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U.P. Perspectives

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

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Recent Posts

U.P. Perspective | The Housing Issue

U.P. Perspectives
May 27, 2021 12:00 PM

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

While housing may not be the first thing to come to mind when talking about business, it’s difficult these days to separate economic development needs from housing.

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U.P. Perspective | Economic Development Week 2021 In Marquette County

U.P. Perspectives
May 3, 2021 11:00 AM

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

If anyone’s looking for a reason to celebrate this spring, good news: coming up soon, May 9-15, is Economic Development Week.

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U.P. Perspective | Ambassadors Bring Marquette County’s Voice to Lansing

U.P. Perspectives
April 19, 2021 8:00 AM

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

Finding common ground is never easy, and it seems ever more elusive these days: if the headlines are any indication, we can’t even agree to disagree. That being said, our beliefs, values, and hopes are far more nuanced than what the headlines may suggest, and they’re oftentimes the center of the common ground we’re seeking - whether it’s about the economy, our communities, schools, families, or politics in general. These common threads can lead us to the consensus we need to solve issues, locally, regionally, statewide, and nationally – if only we can find them.

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U.P. Perspective | Remote Work and Internet Access

U.P. Perspectives
April 5, 2021 2:00 PM

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

Remember when working from home was a novelty, or even a privilege?

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U.P. Perspective | A Strong Network in Marquette County

U.P. Perspectives
March 23, 2021 2:00 PM

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

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 living them, over and over, for the last year, adapting to new normals and virtual worlds, adjusting our best-laid plans, and finding new ways forward. We’ve learned the true meaning of the word “resilience,” and have come to understand with great certainty that nothing is certain, that the only constant is change, and that our lives, health, jobs, and fates are all inextricably connected.

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U.P. Perspective | Saying Goodbye at the LSCP

U.P. Perspectives
March 8, 2021 1:00 PM

News from Amy Clickner and Lake Superior Community Partnership, sharing the U.P. Perspective:

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 bittersweet as it is my last one prior to my retirement at the end of the week.

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U.P. Perspective | Good News to Share from the LSCP

U.P. Perspectives
February 15, 2021 12:00 PM

News from Amy Clickner and Lake Superior Community Partnership, sharing the U.P. Perspective:

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.

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U.P. Perspective | Lake Superior Community Partnership Names Sarah Lucas Next CEO

U.P. Perspectives
February 12, 2021 7:00 AM

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., The Lake Superior Community Partnership yesterday was pleased to announce  Sarah Lucas will become the next chief executive officer of the region’s leading economic
development organization and one of the Upper Peninsula’s most influential voices for business and job creation. Already a Marquette area resident and a native Michigander, Lucas was appointed by the LSCP’s board of directors in February, completing a leadership succession process that commenced last summer.

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U.P. Perspective | LSCP Annual Celebration and Meeting

U.P. Perspectives
February 8, 2021 12:00 PM

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 is all about relationships and working with people, but COVID-19 has us all making adjustments.

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MEDC | International Trade: February Newsletter

U.P. Perspectives
February 5, 2021 3:00 PM

 

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