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Hiring: Business Development Director

December 8, 2021

Business Development Director, Northern Lakes Economic Alliance


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Founded in 1984, The Northern Lakes Economic Alliance (NLEA) is Northern Michigan’s regional economic developmentread more

November 2021 Newsletter

November 18, 2021

Location Quotient Analysis: Strengths and Weaknesses of the Local Economy

November 3, 2021

manufacturing workers

By: Sam Bailey, NLEA/DTE Energy Foundation Graduate Intern ‘21

What Makes up the Economy?

The precursor to economic development is the simple question: What makes up the economy? In order to do the work of economic development–attracting… read more

October 2021 Newsletter

October 25, 2021

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Michigan DNR & Industrial Arts Institute Blaze New Trails with Creative Partnership

September 16, 2021

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The next time you’re hiking on the North Central, North Eastern, or North Western state trails, take a closer look at the new trail gates. There’s a chance they were made by welding students from Industrial Arts Institute in Onaway, Michigan.… read more

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