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5 Years Ago (May 2017) Pinconning Area High School Class of 2017 Top 10 Academic Seniors: Stacey LaRouche, Valedictorian ranked 1st with a GPA of 4.12391; Molly Wozniak, Valedictorian ranked 1st with a GPA of 4.12391; Morgan Bauer, Salutatorian ranked 3rd with a GPA of 4.10000; Grace Linzner,...
Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Midland, today voted in favor of new investments to improve public safety and support law enforcement across Michigan. The plan approved by the Michigan House would boost law enforcement officer recruitment and retention across the state, improve communications equipment, and...
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 love broccoli but no one else in my family does. Does anyone have some tasty Broccoli...
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...
I ran into an acquaintance and although we were both busy, we had a long talk about real-estate, the economy, inflation, kids and society in general. It was a good conversation, but in listening to myself talk, I realized; I don’t have everything figured out. I struggle with people and ups and...
Olivia and Liam are America’s most popular baby names in 2021. Liam has been the top choice for new parents for five years in a row, and Olivia has topped the list for three years. Once again, during this unprecedented time, parents chose to stick with familiar names. Out of both Top 10 lists...
On April 28, 2022, members of the Rotary Club of Pinconning & Standish heard a presentation by Kirsten Clemens, Scrap Tire Coordinator for the Michigan Department of the Environment, Great Lakes and Energy [EGLE], on the serious problem of what to do with used tires. In addition to being a disposal nuisance, they are also breeding grounds for a variety of disease-carrying insects. She stated that in Michigan, 10 million used tires are generated every year, but there isn’t a systematic strategy in place on h
On April 28, 2022, members of the Rotary Club of Pinconning & Standish heard a presentation by Kirsten Clemens, Scrap Tire Coordinator for the Michigan Department of the Environment, Great Lakes and Energy [EGLE], on the serious problem of what to do with used tires. In addition to being a...
As I grew older, I realized many things I believed as a youth were not correct. I thought happiness was a place I was working to arrive at. When I got that big promotion at work, or when the house mortgage was paid off, or when my children became adults and I could really share life with them and...
After 10 years of serving families, Lori’s Voice, a West Michigan based non-profit which helps families of children with limited mobility cover the costs of accessible vans, home renovations, educational resources, and other costs that insurance doesn’t cover, is now accepting applications for its...

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