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Marquette County is Open for Work

Marquette County – like nearly all other areas – has focused a majority of its economic development efforts on creating jobs, continually fighting the perception that employment opportunities were scarce or low paying. While it is true that we have…

Supporting Small Businesses with Big Investments 

As we head into the holiday shopping season, it’s always a great time to plan a strategy for how and where you’ll find the perfect gifts for those on your list. The National Retail Federation expects a 3-4%…

Investing in an “All of the Above” Energy Strategy

Electricity is essential to our way of life. When we flip a switch, we expect the light will turn on. That our phones will reliably charge each night. And that our workplaces will function so we can make a living….

Investing in Place to Grow Our Economy

In October, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation approved $99.2 million in grant funding through the Revitalization and Placemaking Program (RAP). RAP is an incentive program in Michigan that provides state funding to address COVID-19 impacts and support community revitalization….

Marquette County Data Booklet Now Available 

Marquette County Data Booklet Now Available  The Lake Superior Community Partnership (LSCP) serves many roles in the community, from fostering connections, providing business support, advocating on behalf of Marquette County businesses and organizations, celebrating new investments, and much more….

LSCP Perspectives: Quarter Three: One for the Record Books 

While small bits of color started appearing across the Upper Peninsula weeks ago, we can now officially welcome the fall season in all its glory. As we fill our time with our favorite fall activities and food – from football…

LSCP Perspectives: Celebrating A New School Year

You’ve surely noticed it: the surge in activity throughout Marquette County as families with K-12 children prepare for a new school year, college students return to Northern Michigan University, and career technical programs begin preparations for the next batch of students…