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This is the second article in a two-part series investigating road blocks researchers encounter when trying to study avian botulism. During the summer and fall of 2012, more than 1,500 documented loons washed ashore in northern Lake Michigan, dead from...
PETOSKEY — A few years ago Peggy and Phil Millard were kayaking on Round Lake and saw a pair of loons trying to drive a third away from the lake. "They were charging at it and being aggressive toward it," said Peggy, who lives on the Petoskey-...
Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
Watchdog with Paul MuschickWith this being National Consumer Protection Week, I'm receiving all sorts of tips about the latest scams and how to avoid them. This list from the Bucks County Crimes Against Older Adults Task Force includes one that's new to me......
Q: I use to use a recipe I got from the Chicago Tribune for making your own corned beef from scratch, using whatever cut of beef you wanted. Recipe dates back to 1993 or 1994. The last time I used the recipe was 1999. I was going to try the recipe again...
The Hartford CourantI'm not much of a bird-watcher. But I'm a devoted and appreciative observer of the common loon. Every time I see its black-and-white beauty, hear its eerie wail or watch its deep-water diving is a blessing. Each cry of the loon is precious to me. So news...
When a young child comes down with a cold — congestion, a scratchy sore throat and runny nose, maybe with greenish goo — many parents head straight for the drugstore for a bottle of children's cold medicine. Don't bother. It's worth it...
Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterMECCA — Shane Mast and his wife, Sabrina, had heard that the Salton Sea was polluted, but after their first visit to the Salton Sea State Recreation Area Sunday, they don’t believe that’s the case. “The Salton Sea is great, it&...
This year, several organizations have reported an earlier and busier season of avian botulism. And with that busy season, Jeff Lange of Alanson, a local coordinator of the Michigan Loon Watch, asks those who come across dead or dying loons to check...
EMPIRE, Mich. (AP) — Volunteers and biologists say they've found about 300 dead or dying loons over the past few days at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. The Detroit Free Press reports the birds in the northern Lower Peninsula are...
NORTHPORT, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Audubon says a common loon well-known in the northern Lower Peninsula has died, apparently from eating contaminated fish. The bird known as "Patriarch" was 21 years old. He was among the first loons in the region...
Jun 5, 2013 |Story| Petoskey News
May 6, 2013 |Story| Petoskey News
Apr 29, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Mar 5, 2013 | Allentown Morning Call
Mar 12, 2013 |Column| Chicago Tribune
Feb 7, 2013 |Column| Hartford Courant
Jan 30, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Jan 21, 2013 |Story| Imperial Valley Press Online
Aug 29, 2012 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Oct 22, 2012 |Story| Petoskey News
Oct 18, 2012 |Story| Petoskey News
Oct 18, 2012 |Story| Petoskey News
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