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‘It’s Not a Distant Threat Anymore:’ How Rural Michigan Is Grappling With COVID-19 Differently

COVID-19 is as much if not more of an issue for small town communities. Here’s how one mid-Michigan mayor has been navigating his city through the pandemic. 

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Michigan Woman Reflects on ‘Scary Virus’ That Turned out to be Much More

It started as just some “scary virus,” but then it became much more. Here’s how one Michigander dealt with the realization that COVID-19 was a serious issue. 

Here’s What Michigan Frontline Workers Learned During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Whether it’s using the time to refocus on old hobbies or learning how to adjust to what life throws at you, Michiganders learned a lot during COVID-19. Here are some of those lessons. 

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Michigander Took Second Job to Make Ends Meet During Pandemic

Christopher Schultz had to get a second job to make ends meet during COVID until federal stimulus money kicked in.

Michigan Hospital Worker on Getting Through Pandemic: Embrace Change, Lean on Family

How has this Michigan hospital worker gotten through the pandemic? She explains here.

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Michigan Woman on Unemployed Life During COVID: ‘I Was Incredibly Thankful for the Extra Help’

From life on the unemployment block to worrying if she was infected with COVID-19, Elizabeth Richardson has experienced all aspects of the pandemic. 

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How Michigan School Board Races Are in the Crosshairs of a Political War on COVID Safety

A culture war hinging in part on COVID-19 has developed across the nation. Michigan’s school board races could be the central battleground.