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Many times in the past we have discussed: not being grumpy, angry or gossiping, restraining from being mean, hateful and difficult. But we have not discussed enough, the importance of being joyful. Being joyful is different from being happy. Many small things can make us happy and bring a smile to...
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 looking for recipes for Butternut Squash Soup or other Butternut Squash recipes. Lois...
As we made the transition to fall, the showy meadow flowers have given way to goldenrod, asters and some less common species. The fringed gentian is a biennial which requires moist conditions. In our area this was an exceptional year for this beautiful and unusual wildflower. Occasionally, our...
This Great Egret  was seen recently near Pinconning.                                                   --Courtesy Photo
Egrets and herons usually return to Michigan in April for the breeding season. Once almost extinct the Great Egret, a white heron, is now a common sight in the Saginaw Bay region. Although a large bird—it stands 40 inches tall—the Great Egret spends its days creeping along ditches or on the edge of...
5 Years Ago (October 2015) • The 1993 Spartan softball team was inducted into the Bay County Sports Hall of Fame. The roster included Jennifer Arndt, Dana Bersano, Jenny Bonnau, Missy Chapman, Sara Edwards, Kim Henrion, Lisa Lambert, Lane LeBourdais, Kassie Mark, Shannon McGillen, Janelle Pajot,...
The VFW and Auxiliary are dedicated to promoting patriotism and investing in our future generations. If you are or know of a democracy loving high school student interested in a $30,000 college scholarship or patriotic middle school student interested in winning $5,000, these scholarships may be of...
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, Would you please see if anyone has some Apple Bread or Apple Muffin recipes? Nancy from...
Did you know that most astronauts come back from space with a totally different attitude. After being in space and knowing that you could die at any moment from lack of oxygen, food or heat, and the dependency on your teammates for survival of the mission, it changes them. When they look at the...

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