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Noun: Menagerie (muh-NAJ-uh-ree) Definition: 1. A place where animals are kept and trained especially for exhibition or a collection of wild or foreign animals kept especially for exhibition. 2. A varied mixture. Sample sentence: The Alpine-themed restaurant had a curious menagerie of cuckoo clocks on the wall of its dining room.

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Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is a culinary spice, a major ingredient in Indian curries, and the source of American mustard’s bright yellow color. Used as both medicine and food for centuries, accumulating evidence suggests that this relative of ginger is a promising preventive agent for a wide range of diseases, probably due largely to its anti-inflammatory […]

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From 6 to 8 tonight during The Doug Garrison Show at UpFront and Company a Business to Business Social Hour will be held. For more information you can call the Marquette Downtown Development Authority at 228-9475.

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Today’s Answer: Shaun Of The Dead Winner: Donna Today’s winner is Donna! 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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Adjective: Proficient (pruh-FISH-unt) Definition: Well advanced in an art, occupation, or branch of knowledge. Sample sentence: When he attended an outdoor adventure camp, Mark became proficient at identifying animal tracks.

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The benefits of regular meditation are well known – the relaxation response it engenders can result in lower blood pressure, decreased heart and respiratory rates and can even level out mood swings. New research from UCLA suggests that the long-term practice of meditation leads to beneficial brain changes called gyrification, a “folding” of the cerebral […]

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Tonight and tomorrow from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. the Lake Superior Theatre will hold a second set of auditions for “Dandelion Cottage.” The auditions are in Workshop Room #1 at the Peter White Public Library.  

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Today’s Answer: Major League Winner: Casey Today’s winner is Casey!  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: 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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