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Laurium Girl Scout Earns Gold Award

A Girl Scout from Laurium is among those being recognized by the Girls Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes. Laura Lyons earned the Girl Scout Gold Award with her project, The Medicine of the Future is Our Food. In describing her project, Laura said, “My project focused on the health …

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Renewable Energy Company Drops Wind Turbine Project

A renewable energy company is no longer pursuing a wind farm project in Baraga County. Renewable Energy Systems had proposed erecting dozens of wind turbines in the Huron Mountains within L’Anse Township. The proposal was strongly opposed by the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community and the Friends of the Huron Mountains. …

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Microgrid Legislation Encourages Energy Independence

Bipartisan legislation introduced in Lansing would allow for the use of microgrids.  “As a state, we should strive to find innovative ways to promote energy independence, reliability and resiliency, and this legislation is a step in that direction,” said Ed Rivet, executive director of the Michigan Conservative Energy Forum. “This commonsense, …

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Whitmer’s Education Bills Introduced In Lansing

Governor Gretchen Whitmer continues to promote her plans to ensure every Michigander has a path to a high wage skill. The governor met with a group of legislators Thursday to announce their support for House and Senate bills creating the MI Opportunity Scholarship and Michigan Reconnect Program. Representatives from fifteen business, labor, …

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