Our CULTURE category dives into the truly unique people and happenings of the Upper Peninsula.

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“Lost” Labor History of the Upper Peninsula

Historian and author Russell Magnaghi gives an overview of the early labor history in the Upper Peninsula, spanning from the late 19th century to the early 20th century.

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Buffalo in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

Historian Russell Magnaghi gives a fascinating overview of the history of buffalo in the Upper Peninsula.

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Talking to Gina Thorsen, Stormy Kromer President and Co-Owner

In the latest episode of the Rural Insights Podcast, David Haynes sits down with Gina Thorsen, President and Co-Owner of Stormy Kromer, one of the most well-known and successful UP brands and manufacturers.

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Keweenaw National Historical Park and Calumet: What You See is What You Get

Historic preservation is a major force in shaping the American landscape. Each year millions of Americans flock to historical sites to experience places that authentically represent the past. Michael Broadway and Joslin Brown examine some of the unique challenges surrounding Keweenaw National Historical Park’s development in Calumet.

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Dr. Anne C. Miller: The First Woman Doctor of the U.P.

March is Women’s History Month! The Upper Peninsula has been home to hundreds of remarkable women, many who accomplished great things without much recognition in their lifetime. One such woman was Dr. Anne C. Miller of Crystal Falls–the first woman doctor to open a practice in the U.P.

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