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Verb: Coruscate (KOR-uh-skayt) Definition: 1. To to give off or reflect light in bright beams or flashes : sparkle 2. To be brilliant or showy in technique or style Sample sentence: On the night Tim proposed to Suzy, the stars seemed to coruscate more than usual.

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When parents and educators work together, safety becomes a lifesaving priority that benefits the entire community. Safety should be on every student’s back-to-school list. Whether it is by car, bus, bike, or foot, the minute a child leaves his or her home, safety becomes a concern. Safety is important at school, both in the classroom […]

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Noun: Mettle (MET-ul) Definition: 1 a. Vigor and strength in spirit or temperament b. Staying quality: stamina 2 Quality of temperament or disposition Sample sentence: The tractor had proved its mettle, lasting for over four generations, but I knew that it was high time to restore it and use it for just for show.

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It’s easy to tell your family what to do. But, it’s even better to show them what to do and how to do it. Start the fall off with healthy habits. Eat healthy, be active, get check-ups, get appropriate vaccinations (including flu), be smoke-free, manage stress, wear seat belts, wash hands, wear helmets, and more. […]

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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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