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NMU golf course goes green

July 1, 2011 MARQUETTE — A golf course would seem to take a lot of work and resources to maintain, from irrigation to mowing to fertilizers. more »»

Old sweaters get new purposes

June 24, 2011 MARQUETTE — Family and friends of Janelle Buttery regularly give her old sweaters. She also makes the rounds of the local thrift stores, hunting through the racks for the perfect knitted items. more »»

NMU to use green power to recharge laptops

June 3, 2011 MARQUETTE — If you’re a student with a laptop, finding a place to study on Northern Michigan University’s campus usually involves locating an electrical outlet. more »»

Echo Lake property open for passive recreation

May 20, 2011 MARQUETTE — The Nature Conservancy was given 480 acres surrounding Echo Lake late last year, ensuring that the land and the lake will remain available for passive recreation and those who want to ge... more »»

Conferences focus on opportunities in environmentally friendly aviation

May 13, 2011 MARQUETTE — The Upper Michigan Green Aviation Coalition kicked off the first of three conferences Thursday, designed to help area businesses learn more about becoming part of the green aviation... more »»

Project encourages residents to grow food

May 6, 2011 MARQUETTE — Expect to see gardens this summer in Marquette, but not just the kind with flowers. more »»

Diapers are difference makers

April 22, 2011 MARQUETTE — Babies are cute and usually bring a lot of joy to their family’s lives, but they also require diapers. Lots of them. more »»

Firm works on LEED classification for buildings

April 8, 2011 MARQUETTE — A lot of work goes into the process of designing and constructing a new building, and with a bit of extra planning, buildings can be certified to be more efficient in areas like water,... more »»

Firm works on LEED classification for buildings

April 8, 2011 MARQUETTE — A lot of work goes into the process of designing and constructing a new building, and with a bit of extra planning, buildings can be certified to be more efficient in areas like water,... more »»

‘Sooper Yooper’ teaches about invasive species

March 25, 2011 ISHPEMING — What do elementary school students care about Asian carp, sea lamprey or spiny water fleas? Maybe not much now, but several schools around the Upper Peninsula hoped to plant the awarenes... more »»

Bell Hospital takes a look at going green

March 18, 2011 ISHPEMING — Greening up your household usually takes some advance planning to identify areas of your family’s life that can be made more efficient or environmentally-friendly. more »»

Superior Watershed Partnership reconnects kids to environment

March 12, 2011 MARQUETTE — Living in Marquette, you’re probably constantly aware of Lake Superior. more »»

Going organic a bit at a time

February 18, 2011 MARQUETTE — The food we eat is necessary for keeping our bodies functioning, but conventional farming practices might have you getting a little more than you expected with your produce, meat and... more »»

Programs available for energy cuts

February 11, 2011 MARQUETTE — If you buy electricity or natural gas from a utility company, you might have noticed the inclusion of an energy optimization charge on their monthly bills. more »»

Alger Energy Savers focus on energy conservation

February 4, 2011 MUNISING — Going green and reducing your environmental impact might seem like a big change for the typical American’s lifestyle, but it’s often small changes made by entire communities that can make... more »»

Going green? Hit the books

December 31, 2010 ISHPEMING — Thanks to the power of search engines, the Internet can provide countless tips and advice for people wanting to reduce their carbon footprint, but it’s not the only resource. more »»

Today in print

December 31, 2010 Articles found in today's printed edition of The Mining Journal include: - Holiday road patrols stepped up - Man injured in snomobile crash - Word warriors vanquish ‘viral,’ eradicate ‘epic’ -... more »»

Designing woman

December 29, 2010 MARQUETTE — Lanni Lantto works surrounded by fabric and clothing of all different sorts. Her studio is filled with curtains, dresses, slips, lace table runners and T-shirts. more »»

SWP, Pictured Rocks look at Alger County energy use

December 14, 2010 MUNISING — More than 700 Alger County residents recently participated in a survey on energy use and climate change, providing information that will help the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and... more »»

 
 

 

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