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There are many aspects of my job that make it fun and gratifying, but none as much as the times when Great Lakes Radio gives away an awesome prize. The Nordic Escape Premium Hot Tub Giveaway on Thursday, October 6 at the Country Lanes Entertainment Center was especially sweet. Darnel Chevrette of Negaunee won the […]

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Noun: Winner (WIH-ner) Definition: A victor, especially in contests, games or sports. Sample sentence: Congratulations to Darnel Chevrette of Negaunee; she is the winner of the brand new Nordic Escape Premium Hot Tub!

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For good brain function, never skip breakfast. Have food with protein (eggs, yogurt) and some complex carbohydrates (whole grains, fruits, nuts, vegetables). The lecithin found in eggs is rich in choline, which enhances thinking and memory retention. The complex carbohydrates help to maintain a steady supply of glucose required by the brain. Take your supplements […]

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Well, the rumors are true, we gave away a hot tub last night!  Congratulations to Darnel Chevrette of Negaunee who had the winning combination for the lock last night to win the Nordic Escape Premium Hot Tub Giveawayfrom Lonnie and Michelle at the Rec Depot.  Also, IHS Construction will be installing it for her and […]

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Adjective: Mnemonic (nih-MAH-nik) Definition: Assisting or designed to assist memory. Sample sentence: The music teacher taught the mnemonic “Every good boy deserves fudge” to teach the notes e, g, b d,and f on the lines of the treble clef staff.

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Sunlight may be a key prescription for easing pain. A recent hospital study found that patients in sunnier rooms needed fewer painkillers than patients in darker rooms. They were able to cut their drug costs by 21%. Bright light improves mood and triggers the release of “feel good” brain chemicals such as serotonin. Researchers at […]

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Tonight is our giveaway of the Nordic Premium Hot Tub and honestly I have no idea what to expect.  Our last giveaway that was this summer was my first one to attend.  I had not a clue of what exactly I was walking into. And it turned out pretty great.  Still everyone of these are […]

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Noun: Bandersnatch (BAN-der-snach) Definition: 1. An imaginary wild animal of fierce disposition. 2. A person of uncouth or unconventional habits, attitudes, etc., especially one considered a menace, nuisance, or the like. Sample sentence: Bandersnatch was invented by Lewis Carroll in 1871 in his book Through the Looking Glass.

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The health of your veins is an indicator of your overall health. Varicose veins, spider veins, and broken capillaries show up on the legs and can be both embarrassing and uncomfortable. Poor circulation which seems to exacerbate these problems can be helped with exercise, diet, and topical creams. Yoga is very helpful in enhancing circulation […]

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Noun: Newspeak (NOO-speek) Definition: Propagandistic language marked by euphemism, circumlocution, and the inversion of customary meanings : double-talk Sample sentence: With all the twists and turns of newspeak, it’s virtually impossible to figure out exactly what any candidate stands for anymore.

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