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THE MINI PITCH —Ricky Rietjens (left) and Tyler Watson (right) pose after winning the Mini Pitch competition with their business proposal idea, Peninsula Produce.

Peninsula Produce to create first ever commercial hydroponic facility in U.P.

Madoline Plattenberg March 27, 2023

Business partners and NMU alumni, Ricky Rietjens and Tyler Watson decided on Feb. 24 to submit their Peninsula Produce idea to the Mini Pitch competition, but have been diligently working on their business...

STARTING YOUNG - Bazile Panek wins the written business plan and business plan presentation sections for NMU’s New Business Venture competition with his business Niim. Niim creates socks with traditional designs by Indigenous artists that combine Western and Indigenous professionalism.

Students start own businesses while still studying full time

Joshua La Gorio, Contributing writer October 22, 2021

As students try to work their way through college to reach their goals, or to make money and pay their way through, some take on the role of entrepreneur and start their own businesses alongside going...

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