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Resist the urge to stay up later during long summer days. Instead pay attention to good sleep hygiene by keeping the same bedtime and wake-up schedule and not drinking alcohol within three hours of bedtime. It’s also a good idea to avoid naps during the day unless you take them every day at the same […]

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Adjective: Sagacious (suh-GAY-shus) Definition: 1. Of keen and farsighted penetration and judgment 2. Caused by or indicating acute discernment Sample sentence: Uncle John tried to stump Natalie with a series of riddles, bur for each one, the sagacious child managed to get the correct answer.

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Marquette – The 33rd annual Hiawatha Traditional Music Festival will be held Friday, July 22 through Sunday, July 24 at Tourist Park in Marquette. The festival will open with a get acquainted dance at 7:30 p.m. Friday, featuring the Top Drawer String Band and Harmonious Wail. Main stage performances begin at 11 a.m. Saturday with [...]

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Trenary – The Trenary Cooperative Federal Credit Union and the Trenary Outhouse Classic are conducting a food drive through Sunday, July 31. Donations will be accepted at the Credit Union and all who donate are eligible to enter a prize drawing, with entries based on the number of items donated. First prize is a patio [...]

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Marquette – Ice Cream and Gelato in July will be held on Sunday, July 24 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Elizabeth’s Chop House in downtown Marquette. Entertainment will be provided by the Overtones. The event will benefit the Marquette Area Public Schools Education Foundation to support future scholarships. Tickets are $100 per couple and [...]

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Crystal Falls – The Crystal Theatre’s 2011 “Gem of a Season” will offer a performance by Shout Sister Shout: Steppin’ In It with Rachael Davis on Sunday, July 24 at 2 p.m. at the theater in Crystal Falls. Nationally recognized for their folk repertoires, the Steppin’ In It quartet and soloist Rachael Davis also share [...]

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Summer’s a great time to skip drinks with hard alcohol and choose a light, chilled alcoholic beverage (unless you are pregnant or should not drink for health or other reasons). A sangria (table wine diluted with juice), a cold beer, or a wine spritzer are all refreshing but light. In moderation — defined as one […]

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Noun: Netsuke (NETS-kay) Definition: A small and often intricately carved toggle (as of wood, ivory or metal) used to fasten a small container to a kimono sash. Sample Sentence: During the Tokugawa period in Japan, from 1603-1868, the netsuke was an indispensable item of dress and often, a fine work of miniature art.

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Marquette – Boy Scout Troop 302 will hold a hotdog and hamburger cookout fundraiser on Saturday, July 23 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Econo Foods in Marquette.
Proceeds will be used by the Scouts for upcoming outdoor and camping activities.

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Gwinn – The Gwinn Area Fun Daze will be held on Saturday, July 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Peter Nordeen Park on M-35 in Gwinn.
There will be crafters, vendors, games, music, food and much more!

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