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Adjective:  Efficacious  (ef-uh-KAY-shus) Definition:  Having the power to produce a desired effect. Sample sentence:  Pam knew that the most efficacious remedy for her cold would be a steaming bowl of her grandmother’s chicken soup.

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Marquette, MI – The first of five Country Showdown competitions will be held on July 1st, 2011 in downtown Ishpeming, Michigan at the Festival of Treasures. After that, the next competition is July 4th, 2011 in Marquette at Lower Harbor during the International Food Festival. It’s only $20 to Register to Sing at either competition! [...]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette’s Presque Isle Park is currently competing online to win the 2011 “This Place Matters Community Challenge.” The city is currently ranked in the top 30 of 100. Each person is only allowed to vote once throughout the Challenge, and voting ends on June [...]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Area non-profit agencies in Marquette and Alger Counties will be able to gain valuable information to make their groups stronger and more effective thanks to a special conference being put on by the Great Lakes Center For Youth Development this fall. Ann Gonyea, with the GLCYD, visited [...]

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When you spray with insecticides, the labels always warn you not to get the liquid on your skin. But they don’t mention that your clothes can make a difference in the absorption factor. Here’s proof: The chemistry department at Texas Southern University bought just about every brand of insecticide in the hardware store, and checked […]

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MARQUETTE, MI (Great Lakes Radio News) – A national effort to prevent crime in local communities is coming to Marquette County. The National Night Out is an effort that encourages communities to hold block parties, barbecues or other safe, alcohol-free parties so people can get to know their neighbors and their law enforcement officers. Michigan [...]

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MARQUETTE, MI (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County has recently been found to be the most obese county in Michigan. That’s according to a statistics in Michigan’s Behavioral Risk Factor Survey. Data shows that Marquette County residents are not simply overweight, but they are considered obese. They also do not eat well and they [...]

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Noun:  Lexicographer   (lek-suh-KAH-gruh-fer) Definition:  An author or editor of a dictionary The great lexicographer Noah Webster, who wrote the first authoritative dictionary of American English, was born on October 16, 1758.

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The pomegranate fruit has become an increasingly popular fruit. Although this fruit has been consumed as far back as the days of the ancient Greeks the popularity of the pomegranate has just really became evident. This fruit has been featured pretty regularly for its numerous health benefits being spotlighted quite frequently in such products as […]

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MARQUETTE, MI (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Fairgrounds will be full of rodeo excitement this weekend as the Great Lakes Rodeo returns to the area. This two-day event features traditional rodeo activities and more. There will be a barn dance on Saturday night at 9 featuring Bordertown and things to do for [...]

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