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Verb: Carp (KAHRP) Definition: To find fault or complain querulously. Sample sentence: Kate protested that her boss seemed to do nothing but carp and interfere, never praising or encouraging her.

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A diet enriched with grapes seems to have a dramatic effect on eyesight – at least in a special breed of mice prone to develop retinal damage when they get older. These findings spurred suggestions that grapes might also help protect humans against age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of blindness in the elderly. […]

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Sunny 101.9 WKQS New Music Adds. Nickelback “Lullaby” Nickelback “Lullaby” is your new music add and song of the day on Sunny 101.9 WKQS. “Lullaby” is a new song from Nickelback and can be heard today on Sunny 101.9 WKQS. It’s always your music, your station–Sunny 101.9 WKQS! Be sure to check out the official […]

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This week from April 9th to the 13th is “Pay It Forward” week.  It’s sponsored by the NMU Volunteer Center that encourages people to participate in random acts of kindness. Some examples might be buying a soda or coffee for a person in line with you, helping out a charity, or helping clean a yard […]

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Verb: Alleviate (uh-LEE-vee-ayt) Definition: 1. Relieve, lessen 2. To make more bearable 3. To partially remove or correct Sample sentence: Mom suggested using ibuprofen and tea to help alleviate some of the misery of my cold.

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It’s about that time when people give their homes a spring cleaning. It is a good idea to keep a clean, uncluttered home: it can promote productivity and organization, instill a sense of calm and order, and help manage and prevent unhealthy bacteria. This year, why not add environmentally friendly cleaning products to your routine? […]

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A Sundance documentary film about adaptive skiing, “The Movment”, will be premiered tonight at 7pm at the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame in Ishpeming. For an idea of the film best to check out the trailer: Tickets will be $5 at the door.

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Sunny 101.9 WKQS New Music Adds. Justin Hines “Say What You Will” Justin Hines “Say What You Will” is your new music add and song of the day on Sunny 101.9 WKQS. “Say What You Will” is a new song from Justin Hines and can be heard today on Sunny 101.9 WKQS. It’s always your […]

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Shannon Wyatt will be the featured performer tonight for the First Thursday Concert Series brought to you by The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center. The concert starts at 7pm tonight in the Community Room of the Peter White Library and is open to all ages.  A 5 dollar donation is requested at the […]

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Noun: Cockalorum (kah-kuh-LOR-um) Definition: 1. A boastful and self-important person. 2. Boastful talk. Sample sentence: No one believed Marty’s cockalorum about being an expert pool player, and as it turned out, he was indeed just as bad as the rest of us.

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