Business In The Upper Peninsula
Thursday, January 14, 2010
Business Announcements Marquette General honored for organ donation efforts
Marquette General Hospital was honored with a National Medal of Honor for their work to improve organ donation rates.
Monday, December 28, 2009
Agriculture State seeks grant proposals to promote agricultural products
Agriculture Director Don Koivisto announced the USDA Federal-State Marketing Improvement Program (FSMIP) will distribute $1.3 million in federal matching funds nationwide to the food and agriculture industry.
Wednesday, December 23, 2009
Business News Michigan awarded grant to launch broadband mapping and planning initiative
The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) announced that Michigan has received a $1.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce's National Telecommunications and Information Administration.
Tuesday, December 22, 2009
Tourism Porcupine Mountains named one of America's 10 Best State Parks
Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park has been named one of the top 10 state parks in the country for the third year in a row.
Thursday, December 17, 2009
Business Announcements Fuhrmann named IEEE Fellow
Dan Fuhrmann, chair of Michigan Technological University's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been named a Fellow of IEEE.
Friday, December 4, 2009
Business Announcements MTU computer science professor wins Fulbright scholarship
Charles Wallace, an associate professor of computer science at MTU, has been named a Fulbright Scholar.
Business Announcements MTU research institute image analyst receives top honor in field
Chuck Olson, senior image analyst at the Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI) in Ann Arbor, has been recognized for his contributions with one of the highest honors his professional society can confer.
Wednesday, December 2, 2009
Agriculture State, Food Export Association of the Midwest offer international marketing assistance for producers
The Food Export Association of the Midwest USA and the Michigan Department of Agriculture (MDA) announced the launch of the 2010 Branded Program year.
Tuesday, December 1, 2009
Tourism Michigan Culinary Tourism Alliance to promote Michigan foods
The goals of a culinary tourism initiative in Michigan are to increase menu offerings of local products at restaurants across the state, increase sales and profitability for Michigan specialty crop producers, and promote Michigan as a destination for culinary travel experiences.
Wednesday, November 25, 2009
Profiles Spreading the pasty tradition
QUINNESEC — Gene Carollo is on a mission — to bring pasties, the food synonymous with the Upper Peninsula, to the rest of the country.