At their Special Meeting last Monday, the Pinconning City Council voted 4-2 to approve a motion by Councilman Gerald Gibson to “have a Financial Manager in from the State.” It is noteworthy that there was no mention of under what authority the St
HAILEY CIANEK (#9) sets the ball as both Sophia Shaker (#3) and Virginia Berger (#4) get ready to make the kill.        		        --Journal Photo
The Lady Spartans Volleyball teams took the drive to Sanford on Monday afternoon to take on the Meridian Mustangs.
female Nashville Warbler
As with so many species, this bird’s name is not representative of where you are likely to see it.
The Pinconning City Council held a Special Meeting on Monday afternoon with a posted purpose of accepting the resignation of Mayor Jason Brazeau. The meeting was called to order by Acting Mayor Sheri Boettcher.
CAROLINE SKARBEK poses with the 40+ pound pumpkin she grew.
CAROLINE SKARBEK poses with the 40+ pound pumpkin she grew from her nephew Albert Schank’s Alaskan seeds. She’ll be bringing the monster out to The Great Pumpkin Challenge this Saturday at Letchfield Park from noon-5:00 pm.
HAILEY CIANEK (#9) sets the ball as both Sophia Shaker (#3) and Virginia Berger (#4) get ready to make the kill.        		        --Journal Photo
DEREK LABEAN, founder of Smoky Ridge Outfitters, cuts the ribbon at the Saturday Grand Opening of their first retail location, inside Able Safe of Pinconning’s new “More of Michigan” retail operation.             --Courtesy Photo
female Nashville Warbler
CAROLINE SKARBEK poses with the 40+ pound pumpkin she grew.
At their Special Meeting last Monday, the Pinconning City Council voted 4-2 to approve a motion by Councilman Gerald Gibson to “have a Financial Manager in from the State.” It is noteworthy that there was no mention of under what authority the State would assign a Financial Manager, whether...
HAILEY CIANEK (#9) sets the ball as both Sophia Shaker (#3) and Virginia Berger (#4) get ready to make the kill.        		        --Journal Photo
The Lady Spartans Volleyball teams took the drive to Sanford on Monday afternoon to take on the Meridian Mustangs. The Varsity had a slow start, falling behind by 10 points, but coming back to take the first set 25-23 before finishing off the match with 25-20 wins in both the second and third....
TEDDY SHARK (#5) sends the ball forward during Monday’s Senior Night game against Capac. The Spartans lost 1-0.            --Journal Photo by Rachel Floyd
The Pinconning Boy’s Varsity Soccer Team had a tough week in the run up to MHSAA District play. In three road games last week, they lost to Ogemaw Heights 3-2 on Wednesday (Berkley Rooker with 1 goal and one assist and Dominic Krevinghaus with the other goal), to Gladwin 8-0 on Thursday (Justin...
Sean Hammond and Jess Averill-Hammond, of Lansing, joyfully announce the birth of their daughter Harriet K. Hammond, born September 5, 2019. Harriet was born at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing weighing seven pounds, six ounces, and measuring 22 inches long. The happy grandparents are Wendy and Lloyd...
CAROLINE SKARBEK poses with the 40+ pound pumpkin she grew.
CAROLINE SKARBEK poses with the 40+ pound pumpkin she grew from her nephew Albert Schank’s Alaskan seeds. She’ll be bringing the monster out to The Great Pumpkin Challenge this Saturday at Letchfield Park from noon-5:00 pm. Sponsored by the Pinconning-Linwood Area Chamber of Commerce, there will be...
This sign was made in honor of the late Mary Ellery and is located in the Mary Ellery Administrative Center of Pinconning Area Schools. The piece was created by Pinconning alumni David L. Mayer III, of Mayer Metal Works.         			   --Courtesy Photo
Pinconning Area Schools recently received two new additions to their green and white halls. Pinconning alumni, David L. Mayer III, owner of Mayer Metal Works, was contracted to help the school with showing off their spartan pride. He has designed two metal art pieces that are now hanging in the...
The Pinconning City Council held a Special Meeting on Monday afternoon with a posted purpose of accepting the resignation of Mayor Jason Brazeau. The meeting was called to order by Acting Mayor Sheri Boettcher. The acceptance of the resignation of Mayor Brazeau was moved and supported, and the...
The Spartan Varsity Boys Soccer Team took on a shorthanded Whittemore-Prescott team last Thursday, handing the Cardinals a 10-0 mercy-rule defeat at the half. Berkley Rooker and Dominic Krevinghaus each had Hat-Tricks, James Wuolukka added a pair of goals, and Teddy Shark and Josh Dybas accounted...

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