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Marquette – The Peter White Public Library will host a “One World, Many Crafts” program on Monday, August 8 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Community Room. Children ages 6 and older and their families are invited to create multicultural cr…

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Negaunee – A free hunter safety class will be offered Monday, August 8; Tuesday, August 9; Thursday, August 11 and Friday, August 12 from 6 to 9 p.m. each evening at the Negaunee Rod and Gun Club. Class will begin at 5:30 p.m. Monday for registra…

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Too much ice cream too fast will cause the proverbial brain freeze. When this happens, press your tongue flat against the roof of your mouth, covering as much as you can. Since the nerves in the roof of your mouth get extremely cold, your body thinks your brain is freezing, too. In compensating, it overheats, […]

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Noun: Juggernaut (JUG-er-nawt) Definition: 1. A large heavy truck 2. A massive inexorable force, campaign, movement or object that crushes whatever is in its path. Sample sentence: Led by their talented shooting guard, the high school’s basketball team was a juggernaut, winning the state championship three years in a row.

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Adjective: Irrefragable (ih-REF-ruh-guh-bul) Definition: Impossible to refute or impossible to break or alter. Sample sentence: In his opening statement, the prosecutor told the jury that he would be providing them with irrefragable proof that the defendant had committed the crime.

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When you were nine, playing your armpit was a cool trick. Now, as an adult, you can still appreciate a good body-based feat, but you’re more discriminating. Take that tickle in your throat; it’s not worth gagging over. Here’s a better way to scratch your itch. When the nerves in the ear are stimulated, it […]

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Marquette – The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a free ensign sailing program on Wednesday, August 10 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Lower Harbor near the Marquette Yacht Club. Enjoy a picnic while learning about the summer sailing…

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Gwinn – A dance will be held on Sunday, August 7 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Gwinn VFW Post 5670. Admission is $7. Food and beverages will be available. Live music will be provided by the Heartbeats.

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Noun: Bower (BOW-er) Definition: 1. An attractive dwelling or retreat 2. A lady’s private apartment in a medieval hall or castle 3. A shelter made with tree boughs or vines twined together: an arbor Sample sentence: Bryan knelt down before Mary, who was seated on a bench in the bower, took her hand, and asked […]

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Did you know you can break a fever with your armpits? Anything up to 102°F is mild and can be treated by drinking plenty of fluids. But to quickly bring down a reading above that, put an ice pack under your arm or near your groin. Icing either spot will cool your body’s core. It’s […]

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