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Impact of COVID-19 on rural businesses and the Upper Peninsula communities
The Marquette Downtown Development Authority recently conducted a study to know what some local business owners are saying about when businesses should open, which should open first, and how it all impacts the employees of these businesses and the owners.
U.P. veteran studies compare compensation and demographics by county
A series of two studies recently completed by Jesse Sherman, a Marine Corps veteran and graduate student at Northern Michigan University, compare data for U.S. military veterans living in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan on a county-by-county basis. The studies look at veteran compensation benefits and veteran demographics across the U.P.’s 15 counties.
Will the rural healthcare system be a victim of COVID-19?
Will the rural healthcare system be a victim of COVID-19? Former President and CEO of Upper Peninsula Health Plan Dennis Smith discusses this in his post today on Rural Insights.
Covid-19 in rural Michigan/America
The following was originally published on Education Views on April 6, 2020, and is republished…
Michigan needs a Rural Policy Director
Michigan’s official state motto is: “Si Quæris Peninsulam Amœnam Circumspice,” or, “If you seek a…
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