Business

Herman Jewelers liquidating retail merchandise

CALUMET - After 150 years and five generations of ownership, current owners Ed and Karen LaBonte are changing the focus of Herman Jewelers in Calumet. The family-run business currently carries retail items such as watches, clocks, jewelry, gifts, coins and collectibles in addition to operating ...

KEDA Announces

High School Scholarships and encourages all High School graduates to pursue additional training and education in order to be qualified for available jobs and to increase lifetime earnings; and the ability of local businesses to expand depends on the availability of a trained and qualified ...

Ready or Not?

HOUGHTON - Most parents proudly watch as their 5-year old child grabs his or her backpack and heads out the door to the first day of kindergarten. Few might realize that their child has been preparing for this day since birth, or earlier.Neuroscience confirms that early experiences lay the ...

Culligan returns to the Copper Country

Wondering where your Culligan Man has gone? Culligan representation and products have returned to the Copper Country.When the previous dealer dropped the brand last fall, Culligan of Ashland owners Julie and Joe Gendrich stepped up to the plate and committed to continuing to provide authorized ...

Portage Investigative Consultants

HANCOCK - When a friend had difficulty finding someone to serve papers in a divorce issue, Randy LaLonde and Dolores Kilpela of Portage Investigative Consultants recognized the opportunity to put their law enforcement backgrounds to good use. After researching local needs, and obtaining a ...

Habañeros unveils new menu, specials

HANCOCK - In 2008, the community told business owners what they wanted.Jim and Julie Cortright listened.After a survey of 1,500 community members for part of the Downtown Houghton marketing plan revealed an overwhelming desire for good Mexican food in town, Jim Cortright, Julie Cortright and ...

Michigan Tech Employees Federal Credit Union

HOUGHTON - Though most of us walk around with more information at our fingertips than ever before, the world of financial lending institutions can still be confusing if not outright intimidating. But the loan officers at the Michigan Tech Employees Federal Credit Union have the experience to ...

New Name, Same Mission for U.P. KIDS

HOUGHTON - When U.P. KIDS first opened its doors as Good Will Farm in 1899, the purpose was to meet the needs of a growing population of orphaned mining children in the Copper Country.Until the early 1970's, U.P. KIDS continued this mission and provided over 4,000 orphaned children a home and ...