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U.P. Perspectives

U.P. Perspectives, hosted by Amy Clickner, offers insight to economic development in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

1:00 PM every Tuesday
Replay: 7:00 PM, Wednesdays 1:00 AM, 7:00 AM


Recent Posts

U.P. Perspective | Skip the Supply Chain Headaches: Shop Local

U.P. Perspectives
November 29, 2021 10:00 AM

News from Sarah Lucas and Lake Superior Community Partnership, sharing the U.P. Perspective:

Christmas is coming…hopefully.

Holiday shoppers are finding that supply chain disruptions could impact their gift-giving plans.

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U.P. Perspective | Solutions to Housing Shortages

U.P. Perspectives
November 3, 2021 12:00 PM

News from Sarah Lucas and Lake Superior Community Partnership, sharing the U.P. Perspective:

“We really wanted to move to Marquette, but we couldn’t find a house – everything’s selling too fast.”

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U.P. Perspective | Solutions to Housing Shortages

U.P. Perspectives
November 2, 2021 11:00 AM

News from Sarah Lucas and Lake Superior Community Partnership, sharing the U.P. Perspective:

“We really wanted to move to Marquette, but we couldn’t find a house – everything’s selling too fast.”

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U.P. Perspective | Ambassadors Work Towards Long-Term Economic Solutions in Lansing

U.P. Perspectives
October 18, 2021 3:00 PM

News from Sarah Lucas and Lake Superior Community Partnership, sharing the U.P. Perspective:

The Marquette County Ambassadors are making their trip to Lansing this week – again virtually.

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U.P. Perspective | Sawyer Keeps the World Close to Home

U.P. Perspectives
October 14, 2021 11:00 AM

News from Sarah Lucas and Lake Superior Community Partnership, sharing the U.P. Perspective:

If the number of times the U.P. has been left off of US maps is any indication, it’s safe to say that Marquette County is considered by many to be, well, remote.

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U.P. Perspective | New Data Point To Big Economic Impacts

U.P. Perspectives
September 20, 2021 3:00 PM

News from Sarah Lucas and Lake Superior Community Partnership, sharing the U.P. Perspective:

They say change is the only constant, and though we know it’s true, last month we got even more data to prove it.

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U.P. Perspective | Marquette County in the Spotlight

U.P. Perspectives
August 23, 2021 11:00 AM

News from Sarah Lucas and Lake Superior Community Partnership, sharing the U.P. Perspective:

Marquette County and the U.P. have been spending a lot of time in the economic spotlight over the last couple weeks.

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U.P. Perspective | Businesses Need Workers – and Childcare

U.P. Perspectives
August 9, 2021 3:00 PM

News from Sarah Lucas and Lake Superior Community Partnership, sharing the U.P. Perspective:

As the summer wears on – or flies by, as the case may be – the impacts of our current labor shortage become more and more inescapable. Employers are trying to get by with less staff, especially for service jobs. There are many reasons for the short supply of workers– but one we return to again and again in economic development is the lack of affordable child care.

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MEDC | City of Marquette receives certification as Redevelopment Ready Community

U.P. Perspectives
July 26, 2021 6:00 PM

Designation facilitates private investment, improves economic development opportunities

LANSING, Mich. – For its efforts in establishing a solid foundation to attract private investment and further build on municipality assets, the city of Marquette has been awarded the Redevelopment Ready Communities (RRC) certification, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced this past Thursday.

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U.P. Perspective | Small Business Has Big Impact

U.P. Perspectives
July 26, 2021 2:00 PM

News from Sarah Lucas and Lake Superior Community Partnership, sharing the U.P. Perspective:

Big business is always big news, dominating headlines and driving the dialogue on economic policy. But even as they demand our attention by sending their owners into space, down here on earth, we know there’s a lot more to the economy than giant companies, and that bigger isn’t always better.

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