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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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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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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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Officials said overall, it was ”fairly quiet” in East Lansing, the hometown of the Spartans after Michigan State’s 24-20 victory over Stanford in the Rose Bowl on Wednesday. East Lansing firefighters responded to five fires following the game, four of which were couches or other furniture set ablaze in the middle of the street. Firefighters […]

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An Amtrak train was shut down for more than two hours Wednesday after striking a vehicle that was on a set of tracks in metro Detroit. The accident happened around 10 p.m. Wednesday in Pontiac. An Amtrak spokeswoman said the Wolverine passenger train was departing from Pontiac to Chicago when the incident occurred. According to […]

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The Marquette City Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 535 E. Michigan Street early this morning. Upon arrival, the fire was showing from three sides of the structure. A third alarm was called for additional personnel. Firefighters were able to verify that all occupants were out safely. The fire suppression team entered and […]

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The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the name of the person involved in the single fatal snowmobile crash that occured on December 31, 2013. The Snowmobile was operated by Jeffrey Dusseault, 45, of Marquette, who was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash remains under investigation.

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As 2013 wrapped-up, Detroit recorded the city’s fewest number of criminal homicides in several years. As of Tuesday morning, 332 homicides were reported compared with 384 at the same time last year. The department reported 308 in 2010 and 364 homicides in 2009. Sgt. Michael Woody is pleased with the progress, saying that those numbers […]

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