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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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Marquette – The Marquette Senior High School class of 1966 will celebrate its 45-year reunion on Saturday, July 9 at 5 p.m. at Wahlstrom’s Restaurant in Harvey.
Admission is $20, payable at the door. RSVP by June 15 to Edgar L. Sommers II …

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Marquette – Upper Peninsula Home, Health and Hospice is sponsoring a Click for a Cause fundraiser to benefit the Superior Alliance for Independent Living.
For each person who “likes” UPHHH at www.facebook.com/ uphomehealth, UPHHH will…

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Marquette – In appreciation of the blues, the Peter White Public Library will host a Bluesday Tuesday event titled “The Blues Had a Baby & They Named It Rock n’ Roll!” on Tuesday, June 14 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room. The program will feature a live performance by local blues trio Three Wise [...]

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Marquette – The final planning meeting for the 2011 Marquette Scandinavian Midsummer Festival will be held on Tuesday, June 14 at 7 p.m. in Room 103 of Marquette City Hall.
The festival is scheduled for June 25. For more information, call 226-9617.

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Ishpeming – The Cliffs Shaft Mine Museum, 501 W. Euclid Street, Ishpeming, will open for the season on Tuesday, June 14. The museum is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. A new display on the Mather B Mine will be highlighted, along with the lumber, railroad and mining displays from the 1800s [...]

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Rock – American Legion Post 559 of Rock will conduct a Flag Day ceremony on Tuesday, June 14 at 7 p.m. at the Rock Veterans Memorial. Flags will be distributed to children. The program will open with the national anthem performed by Doris Wodrich and a flag raising. After a prayer and the Pledge of [...]

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Marquette – 8-18 Media, the youth journalism bureau of the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum, will offer a training session for new members for its Marquette and Ishpeming bureaus on Tuesday, June 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the 8-18 Media Bureau in the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum in Marquette. Members work in teams [...]

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