Green

  • 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.

  • Your Green Life: "Green Furniture"

    Summer is here and many Northlanders are spending more time on their patios, decks, and lawns soaking up the sun. But while you sit outside, you'll want a comfortable chair to enjoy your grilled goods and cold lemonade. In this week's "Your Green Life" Adam Lorch visits one Duluth company making relaxing, and green patio furniture.

  • New Operator for Duluth Steam Plant Could Soon Be Approved

    DULUTH, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) - The Duluth Steam Plant could soon have a new operator, one with green ideas. The Duluth City Council will vote whether to approve an agreement with Ever-Green Energy Duluth to manage the Canal Park facility.

  • "Your Green Life": Hydro Power

    Rivers and streams were full to the brim last week after torrential rains fell across the Northland. This was an inconvenience for some, but it actually helped supply power for Duluth and the surrounding area. In this weeks "Your Green Life" Adam Lorch dives into hydroelectric power with the Minnesota Power Company.




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