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Business

Frozen Farms succeeding with local, sustainable focus

CALUMET — In business terms, vertical integration is an arrangement by which a company controls different stages along the supply chain. Frozen Farms Company, headquartered in the village of Calumet, has achieved this. Rather than relying on external suppliers like grocery distributors, ...

Funeral director devoted to building relationships

L’ANSE — Ambition has never been in question for Susan Jacobs, funeral director and owner of Jacobson Funeral Home in L’Anse. Jacobs moved to L’Anse in 1999 when her expanding family led her to pursue her own business by purchasing both Sirard Funeral Home in Baraga and Jacobson in ...

Restaurateur fills needs in community

ONTONAGON — Life moves pretty fast for Kathy Wardynski. As the longstanding holder of Michigan’s high school 100-meter dash record, this Ontonagon resident and business owner doesn’t let anything slow her down. When Kathy took over operation of Syl’s Country Kitchen from her ...

Highland Copper moves ahead with mine development

By GRAHAM JAEHNIG gjaehnig@mininggazette.com Canadian-based Highland Copper Company is developing two mining projects in the Porcupine Mountains area, the Copperwood Mine, near Wakefield, and the former White Pine Mine. In a Monday, July 24, press release, Highland Copper Company, a Canadian ...