Marquette

Considered one of the greatest places in America for outdoor enthusiasts to live, Marquette offers it all from skiing, to hiking, to fishing, to hunting, to cycling and so much more. The largest city in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, Marquette is the focus for new business growth as well as U.P.-wide events such as the U.P. 200 sled dog race and the Ore to Shore bicycle ride. Marquette is home to Peter White Public Library, the Kaufman Auditorium, the Marquette Maritime Museum and a Children's Museum as well as Northern Michigan University. The city was originally constructed as a shipping port for the mines further inland. It has maintained its maritime charm, especially the Lower Harbor Park and downtown district. 

Development NewsU.P. Supply Co. in Marquette

U.P. Supply Co. opens Marquette store


Development NewsAmanda Shellnut Photography is opening in Munising.

Amanda Shellnut opens photography studio


Feature StoryLois Ellis of the Dickinson Area EDA

Economic growth shows the U.P. has year-round strength


Development NewsGreat Lakes Sports Medicine and Life Performance Institute.
Feature StoryA men's salon is now open in Houghton.

The latest in new businesses around the U.P.


Innovation NewsThe reverse of the new Pictured Rocks quarter.

Pictured Rocks honored on new quarter


Feature StoryA rendering of what the new 51st State Brewery in Kingsford will be like.

U.P. gets two new craft breweries this winter


Feature StoryNorth of Chicago promises deep dish pizza in the Sault.

It's pizza season: Three new pizza places open


Development Newsice fishing at one of the many inland lakes in the Hiawatha National Forest

Gander Outdoors to re-open in Marquette


Feature StoryDan Schetter taking advantage of some big surf in April, Lake Superior Marquette

The U.P. is famous, at least on the Internet this month


Feature StoryForget Me Not is now open in Sault Ste. Marie.

Entrepreneurs find success meeting niche demands


Feature StoryU.P. General Contracting held a ribbon cutting in downtown Marquette.

Winter brings good business news to the U.P.


Feature StoryNorth of Chicago promises deep dish pizza in the Sault.

U.P. economy steams ahead to the holidays


Feature StoryYoopTone Music is now open in Marquette.

New developments in U.P. business scene


Feature StoryGrocer ALDI has come to Escanaba.

National retail, hospitality chains move into the U.P.


Feature StoryA view of Lake Superior along the Keweenaw Point Trail, near High Rock Bay.

New stores, new trails add to U.P. development


Feature StorySky Sushi is now open in Houghton.

New businesses open doors in Marquette and Houghton


Feature StoryDrone Services of Kalkaska was Northern Initiatives' 1000th business loan.

Movers and shakers make new growth happen for the U.P.


Feature StoryIron Bay Restaurant and Drinkery.

The U.P. has innovators in both science and business


Feature StoryVeridea Group is building the Residences at Harbor Vista.

Marquette keeps building with new growth


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