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Report forecasts economic changes

In the past I have written about a typical day in the life of an economic developer. My point in that column was that there isn’t a typical day in economic development. Just as your business needs to be nimble and flexible to be successful, so do the services…

LSCP Releases Data Booklet

Each year the LSCP researches and compiles economic data important to our community. The data booklet is created with the help of Economic Modeling Specialists Incorporated (EMSI). EMSI compiles data from over 90 different federal, state and private data sources to create a clear vision of the economic landscape within…

NMU Fall Fest

As summer continues to grace us with its hot presence, the last thing you want to think about is “back to school.” However, if you’re a business in Marquette County, consider giving a little attention to the upcoming Fall Fest event happening at Northern Michigan University (NMU). When school is…

Lake Superior Leadership Academy

In this day and age, it’s vital for communities to have involvement from leaders and individuals to ensure a successful, thriving, and enjoyable place to work and live. Communities need leaders with a vision to see the potential in areas for growth and improvement, as well as efficient strategies…

Support the Soo Locks

You may remember back in April, during a visit to Michigan, President Trump called on Congress to fix the Soo Locks. The locks remain the largest waterway traffic system in the country and allow freighters to carry critical supplies through the Great…


Reflecting on a Trip to Cleveland-Cliffs

So let’s go back to Feb. 2 when Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. CEO Lourenco Goncalves, challenged our community to show our support for mining in Michigan as he weighs his options to expand operations in Michigan or Minnesota. Let me tell you, while it…

LSCP Marketing & Events Intern

  Lake Superior Community Partnership Job Description Title: Marketing & Events Intern Employment Status: Part-time Department: Marketing and Communications FLSA Status: Exempt Reports To:  Marketing & Events Manager Direct Reports: 0   POSITION SUMMARY This position is responsible for assisting with marketing, events and investor and public relations activities. The Marketing & Events…

Staying Engaged an Important Part of Influencing Public Policy

(noun): government policies that affect the whole population Public policy is not something everyone thinks about but is very important in how our society is managed. The Center for Civic Education defines specific attributes of public policy that help to expand on the above…

U.P. Region Has Plenty of Assets to Attract Businesses and Developers

MARQUETTE – While you are familiar with the Lake Superior Community Partnership and our economic development efforts in Marquette County, you may not realize that there are similar organizations across the Upper Peninsula that serve the same purpose in their communities. You…

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