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Waterfalls in the Upper Peninsula are a big draw. People seek them out and snap pictures of them every year. I’ve seen some that look a lot like this one without the monkeys of course. But this little beauty is downtown.

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The heavier you are, the more likely you are to be in pain. This finding comes from data gathered by telephone survey of more than one million Americans. Researchers calculated the body mass index of each respondent based on the weight and height they reported. Overall, 38 percent of the participants were overweight and 25 […]

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The annual Tootsie Roll Drive is being held this weekend by the Knights of Columbus in Marquette. The K Of C members will be outside local businesses from Friday through Sunday offering Tootsie Rolls in exchange for donations. The proceeds will be going to the U.P. Special Olympics, Bay Health Camp, and the Camp Nesbit […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Figure Skating Club is presenting their annual Ice Show this weekend in Marquette. The Show is being presented twice this Saturday at the Berry Events Center on the campus of Northern Michigan University.  The first show is scheduled for 2pm, while the second is set […]

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Marquette – 03/29/12 – The annual state highway construction map is now available from the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT). The free map is updated each year to help motorists locate major MDOT road and bridge projects across the state. The 2012 print edition of “Paving the Way” will be available at all MDOT Transportation […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Area residents interested in options in healthy living and health care will have an opportunity to find out more about holistic health this Saturday in Marquette. The 13th Annual Holistic Health Fair is this Saturday from 10am to 4pm at the UpFront & Company.  The event is […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The following contains selected excerpts from a press release disseminated this week by the Peter White Public Library on the issue of Marquette Township possibly not placing the renewal of a one mil levy for library services on the ballot in August. An interview with Library Director […]

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Adjective: Zoomorphic (zoh-uh-MOR-fik) Definition: 1. Having the form of an animal. 2. Of, relating to, or being a deity conceived of in an animal form or with animal attributes. Sample sentence: Using her new cookie cutters, Angela baked a batch of zoomorphic cookies to bring to the kids in her niece’s classroom.

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It says Aveeno on the end.  Aveeno is AVEENO® Skin, Hair, Face, Sun and Baby Care Products.  I wonder if they paid the artist to render this downtown somewhere?  This makes sense for them to do.  

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If you’re working lots of overtime, you could be at an increased risk of major depression. A new study from researchers in Finland and Great Britain found that individuals who work 11 or more hours per day have 2.43 times the risk of a major depressive episode as those who work the usual seven to […]

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