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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…


Housing Solutions on the Horizon

“We really wanted to move to Marquette, but we couldn’t find a house – everything’s selling too fast.” This comment, overheard last week, is a story that’s become familiar in Marquette County and illustrates one of the interesting challenges we face…

Partner Spotlight with ABC 10

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 WBUP & WBKP ABC 10 & CW 5! We spoke with Operations Manager, Kenn…

Ambassadors Work Towards Long-Term Economic Solutions in Lansing

The Marquette County Ambassadors are making their trip to Lansing this week – again virtually. Each spring and fall, the LSCP works with the Marquette County Ambassadors, a cross-sector group of leaders from business, local governments, schools, and more, bring our…


Sawyer Keeps the World Close to Home

If the number of times the U.P. has been left off of US maps is any indication, it’s safe to say that Marquette County is considered by many to be, well, remote. But for those of us that live here,…

Partner Spotlight with Marquette Mountain Resort!

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 Marquette Mountain Resort! We had a few questions for their Owner, Eric Jorgensen. Learn…

New Data Point To Big Economic Impacts

They say change is the only constant, and though we know it’s true, last month we got even more data to prove it. Population changes, often so slow and steady we might not notice them, come with dramatic impacts – which…

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