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Huron River Excursions in Ann Arbor

Mohamed Bughrara // Reprinted from the Tri-City Record With activities like kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding, hiking, camping, and fishing, Ann Arbor offers plenty of opportunities for urban outdoor adventure. One of these adventures includes the 40-mile Border to Border Trail, commonly known locally as the B2B Trail, which traverses Washtenaw County, largely along the Huron … Continued

Gardening: How to plan now for cold-season crops

Associated Press If you missed out on growing a summer vegetable garden – or are enjoying homegrown produce right now and would like to extend your bounty — it’s time to start planning.  In most temperate regions, the window of opportunity for growing cool-season crops is opening. Take advantage, and you’ll be positioned to harvest … Continued

Seven Pennsylvania Lakes to Visit During a Hot Summer

Jeff Fuentes Gleghorn A trip to the lake might be what you or your family needs to beat the heat these next few months. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is predicting a warmer than average summer for Pennsylvania. Here are seven lakes to consider whether you are looking to plan a day trip or a … Continued

US men’s soccer reach 1st Olympics since 2008 with U-20 win

Associated Press The United States qualified for its first Olympic men’s soccer tournament since 2008 when the Americans beat Honduras 3-0 at San Pedro Sula on Friday night in the semifinals of the Under-20 championship of North and Central America and the Caribbean. Paxten Aaronson of the Philadelphia Union, an 18-year-old brother of Leeds midfielder … Continued

Fun Times at The Museum of Natural History

Reinette LeJeune The University of Michigan Museum of Natural History is extending its hours for July and August! Learn about mastodons, dinosaurs, and the vast wildlife of the Michigan wilderness every day of the week from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m, observing closings for holidays like July 4th.  The recently renovated museum offers three stories … Continued

Big Ten votes to add USC, UCLA as members starting in 2024

Associated Press In a surprising and seismic shift in college athletics, the Big Ten voted Thursday to add Southern California and UCLA as conference members beginning in 2024. The expansion to 16 teams will happen after the Pac-12’s current media rights contracts with Fox and ESPN expire and make the Big Ten the first conference … Continued

Packers and Giants will compete at London stadium Oct. 9

Associated Press GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay will play the New York Giants in the Packers’ first international regular-season game. It’s an early start at London’s Tottenham soccer stadium on Oct. 9. Kickoff is set for 8:30 a.m. Central Time. That makes it 2:30 p.m. in London. The Packers say the team will … Continued

Packers and Giants will compete at London stadium Oct. 9

Associated Press GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay will play the New York Giants in the Packers’ first international regular-season game. It’s an early start at London’s Tottenham soccer stadium on Oct. 9. Kickoff is set for 8:30 a.m. Central Time. That makes it 2:30 p.m. in London. The Packers say the team will … Continued

The peak red-winged blackbird attack season is underway

Mohamed Bughrara // Northern Wisconsin Times Peak attack season is approaching in the Badger State. Many are calling it the “red-winged blackbird annual saga.” The aggressive behavior is normal during the warmer months, according to Anna Pidgeon, an avian ecologist and professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In cities like Madison, red-winged blackbirds frequently build … Continued

Tick Season Returns in Pennsylvania

Armand Jackson Ticks are an issue not just for pets but for humans as well. Tick bites can make people sick with diseases and experience symptoms of rash, fever, fatigue, headache, muscle aches, as well as joint swelling and pain. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention details the number of reported cases … Continued

Pair rescued after fall into chocolate tank at candy plant

Associated Press ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Two people were rescued after they somehow fell into a partially filled chocolate tank while doing maintenance work at a candy factory in Pennsylvania. The incident at the Mars Wrigley plant in Elizabethtown occurred shortly before 2 p.m. Thursday. The two people work for an outside contracting firm, officials … Continued

Michigan tops Rutgers 10-4 to win 10th Big Ten tourney

(AP) OMAHA, Neb. — Jimmy Obertop hit a three-run home run in the eighth and two runs scored on a bunt in the ninth as fifth-seeded Michigan pulled away from second-seeded Rutgers for a 10-4 in the championship game of the Big Ten Tournament on Sunday. Jake Marti’s sacrifice bunt in the fourth inning scored … Continued

Grandson of retired Michigan coach commits to Notre Dame

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The grandson of retired Michigan coach Lloyd Carr has committed to playing football at Notre Dame in 2024. Saline High School quarterback CJ Carr announced his decision Thursday night. He is ranked as the nation’s No. 5 quarterback and 20th player overall in the 2024 class by 247Sports’ composite rankings. … Continued

Consumers Dissatisfied with Streaming Services

Parker Wallis // Two Rivers News On April 19th, Netflix reported a first-quarter net loss of 200,000 subscribers, contrary to analysts’ prediction of 2.5 million additional subscriptions. In the current quarter, Netflix forecasted the loss of 2 million subscribers. A recent Netflix shareholder letter cited “relatively high household penetration — when including the large number … Continued