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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The following schools are closed in the central Upper Peninsula due to inclement weather: Northern Michigan University BAY College both Iron Mountain & Escanaba Campuses Marquette Area Public Schools Father Marquette School North Star Academy-Polaris Middle School Marquette-Alger RESA Negaunee Public Schools NICE Community Schools Gwinn Community […]

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School Cancellations as of 9:30pm on Thursday, December 20, 2012   School Cancellations for Friday, December 21, 2012: Ishpeming Schools Marquette & Father Marquette Schools Negaunee Schools NICE Community Schools Powell Township Schools Gwinn Schools North Star Academy Autrain-Onota Schools Stay tuned to Sunny 101.9 WKQS during the Sunny Morning Show with Walt & Mike […]

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  MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The National Weather Service says a Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 1 p.m. tomorrow for the central and eastern Upper Peninsula. Heavy wet snow will continue through Friday morning. Snow will fall heavy at times this afternoon and tonight when snowfall rates of 1 […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post say the combination of snow and blowing snow could result in very difficult driving conditions today and tonight. They are encouraging motorists traveling across the region to do so with extra caution.  Authorities say reduced visibilities and snow covered roadways will […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State police at the Negaunee Post responded to a three-vehicle accident yesterday afternoon in Marquette Township. The accident happened on US-41 near Northwoods Drive just after 4 p.m. when a 2012 Chevy Avalanche pickup truck, driven by 80-year-old Richard Sorensen of Little Lake failed to yield and […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police responded to a pedestrian-motor vehicle accident yesterday morning at the intersection of Third and Washington Street that sent one person to the hospital. Police say 71-year-old Frances Knoodle of Marquette was attempting to cross Washington Street around 10:50 a.m. when she was struck by […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s unemployment rate edged downward for the third consecutive month in November falling by two-tenths of a percentage point to 8.9 percent. According to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget, the state’s labor force level recorded a reduction of 24,000 over the month as total […]

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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 O-negative blood throughout Upper Peninsula. Blood Center officials say the need is high in all of their service areas of Escanaba, Hancock, Iron Mountain, Marquette and Sault Ste. Marie. In the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A 50-year old man was arrested in Wisconsin yesterday in connection with burglaries at the two Subway Restaurants in Escanaba. The suspect may have been involved in burglaries that focused on Subway Restaurants throughout the Midwest.  An undisclosed amount of money was taken from the safes at […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The number of reported cases of the flu in Michigan jumped this week, according to state health officials. The Michigan Department of Community Health reports 63 cases this week compared to just 34 cases one week ago. The majority of the flu cases are reported in the […]

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