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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.

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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.

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My COVID-19 near-death experience

My name is Bill Vajda, and I am a COVID-19 survivor. My…

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Covid-19 in rural Michigan/America

The following was originally published on Education Views on April 6, 2020,…

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Michigan needs a Rural Policy Director

Michigan’s official state motto is: “Si Quæris Peninsulam Amœnam Circumspice,” or, “If…

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What is rural?

Our nation is made up of rural, urban and suburban areas. The…

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