Business

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 ...

UP Coins continuing service to the Copper Country

CHASSELL - For six years Todd Van Kleeck at UP Coins has been providing the very fairest prices for coin and currency collections and accumulations, as well as gold and silver in all forms, such as sterling flatware and gold jewelry."Nearly everyone has some jewelry they don't wear, or is ...

Tadych’s Econo Foods celebrates 45 years in business, 20 years in Houghton

HOUGHTON - For 45 years Jim Tadych has provided communities across the Upper Peninsula and Wisconsin with groceries at his Econo Foods store. The Houghton store has been open for the last 20 of those 45 years, providing the community with food and more."Jim Tadych has meant so much to this ...

Kirkish Furniture celebrates 100 years in Houghton

HOUGHTON - While some things have changed for Kirkish Furniture in the past 100 years, some things have stayed the same. While locations and size have certainly changed, the company has never left Houghton and remains in the hands of the Kirkish family. They are celebrating 100 years in the ...

COWs Mobile Storage comes to the Copper Country

HOUGHTON - At the beginning of the month, RPM Secure Self Storage in Houghton began offering a new storage solution to Copper Country residents. In order to provide more convenient temporary storage for its customers, RPM now offers COWs mobile storage units in addition to their stationary ...

Houghton County Fair returns

HANCOCK - The Houghton County Fair is right around the corner, from August 22 to 25, at the corner of Birch and Ingot in Hancock.Various entertainment is planned throughout the weekend, including TJ Schmidt and Company Carnival and Amusements, Whispering Pines Mobile Zoo, The Great American ...

Make tracks to the biggest tire sale

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 and brand ...