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these common redpolls were seen on a feeder in Pinconning on Nov. 20, 2020.                                			        --Courtesy Photo
The Common Redpoll is a bird seen in our area—and then only rarely—during the winter months. Years may pass between their visits to our region. Redpolls are members of a family of tiny finches that visit feeding stations, like American Goldfinches and Pine Siskins. To withstand the cold weather...
School closures and hybrid learning models have forced educators, parents and students to adapt to new forms of learning; the impact of this is not to be underestimated. Teachers and parents around the country have expressed concerns about the accessibility and quality of education under these...
Buyers of soybean meal have traditionally measured its value simply through protein content, but new research proves that the difference is in the details. All quality indicators – crude protein, crude fiber, neutral detergent fiber, sugars, and amino acid profiles – should be taken into account by...
5 Years Ago (December 2015) • Pinconning native, Frank Cloutier, was elected Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe’s Chief. 10 Years Ago (December 2010) • The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe awarded grants totaling $677,959 to area governmental entities and schools in its twice-yearly distribution of 2% of...
Gas prices in Michigan are down 5 cents compared to last week. Michigan drivers are now paying an average price of $1.95 per gallon for regular unleaded. This price is 12 cents less than this time last month and about 52 cents less than this time last year. Motorists are paying an average of $29...
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 recipes for good side dishes to make for Christmas dinner. Trish from...
I think many people do not understand that as humans we have a void when it comes to the heart and the mind that must be filled. Our soul from birth is searching to fill this void and it will find something to place there. As babies we long for human touch and soothing words or songs to be sung to...
a tundra swan was seen walking through corn stubble near Pinconning in serch of food on his way to the Chesapeake Bay area for the winter.                     			                             --Courtesy Photo
The Tundra Swan is a large migratory bird—5 feet tall and a 7-foot wingspan. It is seen locally in seasons when another large bird, the Canada Goose, is present. These pure white birds fly in large V formations like geese as they whistle their “whoo-whoo-whoo” call when traveling between the bay...
On November 19, 2020, as part of a Zoom meeting held by the Rotary Club of Pinconning & Standish, Tia Foote of the Mid-Michigan Community Action Agency (MMCAA), based in Bay City, presented information on the Runaway Youth Support Engagement (RYSE) program. The RYSE program operates in Bay and...

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