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Column: Major events coming the area in 2023

ESCANABA — Even with the snow on the ground and the plummeting temperatures this past week, the Commerce Center organizations are looking ahead with excitement at some of the large events our area will be hosting in 2023. There are many businesses and partner organizations working together to ...

George named Schoolcraft Tourism and Commerce director

MANISTIQUE — Schoolcraft Tourism and Commerce has appointed Victoria George as its new executive director. George brings a wealth of experience to the role, with a background in both the business and nonprofit sectors, officials said. George has served as president of the Eva Burrell Animal ...

Tierney named bankers organization CEO

ESCANABA — David C. Williams, president and CEO of Upper Peninsula State Bank and chairman of the Community Bankers of Michigan (CBM) announced that the CBM has completed its search for a new leader. “We are very pleased the road our board took to find our next leader led us right back to ...

Column: Delta Force Class of 2023 announced

ESCANABA—The new Delta Force Class of 2023 is set to begin a new session, and the list of students is impressive. In the coming year, the 24 students will embark on their journey of learning about the inner workings of their local economy, including its global reach from area ...

Column: Upper Peninsula State Fair touches many lives

ESCANABA — I can remember the evening of February 2, 2009, like it was yesterday. It was the night that Governor Granholm presented her State of the State Address and announced that there would no longer be state appropriations for the state fairs in Detroit and the Upper Peninsula in 2010. ...

Hinterland Advisors recognized by Forbes

MENOMINEE — Hinterland Advisors, a private wealth advisory practice with Ameriprise Financial with four offices located within Menominee, Escanaba, Munising, and Marquette Michigan were named to the list of “Best-in-State Wealth Management Teams” published by Forbes. The list recognizes ...