In Contrast, This U.P. Town Is Thriving In a country that's seen its share of downtown decay, central Marquette seems to be thriving. There's a bustling farmer's market, and along Washington Street there are coffee shops and quirky businesses including hockey and bingo supply stores. Host Liane Hansen pays a visit to Getz's Clothiers, a business dating from the 1880's that now draws 80 percent of its sales from online business.
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In Contrast, This U.P. Town Is Thriving

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In Contrast, This U.P. Town Is Thriving

In Contrast, This U.P. Town Is Thriving

In Contrast, This U.P. Town Is Thriving

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This week, Weekend Edition Sunday is exploring the culture, traditions and economy of Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

In a country that's seen its share of downtown decay, central Marquette seems to be thriving. There's a bustling farmer's market, and along Washington Street there are coffee shops and quirky businesses including hockey and bingo supply stores. Host Liane Hansen pays a visit to Getz's Clothiers, a business dating from the 1880's that now draws 80 percent of its sales from online business.