Category Archives: Reverend Jon Magnuson

Happy 40th Wedding Anniversary to Jon and Diana Magnuson of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

Jon and Diana Magnuson are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary – and their friends are celebrating how the couple has touched our lives. Continue reading

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Timeless Media Productions Documentary: Dire times in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula Due to Sulfide Mining Plans

The unspoiled beauty of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is threatened due to plans by Kennecott Minerals and other mining companies to open dozens of sulfide mines. This is a Michigan State University Environmental Journalism Class video. MSU students Samantha Harris and Michelle Verdura edited, produced and wrote this documentary. Continue reading

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Mother of the Superfund: Love Canal fighter and environmental warrior Lois Gibbs speaks in Marquette, MI Friday, Oct. 15, 2010 at Northern Michigan University

Fighting Evil Corporations Love Canal fighter Lois Gibbs speaks in Marquette on October 14, 15, 16, 2010 Environmental warrior and Love Canal fighter Lois Gibbs visits Marquette, as the Upper Peninsula faces its worst pollution crisis in history with the … Continue reading

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Lake Superior Day 2010: Day of prayer and fasting July 18 near Big Bay, MI for protection of Lake Superior, Yellow Dog Watershed, and Eagle Rock from grips of a sulfide mine

Lake Superior Day 2010 Under the Shadow of Eagle Rock: A Day of Prayer and Fasting July 18, 2010: Day of interfaith prayer and fasting for Lake Superior Day to Honor Eagle Rock, Lake Superior and praying for the protection … Continue reading

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Stand for the Land Rally at Michigan Capitol: They sang, they cried, they proclaimed Mother Nature First! as Native Americans, non-Natives protested the raid on sacred Eagle Rock and continued the fight against Kennecott Eagle Minerals nickel and copper mine on the Yellow Dog Plains near Lake Superior

THEY STOOD UP FOR THE THREATENED LAND ON MICHIGAN’S YELLOW DOG PLAINS NEAR LAKE SUPERIOR !! American Indians, non-Natives joined forces to Stand for the Land at Michigan State Capitol on June 3, 2010 to protest the huge police raid … Continue reading

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Make A Difference Day 2009: NMU EarthKeeper Student Team cleans along Dead River

Northern Michigan University EarthKeeper Student Teams Makes a Difference by removing trash from a favorite youth party spot on a Lake Superior tributary in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula (Marquette, Michigan) – A student environment group from Northern Michigan University honored “Make … Continue reading

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