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Obesity is considered a risk factor for asthma, but a new study suggests that wheezing and shortness of breath may be nothing more than signs of weight-stressed lungs. Researchers at the University of Ottawa put 50 obese women (average weight: 250 pounds) on a 6-month diet; the women lost, on average, 44 pounds. For every […]

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Noun: Mentor  (MEN-tor) Definition: 1. A trusted counselor or guide. 2. A coach or tutor. Sample sentence:  The young man regarded the professor not only as a mentor, but as a good friend as well.

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Today’s Answer: Ice Age Winner: Season Today’s winner is Season! 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 Negaunee Girls Basketball game at Gladstone has been cancelled for tonight. There is no make-up date yet. The Negaunee vs. Escanaba hockey game has been postponed for tonight. The game has been rescheduled for Monday, February 18th at 7:00 p.m. at the Negaunee Ice Arena. The […]

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   SCHOOL CLOSINGS AND CANCELLATIONS FOR TUESDAY, JANUARY 29th, 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! SCHOOL CLOSINGS Marquette Area Public Schools Father Marquette School North Star Academy-Polaris Middle School Marquette-Alger RESA Gwinn […]

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Noun: Fanfaronade  (fan-fair-uh-NAYD) Definition: Empty boasting: bluster. Sample sentence: Having grown weary of the former governor’s fanfaronade and lack of concrete action, voters sent a clear message at the polls and elected his opponent by a landslide.

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Colon cancer, also known as colorectal cancer, is now the second leading cause of cancer deaths among American adults. When treated at an early stage, the five-year survival rate is 90 percent. But for those cases in which the cancer has spread, the survival rate drops significantly, so knowing the signs and being proactive in […]

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The Negaunee Miners hit the road for a Mid-Peninsula Conference battle against the second place Mountaineers. Wayne R. Johnson has the call here on Sunny 101.9 WKQS. Iron Mountain, Michigan– The Mountaineers get on the board first with a lay-up but Tyler Jandron and the Negaunee Miners respond with a 3-point play to take a […]

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Today’s Answer: Short Circuit Winner: Rose Today’s winner is Rose! 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 annual running of the UP 200 and Midnight Run sled dog races are fast approaching, and although the weather has been less than wintry this season, the races will go on. That was the message from Pat Torreano with the Upper Peninsula Sled Dog Association today […]

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