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A collection of video interviews, roundtables, and press conferences highlighting current actions and policies throughout Upper Peninsula counties.

Videos

Global Service from Upper Peninsula Roots: Talking to Karen Ogle About Her Foreign Service Career

Join David Haynes in the latest engaging episode of the Rural Insights Podcast! In this episode, David welcomes Karen Ogle, a Marquette native who has built a distinguished career in the U.S. State Department. Karen shares her journey from her…

Diplomatic Paths: From Marquette to the World with Robert Hilton

Join David Haynes in this engaging episode of the Rural Insights Podcast, featuring a special edition of the Rural Voices series. In this conversation, David sits down with Robert Hilton, the Foreign Policy Advisor to the Chief of Staff of…

A Conversation with Representative David Prestin on Rural Issues, Veterans, Childcare, and Healthcare in the U.P.

In this episode of the Rural Insights Podcast, David Haynes and Student Researcher Brenna Musser talk to Representative David Prestin from the 108th House District. They discuss the top issues affecting the district, including the need for more opportunities, housing,…

A Conversation With UP Rural Health Leader Dennis Smith

In this episode of the Rural Insights Podcast, David Haynes sits down for a conversation with Dennis Smith. Dennis is the President of Dennis H. Smith Consulting, a firm working in the Rural Healthcare space focusing on Policy, Strategic Planning…

A Conversation with Kerri Schuiling, President of Northern Michigan University

 In this episode of the Rural Insights Podcast, David Haynes sits down with Kerri Schuiling, President of Northern Michigan University. Topics discussed include NMU’s new mental wellness program, the transition to incoming NMU president Dr. Brock Tessman, childcare for…

A Conversation With Dan Truckey, Director of the Beaumier UP Heritage Center

 In this episode of the Rural Insights Podcast, David Haynes sits down with Dan Truckey, Director and Curator of the Beaumier UP Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University. Topics discussed include Truckey’s involvement at the Beaumier Center, career paths…

A Conversation with Steve Young, Chairman of the Board of Trustees at NMU

 In this episode of the Rural Insights Podcast, David Haynes sits down to chat with Steve Young, Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Northern Michigan University. Topics covered include NMU’s search for a new President, and the various…

Chatting with Duane DuRay, Airport Manager at Sawyer International Airport

 In this episode of the Rural Insights Podcast, David Haynes sits down with Duane DuRay, Airport Manager for Sawyer International Airport–the Upper Peninsula’s largest airport. DuRay has served as the Airport Manager since 2012, following his position at Gogebic…

Catching Up With Brian Chapman, Sault Ste. Marie City Manager

 David Haynes sits down with Brian Chapman, City Manager for Sault Ste. Marie to catch up on the latest issues surrounding municipal finance and rural government, including the issue of “dark stores” and the importance of intergovernmental work in…

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

 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–most notably for the original Stormy Kromer cap. Thorsen discusses her background having been born and…