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Phase 5 of MI Safe Start in the Upper Peninsula

We have made it to Phase 5 of the Michigan Safe Start Plan! It has certainly been a long three months for everyone, learning to adjust to what comes next. The virus certainly left no one immune to the effects. Whether…

Reopening the U.P.

What an unusual year it has been so far. Basically, most of us have ripped up our 2020 Strategic plans and started over! From an economic development standpoint, our time has been spent connecting with our businesses, providing appropriate services and…

LSCP Graduation Season 2020

Normally, this time of year we would be busy with the hustle and bustle of the Lake Superior Community Partnership (LSCP) graduation season. This would be for the Lake Superior Leadership Academy (LSLA) and the Electrical Line Technician program. However, in…

It’s here! Economic Development Week 2020

Created by the International Economic Development Council in 2016, the goal of Economic Development Week (EDW) is to increase awareness for local programs that create jobs, advance career development opportunities and increase the quality of life in communities everywhere. Economic Development…

Economic Development During a Crisis

What a crazy world we live in these days. I keep saying it’s like living in a bad movie, or like the movie “Groundhog’s Day”! I also wonder if sweatpants and baseball caps will be standard attire in the workplace once…



COVID-19 Resources for Businesses

First and foremost, I hope that you and your family are doing well during these uncertain times. This is certainly a new normal for all, but I believe that together we can persevere. Our community and people around the country have responded…

LSCP Business Services

One of the Lake Superior Community Partnership Brand Pillars states, “We provide a wide variety of affordable and effective development services – for businesses and municipalities”. This pillar describes where our efforts are focused. In a nutshell, investments from our Investors…

It’s Plaid and Pearls!

The Lake Superior Community Partnership’s Annual Dinner is this week! This event is our largest fundraiser of the year. We expect a few hundred people at this fun-filled event on March 12th in the Northern Center Ballrooms at Northern Michigan University….

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