Economic Development

Development News Caleb, a graduate of the Cedarville school, went on to work for Viking Boat Harbor in Cedarville.
Feature Story opensign

A helping hand for small businesses in the central U.P.


Feature Story Dan Stoltman moved from Colorado to take the Norway city manager job.

Q & A with Norway's city manager


Feature Story The Finnish American Heritage Center in Hancock.

Former Finlandia cultural institutions preserved


Feature Story saunalakesuperiorview

A Finnish sauna with a 'Superior' view


Feature Story munisingwelcomesign

Big projects ahead in downtown Munising


Feature Story gladstone

Gladstone: A hub for outdoor innovation


Longform Christine Manninen

Working remotely -- and happily -- in the U.P.


Partner Content nationalruralhealthday

Celebrate National Rural Health Day on Nov. 16


Feature Story munisingwelcomesign

Munising: Ready for future investment


Feature Story The campus of Northern Michigan University.

New NMU fellowship promotes economic development in the U.P.


Feature Story This vacant building will be redeveloped as Marquette's cultural center.

Creating a cultural hub in Marquette


Feature Story A rendering of the redeveloped stretch of Ludington Street in downtown Escanaba.

'Longest small town downtown’ gets a facelift


Feature Story Pine Mountain has three ski lifts.

Pine Mountain expands, further connects to community


Feature Story The Vault Hotel opened in Houghton in 2019.

Vault Marquette project set to begin construction


Feature Story The intuitive light system replaces outdated flags to show swim risk forecasting for swimmers, paddleboarders, and surfers. 

Rec-tech startups taking root in the U.P.


Feature Story kinrosslodgeworkers

Temporary housing created for hundreds of Soo Locks workers