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Adjective: Nugatory (NOO-guh-tor-ee) Definition: 1. Of little or no consequence: trifling, inconsequential. 2. Having no force: inoperative. Sample sentence: The decision to remove such a minor character from the show should have a nugatory impact on its success.

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Researchers have demonstrated a correlation between exposure to air pollution and the risk of developing certain respiratory disorders, including asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and lung cancer. The exact mechanisms remain unknown, but scientists believe there is a strong link between environmental exposures and the production of free radicals. These highly reactive compounds can cause […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Students in the Transitions / Career Choices class at Marquette Senior High School recently submitted essays in a country-wide contest about how the course has impacted their lives and how they envision their future. Out of thousands of entries, Elle Pearson’s essay from MSHS was selected as […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The stage is set and the all the trash talking is over!  The teams are ready and the gauntlet has been thrown down!  It’s time for the annual Pigs-N-Heat hockey game. Tonight’s game pits teams featuring members of Marquette County’s law enforcement and firefighting communities battling it […]

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Hang out with happy people and you’re likely to be happy, too. In fact, findings from a new study suggest that being around happy people boosts your spirits even more than a financial windfall. For the study, investigators from Harvard and the University of California, San Diego, tracked more than 4,700 people who participated in […]

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Noun: Quietus (kwye-EE-tus) Definition: 1. Final settlement (as of a debt) 2. Removal from activity: especially as in death. 3. Something that quiets or represses. Sample sentence: The town council voted against granting a permit to stage a concert in the park, thus putting the quietus on any repeat of last year’s unruly crowd.

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Marquette – 03/13/12 – Marquette Township Business Association and members of the Marquette Charter Township Committee members met to exchange ideas on how to keep business owners informed with changing developments connected with township businesses. MTBA Chairman Frank Stablie expressed the need to keep businesses appraised of ongoing plans and changes that eventually effect businesses […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The First Nighters Club at Northern Michigan University will present an evening of Broadway favorites performed by “Three Divas of the U.P.” the Saturday at the Forest Roberts Theater on campus. Denise Clark, Kristie Moe and Leslie Sollid will sing classic selections from Broadway musicals. Concert Director […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – This weekend marks the 20-th Annual “Learning to Walk Together” Traditional Pow Wow on the campus of Northern Michigan University in Marquette. The event is presented by the Native American Student Association at NMU and is a celebration of Native American culture, art, food and more.  The […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Congressman Dan Benishek has announced that he will be seeking re-election to the House of Represntatives in this fall’s election. The Iron River Republican made the announcement earlier this week, saying that he wishes to be re-elected to represent the 1-st Congressional District of Michigan for […]

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