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Noun: Sylph (SILF) Definition: 1. An elemental being in the theory of Paracelsus that inhabits air. 2. A slender graceful woman or girl. Sample sentence: The dancer was a lovely, elegant sylph upon the stage.

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Founder of the Upper Peninsula’s Huron Mountain Club and Northern Michigan University alumnus Frederick Nelson will be offering a presentation on “The Uninteded Research Legacies Of John Murno Longyear” tonight at 7pm. The presentation will be taking place in the Mead Auditorium in the West Science Building on NMU’s campus.

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Noun: Incunabulum (in-kyuh-Nab-yuh-lum) Definition: 1. A book printed before 1501. 2. A work of art or of industry of an early period. Sample sentence: The tiny college has a library with a display case that contains an incunabulum from the time of Columbus’ voyage to the New World.

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An annual fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Marquette County is coming up later this month. Bowl For Kids’ Sake is being held in bowling facilities around Marquette County and is the signature fundraiser for the agency.  Last year, the event raised nearly $35,000 for programs […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A non-profit organization is encouraging residents to consider hosting an exchange student in their home. International Experience is an agency that places exchange students from around the world in American homes for the goal of cultural exchange and building lifelon friendships. Cristina Anderson, Local Coordinator for IE, […]

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How do they do this?  Wikipedia explains the tools at hand here. Blackboard chalk is a substance used for drawing on rough surfaces, as it readily crumbles leaving particles that stick loosely to these surfaces. Although traditionally composed of natural chalk, modern blackboard chalk is generally made from the mineral gypsum (calcium sulfate), often supplied […]

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Here’s another reason to increase the amount of fish in your diet, particularly if you’re female: a new study shows that eating three servings of fish per week appears to cut the risk of developing colon polyps that could lead to cancer. Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health and Vanderbilt University in Tennessee […]

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“The Finland Phenomenon” is going to be shown as part of the DocuMonday Film Series at the Peter White Public Library. The movie explores why Finland has one of the top ranked school systems for over a decade.  You can totally check out the trailer: The film is going to be shown at 7pm and […]

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Sunny 101.9 WKQS New Music Adds. Katy Perry “Part Of Me” Katy Perry “Part of Me” is your new music add and song of the day on Sunny 101.9 WKQS. “Run” is a new song from Katy Perry and can be heard today on Sunny 101.9 WKQS. It’s always your music, your station–Sunny 101.9 WKQS! […]

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Verb: Grok (GRAHK) Definition: To understand profoundly and intuitively. Sample sentence: The novel’s main characters are driven by a desire to grok their place in the grand scheme of the universe.

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