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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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Marquette – The Marquette City Band will present a concert “Marquette Pride” featuring local soloists, on Thursday, July 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the Presque Isle Park band shell.
The band is under the direction of Matt Ludwig. The concer…

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Marquette – The United Methodist Women of First United Methodist Church in Marquette will sponsor “Remarkable Women in Marquette County History,” on Thursday, July 21 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Presque Isle Pavilion. This is an ecumenical event for all women of the United Methodist churches of Marquette County and will feature a [...]

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Ishpeming – The Thursday Night Concert Series will present fantastic local talent on Thursday, July 21 from 7 to 8 p.m. by Old Ish in downtown Ishpeming.
Bring your own lawn chairs. The concert is free.

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Beaver Island – The U.P. Book Tour 2011 will feature a book signing with Steve Hamilton on Thursday, July 21 throughout the afternoon at the Museum on Beaver Island. The tour features 60 plus writers, 50 plus events, 30 plus days and 20 plus U.P. cities, making it the largest literary event in the history [...]

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You know you need to, now it’s time to start: floss every single day. Do it at the beach (in a secluded spot), while reading on your patio, or when watching TV — and the task will breeze by. Flossing reduces oral bacteria, which improves overall body health, and if oral bacteria is low, your […]

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