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MOVIE: Miss Congeniality ANSWER: “….And…World Peace!” WINNER: Brenda Undercover FBI agent Gracie Hart shows no signs of having any femininity in her demeanor or appearance. Generally a bright and capable agent, she is in trouble at work when she makes an error in judgment in a case which results in a near disaster. As such, […]

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Noun: Xylograpy (zye-LAU-gruh-fee) Definition: The art of making engravings on wood especially for printing. Sample sentence: Francine uses a rubber-stamping technique in her art that is reminiscent of Chinese xylography.

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Gwinn – 01/19/12 – Ron Glodoski, author, speaker and entrepreneur will be delivering his presentation outlining the pressures and social challenges of today’s youth on Thursday, February 2nd at 7 p.m. at the Gwinn Middle and High School Cafetorium. Glodoski, a national expert on bulling, resiliency and substance abuses; is the  well known author of […]

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The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will feature a class called “Defined by Water—Sea Kayaking the U.P.” at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, in Northern Michigan University’s Superior Dome’s Room 101-B. Sam Crowley, an avid kayaking explorer and teacher, will talk about the different places and seasons that sea kayaking in the U.P. offers. This […]

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Vibration machines are heavily promoted as a way to strengthen bones, but they didn’t provide this benefit for a group of postmenopausal women who signed on for a yearlong study of the machines’ effectiveness. Researchers at Toronto General Hospital recruited 202 women whose bone mass was low but not bad enough to require treatment with […]

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Mike Plourde and Bob Nadeau LIVE from McDonald’s in Ishpeming. BIG Monday Live moved to Wednesday, January 18th. Listen to tonight’s show HERE. Ishpeming, Michigan — On tonight’s edition of BIG Monday LIVE on Wednesday from McDonald’s in Ishpeming Mike Plourde and Bob Nadeau talked with the athletes from Negaunee’s Boys Basketball Team. Mike and […]

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MOVIE: Armageddon ANSWER: “Damn Glad To See You, Boy” WINNER: Rob It is just another day at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), a few astronauts were repairing a satellite until, out of nowhere, a series of asteroids came crashing into the shuttle, destroying it. These asteroids also decimated New York soon thereafter. Then, […]

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Marquette – 01/18/12 -Overeaters Anonymous will hold a Step 1 Beginners Meeting on Saturday, January 21, from 11:00 a.m. to noon at the Messiah Lutheran Church, Room 202. The church is located on 305 W. Magnetic in Marquette. For more information call 346-2059. As the holiday season comes to a close, New Year’s resolutions abound […]

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Noun: Junket (JUNK-ut) Definition: 1. A dessert of sweetened flavored milk with rennet. 2. a: A trip, journey: as a trip made by an official at public expense. b: A promotional trip made at another’s expense. Sample sentence: The senator was criticized for making a junket to a posh resort in Panama, claiming it to […]

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A conservative golfer friend of mine sent this notice to me and asked that I pass on his concern. ————– I am a member of golf’s 99%. I play golf, but have not yet made it to the professional level! I have played the game for over 40 years, but have not really put in […]

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