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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Extremely low wind chills and snowy conditions have resulted in schools closings around the U.P. All schools in Marquette, Alger, Delta, Schoolcraft, Luce, Baraga, Houghton, Keweenaw, Dickinson, Ontonagon, Iron counties are closed today as wind chills are being reported around 30 below. Roads across the region are […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UP Health System-Marquette, is currently in a critical need of O-negative blood throughout the U.P. Blood Center officials say the need is highest in the Marquette, Escanaba and Sault Ste. Marie areas. You can donate at the U.P. Regional […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A single-engine airplane was involved in a crash yesterday at the Sawyer International Airport. The accident happened around 3:30 p.m. when the Cessna 172 veered of the runway during takeoff and flipped over. The pilot was the only person on the aircraft and was not injured. Reports […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Negaunee City Police are investigating a weekend stabbing at a residence. Police say a 42-year-old woman was allegedly stabbed by a 15-year-old female at an apartment at 302 West Clark Street around 11:00 p.m. Sunday. An investigation found that an argument had taken place between the victim […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Continued cold and high winds have resulted in another day of double-digit subzero wind chills in the Central U.P. As a result, several districts are closed or delayed today. SCHOOL CLOSINGS For 1/6/15: Marquette Area Public Schools Father Marquette School & North Star Academy Marquette-Alger RESA Classrooms […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Arctic air with temperatures well below zero and gusty west to northwest winds brought in wind chills as low as 40 below zero this morning around the the U.P. The National Weather Service in Negaunee Township says the cold will continue with wind chills tonight as low […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has signed legislation written by two U.P. lawmakers that encourages economic development and job creation opportunities for the city of Detroit. The bills, authored by State Senator Tom Casperson of Escanaba and State Representative John Kivela of Marquette, allow the Michigan Strategic Fund Board […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One person was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Delta County yesterday afternoon. Escanaba Public Safety says the accident happened just before 4:00 p.m. when two vehicles collided on the 1000 block of North 30th Street in the City of Escanaba. Three people were taken to St. […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – City of Ishpeming Public Works Department is reminding city residents and business owners to keep heat around their plumbing. As the extreme cold temperatures continue, cases of frozen pipes are increasing. The majority of them are related to lack of heat, specifically in basements. Property owners are […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials at UP Health System-Bell have implemented restrictions at the hospital in response to illness in the area. Due to an increasing number people experiencing flu symptoms or flu-like illness visiting restrictions have been put in place until further notice. The following guidelines should be followed: Essential […]

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