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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 having some friends over for dinner and I’d like to surprise them with some new...
Somethings are so simple they seem hard. Joy, Happiness and Love are attitudes and not locations. They are something we pick up in the morning and put on like a new outfit, not a place we run or drive and arrive at. Joy, Happiness and Love are not things we obtain when we reach a goal or status or...
Okay to start, we’re going to shorten things up at bit, not the trail it’s actually 5.4 miles longer in 2023. From now on, the Appalachian Trail will be referred to as the AT and north bound along with south bound will be NOBO and SOBO (directions in which the AT is hiked). Now a brief history...
An adult (right) and an immature swan (left) swim together in the midst of the flotilla.		                                                     --Courtesy Photo
In winter, most swans seen on Saginaw Bay are non-migratory Mute Swans, birds that were introduced into North America in the 1800s. Mute Swans are best identified by their bright orange bills. Occasionally, native swans, like the migratory Tundra Swan [formerly known as Whistling Swan] will...
Mike Vieau, BAISD Superintendent, and Niki Napolitano, Assistant Director of Early Childhood Programs presented on the Imagination Library at last Thursday’s Rotary Meeting.                                                                      -- Courtesy Photo
On January 26, 2023, members of the Rotary Club of Pinconning & Standish heard a presentation on the Imagination Library by Mike Vieau, Bay Arenac Intermediate School District Superintendent, and Niki Napolitano, Assistant Director of Early Childhood Programs. The program is managed by the...
Thursday, February 2nd, • Rotary Club, Social Gathering at CJ’s, 6 pm. Standing events Second Monday • Fraser Township Board Meeting, 7 pm, 1474 N. Mackinaw, Linwood. • Garfield Township Board Meeting, 6:30 pm, 1138 W. Erickson, Linwood. • Gibson Township Board Meeting, 7 p.m., 7214 Main St.,...
5 Years Ago (February 2018) Town & Country Supermarket Ad - Fresh Ground Beef Hamburger 10 lb pkg or more, $1.78/lb; Grade A Fresh Bone-In Split Chicken Breast, $0.88/lb; 4 lb bag of Domino Granulated Sugar, $2.49; Green or Red Seedless Grapes, $1.48/lb. Pinconning Wrestler, Nathan Childs,...
WERE BOTH very active in this city at one time in the late teens an early twenties. The gent to the left is Dennis McCauley who at one time operated a livery stable and dray service across the street from Brazeau Appliance, and in his later years operated a shoe store in the are just east of the...
January may have been somewhat mild, but there is still plenty of winter weather ahead. When the snow starts falling and temperatures drop, many people stay indoors and are less physically active. This presents unique challenges and potential health risks. Hospitals often see an influx of back...

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