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5 Years Ago (December 2015) • Work on the Warren Street portion of the Second Street resurfacing project progresses. City Manager Dick Byrne told council Monday that the project “went well, on time and had no major issues.” • It was slow going for motorists and pedestrians Monday afternoon and...
This poem can also be sung to the tune of Greensleeves” aka “What Child is This?” What sparrow is this Who’s just arrived On sunflower seed is feasting? See juncos sweet and cardinals eat While birders watch are keeping This, this is a House Sparrow A plain female without her beau Haste! Haste! To...
I know it is past but, I heard the perfect description of Christmas. When you think of the ultimate gift, it must have these traits: meaningful, valuable, everlasting. Jesus our salvation, being born on the date we recognize as Christmas is the ultimate gift to us. The sacrifice of his life for...
Lynn Eckerle is the author of the weekly food column The Recipe Exchange along with a blog, Lynn’s Musings From a Deep Well. She loves country cooking, small town living and taking the back roads. Dear Lynn, I’m trying to serve healthier meals but need some good salad recipes. The kind my husband...
Gas prices in Michigan are up 13 cents compared to last week, a sharp increase to closeout the final week of 2020. Michigan drivers are now paying an average price of $2.27 per gallon for regular unleaded. This price is 31 cents more than this time last month but still 23 cents less than this time...
Jon Mckinnon accepts the “Udderly Embarrassing” trophy for winning the Losers’ Bracket.  McKinnon also won the club’s Senior Amish Body Building Championship held later that night.      --Courtesy Photo
Schemanski Repeats as Champ at the 49th Annual John Gibson Memorial Shoot Large groups of armed people in Michigan have made national headlines this year, - no, we’re not talking about the protesters in Lansing demanding to get their back hair and mullets shaved, but instead, the elite group of...
In lieu of a regular program with an outside speaker, on December 17, 2020, the Rotary Club of Pinconning & Standish heard a delightful presentation by club member Mary LaPan titled “Fun Christmas Facts.” Many of the facts were previously unknown to most of those present. A summary of the...
5 Years Ago (December 2015) • Pinconning Alumni Football Association presented PHS Athletics with a check for $5,450, which was the assocation’s share of proceeds from the alumni game after expenses. 10 Years Ago (December 2010) • The Christmas season, with peace as its message, was disrupted on...
Lynn Eckerle is the author of the weekly food column The Recipe Exchange along with a blog, Lynn’s Musings From a Deep Well. She loves country cooking, small town living and taking the back roads. Dear Lynn, I always have ham left over after the holidays so I’m looking for some tasty ham casserole...
This being the week of Christmas, I want to give you something to think about. We see in the Bible that many people were full of pride at their accomplishments or position or what they felt they obtained by perseverance and this pride usually led to their failure later. But Jesus said early on...

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