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Negaunee, Mich. – Following their 40 – 20 Mid Peninsula Conference win over Manistique last Friday, the Negaunee Miners (1 – 0) now prepare for week two of the high school football season on campus at NMU; taking on Roscommon Friday night in the Superior Dome. Roscommon, 0 – 1 on the season following a […]

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Adjective: Precatory (PREK-uh-tor-ee) Definition: Expressing a wish Sample sentence: Mr. Tyler’s will included a precatory provision that his grand piano be restored and donated to a music school.

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I wonder time went because the summer is almost over, already.  One of the signals, other than every level of football season starting, is college is starting here in Marquette. Here to a having a fun and safe semester!  From someone who graduated two years ago (ugh…already..) my only advice is to not procrastinate, but […]

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We know cranberry sauce as a staple at the holidays, but cranberries are a superfood that you should enjoy all year round. Cranberries have vitamin C and fiber, and are only 45 calories per cup. In disease-fighting antioxidants, cranberries outrank nearly every fruit and vegetable–including strawberries, spinach, broccoli, red grapes, apples, raspberries, and cherries. One […]

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Noun: Quid pro quo (kwid-proh-KWOH) Definition: Something given or received for something else Sample sentence: There is always quid pro quo happening here at work because no one does something for nothing.

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Negaunee, Mich. – The 2011 Mid Peninsula Conference football opener was a success for the Negaunee Miners this past Friday with a 40 – 20 win over their traditional opening opponent the Manistique Emeralds. Negaunee opened the scoring the first time they touched the football.  After holding Manistique three-and-out on the Emeralds first posession, Senior […]

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Jack-o’-lanterns are the symbol of Halloween. But don’t overlook pumpkins as a source of nutrition. Pumpkins are loaded with vitamin A and fiber, and low in calories. So don’t just buy canned pumpkin for pie; keep it in the pantry to whip up some quick, homemade pumpkin recipes like pumpkin muffins, pumpkin ravioli, or pumpkin […]

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Adjective: Colloquial (kuh-LOH-kwee-ul) Definition: 1. Of or relating to conversation : conversational 2 a. Used in or characteristic of familiar and informal conversation; also : unacceptably informal 2 b. Using conversational style Sample sentence: Molly can switch from formal academic language to a charmingly colloquial style, depending on the audience and subject of her writing.

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Make sure the first day of school for your child (or yourself) is a healthy day. Start by preparing in advance. It is good to have all supplies needed already packed into the backpack. Don’t wait for the first day of school. Some schools provide a list of supplies ahead of time’ Don’t forget a […]

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At the end of my shift tonight it struck me that it’s been five years today that I got in my green 1995 Dodge Voyager and took off out of my parents house just south of Houghton to come to Marquette.  I have to say that it’s very odd to think about.  I came here […]

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