Mining Journalhttp://www.miningjournal.netTop Headlinesen-usSun, 21 Dec 2014 18:16:26 EDTSun, 21 Dec 2014 18:16:26 EDT have power the Journal editor: I don't get it. Our Congress passed the $1.1 trillion funding bill that not one of our representatives had read, let alone thoughtfully considered in its entirety. The bill was 1,600 pages and contained numerous attachments.Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTBoathouse is OK the Journal editor: I find myself in agreement with the recent letters written supporting the decision of the Marquette City Commission to work with the rowing club to develop a boathouse and launching site for the use of the club and with...Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTCount your blessings the Journal editor: This is always a good time of year to count the blessings you do have and remember that things could always be worse. My mother always said that to me when I was growing up and it was always true. Thanks for listening.Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTProject needed the Journal editor: So, the developers of this grand plan have succeeded in attracting funding from many sources, including $10,000 from the Marquette Downtown Development Authority.Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTFaith restored the Journal editor: On Monday, the busiest mail day of the year, I was standing in line with about 16 postal patrons when I observed an act of kindness and the truest example of the Christmas spirit.Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDT