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  • Your Green Life: "Lincoln Park Middle School"

    Friday, Aug 17 at 6:49 AM

    It won't be long before kids will be heading back to school. For kids attending Lincoln Park's newest Middle School, the learning experience will be greened-up by some new upgrades. In this week's "Your Green Life" Adam Lorch visits the new Middle School and tells us about all the energy savings built into the new building.

  • MN Power Avoids Immediate Closure of Northland Coal Plants

    Minnesota Power buys some time and avoids immediate closure of three of their coal burning power plants, despite overwhelming evidence and broad public support for replacing these aging coal plants with cheaper, cleaner power sources.

  • Your Green Life: "Sustainable Forestry"

    Foresting has significant economic and ecological impacts in our area. But over the past 100 years the ecological impact has been mitigated through sustainable forestry practices. In this weeks "Your Green Life" Adam Lorch visits the Cloquet paper mill to look at how management practices benefit the environment and the human consumers of the products.

  • Your Green Life: "NNC Going Green"

    For years now we have been reporting on local businesses in our community trying to take the extra step to be green. Well in this week's "Your Green Life" Adam Lorch takes a look behind the scenes of the Northland's News Center to show you how we have taken that step with you.

  • A New Study Says: "When It Rains, It Pours"

    In the wake of the recent flood, many are asking if the climate is changing. And if increasing global temperatures to blame? Environment Minnesota recently released a new study looking at rainfall from 1948–2011. It showed an increase in severe droughts and severe rain events in the United Sates.

  • 9th Annual Lake Superior Binational Stewardship Awards Announced

    The Lake Superior Binational Forum announced the recipients on the 9th annual Lake Superior Binational Program's Environmental Stewardship Award.

  • Great Lakes Aquarium Has New Interactive Invasives Attraction

    As the problem of invasive species spread in Northland lakes, so do the ways people try to stop them. The Great Lakes Aquarium thinks people need to start thinking of invasives when they're young. A new exhibit there is aimed at doing that and Dave Anderson gives us a look.

  • Your Green Life: "Green and Clean Landfill"

    The flood has many community businesses pitching in to help with the clean up. The Shamrock Landfill in Cloquet opened its doors to flood victims by disposing of damaged property free of charge. But this company also has a long reputation of being a green landfill. In this weeks "Your Green Life" Adam Lorch looks at how this company is cleaning up the garbage disposal business.

  • Your Green Life: "Silver Bay Aqua-ponics"

    Big things are happening in the small North Shore town of Silver Bay. The city, along with a partnership with UMD, is constructing a one of a kind green house. In this week's "Your Green Life" Meteorologist Adam Lorch explores the innovative farming practice of aqua–ponics.

  • Duluth Wind Turbines Depart To Brazil

    Duluth, MN (Northlands NewsCenter) --The ship named Alamosborg is headed on a three–week venture to Ceara, Brazil and will carry the equipment. On board are 60 – 37 meter blades manufactured in Grand Forks, North Dakota.