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(State of Michigan Press Release) Today, Governor Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-79, which lifts certain requirements of the application process for young Michiganders to obtain a work permit. Young Michiganders constitute an important part of the summer workforce, especially because the...
Heavy rain across portions of western Michigan this week dropped between 2-4 inches locally. Turf near streams and rivers and low-lying areas will likely experience at least temporary flooding. At this time of year, damage to turf is usually insignificant unless soil deposition occurred. Factors...
As we approach May and June frost-free dates across Michigan, it is time to prepare for transplanting warm season vegetable plants such tomatoes, peppers and squash that do not tolerate frost. Gardeners using vegetable transplants should plan for the process of hardening off their seedlings to...
When Erik Szyperski bought PJ’s Pizzeria on January 1, 2008, he knew that he wanted an opportunity to run his own business, but also knew that it wouldn’t be the last career change he made. “I never planned on being here for the rest of my life,” he says. He’s made a lot of changes in the business...
The extended deadline for filing a petition to run as a candidate for Pinconning Mayor or City Councilperson is this Friday, May 8th, at 5:00 pm. Originally April 21st, the deadline was extended by federal court order issued on April 20th that also cut the required number of signatures from 25-50...
The teachers and support staff at Pinconning Area Schools received a special email from University of Michigan football coach, Jim Harbaugh, expressing his appreciation for all the effort they have been putting in so student get the most out of distance learning. The email is as follows: “To the...
ALFONZO “FONZ” THOMAS, PHS Wrestling Coach.  --Courtesy Photo
Alfonzo Thomas just completed his fourth year as the Pinconning Wrestling Coach by taking two of his team to the MHSAA Individual Wrestling Finals. Less than two months later, he’s in what could be a fight for his life, as he’s one of the state’s confirmed cases of COVID-19. After the trip to Ford...
KEATON STURM
Youth of the Year is Boys & Girls Clubs premier recognition program. It is our signature effort to foster a new generation of leaders, fully prepared to live and lead in a diverse, global and integrated world economy. The award recognizes a member’s leadership, service, academic excellence and...
THIS SWAMP sparrow was seen at Pinconning Park in late April when it came up out of the reeds to sing.  --Courtesy Photo
The Swamp Sparrow is a common sparrow, though one rarely seen, that inhabits wet meadows and extensive cattail marshes like those found at the Pinconning county park. Its reddish plumage with black highlights, and its loud, trilling call make it quite distinctive. It spends most of its life down in...
On April 30, 2020, the Rotary Club of Pinconning & Standish received an update on the effort to establish a food cooperative in the Bay City area. Kathryn Miller, President of the Bay City Cooperative Market, and Rotarian Jessica McQuarter reported that the effort has been underway for about...

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