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Marquette – The first gathering of the Summer Fun for Families group will be on Friday, June 24 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Shiras Park in Marquette. Activities will include crafts, music and games. Snacks and supplies will be provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult. This program is free of charge, however, [...]

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Marquette – The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “A Kayaking Challenge Surrounding Finland” on Monday, June 27 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library. Filmmaker Frida Waara will talk about Finland’s Suomi Meloo, the world’s longest canoe-kayak relay. Waara and her daughter were the only Americans to [...]

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Marquette – Northern Michigan University’s all alumni summer reunion will be highlighted by “An Evening with Jeff Daniels,” a free community concert on Friday, June 24 at 6:30 p.m. at the Lakeview Arena in Marquette. *Please note change of venue* Enjoy the evening showcasing the singing/songwriting talents of the Michigan native and actor. Daniels has [...]

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Ishpeming – The 22nd annual Firecracker 5K run and 1-mile walk will be held on Saturday, July 2 beginning at 9:45 a.m. along the Al Quaal ski trails. Registration costs $10 prior to June 24, and $15 thereafter. Upper Peninsula Road runners Club members receive a $1 discount on pre-entries. For information, visit the UPRRC [...]

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Rock – Faith Lutheran Church in Rock will sponsor “Taste of Faith,” celebrating 100 years of home cooking, on Friday, June 24 at 6 p.m. Admission of $5 includes samples of 20 recipes featured in the church’s 100th anniversary cookbook. Copies of the cookbook will be available for purchase, with proceeds to benefit the local [...]

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Adjective:  Ritzy  (RIT-see) Definition: 1.  Being characteristic of, or befitting a snob:  snobbish 2.  Impressively or ostentatiously fancy or stylish:  fashionable Sample sentence:  They gathered at the ritzy Palms Place Hotel and Spa in Las Vegas to lounge and swim.

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Water flushes our systems of waste products and toxins. Yet many people go through life dehydrated, causing tiredness, low energy and headaches. It’s common to mistake thirst for hunger,  so staying well hydrated will also help you make healthier food choices. Get some exercise daily. Find something active that you like to do and add […]

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Marquette – The opening event for the U.P. Book Tour 2011 will be held on Thursday, June 23 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. The tour will feature 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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Marquette -The Village along North Third Street in Marquette will host local musicians during Music in the Village on Thursday, June 23 from 5 to 8 p.m. Scheduled performers include: Light After Midnight at Forsberg Flowers, Loch Mor at Main Street Pizza, Green Gene at Cruise-n-Coffee, Bob Like and Gess Wachter at Border Grill, Mike [...]

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Marquette – The Motala-Vadstena Chamber Orchestra, Folklore Group Müsli, and Motala Big Band of Motala, Sweden will visit Marquette from June 23 through 26 as part of the Blue Lake International Exchange Program. A Jazz Concert with the Motal Big Band and The Westerly Winds Big Band will be held on Thursday, June 23 at [...]

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