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New Year, New Opportunities

Earlier this month, I attended the first Industry Night event hosted by our friends at the Upper Peninsula Construction Council (UPCC). In the room were representatives from labor, industry, all levels of government, and so many others. It was an…

Keeping Your Money Local During the Holidays

Now that the laser show is back on the lower harbor ore dock (thanks to Travel Marquette and Fresh Coast Light Lab!), one can consider the holiday season in full swing. In between all the parties, meetups with friends,…

U.P. Perspective | Rallying Around Sawyer International Airport

Perspective delivered by Christopher Germain New CEO, LSCP. Today I’d like to talk about infrastructure. While that may commonly conjure images of roads or water systems, I specifically want to discuss one of our critical Marquette County infrastructure assets which have provided decades of economic advancement and opportunity: Sawyer International Airport. Right now,…

General News Updates

Typically, summer is filled with festivals, beach time, hikes, biking, and so many more outdoor activities. And while we’ve had more nice days this month to enjoy summer, there has been significant activity happening with our federal, state, and private…


LSCP Perspective

Marquette County is a diverse place in many ways, including our economic seasons. While summer tourists find their way up here every year, we also benefit from another great migration: the annual return of students studying at Nothern Michigan University…

Benefits of the Lake Superior Community Partnership

As we near our 25th anniversary, it is a great time to reflect on the value the Lake Superior Community Partnership (LSCP) brings to the community and its uniqueness compared to the many other economic development organizations across the state….

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