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In our area we often see swarms of small birds in the open fields. These birds often land briefly only to rise in flocks of a dozen or so up to huge flocks numbering in the hundreds, before landing again—a process they repeat over and over. In warmer weather, these swarms are often comprised Horned...
Thursday, February 22nd, • Rotary Club, Regular Meeting at Linwood Corners Cafe, Noon. 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 pm, 7214...
5 Years Ago (January 2019) 2019 Coming Home Royalty: Coming Home King, Kody VanHorn; First Runner-Up, Darren LaBean; Second Runner-Up, Mason Vieau. The Pinconning Wrestling Team sent two grappler’s to the MHSAA Regional 9-3 competition, with Sophomore Jacob Brooks qualifying for a trip to the...
If you ever have trouble seeing your way clear to getting your eyes checked, here’s a case to consider: Genida White could tell her vision was gradually getting worse, but she rationalized away the need to see an ophthalmologist—a medical doctor who specializes in eyecare. She could still do all...
Anything we do takes time and effort. You don’t start a new job without thinking about if you can do it and how much work it will take. The same is true for building a house, you consider cost and time and a general idea of how you will do it before you start. I am still amazed at how many people...
Lynn Eckerle
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 moist and chewy Chunky Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe. - Julie from...
Paul M. Dake M.D.
Dr. Paul Dake is semi-retired; moved to the Pinconning area to be near family and is submitting articles for the Journal. Dr. Dake has an Undergraduate degree in Physiology and M.D. degree, both from Michigan State University, the latter awarded in 1978; immediately thereafter, Family Medicine...
Cooper’s Hawks are generally scorned by homeowners because of their habit of preying on songbirds at backyard bird feeders. This hawk’s speed and agility can be breathtaking. With a slender body, long tail, and relatively short wings, it can fly into a tree, grab its prey, then fly out again in a...
Dr. Paul Dake is semi-retired; moved to the Pinconning area to be near family and is submitting articles for the Journal. Dr. Dake has an Undergraduate degree in Physiology and M.D. degree, both from Michigan State University, the latter awarded in 1978; immediately thereafter, Family Medicine...
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 cannot make a decent creamy rice pudding. I’m hoping some readers can give me that rich...

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