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Letter to the editor: Spaceport reports show definite understatement
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Letter to the editor by Cary Gottlieb, published at The Mining Journal: “Documents from 2020 (“Spaceport Site Selection and Feasibility Study” and “Michigan Spaceport Economics and Business Report”) prepared for the lobbying firm promoting the Marquette Spaceport, Michigan Aerospace Manufacturer Association (MAMA) … read more Letter to the editor: Spaceport reports show definite understatement

‘Challenges’ the theme of Sonderegger21 Symposium
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Story by Christie Mastric, published at The Mining Journal: “This year, the ‘Challenges’ theme referred to the issues facing the region and how to address them…  …’What are the things that we are facing?’ Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center Director Dan Truckey … read more ‘Challenges’ the theme of Sonderegger21 Symposium

Letter to the Editor: Superior must remain free of rocket launches
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Letter to the editor by Adam J. Berger, published at The Mining Journal: “Lake Superior is Marquette County’s greatest treasure. We live along one of the largest repositories of fresh water in the world. As the climate changes and clean, … read more Letter to the Editor: Superior must remain free of rocket launches

Letter to the Editor: Theft of signs from yard shows disrespect for homeowner’s rights
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Letter to the editor by Betsy Little, published at The Mining Journal: “…one of our yard signs had been stolen. It was a yard sign in support of a group called Citizens for a Safe and Clean Lake Superior. The … read more Letter to the Editor: Theft of signs from yard shows disrespect for homeowner’s rights

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