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New Music From Miranda on the Way!

Miranda Lambert‘s new single, “Automatic,” is hitting the airwaves this coming Wednesday, February 5.  Miranda co-wrote the autobiographical song about her childhood in Texas. The lyrics include a nod to her days of recording the country countdown show on her cassette recorder, going to Dallas to buy an Easter dress, and learning to drive the […]

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Philip Seymour Hoffman Found Dead

Philip Seymour Hoffman is dead, ABC News has confirmed. The 46-year-old actor, an Oscar winner for the 2005 movie Capote, was found dead Sunday in his Manhattan home.  The NYPD confirms that Hoffman’s body was found at his apartment in Manhattan’s West Village at 11:15 a.m. by screenwriter David Katz and a friend.  So far, […]

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ACM Nominees Announced!

Miranda Lambert and Tim McGraw lead this year’s ACM Awards nominees, with seven nods each. Keith Urban follows with six nominations, and Kacey Musgraves, Blake Shelton and Taylor Swift were named in five categories. Fan voting for ACM Entertainer of the Year starts March 24 at ACMVote.com.  Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan host the 49th […]

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It’s a Heat Wave, But Still Some School Delays and Closings.

The temps are up, but the weather is still dicey for several school districts in the U.P. Here is what we have so far:             SCHOOL CLOSINGS Houghton-Keweenaw County B-H-K Baraga County Headstart B-H-K Houghton/Keweenaw Headstart Copper Country Christian School Ewen Headstart MTU Preschool SCHOOL DELAYS Ewen-Trout Creek   2 Hr […]

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Same Weather Means Closed Schools. Again.

The return of “Polar Vortex” means that schools are having a hard time opening again on Tuesday!           SCHOOL DELAYS FOR 1/28/14 Munising Baptist School    2 Hour Delay Little Huskies Child Development Center in Houghton  Will open at 10am Bay College – Escanaba Campus   Will open at 10am Bay College […]

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Guess What? No School Again!

                SCHOOL CLOSINGS Northern Michigan University in Marquette.  A decision concerning evening classes will be made by 2:00 p.m. Gogebic Community College  – Copper Country and Ironwood campuses Finlandia University in Hancock Bay College in Escanaba and Iron Mountain Ojibwa Community College in Baraga   Marquette Area Public […]

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Kacey Musgraves Grabbs a Grammy!

Here’s a selection of the winners from the 56th Annual Grammy Awards, held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday night. A full list of winners is available at Grammy.com:               Album of the Year Random Access Memories — Daft Punk Record of the Year “Get Lucky” — Daft […]

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No School Today!

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No School Today!

Old man winter has struck again! Here is the list of closings and delays for today:             SCHOOL CLOSINGS Marquette Area Public Schools Father Marquette NorthStar Academy & Polaris Middle School Marquette-Alger RESA Gwinn Cmmunity Schools Ishpeming Public Schools – Elementary Parent-Teacher Conferences will be rescheduled. Negaunee Public Schools NICE […]

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Soap Opera’s Blamed for Murder Rate?

Here is a weird take on things! The president of Venezuela has a new plan to curb his country’s skyrocketing murder rate, but it’s not the implementation of some law enforcement initiative or high-tech crime fighting gear: he’s going after soap operas. President Nicolas Maduro says the country’s popular telenovelas are to blame for crimes […]

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It’s a Girl!

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It’s a Girl!

As soon as she found out she was pregnant, Kelly Clarkson predicted that she and husband Brandon Blackstock would have a girl.  Turns out she was right all along. “We just found out we’re having a girl officially! I knew it!” Kelly tweeted. “Only a girl could cause this much drama with all this vomiting […]

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