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A coyote is seen exploring during the night at McLean Nature Preserve.                           --Courtesy Photo
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...
Join us on Sunday, October 11, 2020, at 3:00 pm for a guided walk on mowed trails to enjoy the beauty of the changing leaf colors. We have recently installed interpretive signs on our 40 acre parcel on the west side of the Kawkawlin River. This hike will cover about one mile through both forest...
Starting October 5, and running through October 19, researchers from Michigan State University (MSU) will be working with police agencies in Kent and Wayne counties to evaluate methods of enforcing distracted driving and cell phone use violations. During the two-week period, dynamic message signs...
Recently, five men who are current Democratic officeholders in Bay County used their party affiliation to lend credibility to their support of a Republican candidate for the 98th State House, instead of supporting Democrat Sarah Schulz. This is disappointing but not surprising. Bay County’s...
The Canada Goose is one of the most recognizable migratory birds in the Saginaw Bay region. Every spring and fall many thousands can be seen traveling daily between the bay and nearby fields during the weeks of their lay-over in the area, between their winter home in the southern U.S. and their...
Michael Duranczyk and Joel Kwiatkowski, Bay County Commissioner and Environmental Health Manager respectively, at the Rotary meeting where Kwiatkowski  spoke on the subject of failing septic systems in the Kawkawlin River Watershed.  				                                                     --Courtesy Photo
On September 24, 2020, Joel Kwiatkowski, Environmental Health Manager for the Bay County Health Department, addressed the Rotary Club of Pinconning & Standish on a possible solution for failing septic systems. Joel said he has seen a major change in the way the problem of failing septic systems...
5 Years Ago (September 2015) • The Pinconning Alumni Football Association honored Buck Schumann for his continued support and commitment to Pinconning football at the Alumni game with Standish-Sterling. Schumann had served for 56 years on the chain gang. • Terry Spencer, an officer with the...
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, With the weather turning colder it’s time for some good old fashioned comfort food. Please...
The Bible tells us that there are many gifts given to people and all are different and important. The arms and legs can not operate without the heart, our eyes and mind can not function without our lungs, our internal organs can not work with out a brain. Therefore all different parts must work...
5 Years Ago (September 2015) • PHS graduate Benjamin LaPrairie, an organist and associate director of music at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., played his own composition for Pope Francis during his visit to the Basilica. 10 Years Ago (September...

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