Upper Peninsula historian Dr. Russell Magnaghi gives a detailed history and overview of Black Americans in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula from 1743 to the present. Here is Part One of the series; Part Two will be published next Friday, January 22.
Reader Survey, UP Election Results by County, Canadian Government Sees Citizenship Request Increase, and Higher Ed Affordability
Rural Insights 2021 readership survey, new way to view Upper Peninsula election results, Canadian government sees increase in requests for citizenship, and a new proposal for improve higher education access and affordability. Read all about it in this week’s Rural Whispers, Noise and Rumors by David Haynes.
In this edition of Rural Voices, Erika Sauter tells the tragic story of Judson Rosebush’s Triangle Range in Iron County, Michigan–both a cautionary tale and a testament to the spirit of innovation in the face of grueling hardship in the Upper Peninsula.
A New Year and Beginning, Fun News to Begin 2021, COVID-19 Vaccines in the UP, Small Business Jobs, and a Rural Czar
A new year and a new beginning, some fun news to begin 2021, COVID-19 vaccines in the Upper Peninsula, small business job additions and deletions, ice melt in Negaunee, a rural czar to be appointed, and what has COVID done to the Upper Peninsula?
Michigan Presidential Electors Vote Today, High Voter Turnout, and Ideas to Fix America, Michigan, and the U.P.
Michigan Presidential Electors to vote today in Lansing, high voter turnout in the November election both statewide and in the Upper Peninsula, and ideas to fix America, Michigan, and the Upper Peninsula. Check out this week’s edition of Rural Whispers, Noise & Rumors by David Haynes.
A ‘Thank You’ to Local Election Workers, a UP Mystery Resolved, New Article Perspectives, and More 2021 UP Issue Recommendations
A ‘thank you’ to UP local election officials and volunteers, a UP mystery has been resolved, perspectives on articles we publish, and more lame duck and 2021 public policy UP issue recommendations. Read about it in this week’s Rural Whispers, Noise & Rumors by David Haynes.