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Cutting Edge Computers of Gaylord offers in-house IT solutions from PC sales, repair, and network deployment to cloud computing back-up solutions. A family owned business, Cutting Edge has been serving Gaylord more...
Posted on Monday, November 20, 2017 by Alicia Wallace
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Over the past several years, Sklarczyk Seed Farm has become one the premier agriculture businesses in Michigan. Not only is Sklarczyk an important business to the economy of northeast Michigan, they more...
Posted on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 by Alicia Wallace
 
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SunFrog, a key employer in Gaylord, has experienced rapid growth in both revenue and jobs over the past 3 years. Their impact on the local community and economy is strong, and more...
Posted on Tuesday, November 07, 2017 by Alicia Wallace
 
Posted on Tuesday, November 07, 2017 by Alicia Wallace
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Trainee, Cory Heath
For over 40 years, 100% employee owned Panel Processing has been a fixture in the Coldwater community. They are a wood processing company servicing the retail store fixture market offering a more...
Posted on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by Alicia Wallace
 
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Since 2002, IMM, Inc. has been contributing to the economic vitality of the Grayling community and surrounding area, gaining a reputation in Northern Michigan and throughout the country for quality, integrity more...
Posted on Monday, October 02, 2017 by Alicia Wallace
 
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The Grayling Weyerhaeuser Mill has been an active employer in the local community for 35 years, manufacturing OSB primarily used in residential construction. Committed to growth, they plan on investing over more...
Posted on Thursday, September 28, 2017 by Alicia Wallace
 
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Posted on Thursday, September 28, 2017 by Alicia Wallace
 
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Since 1973, H&S Mold in northern Michigan has been manufacturing and building plastic injection molds primarily for the automotive industry. With in-house design and engineering capabilities and a commitment to customer more...
Posted on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 by Alicia Wallace
 
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Carmeuse Lime & Stone (CLS) is a global company, and the worlds’ largest producer of lime/limestone products. For the past 100 years, the CLS Calcite Operation has been and continues to more...
Posted on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 by Alicia Wallace
 
Michigan Works! Business Services Professional, Alayne Hansen with AuSable River Outfitters owners Tammy and Brian Sukarukoff
Michigan Works! Business Services Professional, Alayne Hansen with AuSable River Outfitters owners Tammy and Brian Sukarukoff
In August of 2016, AuSable Rivers Outfitters (ARO) opened its doors in Mio, in one of the poorest counties in Michigan. Like many small towns in Michigan, Mio has continued to more...
Posted on Friday, September 08, 2017 by Alicia Wallace
 
Bruce Parliament Star Cutter Training with Doug Gulau and Mark Weber
Bruce Parliament Star Cutter Training with Doug Gulau and Mark Weber
LINK Industries has been a cutting tool manufacturer for over 65 years in Indian River, Cheboygan County. Since 2014, LINK has committed to an ambitious program to turn its Northern Michigan more...
Posted on Friday, September 08, 2017 by Alicia Wallace
 
Posted on Tuesday, September 05, 2017 by Alicia Wallace
 
Posted on Thursday, August 24, 2017 by Alicia Wallace
 
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Telephone Support Systems (TSS), a Heritage Telecom company, is located in northern MI with headquarters in Gaylord, MI. They’ve maintained a solid business in a highly competitive market for 17 years, more...
Posted on Friday, August 18, 2017 by Alicia Wallace
 
Alayne Hansen, Michigan Works! Business Services Professional, Barb Polisea, Blarney Stone HR, and Sheryl Coyne, Blarney Stone Owner
Alayne Hansen, Michigan Works! Business Services Professional, Barb Polisea, Blarney Stone HR, and Sheryl Coyne, Blarney Stone Owner
Blarney Stone Broadcasting, in Grayling Michigan, is a family-owned, community-oriented, media resource in northern Michigan. They are dedicated to providing local information, entertainment, and promotions focusing on the needs of the more...
Posted on Friday, August 18, 2017 by Alicia Wallace
 
The 2018 Skilled Trades Training Fund (STTF), now in its fourth year, will offer nearly $30 million to be distributed statewide towards workforce training. The fund assists companies to meet their more...
Posted on Thursday, August 17, 2017 by Alicia Wallace
Springs Window Fashion Receives OJT Reimbursements
Springs Window Fashions has been part of the home décor industry since 1939. Today, their products are available in nearly every major retailer and in thousands of design showrooms. They design more...
Posted on Wednesday, August 02, 2017 by Alicia Wallace
 
Posted on Thursday, July 27, 2017 by Alicia Wallace
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Dan Howlett had years of experience as a cook and was employed when he first came to Grayling Michigan Works! for career assistance. But Dan was looking for a career change, more...
Posted on Wednesday, July 05, 2017 by Alicia Wallace
 
Posted on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 by Alicia Wallace
Posted on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 by Alicia Wallace
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On May 10, 2017, the owner of Millikin Excavating took 16 Grayling High School students on a tour of his facility and showed them the many different types of stones, mulch more...
Posted on Tuesday, June 06, 2017 by Alicia Wallace
 
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On May 10, 2017, 16 Grayling High students experience a day's work at IMM, Inc., a manufacturing company which utilizes high tech machines and automation. The students toured the entire manufacturing plant more...
Posted on Tuesday, June 06, 2017 by Alicia Wallace
 
Posted on Tuesday, June 06, 2017 by Alicia Wallace
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Spring was in the air on Wednesday when 118 eager job seekers attended the Michigan Works! job fair in Grayling. Thirty employers filled the Ramada Inn conference room hoping to fill more...
Posted on Monday, April 17, 2017 by Alicia Wallace
 
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Thursday’s snowy conditions didn’t stop eager job seekers from attending the Michigan Works! Gaylord Job Fair. Over 140 job seekers showed up with hopes of landing a job with one of more...
Posted on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 by Alicia Wallace
 
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Posted on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 by Alicia Wallace
 
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Posted on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 by Alicia Wallace
 
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Posted on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 by Alicia Wallace
 
Straits Area Services (SAS) is a private, nonprofit organization that helps people with disabilities achieve their highest level of independence through life skills training and comprehensive opportunities. Since 1976, Straits Area more...
Posted on Wednesday, March 01, 2017 by Alicia Wallace
On-the-Job Training recipients: Doug Galau, James Roznowski & Michael Oberleas
On-the-Job Training recipients: Doug Galau, James Roznowski & Michael Oberleas
LINK Industries in Indian River, MI has been a cutting tool manufacturer in Cheboygan County for 63-years. Since 2015, Link has invested over $70,000 in facility and technology upgrades and created more...
Posted on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 by Alicia Wallace
 
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For nearly 30 years, Doyle Roofing has been a critical part of Cheboygan, MI’s construction industry. Doyle provides specialized industrial roofing services that are not available through other contractors and Doyle’s more...
Posted on Monday, February 13, 2017 by Alicia Wallace
 
Since 1904, Besser Company in Alpena, MI, has been recognized as the leader for quality concrete products equipment and parts for the masonry, hardscape, pipe and precast markets. Besser’s goal is more...
Posted on Friday, January 06, 2017 by Alicia Wallace
Posted on Wednesday, January 04, 2017 by Alicia Wallace
 
ALPENA RESOURCE RECOVERY FACILITY COMMERCIAL BUSINESS RECYCLING PERMITS Effective January 1, 2017, Alpena County Businesses can purchase a “Business Permit” for a fee of $100.00.  This permit will be good for one year more...
Posted on Monday, December 19, 2016 by Denise Cline
Prell Services is a Northern Michigan transportation company providing safe, reliable, and affordable transportation to Alpena and the surrounding county residents. They are a strong community leader and a devoted Michigan more...
Posted on Thursday, December 15, 2016 by Alicia Wallace
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R. S. Scott Associates is a local engineering company that has served Northeast Michigan for over 75 years. They specialize in designing bridges, roads, buildings, parks, trails, and land developments. Demand more...
Posted on Thursday, December 15, 2016 by Alicia Wallace
 
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Since coming to Grayling in 1994, World of Floors has continued to grow, offering customers quality products and exceptional customer service. This continued growth has spurred the need for additional employees, more...
Posted on Tuesday, December 06, 2016 by Alicia Wallace
 
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Panel Processing was awarded $33,520 thanks to the 2016 Skilled Trades Training Fund (STTF) program. They utilized the funds to train 37 workers across three of their locations (Alpena, Holland, and more...
Posted on Friday, December 02, 2016 by Alicia Wallace
 
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Thanks to a $6,300 Skilled Trades Training Fund (STTF) grant in 2016, Alpena Diesel was able to provide specialized training for five employees. Diesel engine, electrical and air conditioning training took more...
Posted on Monday, November 28, 2016 by Alicia Wallace
 
Thanks to assistance from Michigan Works! Northeast Consortium, the Alpena Regional Medical Center (ARMC) was awarded over $5,400 in 2016 Skilled Trade Training Funds (STTF) to help train home health aides more...
Posted on Monday, November 28, 2016 by Alicia Wallace
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For almost 10 years, Michigan Works! Northeast Consortium has worked with HB Carbide to help with their hiring and training needs, include the On-the-Job Training program and placing job orders. In more...
Posted on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 by Alicia Wallace
 
Posted on Monday, November 14, 2016 by Alicia Wallace
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Carmeuse Lime & Stone has been in business for over 150 years and their calcite quarry has been in business for over 105 years. Locally in northern Michigan, Carmeuse employs 109 more...
Posted on Monday, October 31, 2016 by Alicia Wallace
 
Star Cutter Tools was started in the Detroit area in 1927. During its first year of operation, Star Cutter employed about 10 employees. From this small beginning, Star Cutter has developed more...
Posted on Monday, October 10, 2016 by Alicia Wallace
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Thanks to funds awarded from the Skilled Trades Training Fund (STTF), the Sklarczyk Seed Farm in Otsego County worked with North Central Michigan College to provide additional training for seven of more...
Posted on Tuesday, October 04, 2016 by Alicia Wallace
 
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Miles Apiaries, a new state-of-the-art beekeeping business based in Waters, MI, will soon be bringing hundreds of jobs to Northern Michigan. They anticipate starting production by mid-September and will be in more...
Posted on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 by Alicia Wallace
 
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The 2017 Skilled Trades Training Fund (STTF), now in its third year, will offer $30 million to be distributed statewide towards workforce training.  The fund assists companies to meet their talent more...
Posted on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 by Alicia Wallace
 
Patchwood Products Wins Impact Award
Lt. Gov. Brian Calley Joins Area Lawmakers in Celebrating Local Talent, Prosperity Efforts LANSING, MI — Northeast Michigan economic development and employment successes were among those celebrated by state leaders at the more...
Posted on Monday, June 20, 2016 by Alicia Wallace
 
Top 10 STEM Careers in NE Michigan
WHY STEM?Thanks to an economy that is bouncing back from the recession and strong growth in manufacturing and technology sectors, we are seeing a strong push toward STEM occupations. STEM (science, more...
Posted on Wednesday, June 08, 2016 by Alicia Wallace
 
GRAYLING: Employers were very pleased with the turnout, many reporting the quality of job seekers was great. Job seekers also were very pleased with the event, some even got jobs on the spot!
GRAYLING: Employers were very pleased with the turnout, many reporting the quality of job seekers was great. Job seekers also were very pleased with the event, some even got jobs on the spot!
In April, Michigan Works! Northeast Consortium hosted 4 Career Fairs across northeast Michigan, in Cheboygan, Grayling, Alpena and Gaylord. Despite Michigan unemployment levels being at a 40 year low, both job more...
Posted on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 by Alicia Wallace
 
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Did you know two-thirds of all U.S. manufacturing jobs in 2015 likely were created in MI? While manufacturing is still Michigan's fourth-largest industry with more than 600,000 jobs, across the U.S. more...
Posted on Monday, March 21, 2016 by Alicia Wallace
 
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Pictured left to right: Bernadette Schuelke, Michigan Works! Northeast Consortium Business Services Professional; Greg Sundin, Alpena City Manager; Bradey Smith, American Process Inc., Alpena Biorefinery; Don MacMaster, Alpena Community College Dean more...
Posted on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 by Alicia Wallace
 
This opportunity is a win-win for everyone. People are getting jobs and money is being put back into the community. I started training in October and I’m already working (in December). – Amy, graduate of the first training class
This opportunity is a win-win for everyone. People are getting jobs and money is being put back into the community. I started training in October and I’m already working (in December). – Amy, graduate of the first training class
Seventeen training graduates were recognized at a grand opening event on December 10th. The Digital Works – Cheboygan facility opened its doors in the Straits Area Education Center in October. The first more...
Posted on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 by Alicia Wallace
 
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Two 5-Day Lumber Grader Short Courses recently wrapped up in Hillman and Roscommon. The popular courses had a total of 27 participants, giving a variety of area lumber workers (yardmen, sawyers, more...
Posted on Tuesday, December 01, 2015 by Alicia Wallace
 
Bud Darnell, President of the Cheboygan Communities Foundation presents the first installment support of $5,000 to Linda Nuess, President of the Cheboygan Economic Development Group, who is sponsoring the introduction of Digital Works to the community.
Bud Darnell, President of the Cheboygan Communities Foundation presents the first installment support of $5,000 to Linda Nuess, President of the Cheboygan Economic Development Group, who is sponsoring the introduction of Digital Works to the community.
Job training and placement assistance program to open in Cheboygan County Through a multi-agency collaboration, the Digital Works job training and placement assistance program will soon be offered in Cheboygan, Michigan, presenting more...
Posted on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 by Alicia Wallace
 
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Michigan Works! Northeast Consortium recently held four separate career fairs for the counties of Cheboygan and Presque Isle, Alpena and Alcona, Otsego and Montmorency, and Crawford and Oscoda. Over 150 employers more...
Posted on Friday, May 01, 2015 by Alicia Wallace
 

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