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Marquette – The Blueberry Dance Festival dance competition will be held Saturday, July 30 at 10 a.m. in Kaufman Auditorium. Dancers must register by July 22. Registration forms are available in Marquette at the Second Skin Shop, 122 N. Third Street, and at the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center on the lower level [...]

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Marquette – The Peter White Public Library will show the family film “Ponyo” on Friday, July 22 at 2 p.m. in the Community Room. The film is rated PG and is an animated retelling of “The Little Mermaid” set in Japan. Families may bring their own popcorn and drinks. For more information, call 226-4323 or [...]

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Marquette – The National Weather Service in Marquette, in conjunction with the Marquette Water Safety Task Force, the YMCA, Northern Michigan University and Michigan Sea Grant will sponsor a water safety and recreation expo on Friday, July 22 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday on the beach at McCarty’s Cove in Marquette. The National [...]

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Marquette – The U.P. Book Tour 2011 will feature a reading with Cynthia Beach and members of The Guild on Friday, July 22 at 1:30 p.m. at the Lighthouse Christian Bookstore, Marquette. The tour features 60 plus writers, 50 plus events, 30 plus days and 20 plus U.P. cities, making it the largest literary event [...]

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Negaunee – The Marquette County Health Department will offer clinics for immunizations and HIV/AIDS counseling and testing from on Friday, July 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 184 U.S. 41, Negaunee.
For more information or to schedule an appointmen…

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Pick one outdoor activity — going on a hike, taking a nature walk, playing games such as tag with your kids, cycling, roller blading, or swimming — to shed that cooped-up feeling of gym workouts. And remember, the family that plays together not only gets fit together — it’s also a great way to create […]

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Noun: Anacoluthon (an-uh-kuh-LOO-thahn) Definition: Syntactical inconsistency or incoherence within a sentence; especially : a shift in an unfinished sentence from one syntactic construction to another Sample sentence: Shakespeare uses anacoluthon to express the king’s emotion in this line from Henry V: “Rather proclaim it, Westmorelan, through my host, / That he which hath no stomach […]

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Marquette – The Superior Alliance for Independent Living will sponsor a Hawaiian-themed Indepen-Dance on Thursday, July 21 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the banquet room at the Masonic Building, 128 W. Washington Street, Marquette. Admission is $4 per person; support staff will be admitted for free. The Masonic Building is barrier-free. Marq-Tran will offer [...]

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Marquette – Becky (Elson) Erickson will speak on Thursday, July 21 at 2 p.m. at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church at Fair and Presque Isle in Marquette. Erickson and her husband, Bill, along with their children, David, Michael and Nathan, served as missionaries in the Republic of Congo and in Senegal. Erickson will discuss their experiences [...]

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Marquette – Dutch/American designer Nick Kaars will take the audience on an armchair tour of the Netherlands, highlighting its culture, history and people with “A Potpourri of the Dutch Style,” a virtual trip overseas, on Thursday, July 21 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library. Kaars’commentary will be illustrated [...]

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