“It’s more than trees and pasties. If I am staying true to my roots, it means we respect nature. We respect our neighbors as well as their opinions and we should be willing to do everything in our power to help others in need. I’m inspired by my community’s rich deep history, and driven to be a part of its future through many outlets. These are the qualities that have molded this Yooper into who I am today.”
UP Leader Heads to Big DC Job, a Sault Star Remembered, Munising Paper Closes, New Service for Veterans, & New Generation of UP Leaders
A Bay Mills leader heads to big DC job, a Sault Saint Marie star remembered, the Munising newspaper shuts down, a Houghton bookstore closes, new service for Veterans available, and a new generation of Upper Peninsula leaders.
Sawyer International Airport Manager Duane DuRay gives an excellent overview of the funding challenges that face Sawyer and other regional airports across the U.S., how these airports get their funding, and the types of projects and operations the funding is used for.
Veteran Homeless Numbers in Michigan Increase, Governor’s UP Cabinet Meeting, and Michigan’s Veterans in Congress
Veteran homeless numbers in Michigan increase, Governor’s UP cabinet meeting, and Michigan’s veterans in Congress–read this week’s Rural Whispers, Noise & Rumors by David Haynes.
Jesse Sherman discusses the Michigan Veterans Trust Fund (MVTF) and its 75th year anniversary and commitment towards addressing veteran food insecurity, and also the current initiatives in Michigan and specific to the Upper Peninsula aimed at addressing this issue among veterans in our region.
One of the most famous women from the U.P. is Carrie Jacobs-Bond, deemed the “Mother of America” in 1921, and the first great female song composer in the United States.
UP Electric Co-Ops, Michigan Veteran Homelessness, UP Scholars, Lead Levels in UP City Water? And More…
Check out this week’s edition of Rural Whispers, Noise & Rumors by David Haynes.
Transparency Debate in Lansing and the UP, COVID Aid to UP Counties, Michigan Income Tax Trigger, & Statewide Education Podcast
Transparency Debate in Lansing and the UP, COVID Aid to UP Counties, Michigan Income Tax Trigger, & Statewide Education Podcast. Check out this week’s Rural Whispers, Noise & Rumors by David Haynes.
President of the Dickinson Trail Network Dr. Chad Susott gives an overview on the progress of the DTN and how their efforts in expanding and improving the trails have played a part in Dickinson County becoming a destination for biking and outdoor enthusiasts, as well as the positive economic impact it is having on the region.
UP and State National Guard Returning Home, Michigan Bill to Improve Patient Safety, State Government Transparency, and Minimum Wage Debate Continues
Upper Peninsula and state National Guard members returning home, legislation introduced to improve patient safety in Michigan hospitals, transparency proponents are planning a petition drive to subject the Michigan Governor and Legislature to public records/Freedom of Information requests, and the minimum wage debate continues in the U.S. Capitol.