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A turkey vulture is ready to dispose of a road killed rabbit in the area.        --Courtesy Photo
The Buzzards have returned. After spending the winter further south, these large scavengers – official name, Turkey Vulture – have returned to our area, ready to keep the roadsides clean of dead animals. In doing so, these birds help control the spread of disease. The adult vulture’s featherless...
Anne Trahan, gave a presentation to the Rotary Club on many issues related to conservation, the environment, and the upcoming Watershed Cleanup project.			                           --Courtesy Photo
On March 31, 2022, members of the Rotary Club of Pinconning & Standish heard a presentation by Anne Trahan, Bay City Rotarian and chair of the Rotary District’s Environment Committee, on many issues related to conservation and the environment, as well as the upcoming 2nd Annual Great Lakes...
5 Years Ago (April 2017) Pinconning High School Juniors, Janae Whyte and Olivia Morand received awards of completion of the Youth Leadership Bay County Program sponsored by the Bay Area Chamber of Commerce. The program helps students from Bay County’s seven high schools increase their community...
Balsam Wooly Adelgid could be a devastating invasive pest to Michigan’s Christmas tree industry. Native to Europe, this very small, less than 1/32-inch insect can attack any true fir species. Signs of Balsam Wooly Adelgid damage include weak terminal growth, swelling of stems, and misshapen tree...
Prediabetes is a serious medical condition that, if untreated, can put you at increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. But the good news is that by making some healthy lifestyle changes, you can manage or even reverse your prediabetes and lower your chances of it...
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, With spring right around the corner, I’m looking for recipes for those gelatin salads we...
I want to talk about distraction. Here in the US, for a full week now we have all been talking about the Will Smith slap, as hundreds if not thousands die in Ukraine and Covid lockdowns come back to other countries. The devil works on distraction and fear. It also works well for marketing and...
According to the Social Security Administration, there are 65 million retirees in the U.S. If you or someone you care about is among them—or you expect to be someday—there could be good news for you. An innovative healthcare program can make paying for medical care in retirement much easier....

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