LSRC in the News

Up North Voice
December 27, 2017

Santa came to Grayling - Up North Voice

By Jim Smith GRAYLING - His arrival was announced by a shrill train whistle and the clang of the crossing signal with Santa himself riding on the front of a Lake State Railway locomotive. Santa's wave and 'Ho Ho Ho" delighted the gathering crowd of children and adults alike who were present for his arrival.

Arenac County Independent
October 20, 2017

Industrial park rail hub prospect picking up steam

This is a condensed version of this story. To see the full story, pick up a copy of the Oct. 18 Independent. STANDISH - A railroad spur in the Standish Industrial Park could allow for more efficient shipping and receiving for manufacturing businesses, as well as allow for possible expansion or new businesses, and the hub could become a reality.Arenac County Commissioner Adam Kroczaleski spoke about the hub during the Oct.

Progressive Railroading
August 2017

Rail Insider-Rising Stars: Mike Stickel, Lake State Railway Co.. Information For Rail Career Professionals From Progressive Railroading Magazine

Rail News: People Job description: Stickel is responsible for commercial, transportation and mechanical functions at Lake State Railway Co. (LSRC) in Michigan. Education: B.S. in finance, Indiana University Kelley School of Business Nominator's quote: "The LSRC is dramatically improving due in large part to Mike's experience, energy and willingness to tackle new projects, participate in long-term planning and develop a network of contacts aimed at continuing and increasing the LSRC's success."

Crawford County Avalanche
August 23, 2017

Arauco's $400 million mill moving along as planned

Construction for the $400 million particleboard mill, which will give Crawford County and the region a well-needed boost in economic growth, is on time and on budget. Arauco, a global producer of wood products, is building a new state-of-the-art plant that is located off of Four Mile Road in Grayling Charter Township.

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