Author: Morgan Laajala

Free PPE kits for over 100 Keweenaw businesses organized quickly.

By Morgan Laajala | May 27, 2020 | 0

Vault Hotel business owner Jen Julien partners with Keweenaw Chamber of Commerce and Keweenaw Convention and Visitors Bureau to quickly solve small business challenge. Small retailers have undoubtably been hit the

The Upper Peninsula is “grooming” the ski industry with talent

By Morgan Laajala | February 18, 2020 | 0

UPPER PENINSULA – Surrounded by an abundance of ski trails and more snow than any other Midwest region, it’s only natural that the Upper Peninsula is training the future leaders of

Dickinson County Healthcare: Small Rural Hospital with a Huge Community Impact

By Morgan Laajala | February 11, 2020 | 0

UPPER PENINSULA –  Like many small rural hospitals, Dickinson County Healthcare System (DCH) in Iron Mountain, Michigan regularly faces its fair share of operational and financial challenges. In October 2019,

Upper Peninsula 911 Service: Opportunity in the Technical Economy

By Morgan Laajala | January 14, 2020 | 0

Collaboration furthers connectivity to drive next generation emergency management services UPPER PENINSULA – Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is often recognized for its remote recreation opportunities and panoramic views. However, just like

More than 70 cybersecurity industry professionals from across the state and 130 students and educators gather at U.P. Healthcare Cybersecurity Summit and NMU Cybersecurity Symposium in Upper Peninsula

By Morgan Laajala | November 14, 2019 | 0

Event addresses cybersecurity priorities and opportunities for continued growth On Friday, November 8 more than 70 professionals from across the State who work in cybersecurity, healthcare, or education gathered on

Michigan’s Upper Peninsula focused on growing the next generation of computer programmers

By Morgan Laajala | October 16, 2019 | 0

Michigan Tech students work with local Middle and High School students to build a strong foundation for the region’s growing cyber economy UPPER PENINSULA, MI – OCTOBER 2019 – When

Cheers to Craft Beer and its Economic Impact on the Upper Peninsula

By Morgan Laajala | September 26, 2019 | 0

Craft beer industry brews up business in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula Across the Upper Peninsula, many communities are fortunate to have a variety of beer-related businesses and interests that enhance the

Student internships build talent pipeline and boost U.P. businesses

By Morgan Laajala | September 12, 2019 | 0

Calumet Electronics has built an intern program with Michigan Technological University and now leads the electronics industry with strong engineering talent UPPER PENINSULA (September 12, 2019) – Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

Constructing a foundation for success through company culture at Champion, Inc.

By Morgan Laajala | August 22, 2019 | 0

On a sunny summer afternoon, Bill Verrette is sitting at his desk at Champion, Inc.’s headquarters in Iron Mountain, Michigan with an eye on the real-time feed of a current

International Ski Jump competition coming back to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

By Morgan Laajala | August 15, 2019 | 0

Great Lakes Sports Commission revitalizes one of the largest artificial ski jumps in the world The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame in Ishpeming, Michigan, the birthplace of organized