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Paper Companies Announce Merger

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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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State Police Arrest Juvenile After Car Chase

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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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Cold Weather Continues Grip On U.P.

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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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Upper Michigan School Closings For Tuesday, 1/7/14

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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 County Schools Closed For Tuesday, 1/7/14

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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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Critical Need For Blood Announced In U.P.

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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 Area Public Schools Closing For Second Day Due To Cold

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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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Cold Snap Closes Schools For Monday, 1/6/14

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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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Governor Snyder Will Deliver The Annual State-Of-The-State Message Next Week

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Governor Rick Snyder is set to deliver his fourth State of the State Address on Thursday, January 16. Snyder’s office announced yesterday that the Republican governor will deliver the speech in the State House of Representatives chamber before a joint session of the House and Senate at 7 p-m. The State of the State Address […]

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It’s Time For Sex Offenders To Verify Registration

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State Police are reminding all registered sex offenders that the 15-day address verification period started on Wednesday and runs through mid-month. During this period, state law requires all registered offenders to report in person to their local law enforcement agency, sheriff’s office or nearest MSP post to verify their address. All registered sex offenders must […]

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