Covid 19 and Population Change in the Upper Peninsula 2020-2021
Michael Broadway takes a look at the effect Covid-19 has had on population in the Upper Peninsula from 2020 to 2021 using data from the Census Bureau, and discusses the conclusions that can be drawn from this data.
Nonprofits, University Foundations and Transparency, Dark Store Legislation Introduced, & More Rural Voices Left Off State Boards and Commissions
Nonprofits, University Foundations and Transparency, Dark Store Legislation Introduced, & More Rural Voices Left Off State Boards and Commissions. Read this week’s Rural Whispers, Noise & Rumors by David Haynes.
Rural Voices: Don Wotruba
In the latest Rural Voices column, Upper Peninsula Native Don Wotruba gives an account of how his small-town upbringing in Carney-Nadeau provided a valuable foundation that has served him well in the years since he left the UP.
Gender and Factory Work in the Upper Peninsula – Part Two
In Part Two of this two-part series, Dr. Russell Magnaghi explores gender and employment jobs during the industrial development of the Upper Peninsula’s mining regions: the Marquette, Menominee, and Gogebic Iron Ranges, as well as the Copper Country.
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