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One of the interesting things this morning was learning from Mark how the programming of music works for Sunny.  At first I thought it might be pretty complicated for programming a thousand songs and maybe more for an FM station that plays music 24/7. Really, it was surprisingly easy.  You can plug in songs, and […]

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Noun: Facsimile (fak-SIM-uh-lee) Definition: 1. An exact copy 2. A system of transmitting and reproducing graphic matter (as printing or still pictures) by means of signals sent over telephone lines Sample sentence: People can see a facsimile of the Emancipation Proclamation at the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn.

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A small Canadian study found that practicing yoga twice weekly for eight weeks reduced the symptoms of chronic pain and mental stress in women with fibromyalgia. The study is the first to look at the effects of yoga on levels of the hormone cortisol in women suffering with fibromyalgia. The condition, which predominantly affects women, […]

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MARQUETTE – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A very popular tradition in Marquette County continues this weekend with the annual St. Rocco’s-St.Anthony’s Italian Fest. This community picnic celebrating Italian food and culture runs fr…

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Adjective: Slaphappy (SLAP-hap-ee) Definition: 1. Dazed and confused: punch-drunk 2. Buoyantly or recklessly carefree or foolish: happy-go-lucky Sample sentence: The students were all a little slaphappy after pulling an all-nighter to finish their group project by morning.

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Johnson and Johnson has reduced the maximum daily dose of its Extra Strength Tylenol pain reliever to lower risk of accidental overdose from acetaminophen, its active ingredient and the top cause of liver failure. Starting sometime this fall, labels on Extra Strength Tylenol packages will now list the maximum daily dose as six pills, or […]

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  Even though I’ve lived here for almost five years I’ve never been to the annual Blueberry Festival here in Marquette.  I talked about it a good bit tonight and that fact hit me.  I’ve seen it from far away when I walked downtown in previous years.  It sounds like quite an awesome thing, and […]

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Verb: Gallivant (GAL-uh-vant) Definition: 1. To go about usually ostentatiously or indiscreetly with members of the opposite sex 2. To travel, roam, or move about for pleasure Sample sentence: After graduating from college, Maureen decided to take time to gallivant all over Europe before heading back home to find a job.

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Although once considered just a nuisance, insect bites can lead to serious medical problems. Not only can certain insects spread diseases like West Nile Virus, the bites themselves can become infected with bacteria, like Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Since bites are itchy, even without any worries about health problems, it is a good idea to […]

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MARQUETTE – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The annual “Fill the Boot” fund raiser to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association is coming this weekend. The event is hosted by the City of Marquette Fire Department and features firefi…

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