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Chemical Bank Representatives Darlene Wojda-Pinconning, Mitzi Swanick, Loan Originator and Speaker, and Amanda Pomaville-Standish, are pictured at the Nov. 21st Rotary meeting.   --Courtesy Photo
On November 21, 2019, members of the Rotary Club of Pinconning & Standish heard a presentation on the current mortgage market by Mitzi Swanick, mortgage loan originator for Chemical Bank in Standish and Pinconning. She shared with the club issues that borrowers should think about when getting a...
Birding Bits - Rusty Blackbird
By the time it moves south through the Saginaw Bay region in the fall, this blackbird’s plumage has already changed to the color of rusted iron—hence its name. As a result, in autumn the Rusty Blackbird is easier to distinguish from the Red-winged Blackbirds and Common Grackles with which it is...
Anticipation is a powerful thing. We anticipate things like, Christmas, weddings, birthdays, promotions, new car, home purchases or meeting someone for the first time. All these things get us excited and hopeful that it will be a really good experience. But we also anticipate things that might not...
These Red-shouldered Hawk photos, showing the front and back of the bird, were taken near Pinconning the first week of November 2019.      --Courtesy Photo
The Red-shouldered Hawk is much smaller than its larger cousin, the Red-tailed Hawk. It is also much rarer. Where adult Red-tails have a light breast with dark markings that create a belly band, and sporting a signature long red tail, the adult Red-shouldered has a red striped breast and a banded...
Rotarian Lisa Ragland and Julie Hazeltine  (l to r); Julie is the owner of the State Farm insurance agency in Standish and the newest member of the Rotary Club. She was sponsored by Lisa Ragland.       --Courtesy Photo
On November 7, 2019, the Rotary Club of Pinconning & Standish held its monthly social gathering at CJ’s in Pinconning. At the meeting, Julie Hazeltine, owner of the State Farm insurance agency in Standish, was inducted as the club’s newest member. Information sent by the Rotary Club of Guymon,...
Read this statement by Robert Holden.Many of us have this problem and do not understand how simple it is to fix. “Beware of destination addiction, a preoccupation with the idea that happiness is in the next place, the next job, and with the next partner. Until you give up the idea that happiness is...
The Parent - Child Relationship Proverbs 22:6 Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it. NIV In this article, I would like to share a few things on the Parent - Child relationship. As Christian parents, we have an awesome responsibility and are...
The Canada Goose is one of the most recognizable migratory birds in the Saginaw Bay region.
The Canada Goose is one of the most recognizable migratory birds in the Saginaw Bay region. Every spring and fall many thousands can be seen traveling daily between the bay and nearby fields during the weeks of their lay-over in the area, between their winter home in the southern U.S. and their...
Plans are underway for the new Pinconning Dog Park. The Northern Bay County Fund is holding a “Pints for Paws” fundraiser on Thursday, November 14, 2019, to kick-off this new project. The event will be held at CJ’s Sports Grill on M-13 in Pinconning from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. You will be able to see...
I do not want to be the barer of bad news, but fall is in full swing and winter is on the way. If you missed the leaf color change, it was awesome, we have some beautiful rolling hills here in Michigan. I know life is hectic, I fight hectic everyday, but, if you do not take the time to appreciate...

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