It

s pretty much a given that by the time an election rolls around, folks are fed up with the campaign ads, automated calls and too-frequent nastiness that accompany an election season.

This Week's Circulars

100, of Traverse City, passed away Jan. 21, 2020. A full obituary will be in a later edition of the Record-Eagle. Margaret and her family are being cared for by the Reynolds Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

PITTSBURGH [mdash] Jennifer Eileen Olsen, 33, passed away Dec. 8, 2019 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Jehni was born in Traverse City on May 13, 1986. She was a graduate of Traverse City West Senior High School and the Great Lakes Culinary Institute. Jehni had a real passion for her chosen pro…

INTERLOCHEN — James Wesley Waulkazoo, of Interlochen, died Jan. 14, 2020. He was born to Sylvia Jean Waukazoo at James Decker Hospital in Traverse City. In 1953 he was moved to the Elliot's home in Buckley with his two sisters. He attended the Buckley schools, played on the high school baske…

Michigan

s agricultural leaders said farmers should use the latest high-tech methods to help avoid fertilizer runoff blamed by some for Lake Erie

s recent algae bloom and water contamination woes.

In the late '90s an agriculturally important insect

the brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB)

was introduced to North America.