New Soo Lock could bring mega boom to area economy, and secure national shipping infrastructure

By admin | March 1, 2019 | 0

SAULT STE. MARIE, Michigan.  (March 1, 2019) Over 1,000 high quality jobs could be shipping into Sault Ste. Marie with plans of a new Soo Lock coming closer and closer

Iconic UP Paper prepares for the future with private and public investment

By admin | February 26, 2019 | 0

MANISTIQUE, Michigan. (February 5, 2019) — When you receive a package in the mail, there’s a good chance a UP Paper product protected the contents. The nearly century-old paper mill

Community banks are driving the cornerstone of the Upper Peninsula Economy

By admin | January 28, 2019 | 0

mBank CEO talks about the importance of community banking MANISTIQUE, Michigan (January 28, 2019) — If you ever do business with community banks, you may notice something different about them.

Lansing commitment will generate more than $156 million of holiday cheer throughout Upper Peninsula

By admin | December 21, 2018 | 0

HOUGHTON, Michigan (December 20, 2018)  Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is celebrating the recent appropriation of $119.3 million and the creation of numerous new jobs by the outgoing Michigan State Legislature. The

Private and public resources work together to brew a start-up success for Barrel + Beam in Marquette, Michigan

By admin | November 15, 2018 | 0

MARQUETTE, Michigan (November 15, 2018)  When Marina Dupler and Nick Vancourt began tossing around the idea of starting a brewery that crafts world-class farmhouse and barrel-aged real ale, they knew

New Lake State president, Dr. Hanley, sees a bright future for the university and Upper Peninsula workforce

By admin | November 8, 2018 | 0

SAULT STE. MARIE, Michigan (November 8, 2018) – There was a fresh sense excitement on the campus of Lake Superior State University at the end of August as more than

$5 Million commercial loan program created to stimulate Gogebic County jobs

By admin | November 2, 2018 | 0

Strategic initiative in response to Ojibway Correctional Facility closing MARQUETTE, Michigan (November 20, 2018) – InvestUP is supporting economic development activities to help offset the Ojibway Correctional Facility closing in

New Longyear company creates high-tech jobs and strengthens Upper Peninsula’s medical device cluster

By admin | October 31, 2018 | 0

MARQUETTE, Michigan. (October 31, 2018) Michigan’s Governor Rick Snyder recently visited the Upper Peninsula to celebrate the launch of a medical device company that will bring new job opportunities to

Fittante to lead InvestUP as CEO

By admin | October 29, 2018 | 0

MARQUETTE, MI October 24, 2018 – The InvestUP Board of Directors has named Marty Fittante as the organization’s new CEO, effective January 1, 2019. Fittante has represented the Upper Peninsula

mBank supports Beacon House with new campaign

By admin | September 12, 2018 | 0

MARQUETTE, Mich., September 12, 2018 – mBank is pleased to announce its newest community outreach campaign by donating $100 for each qualifying checking, savings or money market account it opens