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Noun: Hydromancy  (HYE-druh-man-see) Definition: Divination by the appearance or motion of liquids (as water) Sample sentence: Madame Forthwith practices hydromancy, using a bowl of clear water to predict the future rather than the traditional crystal ball.

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Here’s some good news for coffee lovers – drinking java regularly might lower the risk of death. Results from a recent study indicate that seniors who reported drinking a few cups of coffee daily were less likely to die from heart disease, stroke, infections, injuries and accidents than those who didn’t drink coffee at all […]

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On Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. the Peter White Public Library will host an Oral History Workshop to learn how to preserve treasured family memories in the Community Room of the library. There is no admission charge and you can call the library at 226-4318 for more information or visit the PWPL website.

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Today’s Answer: Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure Winner: Amelia Today’s winner is Amelia! She wins two movie passes from Carmike Cinemas here in Marquette! You can visit Carmike Cinemas online at Carmike.com for upcoming releases and movie times.

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Noun: Goober  (GOO-ber) Definition:  A peanut It may be small, but the goober packs a large amount of healthy nutrients.

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Feeling anxious is stressful for our bodies and minds. Instead of taking a pharmaceutical to help quell anxiety, consider kava. From a tropical plant (Piper methysticum), kava is related to black pepper and native to islands of the South Pacific, where it has a long history of use. Kava is an excellent anti-anxiety remedy – […]

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I have to admit that yesterday was the I’ve been in a parade in ten years, and that I haven’t even seen a parade in a few years! There were A LOT of happy people on Washington St yesterday enjoying everything about the holiday in Marquette. I’m glad I got to ride along with Eric […]

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Today’s Answer: Down Periscope Winner: Jamie Today’s winner is Jamie! He wins two movie passes from Carmike Cinemas here in Marquette! You can visit Carmike Cinemas online at Carmike.com for upcoming releases and movie times.

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Adjective: Solsitial (sahl-STISH-ul) Definition: 1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a solstice and especially the summer solstice. 2. Happening or appearing at or associated with a solstice. Sample sentence: Hundreds of people gathered recently for the Scandinavian Midsummer Festival, an annual solsitial celebration.

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Jogging may extend your life. We’re talking about an additional 6.2 years of life for male joggers and an additional 5.6 years for women joggers. This news comes from researchers in Denmark who compared 1,116 men who jogged and 762 women joggers to many, many more non-joggers of both sexes as part of the ongoing […]

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