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Noun: Cockaigne (kah-KAYN) Definition: An imaginary land of great luxury and ease Sample sentence: Located on a secluded white sandy beach, the resort, with its many amenities, including a first-class luxury spa, is like a utopian cockaigne.

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Did you know that eating potatoes can help lower your blood pressure? Of course, the potatoes in question can’t be French fries or chips or loaded with butter, cheese or all the other high calorie trimmings that sometimes come with spuds. But if you’re partial to potatoes and enjoy eating them steamed or boiled, in […]

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Adverb: Widdershins (WID-er-shinz) Definition: In a left-handed, wrong, or contrary direction : counterclockwise Sample sentence: We turned right out of the gates and walked the exterior perimeter of the gardens slowly before turning around and walking it again widdershins.

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No matter how picky we are about our bunkmates, there will always be unwelcome visitors. Namely, dust mites. They love a warm environment like your bed just as much as you do. And since they snack on dead skin cells, they have no reason to leave. (We’re guessing they never heard the saying about not […]

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Marquette – Listeners told us, as far as commercial stations in Marquette, only Great Lakes Radio Stations (103.3fm, 101.9fm, 98.3fm) were on the air a week ago Friday morning.  Listeners noticed that all the news was broadcast by Mark and Walt on WKQS Sunny101.9fm,  the Country Extreme 103.3fm, and 983-RUP. A listener text-ed in on […]

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  Sunny 101.9′s very own Doctor Don was live at the event! Now’s a great time to check your smoke detectors. Marquette, Michigan — It’s Fire Prevention Week Kick-Off in Marquette County! Sunny 101.9′s very own Doctor Don was live from Harlow Park in Marquette Saturday morning. Since it’s Fire Prevention Week, Firefighters are joining […]

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Ishpeming- I had no idea what to expect as I drove to the Country Lanes Banquet Center in the Country Village for the big giveaway party last night.  As a new intern I have never experienced one of these parties yet.  When I arrived there at about 4:00 the setup was already underway. People were […]

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There are many aspects of my job that make it fun and gratifying, but none as much as the times when Great Lakes Radio gives away an awesome prize. The Nordic Escape Premium Hot Tub Giveaway on Thursday, October 6 at the Country Lanes Entertainment Center was especially sweet. Darnel Chevrette of Negaunee won the […]

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Noun: Winner (WIH-ner) Definition: A victor, especially in contests, games or sports. Sample sentence: Congratulations to Darnel Chevrette of Negaunee; she is the winner of the brand new Nordic Escape Premium Hot Tub!

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For good brain function, never skip breakfast. Have food with protein (eggs, yogurt) and some complex carbohydrates (whole grains, fruits, nuts, vegetables). The lecithin found in eggs is rich in choline, which enhances thinking and memory retention. The complex carbohydrates help to maintain a steady supply of glucose required by the brain. Take your supplements […]

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