Mining Journalhttp://www.miningjournal.netTop Headlinesen-usTue, 16 Sep 2014 21:34:15 EDTTue, 16 Sep 2014 21:34:15 EDT Alternative teacher finalist for $100K grant - A Marquette-Alternative High School teacher got the surprise of the year last week and school has only just begu.Wed, 10 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTArt using pressed flowers'S?NOTE:?This is the second part of a two-part column. The first part ran Wednesday, Aug. 27. Pressed Flower Fun with Kids It doesn't matter what activities adults choose to do with young children.Wed, 10 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTCollege savings on the rise: Plans average around $20K ANNE FLAHERTY Associated Press WASHINGTON - The good news is that Americans are saving more than ever for college. The bad news is that the average amount wouldn't come close to getting a person a degree.Wed, 10 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTMARESA Transition One, Goodwill Industries expand partnership - Students in Marquette-Alger Regional Educational Services Agency Transitions One course will have a bigger, better classroom this year thanks to an expanding partnership with Goodwill Industries of Upper Michigan and Northern Wisconsin.Wed, 3 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTHow to learn school edu-speak the beginning of the school year, parents and other caregivers receive information about rules, routines and special opportunities for students. Sometimes educators use language that is unfamiliar.Wed, 3 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDT