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Noun:  Clew  (KLOO) Definition: 1.  A ball of thread, yarn or cord 2.  Clue 3.  A lower corner or metal hoop at the lower corner of a sail Sample sentence:  The kitten had a great time with a clew stolen out of my knitting basket.

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Eyesight degeneration is something that naturally happens to everyone during the process of aging. Prescription or over-the-counter treatments can help slow or remedy this process and laser eye surgery has been increasing in popularity recently but there are less expensive ways to prevent or even reverse sight loss. Refocusing your eyes at regular intervals, wearing […]

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Marquette – A presentation on traveling abroad on a budget will be offered on Tuesday, June 21 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library. Robert P. Holley, professor at Wayne State University, will offer money saving tips on how to see the world. Dr. Holley will share his expertise [...]

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Marquette – The Superior Watershed Partnership will sponsor a “Summer Tastings on Lake Superior” fundraiser on Thursday, June 16 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Presque Isle Pavilion in Marquette. Join the SWP in tasting six new summer wines and two beers, sampling light hors d’oeuvres from local vendors and listening to music by [...]

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Marquette – Lake Superior Theatre will sponsor its annual “Lightkeeper” fundraiser on Thursday, June 16 at 5:30 p.m. at the Carp River Gardens. Dress is smart casual, and guests are encouraged to wear hats. Guests will enjoy a sneak preview of the LST summer season, including cocktails with “Guys On Ice,” dining with “The Love [...]

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Negaunee – The Negaunee Beautification Committee will meet on Thursday, June 16 at 6:15 p.m. at the Midtown Bakery. There will be a work bee immediately following at the Iron Street pocket park. The public is welcome to participate. Attendees are asked to bring their own gardening tools. For more information, call Anna Mattson at [...]

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Marquette – The Pine Mountain Music Festival will present its annual cabaret-style show “New York and Paris in Revue!”, a fast-paced romp through those two great cities, on Thursday, June 18 at 7:30 p.m. at Upfront and Company in Marquette. Featured will be the music of Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, Edith Piaf, Rodgers and Hart, [...]

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Noun:  Mumblety-peg  (MUM-bul-tee-peg) Definition:  A game in which players try to flip a knife from various positions so that the blade will stick in the ground. Sample sentence:  When the boys felt they had outgrown marbles, they switched to mumblety-peg, which they played in the dirt parking lot behind the local ball field.

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Basil is an herb that is a part of the mint family. It is considered to be the King of Herbs”, and this rightfully so as basil translates to king in Greek. It closely resembles peppermint in appearance. It is characterized by silky, green pointed leaves which are accented with white flowers. It is characterized […]

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Marquette – North Star Academy will host the Michigan Department of Education Summer Food Service Program for children weekdays beginning on June 15 and continuing through August 26. Free meals will be provided from noon to 12:30 p.m. at 3030 Wright Street in Marquette, without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex or disability. [...]

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