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UP Cybersecurity Institute Symposium, Marquette Women in Ore to Shore Top 10, NMU Sells Property, and New Beaumier Center Website

UP Cybersecurity Institute Symposium, Marquette Women in Ore to Shore Top 10, NMU Sells Property, and New Beaumier Center Website. Read this week’s Rural Whispers, Noise & Rumors by David Haynes.

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UP Nonprofit Conference, New Local Government Tax Report, Last Week’s Primary Elections, Veteran Burn Pit Legislation, and Veteran Student Loan Forgiveness

UP Nonprofit Conference, New Local Government Tax Report, Last Week’s Primary Elections, Veteran Burn Pit Legislation, and Veteran Student Loan Forgiveness. Read this week’s Rural Whispers, Noise & Rumors by David Haynes.

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Intern Programs Give Students a Preview of Living and Working in the Dickinson Area

Each summer, the Dickinson Area Economic Development Alliance partners with local employers to host an intern social for young adults that are temporarily calling the Dickinson area home while getting real-world working experience.

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The U.P.’s Own Extraterrestrial: The Iron River Meteorite

The release of the first photos from the James Webb Telescope in July were historic in the grandest sense of the word, but did you know that the U.P. has its own outer space wonder?

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Remember the 988 Crisis Help Line, UP and Statewide Primary Day, New K-12 Parent Advisory Council, Michigan Minimum Wage Increase

Remember the 988 Crisis Help Line, UP and Statewide Primary Day, New K-12 Parent Advisory Council, and Michigan Minimum Wage Increase. Read this week’s Rural Whispers, Noise & Rumors by David Haynes.

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New Suicide and Crisis Hotline, Nursing Education Clarification, Free Art Classes for Veterans, and a University President’s Cello Shipments

New Suicide and Crisis Hotline, Nursing Education Clarification, Free Art Classes for Veterans, and a University President’s Cello Shipments. Read this week’s Rural Whispers, Noise & Rumors by David Haynes.

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Population Decline is Not Inevitable: Evidence from the Northlands

Michael and John Broadway explore how some areas in northern Wisconsin and Minnesota have experienced population increases when most rural areas have continued to see population decreases for much of the last century, and what this means for the Upper Peninsula and economic leaders looking to reverse the out-migration in the UP.

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Nursing Four-Year Programs at Community Colleges Clarified, Dingelisms, Soo Locks Get Funding Boost, and Big News for UP Veterans

Nursing Four-Year Programs at Community Colleges Clarified, Dingelisms, Soo Locks Get Funding Boost, and Big News for UP Veterans. Read this week’s Rural Whispers, Noise & Rumors by David Haynes.

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Brother Versus Brother: How Two Civil War Veterans of Opposing Sides Came to Marquette

Samuel and Robert Byrne were brothers who fought on opposing sides in the American Civil War, but following the war their paths led them to Marquette, MI, where they established their families and successful careers.

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Slagle Family Farm: Change Keeps Things Fresh on the Farm

Elsa Pontbriant recently spent some time getting to know Jennifer and Jason Slagle of the Slagle Family Farm, located in Felch, Michigan, in the northern part of Dickinson County. Slagle’s Farm is a diverse operation that has developed over a number of years and adapted to meet the needs of their customers.

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