Business

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 ...

Finlandia announces two creative tuition initiatives

The same school who earned press nationwide in 2009 when it introduced "Campus and Community: Together for Good," its unique partnership with Hancock Public Schools, is once again at it this year with two creative tuition initiatives aimed at helping students better afford higher ...

Our Lady of Mercy adds full-time physical therapist to staff

HUBBELL - Our Lady of Mercy Health and Rehab facility is constantly changing to better meet the needs of its patients population. As healthcare is evolving, so is the patient population served by Our Lady of Mercy, a private and locally owned facility. To address some of these changes and ...

Saving energy starts at home

HANCOCK Each month, local SEMCO ENERGY Gas Company customers pay a very small fee on their utility bills to support state-sponsored energy conservation and efficiency programs.Local energy legend Dave Camps, owner of Blue Terra Energy in Hancock, works with Efficiency United to bring these ...

Dave’s Auto, Northside Auto offer used cars, repairs, towing

CALUMET - For the past 28 years, Dave of Northside Auto and Dave's Auto in Calumet has been providing repair services and quality used cars to the community. With two service and three sales locations they are able to help customers find a used car or with any type of repair on their existing ...

Great Lakes Accounting celebrates four years in downtown Houghton

Lucinda Enderby, CPA, president of Great Lakes Accounting, PC, has over thirty years of experience in public accounting working with individuals, businesses, non-profits, trusts and estates. In Santa Barbara, California she was a partner in the accounting firm of Gaeden, Enderby & ...

@Home Approach offers valuable service to Copper Country

After identifying a need in the community, three experienced dementia care practitioners decided to do something about it. After working in assisted living facilities, they saw many clients who wanted to and - with some care - could stay in their own homes. Lance Peterson, Linette Abb and ...

Community Rewards Healthy Masculinity

Thursday evening, December 12, 2013, Chad Borgen hoisted the first Healthy Man Beard Competition Trophy, donated by U.P. Laser Engraving, as the Copper Country Grand Champion.The event was hosted to help bring awareness to the staggering extent and impact of violence against women, and to focus ...

Authors to visit North Wind Books

HANCOCK - Over a four-day span beginning December 8, Finlandia University's North Wind Books will host four local author book signings, including one by an author who will also be in the area for the premiere of a documentary film.Steve Lehto, author of "Death's Door" about the Italian Hall ...

Ward’s Husqvarna

DOLLAR BAY - For over a decade years Ward's Husqvarna in Dollar Bay has served the Copper Country, providing products, services and parts for Husqvarna and more. When he purchased an existing business 12 years ago, owner Ward Erickson changed the name and expanded the service to cover more ...

Frank A. Douglass Agency

HOUGHTON - The Frank A. Douglass Agency in Houghton has served the Copper Country since 1858, when Frank's father Edward Douglass started the agency, which was passed to him after his father passed away in 1873. The company stayed in the Douglass family until 1953 when it was purchased by the ...

“Healthy Man” Beard and Mustache Competition

HOUGHTON - Do you have a fantastic beard or mustache? Do you want to win prizes, trophy plaques and bragging rights? Keep reading! Dial Help and the social media male leadership group Men Matter are sponsoring the first ever "Healthy Man" Beard and Mustache Competition December 12 at the Bluffs ...

Coaches Corner now open to public

HOUGHTON - The Student Development Complex at Michigan Technological University has a new dining option that is now open to the public. Coaches Corner offers sandwiches, salads, snacks and Starbucks coffee."As far as I'm aware of I don't think you can get Starbucks espresso and frappuccinos ...