 2015 is "People Helping People." It's a motto that employees at Torch Lake Federal Credit Union embody, as they provide members with personal service.TLFCU originated through the Knights of Colombus, as a cooperative ...

How the Dow Jones fared Friday

U.S. stocks fell Friday after a solid jobs report kept alive the possibly that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates as soon as next month.It was the seventh straight day of declines for the Dow Jones industrial average, the longest losing streak for the index since July 2011.For the ...

Compassion is key!

LAURIUM - As Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital gets ready to unveil a major expansion July 21, one thing will remain the same the hospital's dedicated team of compassionate providers and staff.Grace Tousignant, Aspirus U.P. Regional Chief Nursing Officer, said over the seven years she has worked for ...

Keweenaw Holistic Family Medicine provides comprehensive care for all ages

CALUMET - Living with an optimal level of health depends upon caring for the whole body, and the expert team at Keweenaw Holistic Family Medicine in Calumet is ready to make sure you feel your best, inside and out.Jill Kalcich, M.D. said the clinic offers care for patients of all ages and seeks ...

Your good neighbor

CALUMET - Whether you need to choose an insurance policy, take out a loan, or start to plan for your retirement, it's important to find the insurance products and financial services that fit your lifestyle. Dean Kangas, State Farm Insurance agent, and his team are ready to provide you with the ...

40 years of holiday cheer

CALUMET - For the past 40 years, Copper World in Calumet has been a destination store where locals and visitors have been able to find that perfect gift. Since June 1, 1974, founders Tony and Joyce Bausano, and now their children Tim and Christine, have spent most every day in the store, ...

Laiti Jewelers shines in downtown Houghton

HOUGHTON - For nearly 20 years, Laiti Jewelers occupied a familiar corner of the Copper Country Mall. Today, customers can find the longstanding family business in downtown Houghton.In 2010, fourth-generation jeweler Mark Butke reopened Laiti Jewelers next to the Ambassador on Shelden Avenue. ...

Aspirus upgrades to premier, state-of-the-art electronic health records system

LAURIUM - Aspirus is all about making every part of the health care experience the best it can possibly be. One way Aspirus patients are seeing this happen is through quicker, safer, easier access to health records that improves how information works for patients and providers alike. With the ...

Welcome Home

The iconic wilderness of the Upper Peninsula holds residents captive with a charm unmatched by any other landscape in the world - from the roar of the waves on the Great Lakes, to the hushed, lush calm of ample forests, it's easy to fall in love with the untamed beauty of the Upper Peninsula. ...

Excellence in action

LAURIUM - Aspirus is committed to delivering a higher level of health care for patients close to home the Keweenaw hospital project is no exception.The 34,000 sq. ft. addition/renovation project includes a new emergency center with expanded trauma, procedure and exam rooms; new ICU and ...

Northern Orthotics and Prosthetics consolidates local offices

BARAGA - For over 30 years, Northern Orthotics and Prosthetics has provided exceptional service to the Western Upper Peninsula. Now with three regional offices in Baraga, Marquette and Escanaba, the professionals at Northern Orthotics and Prosthetics are ready to become your "partners on your ...

Northern Orthotics and Prosthetics consolidates local offices

BARAGA - For over 30 years, Northern Orthotics and Prosthetics has provided exceptional service to the Western Upper Peninsula. Now with three regional offices in Baraga, Marquette and Escanaba, the professionals at Northern Orthotics and Prosthetics are ready to become your "partners on your ...

Longtime Houghton eye clinic joins Aspirus, welcomes new doctor

HOUGHTON - The eye clinic offices and practice of ophthalmologist Dr. Paul Leep have formally joined Aspirus. Dr. Leep's clinic, located at 404 East Sharon Ave. in Houghton, has been serving patients for more than 30 years, with all surgical procedures performed at Aspirus in Laurium."I could ...

Aspirus system of care keeps getting stronger

HOUGHTON - The experienced and respected medical team previously at BlueSky Health in Houghton has joined Aspirus. Dr. Jeff Huotari and Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) PeriAnn Wasie have been seeing patients at Aspirus Houghton Clinic near Walmart since October 10. The addition of Dr. Huotari ...

Northern Sports and Family Chiropractic

BARAGA - The month of October is a month of celebration for Shawn M. LaCourt, D.C and his staff as Northern Sports and Family Chiropractic celebrates its first year in business. Dr. LaCourt wishes to thank all his loyal patients for allowing him to serve them and for welcoming him and his ...

Superior Smiles for the whole family

HANCOCK-With the right combination of compassion and expertise, the dentists at Superior Smiles can turn a potentially daunting trip to the dentist's office into a comfortable, caring experience that is sure to leave patients smiling. Now, with the addition of Doctor Sarah Mettlach, board ...

Biggest tire sale

HANCOCK - Hancock - Fine Line Tire's largest annual tire buying event of the year starts today and continues through Friday. Held in the Fine Line Tire parking lot, the sale offers huge savings on all major brands and sizes, expert assistance, quality products and fun.Fine Line Tire employees ...