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Wednesday: Learning

NASA capsule flies over Apollo landing sites

By MARCIA DUNN Associated Press CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA’s Orion capsule and its test dummies swooped one last time around the moon Monday, flying over a couple Apollo landing sites before heading home. Orion will aim for a Pacific splashdown Sunday off San Diego, setting the stage ...

Student mental health; Is special education the answer?

(AP) — The COVID-19 pandemic sent Heidi Whitney’s daughter into a tailspin. Suddenly the San Diego middle schooler was sleeping all day and awake all night. When in-person classes resumed, she was so anxious at times that she begged to come home early, telling the nurse her stomach ...

NMU program featured in Outside Magazine

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University was among 18 higher education institutions nationwide featured in an Outside Magazine article titled “These Schools Can Help You Break into the Outdoor Industry.” The story addressed a growing number of U.S. colleges offering programs for future ...

Book relates to Native ‘Romeo and Juliet’ tale

MARQUETTE — Tribal lore mixes with tragedy in one notable book. In partnership with the Crystal Falls Community District Library and the Upper Peninsula Publishers and Authors Association, the U.P. Notable Book Club’s 24th author event will feature Carole Hare, a winner of the U.P. ...

Hartz files for clemency for federal prisoners

MARQUETTE — Documentation prepared and signed by Northern Michigan University history alumnus Logan Hartz during a “career-changing” internship for law school will end up on the desk of the president of the United States. While working for a nonprofit public interest law organization, he ...

Clay time is playtime

MARQUETTE — It can be a messy medium, but one that can produce beautiful works of art. Melissa Sprouse, owner of HOTplate Pottery, located in Marquette’s Masonic Square Mall, led a clay workshop at the Masonic Center on Friday where participants learned basic techniques in working with ...