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This IS a drill: Active-shooter scenarios get police, schools on same page

April 15, 2016 DOLLAR BAY — Three officers are walking down the hallway of a school. Two are looking forward. One is watching behind them. They are on the lookout for a gunman. more »»

One week left for Lift Bridge refurbishing

April 15, 2016 HANCOCK/HOUGHTON — The 18-month maintenance project on the Portage Lake Lift Bridge is nearly complete, with one week’s worth of work left, according to Al Anderson. more »»

Concussion Detection Study

April 15, 2016 CALUMET — At the beginning of this school year, two high schools, Calumet and Lake Linden-Hubbell, volunteered to participate in a pilot program under the Michigan High School Athletic Association... more »»

Between the floes

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Portage supervisor: Experience benefits township taxpayers

April 14, 2016 PORTAGE TOWNSHIP — In 2010, Bruce Petersen thought his experience in federal government would be useful in local government, so he applied to be appointed Portage Township supervisor and was chosen... more »»

Stoplight coming to M-26, Razorback Dr. intersection

April 14, 2016 HOUGHTON — Bids for upcoming projects were under discussion at Wednesday’s City Council meeting. more »»

Dredging Ahead: Village seeks to promote shipping

April 14, 2016 ONTONAGON — The Village of Ontonagon will see its harbor and marina dredged this summer for the first time in eight years. The Ontonagon River hasn’t been dredged since 2008. more »»

Domestic assault victim finds refuge at local business

April 13, 2016 HOUGHTON — The Houghton Police Department made an arrest for domestic assault Tuesday after an altercation at a local business, according to written statement from the department. At about 8:10 a.. more »»

Pay Gap: Day spotlights pay difference in genders

April 13, 2016 HOUGHTON — Even controlling for factors such as field, education and experience, a pay gap persists between men and women. more »»

Pay equity supporters offer remedies

April 13, 2016 HOUGHTON — In addition to plying passersby with cookies promoting Equal Pay Day on Wednesday, members of the Society of Women Engineers and Copper Country League of Women Voters on Tuesday handed ou... more »»

Center resources available to local UP teachers

April 13, 2016 By GRAHAM JAEHNIG gjaehnig@mininggazette. more »»

Police mum on details in Tuesday a.m. battery

April 12, 2016 HOUGHTON — What may have been a domestic dispute ended this morning at a business in Houghton, and resulted in injury for a woman. more »»

Longtime township supervisor seeks another term in Calumet

April 12, 2016 CALUMET TOWNSHIP — Paul Lehto has been supervisor of Calumet Township since November 1972. In August, he hopes to extend that tenure at least another four years. more »»

Township trustee incumbent running in first election

April 12, 2016 By KURT HAUGLIE CALUMET TOWNSHIP — For Jeff West, being on the Calumet Township Board of Trustees is way for him to contribute to the well-being of the communit. more »»

Blood Typing: Device improves testing, saves time

April 11, 2016 HOUGHTON — Typing blood can be a time-consuming process, but Adrienne Minerick is developing a device that can do the typing immediately. more »»

Relay for Life fights cancer with fun event

April 11, 2016 HOUGHTON — There were pies in the face, inflatable pony rides and massages, all for a good cause at Saturday’s Relay for Life at Michigan Technological Universit. more »»

Appeal Denied: Appeals court upholds Nassiri conviction

April 9, 2016 HOUGHTON - The 2014 murder conviction of a Dollar Bay man who killed his wife the previous year will stand, the state Court of Appeals ruled Thursday. more »»

4 arraigned in Atlantic Mine bust

April 9, 2016 HOUGHTON — Four people were arraigned in 97th District Court on charges connected to an Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team bust in Atlantic Mine. more »»



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