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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two companies that operate paper mills in the Upper Peninsula have struck a deal. Verso Paper announced yesterday that it plans to buy NewPage Holdings Inc. for $1.4 billion. The Memphis, Tennessee-based coated papers maker expects the acquisition of the printing and specialty paper maker to conclude […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Iron Mountain post and the Iron Mountain Police Department apprehended one person yesterday after a vehicle chase yesterday. The incident began arouns 9:40am when authorities responded to a report of a stolen vehicle being chased by Wisconsin police that was close to crossing […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A gusty west to northwest flow of very cold arctic air will drive wind chills down to as low as 25 to 45 below zero through the remainder of today and down to 30 to 50 below zero tonight and tomorrow morning. Wind chills will be lowest […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The following school districts and preschools have canceled classes for tomorrow (Tuesday, January 7th, 2014) due to the extreme cold temperatures. There may be more added through the evening hours and we will work to bring you latest updates as they become available. Be sure to tune […]

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  Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The following Marquette County Schools are closed tomorrow due to extreme cold. MARQUETTE COUNTY SCHOOL CLOSURES FOR 1/7/14: Gwinn Community Schools Ishpeming Public Schools Marquette Area Public Schools Father Marquette School – Marquette Marquette-Alger RESA – Marquette Negaunee Public Schools NorthStar Academy & Polaris Middle School […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of Marquette General, is currently in critical need of A-positive, A-negative, B-positive, B-negative, O-positive and O-negative blood throughout their Upper Peninsula service area. The need is high is Escanaba, Hancock, Marquette and Sault Ste. Marie. All blood donated at the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) -  Marquette Area Public Schools will be closed on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 due to extreme weather conditions. All sporting events and other school related activities will also be cancelled.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The National Weather Service has posted a Wind Chill Warning for the entire Upper Peninsula until 11:00 a.m. eastern time tomorrow.  There is also a Lake Effect Snow Advisory remains in effect until 7:00 p.m. eastern time tomorrow for Alger, Luce and Schoolcraft counties. The Weather Service […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post responded to a nine-vehicle accident yesterday afternoon in Negaunee Township. The accident happened just before 1:00 p.m. on US-41 near Brebner Road when a westbound 2001 Honda, driven by 54-year-old Theresa Selman of Ishpeming went out of control and crossed the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are looking for the public’s help as they search for a vehicle involved in a hit and run accident yesterday in Marquette. Police say the incident happened just after noon at the intersection of Presque Isle Avenue and Norwood Street. The suspect vehicle hit […]

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