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Noun: Boniface (BAH-nuh-fuss) Definition: The proprietor of a hotel, nightclub, or restaurant. Sample sentence: Jon’s retirement will be celebrated, but it also means that for the first time in 45 years, the city’s oldest hotel is in need of a new boniface.

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Half the nation’s overweight teens have unhealthy blood pressure, cholesterol or blood sugar levels that put them at risk for future heart attacks and other cardiac problems, new federal research says. And an even larger proportion of obese adolescents have such a risk, according to the alarming new numbers. People can keep their risk of […]

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Office at 227-2082 or go to http://www.nmu.edu/forestrobertstheatre/node/1. Tonight “How I Became A Pirate!” will be presented by The Forest Roberts Theatre at 7:30 p.m. You can contact the Forest Roberts Theatre Box Office for more information at 227-2082 or you can go to their website.

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Today’s Answer: L.A. Confidential Winner: Angela Today’s winner is Angela!  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: Gazette (guh-ZET) Definition: 1. A newspaper 2. An official journal 3. An announcement in an official gazette Sample sentence: I asked my brother to pick up the monthly car-buyer’s gazette when he went into town.

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The higher your blood levels of folic acid, the less chance you may have of developing allergies or asthma. While that conclusion needs to be confirmed by further studies, researchers from Johns Hopkins have reported that folic acid may help regulate immune system responses to allergens (ragweed pollen, dust and other substances that set off […]

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At Getz’s in Marquette everything will be 25 percent off for a special sale tonight from 6 to 8:30 p.m.  The sale is to benefit the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter. UPAWS will be at the store and will receive 5 percent of all purchases.

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Today’s Answer: Scott Pilgrim Vs The World Winner: Traci Today’s winner is Traci! 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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Verb: Maffick (MAF-ik) Definition: To celebrate with boisterous rejoicing and hilarious behavior. Sample sentence: It is not unusual for fans to maffick for hours outside a stadium, celebrating their team’s dramatic victory in a division championship.

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The chemical BPA (bisphenol A) is in plastic food storage containers, the liners of metal food cans, water bottles and toys. Exposure has been linked to breast and prostate cancer, infertility, early puberty in girls, obesity and more. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 93 percent of all Americans have […]

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