Houghton-Portage Twp. adds school resource officer

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HOUGHTON — Houghton-Portage Township Schools joined other schools around the state Monday in hiring a school resource officer. The district board formally approved partnering with Houghton to bring a school resource officer into the district starting this fall. Earlier this month, ...

Regulators monitor tritium leak at Minnesota nuclear plant

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ST.. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota regulators said Thursday they’re monitoring the cleanup of a leak of 400,000 gallons of radioactive water from Xcel Energy’s Monticello nuclear power plant, and the company said there’s no danger to the public. “Xcel Energy took swift action to contain ...

North Korea launches missile into sea amid US-SKorea drills

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SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea launched a short-range ballistic missile toward the sea on Sunday, its neighbors said, ramping up testing activities in response to ongoing U.S.-South Korean military drills that it views as an invasion rehearsal. The North’s continuation of missile tests ...

Superior MakerFest builds connections

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HOUGHTON — The sound of drills filled the air as families got hands-on experience in building at the inaugural Superior MakerFest at Houghton High School Saturday. Despite a snowstorm that continued up through the start of the event, the space was packed with people for much of the ...

Statewide tornado drill scheduled for March 22

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LANSING, MICH. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has declared March 19-25 as Michigan’s Severe Weather Awareness Week, and the Michigan State Police, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division (MSP/EMHSD) is calling on residents to act by participating in a voluntary statewide tornado drill at 1 ...

Michigan adds LGBTQ protections to anti-discrimination law

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LANSING, Mich. — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed legislation Thursday codifying LGBTQ protections into the state’s civil rights law, permanently outlawing discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity in the state. The legislation follows a state Supreme ...