Governor Rick Snyder will spend most of the upcoming week in the Upper Peninsula. The governor has several stops planned Monday and Tuesday, starting at Miner's Heritage Memorial Park in Ironwood where he will speak at the dedication of a trailhead.
That ceremony, dedicating the "Western Gateway to Pure Michigan" Trailhead, gets underway at 9 a.m. central time on Monday. Snyder also will tour the site of the Orvana Copperwood Mine site in Wakefield before going to Houghton and Hancock.
In the Copper Country, Snyder will tour the MTEC SmartZone facility and give remarks at their 10th anniversary celebration. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D) will also be in attendance. Then Snyder will hold a town hall meeting at the Finnish-American Heritage Center at Finlandia University around 4:35 p.m. eastern time.
On Tuesday, he'll be in Copper Harbor and Negaunee. Around 10 a.m. eastern, Snyder will speak the Brockway Mountain Drive Dedication ceremony. That is taking place at the summit of Brockway Mountain Drive.
In Negaunee, the governor will speak at the dedication for the Iron Ore Hertiage Trail section in Negaunee near Union Station. The dedication is taking place around 2:15 p.m. The Negaunee visit also includes a town hall-style meeting in the bingo room at the senior center with lawmakers and community leaders. That meeting will begin at 3 p.m.
The governor will be at the U.P. State Fair on Wednesday for Governor's Day.
Watch TV6 and FOX UP News and check UpperMichigansSource.com throughout the week for updates on the Governor's time in the U.P.