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The cause of the upswing in food allergies between 1997 and 2007 may be related to increasing levels of dichlorophenols, chemicals found in pesticides and used to chlorinate water. A study published in the December 2012 issue of the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology found a connection between levels of dichlorophenols found in the […]

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Adjective: Intemperate  (in-TEM-puh-rut) Definition: 1. Not moderate or mild: severe 2. Lacking or showing lack of restraint 3. Given to excessive use of alcoholic beverages Sample sentence: The journalist eventually apologized for her intemperate rant against the governor.

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Today’s Answer: Tombstone Winner: Kara Today’s winner is Kara! She wins two movie passes from Carmike Cinemas here in Marquette! You can visit Carmike Cinemas online at Carmike.com for upcoming releases and movie times.

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Manistique is receiving a $25,000 prize in recognition of its community partnership to help people live healthy lives. The community is one of six winners of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s “Roadmaps to Health” Prize. Abbey Cofsky of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation called […]

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Could you be addicted to your cell phone? A team of addiction researchers thinks so. The investigators linked the near constant use of cell phones and instant messaging (particularly among college students) to well known “consumption pathologies” such as compulsive buying and credit card misuse. The investigators trace cell phone “addiction” to materialism and impulsiveness […]

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Noun: Trousseau  (TROO-soh) Definition: The personal possessions of a bride usually including clothes, accessories, and household linens and wares. Sample sentence: I am fortunate to be in possession of various family heirlooms, including several items from my great-grandmother’s trousseau.

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Today’s Answer: That Thing You Do Winner: Tyson Today’s winner is Tyson! He wins two movie passes from Carmike Cinemas here in Marquette! You can visit Carmike Cinemas online at Carmike.com for upcoming releases and movie times.

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Sunny 101.9 WKQS New Music Adds. Muse ”Madness” Muse ”Madness” is your new music add and song of the day on Sunny 101.9 WKQS. “Madness” is a new song from Muse and can be heard today on Sunny 101.9 WKQS. It’s A Better Variety–Sunny 101.9 WKQS! Be sure to check out the official website for Muse HERE.

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SCHOOL CLOSINGS AND CANCELLATIONS FOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20th, 2013 Brought to you by POMP’S TIRE 105 W Hampton Street  Marquette, MI 49855  (906) 228-3876 In both severe and good weather, POMP’S knows tires. You should know POMP’S! CLOSINGS Northern Michigan University is closed today.  A decision concerning evening classes will be made by 2:00 pm […]

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Do you know how many steps you take each day? A typical adult female takes about 5,117, which is just about a two to two and a half mile walk, and adding 1000 more steps may be enough to lower the risk of diabetes and metabolic syndrome. A study from Brazil came to this conclusion […]

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