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AN EASTERN PHOEBE perched on a fence.                                         					              --Courtesy Photo
Eastern Phoebes are one of the earliest migrators to arrive in the spring. Many phoebes return to Michigan by March, much earlier than most small birds. The phoebe is part of the flycatcher family of birds, so-called because of their habit of perching on branches then darting out to capture flying...
ROTARY PRESENTERS AND MEMBERS FROM the  International  Student  Exchange program, (left to right) CETUSA Coordinator Jim Gage, Marika Sandri of Italy, Jun Reinosa of Spain, and CETUSA Coordinator Kristin Sullivan.   --Courtesy Photo
On March 24, 2022, members of the Rotary Club of Pinconning & Standish heard presentations by Kristin Sullivan and Jim Gage, Local Coordinators for the CETUSA student exchange program, and exchange students Jun Reinosa from Spain and Marika Sandri from Italy. Kristin Sullivan said CETUSA [...
Ford Motor Company Fund and the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) are extending their commitment to improving teen-driving skills by awarding grants totaling $135,000 to Michigan and five other state highway safety offices to help combat teen speeding. Michigan has been awarded a $25,000...
5 Years Ago (March 2017) The 2017 Mock Trial team earned Honorable Mention at the regional tournament in Ann Arbor. The team won all three of its hard fought rounds and missed going to state competition by one ballot. The team consisted of: Morgan Bauer, Justin Dean, Stacey LaRouche, Blair Briggs,...
I met a man two weeks ago named Brian, who was helping others. He was kind, cheerful and happy to be of service to others that day. We talked about why he was there helping, he asked me if I was familiar with the little rubber bracelet that says “ What would Jesus do”. I said yes it was very...
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, Would you please ask if anyone has a recipe they really like for Deviled Eggs or Egg Salad...
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...
The last year has shown how the volatility of global oil markets can hurt American drivers and consumers. Wild swings in fuel prices due to COVID, pipeline shutdowns, and as well as the current conflict in Ukraine, all threaten our energy security on a daily basis. One way to reduce this dependence...
Annette Glenn State Representative
Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Midland, and the Michigan House has approved a historic infrastructure plan that will improve dam safety in the Midland area and across the state. The $4.8 billion overall infrastructure and COVID-19 relief plan includes major investments designed to prevent the type of...
The Saginaw Bay region is home to one of the most reclusive members of the heron family. Unlike its larger cousins, the Great Blue Heron and Great Egret, this elusive bird stands only about 2 feet tall. With cryptic brown and cream vertical stripes on its neck, it blends in with sedges and cattails...

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