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The Coalition to Save the Menominee River 5K

The Coalition to Save the Menominee River held their 5k Walk-athon on Sunday August 28 at Stephenson Island in Marinette. Registration was from 8 AM until the start of the walk at 10 AM. Walkers left Stephenson Island and traveled along the river on Riverside Avenue and looped back to Stephenson Island. Pictured is a necklace that one of the participants, Mary, created. Each bow has the name of a water protector who contributed. Pastor Ken Michaelis gave a welcome invocation prior to the start. After the walk there was music by Skip Jones. Food was available from Raven of Hope and there were many craft vendors.

Save the Menominee River

    Did you know that the Menominee River flows into the Bay of Green Bay and continues all the way to Lake Michigan? Should we be willing to poison that much water? Our happy PEACEFUL group protested on Friday, July 1,  letting the public know we are always fighting to keep our water safe from sulfide mining. We were approached by a Menominee police officer who was very angry. We took down the sign that we were told was illegal to have attached to a corner pole per his request. We were then told we were not allowed to walk in front of the Ogden Club at all. I’m pretty darn sure we have a right to PEACEFULLY protest on a PUBLIC ...