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Marquette – Marquette will observe Bike to Work Day Friday, June 10. A special pit stop will be set up at the Marquette Mall between 6:30 and 9 a.m. People may park their cars and pedal along the city bike path over the bypass viaduct by the Holiday Inn. Border Grill and the Marquette Food [...]

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Also tagged as water aerobics, aqua aerobics is a form of aerobic exercise that is usually performed in shallow water like in a swimming pool. The exercise uses water as a form of resistance especially for exercises that are commonly performed on land, such as jumping jacks or running. Aqua aerobics may give equal benefits […]

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Adjective: Pomaceous (poh-MAY-shus) Definition: of or relating to apples Sample sentence: The back porch held a sweet, pomaceous aroma, and immediately I knew Grandma had baked an apple pie for dessert.

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Noun: Banshee (Ban-shee) Definition: A female spirit in Gaelic folklore whose appearance or wailing warns a family that one of them will soon die. Sample sentence: Barbara screamed like a banshee when she saw the spider slowly crawling up her leg.

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Also known as the Chinese gooseberry, kiwifruit is a very delicious fruit that is known for its appearance and flavor. Kiwis are about egg size and have a brown fuzzy-like surface. When cut open a bright lime green flesh is revealed. Within the bright lime green flesh are black seeds which can be eaten. The […]

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Negaunee – A WIC Clinic will be held on Thursday, June 9 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Marquette County Health Department, 184 U.S. 41 in Negaunee Township.
To schedule an appointment, call 475-7846. For more information on WIC and other health…

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Marquette – The Marquette Beautification and Restoration Committee will meet Thursday, June 9 at noon at the Landmark Inn.

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Marquette – The Marquette/Alger RICC will meet on Thursday, June 9 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Presque Isle Island Store Pavilion. The Marquette/Alger RICC is a grassroots advocacy group for people with disabilities, friends, advocates and families funded by the Michigan Developmental Disabilities Council. They discuss disability issues in the community and use [...]

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Marquette – The Christian Women’s Connection Brunch will be held on Thursday, June 9 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Holiday Inn in Marquette. The program theme is “Music for Life.” Holly Berry will speak on “Playing for Keeps” and will also provide special music on her flute. Cost is $9.50 for the brunch [...]

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Marquette – The Once Upon a Crime the book group will meet on Wednesday, June 8 at 7 p.m. in the Dandelion Cottage Room at Peter White Public Library to discuss “If Ever I Return Pretty Peggy-O” by Sharyn McCrumb.
For information, cal…

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