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Marquette, MI – Sunny 101.9 WKQS has been airing a new song since early June of 2011, and the response to “Everywhere Is Home” from the upcoming album “23 Red” by Antigone Rising has been very solid. Antigone Rising was catapulted into the spotlight in 2005 with their Hear Music/Lava Records debut release – “From the […]

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Verb: Exterminate (ik-STER-muh-nayt) Definition: To get rid of completely usually by killing off Sample sentence: We finally had to call a professional to exterminate the cockroaches in our apartment.

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Whether preparing food in your kitchen for the backyard grill or putting it all together at the campground, be sure to keep food surfaces clean. And with so many “cooks in the kitchen”, or at the grill, make sure to have plenty of clean utensils and platters on hand. To prevent foodborne illness, don’t use […]

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Adjective: Grotesque (groh-TESK) Definition: 1. Fanciful, bizarre 2. Absurdly incongruous 3. Departing markedly from the natural, the expected, or the typical Sample sentence: Gargoyles with twisted faces and grotesque features leered down from the medieval cathedral.

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Swimmer’s Ear is an infection of the ear and/or outer ear canal, which can cause the ear to itch or become red and inflamed. More common in children and young adults, movement or touching the ear can be extremely painful. Reduce your risk of getting Swimmer’s Ear. Dry your ears after swimming. Check with the […]

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Negaunee, MI – The Fall Sports Season for the 2011 – 2012 school year is less than a month away, and the Maize and Blue want to meet you! Negaunee High School athletes, coaches, parents and fans are invited to the annual “Meet The Miners” night on Monday August 15th in the auditorium at Negaunee […]

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Noun: Flivver (FLIV-er) Definition: a small, cheap, usually old automobile. Sample sentence: Kevin plans to keep his new convertible off the roads during the harsh, cold months when streets are salted and sanded, so he is looking for a flivver to use as a winter beater.

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Resist the urge to stay up later during long summer days. Instead pay attention to good sleep hygiene by keeping the same bedtime and wake-up schedule and not drinking alcohol within three hours of bedtime. It’s also a good idea to avoid naps during the day unless you take them every day at the same […]

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Adjective: Sagacious (suh-GAY-shus) Definition: 1. Of keen and farsighted penetration and judgment 2. Caused by or indicating acute discernment Sample sentence: Uncle John tried to stump Natalie with a series of riddles, bur for each one, the sagacious child managed to get the correct answer.

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Summer’s a great time to skip drinks with hard alcohol and choose a light, chilled alcoholic beverage (unless you are pregnant or should not drink for health or other reasons). A sangria (table wine diluted with juice), a cold beer, or a wine spritzer are all refreshing but light. In moderation — defined as one […]

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