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Rural Stakeholders Comment on New Office of Rural Development

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 19, 2021   Rural Stakeholders Comment on New Office of Rural Development   Marquette County – Today Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced the creation of the Office of Rural Development, which will be…

A Look Into 2021

Happy 2021! Here at the LSCP we are geared up and ready for a new year with whatever gets thrown our way. Take a look at some of the things we have planned. Our first ever virtual Annual Dinner will be held…

Year Review

Well, here we are closing out one of the craziest years of our lifetimes. While we have witnessed and experienced difficult times there is also much to be thankful for. Let’s review. In June the LSCP launched the Love on Local gift…

‘Twas The Night Before Amy’s Christmas

Well folks, one of my Christmas wishes came early this year. You all know Don Ryan of the Ryan Report, but what you may not know is that he is a founding member of the Lake Superior Community Partnership and a…

Looking Forward to 2021

Well, hello December! I think we all can agree turning the calendar over to 2021 sounds pretty good right now. It has been a challenging year, but we continue to work together and support each other to muddle through. So as we…

Call to Action: Come Together to Heal and Support

“The most important office, and the one which all of us can and should fill, is that of private citizen.” –Louis Brandeis We find ourselves on the back end of the November election cycle. I would imagine that most of us would…


Stay Local

As an economic developer, I know that 80% of a region’s growth comes from within.  Meaning the retention and expansion of current businesses plus those entrepreneurs starting businesses make up the bulk of jobs and investment created. In summary, local matters. Have…

Shifting to Virtual Events

So how are you working these days? In the office? Remotely? Hybrid of both options? Are you an organization that typically holds events and conferences that have now gone virtual or have been canceled? If you answer “yes” to any of…

LSCP Releases 2019 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) software. EMSI compiles data from over 90 different federal, state and private data sources to…

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