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COVID-19 And Tourism In The Keweenaw

How hard has COVID-19 hit tourism in the Keweenaw Peninsula? Pretty hard in the Spring, according to Brad Barnett, Director of the Keweenaw Convention and Visitors Bureau.  Business slowed down considerably, when the shutdown order went into effect in mid-March. Barnett commented on the Summer tourism season. Barnett remains cautiously …

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Governor Whitmer Amends Executive Orders

Governor Whitmer has amended the MI Safe Start Executive Order and also issued revised workplace safeguards. Beginning July 31st, indoor gatherings will be limited to 10 people or less, and bars will be closed for indoor service, throughout the state. This from a press release earlier this evening. Whitmer said …

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New Company Founded By Yoopers Promotes Upper Peninsula

There’s a new online t shirt  and apparel company, which is dedicated to showing love for the Upper Peninsula. Friends Matt Palomaki from Marquette and Gary Campioni from Dollar Bay, met while attending Northern Michigan University.  Their new business aptly named Showupness, came about during a Facetime conversation. Campioni said …

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