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The Killdeer is a bird that loves to call its own name, loudly proclaiming it day and night as it flies over fields. This common shorebird, a member of the plover family, is often seen far from any shore. In fact, its preferred nesting site is on a scrape on dry, open ground, and includes a variety...
County Commissioner Mike Duranczyk, Health Dept Director Joel Strasz, and Bob Johns of The Muter Fund at the Rotary meeting at Pinconning County Park.                                                       --Courtesy Photo
On August 20, 2020, members of the Rotary Club of Pinconning & Standish held their weekly meeting at the Pinconning County Park gazebo where they received an update from Joel Strasz, Director of the Bay County Health Department, on the status of the COVID19 pandemic in Bay County. He reported...
5 Years Ago (August 2015) • Pinny Service Center, next to NAPA, an auto repair shop, was opened by Will Kendall. • Estey Moose Lodge held its annual car show. 10 Years Ago (August 2010) • Linwood Pickle Festival Royalty was crowned. Pickle Princess Shae Wackerle, daughter of Lee and Tammy Wackerle...
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 a really good Sloppy Joe recipe. Dave from Hudson Marilyn from Brooklyn...
Gas prices in Michigan are up 3 cents compared to last week. Michigan drivers are now paying an average price of $2.18 per gallon for regular unleaded. This price is just 1 cent more than this time last month but still 56 cents less than this time last year. Motorists are paying an average of $33...
a Bank Swallow (left) perches on a wire beside a more colorful and larger Barn Swallow (right).                      			        --Courtesy Photo
There are many swallows that spend their summers in our area, like the large dark Purple Martin, the sleek Barn Swallow with its orange breast and long forked tail, the Tree Swallow with its bluish-green back and pure white breast, the swallow that often nests in bluebird boxes, the Cliff Swallow...
Laura Ogar and Mike Kelly reported on the Coryeon Reef Restoration project constructed in the Saginaw Bay off of Fish Point.  					                                                --Courtesy Photo
On August 13, 2020, members of the Rotary Club of Pinconning & Standish held their weekly meeting in the gazebo in Pinconning County Park to hear a presentation on a reef constructed last year in Saginaw Bay. Laura Ogar, Director of the Bay County Environmental Affairs Office, and Mike Kelly,...
5 Years Ago (August 2015) • Uncle Tom’s Barbershop, owned by Tom Verellen, opened in Pinconning. • The Linwood Pickle Festival drew crowds to the parade, ball tournaments, and Pickle Princess Pageant. 10 Years Ago (August 2010) • Pinconning took a blast back to the sixties after the opening of the...

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