Mining Journalhttp://www.miningjournal.netTop Headlinesen-usWed, 10 Feb 2016 23:36:06 EDTWed, 10 Feb 2016 23:36:06 EDT plight lays bare responsibilities - The water crisis in Flint has given rise to a renewed interest in water quality, and more specifically the parts per billion of lead in drinking water. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is charged with maintaining the U.S.Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDTMarquette officials closely monitor system - According to Marquette Public Works and Utilities Director Curt Goodman, the water source in Marquette is a pipe that extends 3,100 feet out into Lake Superior. Goodman said there are no major challenges in treating Marquette's water.Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDTGov. Snyder plans $36M for Flint, infrastructure - Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is set to propose spending hundreds of millions more to address Flint's water crisis and to update infrastructure, including lead water pipes, in the city and across the stat.Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDTRetired sign painter turns attention, talent to U.P. 200 - After a long career painting signs for his family business, Dan Cook retired and moved part-time to Florida, only to find that his heart stayed with his art - and with his community.Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDTPaczki paradise grocery store makes paczkis for Fat Tuesday tradition.Tue, 9 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDT