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Partner Spotlight with Jandrons Fine Jewelry

This year we have launched a monthly Partner Spotlight program as a new way to get to know LSCP Partners! Valentine’s Day is here, but have no fear! We spoke with Tia Arntsen, Jandrons Fine Jewelry owner, and they…

New Ishpeming Partnership is an Investment in Economic Prosperity

Economic development doesn’t just happen – it happens in a place. It may sound obvious, but the location is everything for any business or development venture. When businesses or developers decide where to locate or expand, they ask questions about the…

The Lake Superior Community Partnership and City of Ishpeming Agreement

  The Lake Superior Community Partnership (LSCP) and the City of Ishpeming are pleased to announce the signing of a formal collaborative agreement between the two entities that will have the LSCP providing economic development, marketing, and administrative support to the City of Ishpeming.   The partnership agreement serves as a new…

Policy Updates and Connections in Northern Michigan

    In economic development, connections count.   LSCP’s ability to connect businesses and the region with decision-makers across Michigan is a case in point. By building relationships with legislators, state agencies, and other influential organizations, we can act as a strong voice…

Partner Spotlight with Link Learning

This year we have launched a monthly Partner Spotlight program as a new way to get to know LSCP Partners!   This month’s Partner Spotlight is Link Learning! We spoke with the Regional Director of the Upper Peninsula, Julie King,…

Growth, Change, and Opportunity at the LSCP in 2022

The last couple of years has given a bad name to new year’s forecasts, upending all sorts of predictions for what’s to come in the year ahead. So, while no one claims to have a crystal ball about what the…

Year in Review: 2021 Wasn’t Business As Usual

As we wrap up 2021 and reflect on our year, one thing is clear – in 2021, there was no such thing as business as usual. Every business, family, and community organization spent 2021 adapting to the constant change that’s been…

Partner Spotlight with United Way of Marquette County

This year we have launched a monthly Partner Spotlight program as a new way to get to know LSCP Partners! This month’s Partner Spotlight is the United Way of Marquette County! We spoke with Executive Director, Andrew Rickauer, about…

Busy Legislative Season Brings Opportunities for Economic Development

In one of Lansing’s holiday traditions, there’s been a flurry of bills and movement in Lansing around some big issues this month, including economic development. As a member of influential economic development groups like the Northern Michigan Chamber Alliance (NMCA), the…

Skip the Supply Chain Headaches: Shop Local

Christmas is coming…hopefully. Holiday shoppers are finding that supply chain disruptions could impact their gift-giving plans. Strong consumer demand for goods, combined with labor shortages and disruptions to freight, shipping, and manufacturing, has left the supply chain snarled. Some products are hard…

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