Special to the EagleHerald
The Coalition to SAVE the Menominee River, Inc. conducted its annual Interstate Bridge Walk on Saturday, where they walked from Stephenson Island to Menominee to pledge its opposition to the proposed sulfide mine.
Special to the EagleHerald

The Coalition to SAVE the Menominee River, Inc. conducted its annual Interstate Bridge Walk on Saturday, where they walked from Stephenson Island to Menominee to pledge its opposition to the proposed sulfide mine.

Twin City Squares to hold dance

MARINETTE — The Twin City Squares will hold a dance Sunday from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at Merryman School, 611 Elizabeth Ave. The caller will be Amanda Herdt. The supper after the dance is hobo stew. Members should bring their favorite stew to add to the kettle. The lunch committee will bring dessert.

If dancers wish to have a mainstream workshop before the dance, they may contact Mary and Lloyd at 906-753-4583 or lloydmaryhoule@yahoo.com.

Coalition walks to protest mine

The Coalition to SAVE the Menominee River Inc. conducted its annual Interstate Bridge Walk Saturday. The group walked from Stephenson Island to Menominee to pledge its opposition to the proposed sulfide mine on the Menominee River banks West of Stephenson.

The Coalition has added the Michigan State University Spartan Sierra Club to their roster of volunteers. The MSU Spartan Sierra Club is comprised of 80 members of environmentally affiliated majors.

The Coalition has also filed a Federal lawsuit in Chicago to bring EPA and the Army Corp of Engineers into the permitting process of the Back Forty mine.

Editor's note: A picture of the group can be seen on our website, ehextra.com.

YMCA receives $1,000 grant

MENOMINEE — The Greater Marinette-Menominee YMCA is the recipient of a $1,000 grant from the Wisconsin Public Service Foundation. This grant will be used towards the purchase or rent of an outdoor shelter for the Y-Kids Summer Program, greatly enhancing the camp experience for youth, specifically the 6- to 8-year-old age group, who will utilize the space as their home base during the summer months.

For more information about the summer Y-Kids program, people may call the YMCA at 906-863-9983.