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A Strong Network in Marquette County

A year into the pandemic, it’s worth taking a moment to reflect on some of the many lessons it has taught us, for good or ill – although, frankly, we’re all probably tired of several of those lessons. We’ve all been…

Saying Goodbye at the LSCP

Believe it or not, this is my 10th year of writing this column in partnership with the Mining Journal. This is truly a task I have enjoyed, even looked forward to, each week. That is why writing today’s column is so…

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…

LSCP Annual Celebration and Meeting

Well, it is that time of year again! Time to wrap up 2020 officially with recognitions, reports and reviews. For the LSCP, this means holding our Annual Meeting and Annual Celebration (formerly Annual Dinner) virtually. Not ideal for a profession that…

Love on Local Gift Card Program Surpasses $250,000 in Card Sales

Marquette County – The Lake Superior Community Partnership is proud to announce that the Love on Local program surpassed $250,000 in gift card sales last month. The shop local program was created to promote local purchasing, a priority in particular…

Lake Superior Community Partnership Names Sarah Lucas as Next CEO

  LSCP completes succession transition, selecting innovative leader with broad economic, rural, and housing development experience to carry region’s economic growth priorities forward.  Marquette, Mich., February 11, 2021 – The Lake Superior Community Partnership today is pleased to announce Sarah Lucas…

Good News to Share from the LSCP

While 2021 has certainly come in with a BANG! There is so much going on in the community and at the LSCP, I just want to highlight a few things that may be of interest to you. First and foremost, the COVID-19…

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…

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