Lifestyles

Garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata) has become one of Michigan’s most notorious woodland invasive weeds. Its thrifty, biennial habit allows the plant to optimize growth in early spring months before native vegetation greens up. One mother plant can produce thousands of seeds that may remain viable...
In summer 2020, Michigan State University Extension is initiating the summer milkweed search, a project to document milkweeds and their specialist insects across the state. We are interested in the public’s help to estimate population sizes for specialist insects of milkweed. Anyone is welcome to...
The past three months have been a challenge in so many ways. And I wonder… if we can’t make sense out of all this, how will our youth ever be able to? The great news is: we are excited to announce that beginning Monday June 15th, we will begin opening our sites in a safe and progressive manner. We...
Common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) grows 4-6 feet tall with stalks of flowers.                 --Courtesy Photo
Launching a research project is typically a multi-step, drawn-out creative process. It starts with ideas and literature searches, develops into finding collaborators and funding and often requires multiple years to thoroughly test hypotheses. This spring with restrictions in place due to the novel...
Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Midland, chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military and Veterans Affairs, Wednesday introduced a resolution declaring June 12, 2020, as Women Veterans Recognition Day in Michigan. In addition to introducing the resolution, Glenn also announced that Midland...
The 2019-2020 school year has drawn to a close. It was a new challenge for everyone involved as educational efforts struggled to continue. The educators of Pinconning Middle and High Schools would like to thank all of the packet workers who copied, packed envelopes, and delivered them. Many...
The Arenac County VFW Post #3724 and Auxiliary will hold their regular meetings on Tuesday, June 16th at 6:30 pm at the Legion Hall. The Post will be hosting a breakfast on Sunday, June 14h. Volunteers will be needed. Please call Sandy at 879-4515 to volunteer. In this time of the Corona virus...
Central Michigan University recently released their Spring 2020 Honors List. Local students on that list are: Tegan Rae Ferguson,Bentley; Olivia E.Berger, Nicole C. Gerhauser, Sienna R. Miller, Elise VanParis, Linwood; Carter J. Albrecht,Tyler D Albrecht , Meagan H. Coutcher, Derek J LaBean,...
In compliance with the Governor’s Executive Order, Bay County will open our buildings to the public starting Monday, June 8, 2020. In order to protect the health of our employees and constituents, Bay County is requesting that everyone entering our facilities practice good hygiene, wash their hands...

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