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Marquette, Michigan  -  January 20, 2014  – Seriously. According to the USDA, an average-sized baked potato with the skin has TWICE as much potassium as an average-sized banana. If you read my first story, Recovering From a Sports Injury and Losing Weight with the Help of a Trainer, you know that I’m trying to make […]

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Marquette, Michigan  -  January 14, 2014  -  Break out your pet’s best outfits today — it’s National Dress Up Your Pet Day! I have a German Shepherd Dog named Nova that will put up with just about anything from my daughter. They are growing up together and are best friends. So it’s never a surprise […]

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Marquette, Michigan  -  January 13, 2014  -  Three years ago, I broke my leg playing rugby. A metal plate and six screws were needed to repair the break. Since then, I’ve been gaining 30-35 pounds a year. I tried several times to get back into a workout routine and lose weight. Each time I wound […]

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Ishpeming, Michigan – January 9, 2014 -  The first thing in my Facebook feed this morning was a link to the LATimes.com article entitled “Nation’s first bookless public library system opens.” I really can’t imagine a library without books. The main attraction of a library, at least for me,  is BOOKS! I love finding dusty […]

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Marquette, Michigan  -  January 7, 2014  -  The holiday season is over and flu season is in full swing. It seems like everyone is coughing and sneezing. Here are some common sense tips to help prevent the spread of the flu virus and other germs: Avoid close contact with people who are sick and, if […]

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  Marquette, Michigan  -  January 3, 2014 – Marquette school teacher, Sue Switzer and her daughter Sara Switzer, Customer Service Rep at Range Bank in Calumet, wrote The Packer Pledge of Allegiance to show their support for their beloved Green Bay Packers. Packer Pledge of Allegiance I pledge allegiance to Lambeau Field, home of the […]

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Marquette, Michigan  -  January 2, 2014  -  SciFi is one of my favorite movie and book genres. Thanks to my dad and his collection of SciFi books, I grew up geeky reading Asimov, Herbert and Heinlein. In honor of National Science Fiction Day, I think I’ll pull out the old VHS tapes and watch one […]

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Does Spelling Count?

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Marquette, Michigan – December 11, 2013 – Last week, a friend of mine tried to make a point to her stepdaughter by asking her Facebook friends whether spelling mattered on applications. She received several answers and almost every one of them was an emphatic YES! This question came up again yesterday as I was talking […]

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Marquette, Michigan – December 6, 2013 – ‘Skate for Life’ is at Lakeview Arena this Friday and Saturday night. Spread the word! This event deserves to be a smashing success. Here’s why: The Marquette Royales hockey club has teamed up with U.P. Run for Life and the Superior Health Foundation to raise money to support […]

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Marquette Township – December 4, 2013 – The Grinch slunk into Great Lakes Radio last night and tried to steal the airwaves. I guess he doesn’t like Christmas music. He threatened to steal Christmas from all the kids that were gathering outside The Westwood Mall to see Santa Claus. He spent some time trying to […]

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