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Joy Schelble is a health educator in Iron County. Her work is focused on addressing hunger and food insecurity in her community. In this clip Joy offers insight into the local heritage with regard to farming and agriculture.
Dana Churness lives with her family on the south shore of Lake Superior. She raises questions and concerns about the future of the area, the health of all citizens and the legacy that is created for the children.
Al Gedicks, author and professor, has made it his mission to provide accurate scientific information regarding all types of industrial mining. In this clip he discusses the environmental, social and cultural implications of open pit taconite mining.
Scott Griffiths grew up in Ashland, Wisconsin and calls the area home. While he spent some time away from Ashland, he always felt a constant draw to return. He and his wife Kelly moved back a couple of years ago. … Continue reading
Mary Dougherty, resident of Bayfield, Wi., discusses why she moved to the Bayfield Peninsula, her connection to Lake Superior–the largest fresh water lake in the world by circumference–and the restorative powers of the area.
Honore Kaszuba, a small business owner in Ashland, Wi., discusses the changes she has observed in the last sixteen years as tourism has grown in the area, and her concerns regarding the waters of Lake Superior and the entire Bad … Continue reading
Pete Rasmussen, local resident, carpenter and co-creator of the Penokee Hills Education Project, discuss concerns about water pollution and lays out questions that Gogebic Taconite has not answered. (Gogebic Taconite Project Overview)
Kathy Noteboom is a teacher in Bayfield, WI and has lived in the area since the early 1990′s. She voices her concerns about the water, the land and about the future of the area.
Grant Herman, retired Northland College professor, local business owner and board member of the Alliance for Sustainability discusses concerns, raises questions and talks facts about the proposed Penokee Hills iron ore mine. Part 2 and 3 of the interview with … Continue reading
April Stone~Dahl, local resident, reflects on the land and the close relationship she and her family have to it.