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We’re becoming a nation of bum knees, worn-out hips and sore shoulders, and it’s not just the Medicare set. Baby boomer bones and joints also are taking a pounding, spawning a boom in operations to fix them. Knee replacement surgeries have doubled over the last decade and more than tripled in the 45-to-64 age group, […]

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Traunik – Ben and Denise Bartlett will host a “Spring on the Farm” open house on Saturday, May 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at N4632 ET Road, Traunik. The Bartletts will open their lambing barn to the public for self-guided tours as they celebrate 30 years in the sheep business. See hundreds of [...]

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Champion – A Memorial Day observance and memorial walk will be held Saturday, May 28 in Champion. The memorial walk will begin at noon at the bike trail across from Van Riper State Park. Participants may walk or bike to the 1 p.m. memorial observance at Veterans Memorial Park in Champion. Light refreshments will be [...]

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Michigamme – The Michigamme-Spurr Fourth of July Committee will sponsor a pancake breakfast fundraiser on Saturday, May 28 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Michigamme Community Building.
Cost is $7 for adults, $3 for children

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Marquette – The St. Louis the King Women’s Club will sponsor a spring plant exchange Saturday, May 28 in the parking lot of the Knights of Columbus building in Harvey. The event will take place rain or shine. Display of plants will begin at 9:30 a.m., with the exchange at 10 a.m. Bulbs, seeds, shrubs [...]

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Noun: Samara (SAM-uh-ruh) Definition: A dry, usually one-seeded winged fruit as of an ash or elm tree. Sample sentence: The samara looks much like a tiny green round ravioli, or those dots of explosive caps for toy guns of the past.

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The Associated Press asked a panel of nutrition scientists to examine six major brands of cereal that advertise reduced-sugar versions of their products. Their verdict: The new products have less sugar content, but in terms of nutrition they’re virtually the same because the cereals contain more refined carbohydrates. Why are there more carbs? To make […]

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Negaunee – The Marquette County Health Department, 184 U.S. 41, Negaunee, will offer clinics for immunizations and HIV/AIDS counseling and testing on Friday, May 27 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information or an appointment, call 475-7844. A WIC (Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children) clinic will be also be offered [...]

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Marquette – The Superior Alliance for Independent Living will offer Pedaling With Superior on Friday, May 27 at 1:30 p.m. beginning at the SAIL office, 1200 Wright Street in Marquette. All you need is a smiling face, a bike and a helmet. Handcycles are available to use at no charge. Bikes can be rented for [...]

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Marquette – The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “Getting the Scoop on Cat Shows” on Wednesday, June 1 at 2 p.m. in the Citizens Forum Room at Lakeview Arena. Monica Zehnder, owner of some of the top-rated cats in the country, will share an insider’s experience with cat shows. She will also introduce [...]

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