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InvestUP starts Michigan Outdoor Innovation Fund

MARQUETTE — InvestUP and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) announced the creation of the Michigan Outdoor Innovation Fund, a $3 million pre-seed fund to support entrepreneurs across Michigan in the outdoor recreation industry. The Fund will make investments ranging from ...

Column: Spring is here, April Fools

ESCANABA — I am not sure why every major change in weather seems to happen when it is my turn to write the “Mind Our Own Business” article for the Chamber. A few days ago all of the snow had melted and people where doing spring outside activities, then once again we are hit with a big ...

Column: Experience social networking at Business After Hours

ESCANABA — What do Radio Results Network, Thomas Theater Group, and Team Wireless have in common? Quite a bit, actually. They are all committed to providing exceptional customer service, are active Chamber members, and have graciously sponsored the first two Business After Hours events in ...

Alliance welcomes Meyers as executive director

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Dickinson Area Economic Development Alliance announces its new executive director, Mindy Meyers. “Mindy has demonstrated leadership in community development during her tenure as program director of the Iron Mountain Downtown Development Authority, paired with her ...

Cleary Building Corp. honors Arnold

ESCANABA — Cleary Building Corp. recognizes Greg Arnold Jr., branch manager at the company’s Escanaba office, for achieving 25 years of service on March Arnold has been employed with Cleary since 1999, and has made a valuable contribution to the success of the company over the course of his ...

Wendy Frye, MD joins St. Francis Hospital

ESCANABA — OSF HealthCare St. Francis Hospital & Medical Group welcomes Wendy Frye, MD to its medical staff. Specializing in general surgery, Dr. Frye treats various conditions, including gallbladder disease, breast issues and cancer, hernias, acid reflux, skin lesions and colon ...