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I have a question for you; who have you chosen to help this holiday season? It is the season for giving, and I am not just talking about gifts. I would challenge you to pick out someone that needs a friend or encouragement or help with a project or guidance or just someone to listen. See, giving...
Dr. Paul Dake is semi-retired; moved to the Pinconning area to be near family and is submitting articles for the Journal. Dr. Dake has an Undergraduate degree in Physiology and M.D. degree, both from Michigan State University, the latter awarded in 1978; immediately thereafter, Family Medicine...
A Snowy Owl was spotted on Thanksgiving Day in the Pinconning area.   --Courtesy Photo
The Snowy Owls are back! We usually don’t see them until the new year, but several were spotted in the Pinconning area this November. The one in the photo was just west of Pinconning on Thanksgiving Day. These owls like the large open fields in our area, especially ones sprinkled with grain after...
We have officially come to the last month of 2019 and the holiday season. As this year comes to a close, please reflect on what you have accomplished this year. Have you matured as a person, as a Christian? How has your attitude been, positive or negative? How do others see you? Are you doing...
Having a Joyful Heart James 1:2-3 Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. NIV The word of God tells us to have a joyful heart or attitude when we’re facing trials and times of adversity....
Tufted Titmouse
As winter approaches Tufted Titmice start flocking with similarly colored birds such as Dark-eyed Juncos, White-breasted Nuthatches, and Black-capped Chickadees. With its gray back and crest, white belly, rusty flanks, black forehead, and prominent black eyes the Titmouse looks like a small gray...
Chemical Bank Representatives Darlene Wojda-Pinconning, Mitzi Swanick, Loan Originator and Speaker, and Amanda Pomaville-Standish, are pictured at the Nov. 21st Rotary meeting.   --Courtesy Photo
On November 21, 2019, members of the Rotary Club of Pinconning & Standish heard a presentation on the current mortgage market by Mitzi Swanick, mortgage loan originator for Chemical Bank in Standish and Pinconning. She shared with the club issues that borrowers should think about when getting a...
Adults • Crochet Club, Thu, Dec 5, 6-7:30 pm ® • Holiday Wall Art, Sat, Dec 7, 2-3:30 pm ® • Gel Air Freshener, Tue, Dec 17, 6-7 pm ® • Crochet Club, Thu Dec 19, 6-7:30 pm ® Children & Family - Fall Story Time Reindeer At Your Library, Everyone can see live reindeer outside and make...
Birding Bits - Rusty Blackbird
By the time it moves south through the Saginaw Bay region in the fall, this blackbird’s plumage has already changed to the color of rusted iron—hence its name. As a result, in autumn the Rusty Blackbird is easier to distinguish from the Red-winged Blackbirds and Common Grackles with which it is...
2020 NATURE FESTIVAL SUPPORTERS, Diane Morley, Forward Corp., Marty Hornacek and Tina Sullivan, Northwoods Wholesale Outlet, (LtoR) have committed to supporting activities of the 2020 Nature Festival.   --Courtesy Photo
At the November 14, 2019, meeting of the Rotary Club of Pinconning & Standish, plans for the 2020 Saginaw Bay Nature Festival were reviewed. Although plans are subject to change, a summary of the current status of the festival follows. The Saganing Tribal Center has been secured for a banquet...

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