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Points North, Ep. 36: Early Childhood Learning question goes to voters

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Taylor Wizner
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This week on Points North, Leelanau voters will decide the fate of an early childhood program.

Plus, tribal and city officials celebrate the new Clinch Park art installation honoring the Anishinaabek.

 

 

Days before the vote, early childhood tax draws support, criticism

On Tuesday, residents in Leelanau County will decide whether to continue funding and expanding early childhood development services in the county. 

Hear how the program helps families and what opponents have to say.

 

 

Next week's election tackles big issues
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Next Tuesday, voters will cast their ballots on a number of important issues throughout the region. 

IPR News Director Noelle Riley spoke with Points North Host Dan Wanschura about what voters can expect. 

 

 

Traverse City recognizes Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa at 'Mazinaadin' ribbon-cutting

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Traverse City government officials expressed gratitude and respect for the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians at a celebration of new artwork in Clinch Park tunnel.

Traverse City government officials expressed gratitude and respect for the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians at a celebration of new artwork in Clinch Park tunnel.

 

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Taylor Wizner is the health and tourism reporter for IPR News. She joined IPR in 2019 after working at Detroit's Public Radio station, WDET. She graduated from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism and the University of Michigan. When not sharing the news of the day, she enjoys spending time in northern Michigan's beautiful woods and dunes, often with her dog in tow.