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ENVIRONMENTAL EXCELLENCE: Recent Westwood High School grad recognized for efforts
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Story by Christie Mastric, published at The Mining Journal: “Meg Harmon, a recent Westwood High School graduate, has been awarded an ‘Environmental Excellence’ certificate and a $500 award for her student volunteer work with Citizens for a Safe & Clean … read more ENVIRONMENTAL EXCELLENCE: Recent Westwood High School grad recognized for efforts

Group wants to thwart construction of spaceport in Marquette County
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Story by Nicole Walton, published at Public Radio 90 WNMU-FM: “Citizens for a Safe and Clean Lake Superior says its goal is to protect the lake and its coastal habitat and to defeat the plan to construct the site near … read more Group wants to thwart construction of spaceport in Marquette County

Letter to the Editor: Launch pad bad policy
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Letter to the editor by Jeanne Baumann, published at The Mining Journal: “May 15 was the 20th launch of the Electron, the best-in-class rocket used in plans for Marquette’s launch pad on Lake Superior. This rocket failed two minutes after … read more Letter to the Editor: Launch pad bad policy

MAMA will seek public input on proposed rocket launch site
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Story by Nick Friend, published at TV6 Upper Michigans Source: “MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLUC) – The group behind a proposed rocket launch site near Marquette says it will listen to the public’s concerns before moving forward. Nearly ten months after … read more MAMA will seek public input on proposed rocket launch site

Group opposing Marquette County rocket launch site fundraising with apparel
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Story by TV6 News Team, published at TV6 Upper Michigans Source: Amber Johnston, artist of Because Marquette, creates merchandise that celebrates the beauty of the U.P. with her partner Libby Nelson, who owns Café Bodega. Because Marquette will donate to CSCLS the profits … read more Group opposing Marquette County rocket launch site fundraising with apparel

Op-ed: Blessing our home by staying in our home
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Op-ed by Jon Magnuson, published at The Mining Journal: “…right now Marquette County is dealing with a draft proposal regarding an industrial rocket launch site in Powell Township near the shores of Lake Superior. Thousands of citizens have responded in … read more Op-ed: Blessing our home by staying in our home

Granot Loma boasts rich history
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Article by Beth Gruber of the Marquette Regional History Center, published at The Mining Journal: “In April 1991, Granot Loma was listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Since then the property has been listed for sale several times, … read more Granot Loma boasts rich history

Letter to the editor: launch plan opposed
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Letter to the editor by Scott Emerson, published at The Mining Journal: “A reasonable alternative would be for MAMA to withdraw their proposal for a vertical launch site. They could then instead offer the community a second horizontal, airplane facilitated, … read more Letter to the editor: launch plan opposed

Letter to the editor: ‘green’ rocket launch?
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Letter to the editor by Nancy Uschold, published at The Mining Journal: “Interestingly, Oscoda/Wurtsmith Airport, which is on Lake Huron, was awarded the horizontal launch. Based on information shared with the public, Oscoda would be appropriate for the vertical launch … read more Letter to the editor: ‘green’ rocket launch?

MAMA selects Chippewa County for new command and control center
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Story by TV6 News Team and Nick Friend, published at TV6 Upper Michigans Source: “STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. (WLUC) – Upper Michigan will be the site of a new command center for a Marquette spaceport. The Chippewa County International Airport is … read more MAMA selects Chippewa County for new command and control center