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5 Years Ago (October 2016) Linwood resident Scott Boetefuer spoke to the Rotary Club on his 18 month stay in Saudi Arabia. Scott is a 2002 graduate of Pinconning High School who earned his degree at Albion College before working at Price Waterhouse as an accountant. After joining the Dow Chemical...
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, I’m trying to stretch my budget and I’m looking for some tasty casseroles recipes that are...
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...
Since our government is now spending in the Trillions and they are passing a bill with 2500 pages, I would like to educate you to how much One Trillion dollars truly is. But let’s start with something we can relate to, most people can relate to $10,000 dollars. Now to most of us $10,000 is a nice...
These white pelicans were observed flying over open fields north of Pinconning on May 8th.           				                              --Courtesy Photo
This giant bird migrates annually to the western U.S. and Canada to breed, but in recent years the American White Pelican has extended its range eastward and is now regularly seen along Lake Erie and the Saginaw Bay, although breeding here has not been confirmed. So far this spring there have been...
Nate Pepple, Rotary club president, with new Rotarians David Tokarsky and Tracey Shark		                                          --Courtesy Photo
On September 23, 2021, the Rotary Club’s two newest members, David Tokarsky and Tracey Shark, addressed club members. David, his wife Melanie, and their 5-year-old daughter recently moved to the Bentley area from Saginaw. He is General Manager of Garber Chevrolet Linwood. He grew up in Fenton, one...
Each summer, especially as harvest grows near, international buyers are increasingly interested in and asking farmers how their crops look. With its annual Crop Tour, Pro Farmer helps answer that question. This year, U.S. Soy teamed up with Pro Farmer to help shed light on crop quality, crop...
Some of the terms and acronyms people use when they talk about Social Security can be a little confusing. We’re here to help you understand. We strive to explain your benefits using easy-to-understand, plain language. The Plain Writing Act of 2010 requires federal agencies to communicate...
5 Years Ago (September 2016) St. Michael School kicked off its first day of school, with a balloon release to celebrate its 100th year of faith and academic excellence. This 2016-17 school year marks the 100th year of the school being open. Staff and students met on the school’s playground for a...

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