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The Highbush Cranberry Shrub provides food for wintering birds and for migrating birds when they return in the spring.                           --Courtesy Photo
Many people ask what they can do to attract birds to their yards year-round. Setting up birdfeeders, especially those that provide food attractive to birds like sunflower and thistle/nyger seeds, is one way to bring hungry birds to your yard, especially in winter. But there are other things you can...
Officers from 90 police departments, sheriff’s offices and Michigan State Police (MSP) posts recently increased patrols across the state during the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over crackdown from December 11, 2020 to January 1, 2021. Before and during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, law...
Dear Lynn, I had a recipe for a lower calorie Banana Cake, but now I can’t find it. Does anyone have a recipe like that? Jan from Tecumseh Barbara from Onsted has made and shared her recipe for No Bake Date Balls for years. Angela from Bay City sent in her recipe for Apple & Pecan Cookies....
5 Years Ago (February 2016) Candidates for Coming Home King were Tim Bourassa, Kameron DuBois, Jacob Bouchard, Jon Hightower, Derek Rezler and Trent Ballor. PHS All Star Band participants went to competition at Alpena High school with Mrs. Jeannine Henning Band Director, Aubrie Worth Senior Band...
The Bay County Health Department is continually working to improve the process for COVID-19 vaccine registration in our community in order to make this experience easier for our residents. As Bay County is strengthening its registration and appointments system, it will send out confirmation emails...
Dan Couveau
I want to encourage you today with this quote from an unknown source. “ What you think, you become. What you feel, you attract. What you imagine you create. Become the change you want to see and you will see the change.” Gandhi said “Remember that all though history the way of truth and love has...
Gas prices in Michigan dropped 3 cents compared to a week ago. Michigan drivers are now paying an average of $2.47 per gallon for regular unleaded. This price is 13 cents more than this time last month and 4 cents more than this time last year. Motorists are paying an average of $37 for a full 15-...
Did you know that you can apply for Medicare online even if you are not ready to retire? Applying online can take less than 10 minutes. There are no forms to sign and usually no required documentation. We’ll process your application and contact you if we need more information. Visit www.ssa.gov/...
Cedar Waxwings feed mostly on fruits and berries produced by native trees and shrubs. Though commonly seen in our area in summer, many people believe these colorful birds vacate our region entirely in the cold season. But birds are hardier than we think. It often is not the cold weather, but the...
5 Years Ago (February 2016) Pinconning Area High School senior Trent Ballor signs a national letter of intent to play football for Michigan Tech. The Pinconning Youth Wrestling team competed at Farwell with the following results. Ages 5-6: Ki’jauhn Sheffield, 2nd., Alyssa Dennison 3rd. Ages 7-8:...

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