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Flagstar Addresses Problems With Wells Fargo Conversion

The conversion of 52 branches of Wells Fargo Bank to Flagstar bank branches over the weekend resulted in frustration and inconvenience for some customers Flagstar says most of the issues centered around access to flagstar.com, access to Flagstar online banking, and debit cards either not received or not working. These …

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MTU Students Compete In Business Pitch Competition

Michigan Technological University Students will compete for more than $5,000 in cash and prizes in the 2018 Bob Mark Business Model Competition. Hosted by the Innovation Center for Entrepreneurship, the event will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday (Dec. 5) in the Opie Library on the Tech campus. …

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Finnish Independence Celebration Thursday

The entire Upper Peninsula is known to have a strong Finnish heritage, and here in the Keweenaw that also rings true, but with the efforts of the Finnish American Heritage Center, celebrating that culture is commonplace in the community. “We are commemorating Finland’s Independence again this year. This is the …

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White Mine Acquisition Period Extended To March

The period to complete the acquisition of the White Pine mine has been extended until March. Highland Copper Company is in the process of acquiring the mine location from Copper Range Company. In a press release, Highland Copper states the final closing of the acquisition is subject to a number …

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Another Record Year For UP State Fair

ESCANABA, Mich. — (Nov. 30, 2018) Michigan’s only state fair proved once again to be an economic boon to the Upper Peninsula (U.P.). The Aug. 13-19 U.P. State Fair in Escanaba, Mich., drew a record-high 92,000 fairgoers. This was nearly a six percent increase over 2017’s record-setting attendance of 87,000. …

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Food Drive Wrapping Up At Chassell School

A Community food drive has students in Chassell fighting hunger and competing for pizza at the same time.  K through 12 students at the Chassell School have been collecting canned and dry goods that will be forwarded to area food banks tomorrow, with each grade competing to collect the most.  …

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TIA-UI Moves in With Michigan Works!

November 30, 2018 — Unemployed workers in Houghton County will now have the convenience of unemployment insurance and reemployment services all in one location. TIA-UI has partnered with UPWARD Talent Council Michigan Works! to house an unemployment insurance representative at the Michigan Works service center at 400 Quincy St. in Hancock, effective …

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