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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 some tasty new recipes for Tuna Salad. Dave from Battle Creek Maria from...
Grasshoppers, crickets and katydids are known for their chirps and jumps. All belong to an insect order known as Orthopterans, and at least 137 species reside in Michigan. Capable of flight, their forewings are usually covered at rest. Each of the three groups within Orthoptera are known for...
The apiculture and pollination program at Michigan State University is expanding, as MSU Extension and the Department of Entomology have shown their continued support to the industry through two new positions. Meghan Milbrath, previously an academic specialist at MSU, is now an assistant professor...
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, Does anyone have any baked pudding recipes? Donna from Allen Irma from Lake City sent in...
Some times you have to look past the trees to see the forest. Meaning you get so caught up with the thing in front of you that you forget or miss the big picture. That is what, I think is going on right now. The media is so focused on what it thinks we need to know that we sometimes miss what is...
this least bittern was seen August 7th, 2020 on Nayanquing Point standing on a pad of lilies.					                                          --Courtesy Photo
The elusive Least Bittern, our smallest heron, is seldom seen, residing as it does in dense cattail marshes. Standing only about a foot tall, it can maneuver its way unseen through marshes by clinging to cattails while searching for small fish, crayfish, frogs, and insects. Our region is at the...
Dirk Milliman,  Three Rivers  Commercial News
Last week journalists in Michigan got word that there were 14 positive cases of Covid-19 in Michigan schools. The first and most obvious question was “where?” Fast forward to the end of this week and the question is still…”where?” As parents all over the state wrestle with the decision to go with...
5 Years Ago (September 2015) • Town & Country Supermarket, owned by John and Brandy Aspinall, held a grand opening at their store located in the former Pinny Food Center. • Bob and Cathy Bragiel, of Linwood, went to the top of the Mackinaw Bridge. 10 Years Ago (September 2010) • The Spartan...
Gas prices in Michigan are down 3 cents compared to last week. Michigan drivers are now paying an average price of $2.15 per gallon for regular unleaded. This price is just 1 cent more than this time last month but still 49 cents less than this time last year. Michigan motorists are paying an...

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