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Word of the Day – June 29 – Quiddity

Noun: Quiddity (KWID-uh-tee)Definition:1. Whatever makes something the type that it is: essence.2. A trifling point: quibble.3. An unusual personal opinion or habit:...

Health Tip – June 29 – Cooking Boosts Vegetables Antioxidants

The way you prepare and cook vegetables can influence the amount of antioxidants available to you at mealtime. The healthiest methods overall appear to...

The Search Continues for Missing John Milbourn from Ontonagon

Ontonagon  – June 29, 2011 – The family reports as of 11pm Wednesday evening John Milbourn of Ontonagon has NOT been found. Family members said that there was a tip called in that someone said he was seen somewhere on US 2 near Escanaba/Gladstone. This tip came in Monday.  John had asked for Directions to [...]

Health Tip – June 29 – Dangerous Potatoes

What may seem like a harmless way to store potatoes may actually be a breeding ground for deadly bacteria.Researchers investigating an outbreak of botulism...

Word of the Day – June 29 – Catawampus

Adjective:  Catawampus  (kat-uh-WOM-puhs)Definition:1.  Off-center, askew, awry2.  Positioned diagonally, cater-corneredSample sentence:  Jill walked outside into the wind, which promptly knocked her hat catawampus.

Calendar – Community – Peace Corps 50th Anniversary Celebration – June...

Marquette – The 50th anniversary of America’s Peace Corps will be celebrated with local returned volunteers on Wednesday, June 29 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library. Returned Peace Corps volunteers Jerome Maynard and Melissa Hall will present a program on the history of the Peace Corps, how their [...]

Calendar – Music – Negaunee City Band Concert – June 29

Negaunee – The Negaunee City Band, led by Director Keith Lawson, will perform a concert on Wednesday, June 29 at 7:30 p.m. at the Outdoor Performing Arts Center at the east end of Iron Street in Negaunee.

Calendar – Music – Handbell Concert with Strikepoint – June 29

Escanaba – Strikepoint, one of the world’s top handbell ensembles, will perform on Wednesday, June 29 at 7:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 819 First Avenue South in Escanaba. Strikepoint rings on six octaves of bells (nearly the entire range of a piano keyboard) and frequently adds other instruments, from chimes to a penny whistle [...]

Calendar – Music – Local Artist Show Airs The Gold Mine...

Marquette – The Local Artists Show will air the blues band “The Gold Mine Girls” on Wednesday, June 29 at 6 p.m. on 103.3 WFXD. The show will be re-broadcast on Sunday, July 3 at 7 p.m.

Calendar – Outdoors – Native Plant Sale – June 28 -29

Marquette – The Marquette County Conservation District Office will offer a Native Plant Sale Tuesday, June 28 and Wednesday, June 29 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 780 Commerce Drive, Suite B in Marquette. Proceeds from the sale will support Conservation District programs and activities. Species available include milkweed, columbine, black-eyed susan, purple coneflower, [...]