L’Anse Mfg. hosts governor

WHITMER IN L’ANSE–Governor Gretchen Whitmer was in L’Anse on Aug. 18, 2021, as part of her U.P economic tour. L-r, Quentin Messer, Michigan Economic Development Corporation CEO; Mark Massicotte, L’Anse Manufacturing; Governor Whitmer, Phil Knapp, L’Anse Manufacturing and Mary Myers, Lake Superior Community Partnership.

by John Raffel
A stop at L’Anse Manufacturing on Wednesday afternoon was a part of Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s three-day Upper Peninsula tour which her office said was intended to highlight the state’s strong economic jumpstart. It was billed as a threeday ’UP Jobs Tour’ across the Upper Peninsula to showcase Michigan’s Economic Jumpstart plan. Her office said the Governor’s plan includes $1 billion to jump start Michigan’s economy by investing in  businesses, workers, and organizations across the state. Mark Massicotte, president of L’Anse Manufacturing, and board chairman, of the Baraga County Economic Development
Corporation, said he and his staff had a chance to show Whitmer what was being accomplished at L’Anse Manufacturing. To read more, subscribe to the L’Anse Sentinel online, or buy a print copy at our local retailers.