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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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With the fabulous summer celebration of the 4th of July comes Americans all over with high hopes for a gorgeous summer day of barbecuing, swimming and, of course, fireworks. Make sure you celebrate safely. Here are a few tips for you and your family: 1. Always have an adult light the fireworks and sparklers. Keep […]

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Adjective: Grandiose (grand-dee-OSS) Definition: 1. Characterized by affectation of grandeur or splendor or by absurd exaggeration. 2. Impressive because of uncommon largeness, scope, effect, or grandeur. Sample sentence: The community was awed by the grandiose fireworks display offered on the 4th of July.

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Today’s Answer: Face/Off Winner: Missy Today’s winner is Missy! 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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Want to eat more fruit and vegetables? Of course you do! Upping your produce intake is one of the surest paths to better health, but many people simply find it too difficult to do on a regular basis. If you are among them, here’s a tip: invest in a transparent bowl, and keep it within […]

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Noun: Pandect (PAN-dekt) Definition: 1. A complete code of the laws of a country or system of law. 2. A treatise covering an entire subject. Sample sentence: Those running for political office should have a good understanding of the pandekt of America.

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Tonight at 7 in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library, DocuMonday will present a screening of the film “Bill Cunningham New York” The documentary was released in 2010 and runs for 84 minutes.  There is no admission charge thanks to sponsorship by the Friends of the Peter White Public Library.  You can […]

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Today’s Answer: Holes Winner: Apollo Today’s winner is Apollo! 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: Slimsy (SLIM-zee) Definition: Flimsy or frail Sample sentence: When he asked if she needed a rest, stubbornness caused her to refuse because she didn’t want him thinking she was soft and slimsy.

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