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Closings For Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

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CLOSINGS DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER FOR 11/11/2014. Northern Michigan University in Marquette has canceled evening classes for today. Bay College Escanaba Campus closing at 5 p.m. Parent-Teacher Conferences scheduled for today at the Gwinn Schools will be held next Tuesday, November 18, from 4-7 pm. MARQ-TRAN has canceled the Forsyth Feeder run from Gwinn to […]

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Snowfall Totals So Far Around Central Upper Michigan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – As the snow continues to fall around the region this morning, here are some totals from approximately 8:00 a.m.:     NEGAUNEE   14.6″ IRON RIVER   14″ BIG BAY   12.7″ HERMAN   12.4″ BIG BASS LAKE   11″ NATIONAL MINE   10″ GRAND MARAIS   9″ CHASSELL   8.9″ ONTONAGON   8″ NEWBERRY   7.2″ […]

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Winter Storm Watch Continues For U.P. Today

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  A WINTER STORM CONTINUES OVER ALL OF UPPER MICHIGAN TODAY AND WILL BECOME MORE CONFINED TO NEAR LAKE SUPERIOR TONIGHT. WIDESPREAD HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED…ESPECIALLY THIS MORNING. A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 10:00 a.m. eastern Wednesday. The National Weather Service says another round of […]

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School Closings for Tuesday, 11/11/2014

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Several schools are closed around Upper Michigan this morning due to inclement weather.  Here is the latest updated list for today: Northern Michigan University is closed for the day. Evening classes have also been canceled. Finlandia University in Hancock – Classes canceled, offices are open. Keweenaw Bay […]

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Two-Vehicle Accident In Marquette County Injures Two

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post are continuing the investigation into a weekend two-vehicle crash in Marquette County. The accident happened around 9:45 p.m. Friday on M-95 near County Road 601in Humboldt Township. Troopers say a southbound 2007 Chevy Cobalt, driven by an Iron River woman, crossed […]

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Marquette Police Investigate Weekend Stabbing

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are investigating a weekend stabbing. Police say the stabbing was reported around 3:25 a.m. yesterday in an area near Division Street and Mesnard Street. An altercation broke our between two men that lead to the stabbing. Both men were taken to the U.P. Health […]

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Winter Storm Warning Posted For Entire U.P.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Winter Storm Warning has been posted for the entire Upper Peninsula. The National Weather Service says the warning will be in effect for the entire region as of 4:00 o’clock this afternoon. Total snowfall of at least one foot is expected in most areas and close […]

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Exciting Progress At The Marquette County YMCA

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Great things are happening at the Marquette County YMCA. CEO Lisa Coombs-Gerou joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this week to give listeners an update on the latest. She talked about the progress of the expansion construction at the Marquette facility adjacent to Lakeview […]

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Lawmakers Take On U.P. Electric Rate Increase

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan House has approved two resolutions aimed at protecting U.P. residents from electrical rate increases associated with a federally required $100 million additional cost to keep Marquette’s Presque Isle Power Plant operating. The measures, sponsored by Representatives Ed McBroom and John Kivela and supported by Scott […]

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Beatles Invasion Weekend In Marquette Starts TONIGHT!

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The third annual Beatles music fundraiser is this weekend in Marquette. Organizer Dave Stensaas joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to share more information about the two-night event. Stensaas explained that the shows will benefit the Feeding America Food Bank and UNICEF and will […]

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