Stateside: Agri-biz update; “Shine On” coffee; illegal dumping; Freep on B.1.1.7
Today on Stateside, how the B117 variant tested Michigan’s pandemic success story, with disastrous results. Plus, how a new plan for infrastructure might help Michigan’s rural communities. And, a new collaborative that mixes the perfect cup of coffee, great songs, and social justice.
Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below.
Rural regions need immediate infrastructure overhaul says Michigan Agri-Business Association president
- Chuck Lippstreu is the president of the Michigan Agri-Business Association.
May Erlewine and Higher Grounds partner for “Shine On” coffee
- May Erlewine is a singer-songwriter from Michigan.
- Chris Treder is the founder of Higher Gounds Coffee in Traverse City.
Illegal garbage dumping in Northern Michigan
- Maya Reter is a reporter for Interlochen Public Radio.
Free Press investigation on state’s handling of B.1.1.7 variant spread
- Tresa Baldas is a reporter for the Detroit Free Press.
- Derek Kravitz with the "Documenting COVID-19 Project" with the Brown Institute for Media Innovations.