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5 Years Ago (November 2015) • The Pinconning-Linwood Chamber of Commerce celebrated 100 years of Pinconning Cheese at a Business After Hours event. Members of the Peacock family, which once owned Wilson Cheese Shoppe, and the Saha family, which now owns Wilson Cheese Shoppe and Pinconning Cheese...
This week is Thanksgiving 2020, we have discussed Thanksgiving in the past and how important it is to be appreciative for what we have and not focused on what we do not have. This is important, do not lose sight of being thankful, as we are told we should limit our visiting with loved ones. But, I...
Gas prices in Michigan are down 7 cents compared to a week ago, dropping the state average to $2 a gallon as many prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday. Michigan drivers are now paying an average of $2.00 per gallon for regular unleaded. This price is 6 cents less than this time last month and 54...
On November 12, 2020, members of the Rotary Club of Pinconning & Standish heard a presentation by Jolene Szyperski & Brianna Lyon of the Michigan Department of the Health & Human Services on programs designed to assist young persons who are in the foster care system, or who have...
Nearly 70 million Americans will see a 1.3 percent increase in their Social Security benefits and SSI payments in 2021. Federal benefit rates increase when the cost-of-living rises, as measured by the Department of Labor’s Consumer Price Index (CPI-W). The CPI-W rises when inflation increases,...
Gas prices in Michigan are up 7 cents compared to last week. Michigan drivers are now paying an average price of $2.07 per gallon for regular unleaded. This price is 2 cents less than this time last month and 39 cents less than this time last year. Motorists are paying an average of $31 for a...
Building on its legacy as a top workplace for veterans, Consumers Energy is recruiting military veterans with electric experience to join its new Basic Electric Lineworker Apprentice program, earning $35 per hour following 10 days of free training. “We value the skills and strengths our country’s...
5 Years Ago (November 2015) • The Middle School Veterans Day Assembly honored those who served or are serving in the military. • Pinconning resident Janet Friesorger published a book of poetry, “Reflections.” 10 Years Ago (November 2010) • Embattled Pinconning Township Treasurer Troy Trudo...
(NAPSI)—When you sit down to a holiday feast this year, you may not be thinking about the global financial markets that helped land the meal on your table. The ingredients in your favorite stuffing, the butter in those mashed potatoes and even the gasoline in the car that got your relatives to your...
(NAPSI)—Social isolation during the pandemic may pose a mental health threat for those already at risk for COVID-19—people over age 65. As doctors treat more senior patients for depression, an increasingly popular genetic test may inform their treatment decisions. The GeneSight test (www....

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