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Nessel’s office tells businesses to stop selling fake COVID-19 test kits

LANSING — In continuing efforts to protect residents from scams and price-gouging related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel’s office on Wednesday contacted two related businesses demanding they stop marketing and selling fake at-home COVID-19 test ...

AG’s office warns Menards about business practices during COVID-19 outbreak

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Attorney General on Tuesday sent a letter to Menards following reports that the company’s stores have been engaging in business practices which might endanger the health of customers and employees during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, ...

Over 2,000 Michigan companies hiring now

LANSING — Michigan companies need to fill thousands of critical, immediate vacancies to support work during the COVID-19 pandemic, including those in logistics, healthcare, manufacturing and agribusiness industries. The State’s employment search engine - Pure Michigan Talent Connect - ...

Copper Country Ford: there to serve you

The home of the “Real Deal,” Copper Country Ford is making it easy for you to find the new or pre-enjoyed vehicle as simple as safely staying in your home and going to their website; www.coppercountryford.com. It is there you can search for the car or truck they have and you want. “For ...

Swift’s Hardware still open, ready for your needs

While most storefronts are closed due to COVID-19, Swift’s Hardware of Houghton remains open seven days per week, if on temporarily restructured hours. The 150-year-old business run has adopted updated policies including curbside pickup to make sure that customers’ needs are met while ...

$1 million fund established to help local businesses recover from coronavirus

Businesses can now apply for a grant to help them recover from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Ogden Newspapers, the parent company of the Daily Mining Gazette, has established a $1 million fund to help businesses get back to full strength by subsidizing local marketing through ...

Local gun shop sees sales spike

HANCOCK — Just as grocery stores have been stripped bare by Americans concerned by coronavirus, guns and ammunition have started flying off the shelves, the Associated Press (AP) reported on March 16. Retailers say the buying frenzy is being fueled by consumers who are worried that people ...

Dave’s Auto Service does it all

LAURIUM — In the world of auto service, many specialize in one specific area. Some do exhaust work, some do brake work, some work on transmissions, some provide welding services, and some do oil changes. At Dave’s Auto Service of Laurium, they truly do it all. When you go to Dave’s Auto ...