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

Michigan’s Upper Peninsula — a hotspot for second careers

By Morgan Laajala | August 12, 2019 | 0

A former corporate president stays engaged in business while enjoying a healthier lifestyle in the U.P. UPPER PENINSULA (August 12, 2019) – According to a survey completed by retirement-planning website

New MiWorks! program brings businesses together to increase employee retention and improve performance

By Morgan Laajala | July 31, 2019 | 0

UPPER PENINSULA, MI (July 31, 2019) LiftUP, a new and innovative community program from the MiWorks! Upward Talent Council and the State of Michigan are bringing Upper Peninsula businesses together

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator visits the U.P. to recognize Calumet Electronics’ commitment to American workers

By Morgan Laajala | July 23, 2019 | 0

UPPER PENINSULA, MI  (July 23, 2019)  Today, Chris Pilkerton, the Acting Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration visited the Upper Peninsula to recognize Calumet Electronics’ commitment to American workers

Northern Hardwoods Expands Brand with the Acquisition of Banks Hardwood’s Newberry Facility

By Morgan Laajala | July 17, 2019 | 0

Longyear continues to expand brands, create jobs, and support Upper Peninsula’s robust forestry products industry. UPPER PENINSULA, Michigan – In early June Northern Hardwoods, a Longyear Company, acquired Banks Hardwood’s

CertainTeed values Upper Peninsula workforce and expands operations adding 25 more jobs in Baraga County

By Morgan Laajala | June 26, 2019 | 2

On the quiet Keweenaw Bay, an inlet on the south shore of Lake Superior in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, sits one of the largest manufacturers of ceiling tiles in the United

Wilbee-Amis to lead strategic business initiatives for InvestUP

By Morgan Laajala | June 24, 2019 | 1

MARQUETTE, MI (June 24, 2019) – InvestUP, the private sector led economic development organization focused on driving economic growth and prosperity throughout the Upper Peninsula, is pleased to announce the

New H-STEM complex at Michigan Tech will have educational and economic impact

By Morgan Laajala | June 12, 2019 | 2

HOUGHTON, Michigan (June 12, 2019)  When Michigan Technological University received word last December that the state legislature had authorized $29.7 million toward construction of a new H-STEM Engineering and Health

Upper Peninsula aims to lead with emerging cybersecurity and information technology markets

By Morgan Laajala | May 30, 2019 | 1

Remote location, educational focus, and supportive business climate make the U.P. a natural choice for cyber innovation UPPER PENINSULA, Michigan (May 30, 2019) Not far from the Canadian border, surrounded

InvestUP is Hiring: Director of Business Development

By Morgan Laajala | April 6, 2019 | 0

InvestUP is a private sector-led economic development organization strategically focused on driving economic growth across Michigan’s beautiful Upper Peninsula, which is paradise for those longing for experiential living, with a