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Keep Marquette County in mind when holiday shopping

The year has flown by! I can’t believe it is Thanksgiving week already! I am sure by now you’ve seen the TV commercials, newspaper ads and social media posts promoting holiday shopping. With so many shopping options out there, I…


Business Expo was a success

I have to start my column today bragging about how successful our first Business to Business Expo and Workshop was at Northern Michigan University on October 27.  And it wouldn’t have been the event it was if not for our…

Air Service returns from Sawyer International Airport to Minneapolis

  MARQUETTE – The County of Marquette and Lake Superior Community Partnership (LSCP) are pleased to announce the return of non-stop air service from Sawyer International Airport (MQT) to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) on SkyWest Airlines, operating as Delta Connection. Non-stop service to Minneapolis will return in March 2017. This…

LSCP Marketing Intern

Job Title:  Marketing Intern Reports to:  Director of Marketing and Communications, Marketing and Events Coordinator Minimum Education Required:  Currently enrolled in Northern Michigan University working toward a degree in marketing or communications. Key Job Responsibilities: Assist the Director of Marketing and Communications and the Marketing and Events Coordinator with their day-to-day tasks, including,…

Year end nears, LSCP busy as ever

As we near the end of 2016, the LSCP remains busy as ever. I thought I’d take this column to give you a run down on what we have been up to and have coming up for the remainder of…

Business to Business Expo coming up

You may remember my column a couple months ago, that the LSCP is preparing for our first Business to Business Expo and Workshop. The event will take place on October 27 at NMU’s University Center from 10 a.m. until 6…

Agriculture is big business

In economic development, we work with all types of businesses. That includes agriculture. The amount of economic impact that this industry has in the State of Michigan is often times overlooked. I wanted to highlight this sector and share information…

Deb Muchmore announced as keynote for Business to Business Expo and Workshop

The LSCP has announced Deb Muchmore, Partner, Kandler Reed Khoury & Muchmore, a governmental consulting firm in Lansing, as the keynote speaker for October 27th’s Business to Business Expo and Workshop. For nearly 30 years, Muchmore has helped business people navigate public, crisis…

U.S. Chamber Files Lawsuit Challenging Obama Administration’s Overtime Rule

Coalition of More Than 50 Business Groups Says Department of Labor Exceeded Statutory Authority WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, leading a broad coalition including the Texas Association of Business, National Automobile Dealers Association, the National Association of Manufacturers, National Association of Wholesaler Distributors, National Federation of…

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