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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 »»

Wind study model planned for U.P.

November 9, 2010 MARQUETTE — In other areas of the country, wind turbines are often set up in large open areas such as farm fields. more »»

A green Halloween?

October 22, 2010 MARQUETTE — Orange and black and green? While green may not be a color people traditionally associate with Halloween, with the holiday representing a spooky $6 billion industry in the United States,... more »»

Upper Peninsula family wins energy efficiency contest

October 15, 2010 MARQUETTE — What do your utility bills come to every month? Imagine cutting that amount nearly in half. more »»

Negaunee hoop house update

October 8, 2010 NEGAUNEE — This spring, groups of Negaunee High School students worked together to construct and plant a small hoop house on the school’s property. more »»

Marquette seniors recycle paper to make jewelry

October 1, 2010 MARQUETTE — Trading playful banter and stories around the table, the group of around 10 women sat with fingers working busily to turn old newspaper and magazine strips into colorful beads for... more »»

Marquette man submits solar generator proposal to GE contest

September 24, 2010 MARQUETTE — In the face of global warming and the financial and environmental costs of fossil fuels, many people have opinions on ways to fix our energy problem. more »»

Lighthouse powered by solar panels

September 17, 2010 GRAND MARAIS — Since 1874, the Au Sable Light Station has warned travelers on Lake Superior of the dangerous waters between Whitefish Point and Grand Island. more »»

Program takes the problem of old refrigerators off residents’ hands

September 10, 2010 MARQUETTE — The change from summer to fall is usually an opportunity for households to pack away the outdoor lawn furniture, rake the lawn and do some general cleanup around the hous. more »»

Don't flush it

August 27, 2010 MARQUETTE — For years one of the easiest and simplest ways to dispose of unwanted pharmaceutical products like pills and medications was to simply flush them down the toile. more »»

Today in print

August 27, 2010 Articles found in today's printed edition of The Mining Journal include: • Local students cover Lansing gathering • No new information on bears at Presque Isle... more »»

SWP hands out last of light bulbs in Alger County

August 20, 2010 MUNISING — Over the past several months, the Superior Watershed Partnership has been distributing free compact fluorescent light bulbs across the Upper Peninsul. more »»



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