Literacy Network anniversary, Ways to soothe vocal cords, Exploring Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

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Michigan's Upper Peninsula and Lake Michigan seen from the Mackinac Bridge
Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and Lake Michigan is seen from the Mackinac Bridge in Mackinaw City, Mich. Carlos Osorio/AP Photo

We talk with a leader and sponsor of Literacy Network about the organization’s legacy and its 50th anniversary this year. Then, a Wisconsin speech pathologist explains ways to treat vocal cord dysfunction. Then, a Michigan author discusses his latest book on travel highlights in the Upper Peninsula.

Featured in this Episode

  • Literacy Network finds growing demand for classes among immigrants

    Literacy Network turns 50 this year, and although its mission remains the same, its student body has evolved. We talk with the organization’s executive director and a representative from Dane Manufacturing, which sponsors some classes.

  • Stress can cause vocal cord dysfunction. Breathing differently can treat it

    Everybody experiences vocal cord dysfunction from time to time, according to an Oshkosh speech language pathologist. They explain what causes vocal cord dysfunction, how to treat it, and whether or not you can diagnose yourself. Original air date: Oct. 17, 2023

  • Author gives advice on best places to tour in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

    A Michigan author describes the state’s Upper Peninsula as “America’s northern paradise” in his recently updated travel guide. The author and traveler joins us to share his favorite places to visit in spring.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Robin Ryan Guest
  • Angie Rojas Agudelo Guest
  • Wendy Fabisiak Guest
  • Paul Vachon Guest
  • Keegan Kyle Executive Producer
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Trevor Hook Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director

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