Opening up the UP: Thoughts from the TV6 & FOX UP General Manager

 Opening Up the U.P. (WLUC Graphic)
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Published: Jun. 11, 2020 at 5:56 PM EDT
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The coronavirus pandemic has hurt local businesses, and as businesses and organizations across the state begin to reopen, we should remember to help one another out.

TV6 & FOX UP Vice President and General Manager, Rick Rhoades, wants to encourage everyone to consider buying local when purchasing groceries, pet supplies, vehicles and even contracting work.

Here in Upper Michigan Somplace Special, we also have a wealth of places to explore. Take a "stay-cation" this year and visit places you might have never been before in the U.P.

Also, remember there are even some programs that reward you for shopping local, like "

" for Marquette County, "

" in Dickinson County, and "

." These are just a few of those programs.

So, when you're out and about, think about your family, friends and neighbors and support locally-owned establishments.

to read all of TV6 & FOX UP's stories on Opening up the U.P.

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