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Tough conditions will greet anglers as trout season begins
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 10:24 AM

The Iron River just off U.S. 2 west of town is a favorite trout fishing spot because of its deep, cold waters. With the opening of trout season on Aril 26, fishermen hope that all the snow will have left the banks and the water will be open.
By Jerry DeRoche
CRYSTAL FALLS—Hearty folks abound in the Upper Peninsula, undeterred by the sometimes harsh weather as they go about their day-to-day lives.
Certainly local trout fisherman belong in this category. And their passion for their sport will burst forth again as trout season opens April 26 and gets going for another year.

 
Amvets Post 436 hosting breakfast
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 10:24 AM

BEECHWOOD—Amvets Post 436 is hosting its semiannual pancake (blueberries optional), real egg and Meyer’s sausage breakfast at Beechwood Hall from 7 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 26. The breakfast service will include fresh eggs made-to-order, with superior maple syrup provided.

 
Foresters return to their roots
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 10:24 AM

TIPLER, Wis.—For years students majoring in Forestry at Purdue University spent their summers at Lost Lake Camp, located in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest near Tipler.

 
Sign-up begins for Rockin’ Robins program
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 10:23 AM

IRON RIVER—The Rockin’ Robins program at Covenant Point Bible Camp will begin in May. The dates for this adventure are May 2, 9 and 16.

 
Severe weather class comes to Iron River
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 11:21 AM

IRON RIVER—There will be a free Skywarn class open to the public on Tuesday, April 29 at the Windsor Center.

 
Students learn at Listening Inn PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 11:21 AM | Updated ( Tuesday, April 15, 2014 11:23 AM )

The Forest Park Environmental Science class went to the Listening Inn on March 26 to collect data on mammals. The students crosscountry skied through the trails, stopping to collect data on mammal tracks. Students observed coyote, fisher, shrew, deer, snowshoe hare and one wolf track. Student scientists used the stride, straddle, track length and width along with other spoor to identify the mammals. Carol and Les Kuhfal, owners of the Listening Inn, welcomed students to their log cabin inn on Clark Road near Amasa. They encourage other student groups to come out and explore nature. (submitted photos)

 
‘Ask the DNR’ to air on WNMU-TV Channel 13 on Thursday, April 17
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 11:21 AM

MARQUETTE—“Ask the DNR” returns to WNMU-TV Channel 13 on Thursday, April 17, at 8 p.m. (EDT). The show will focus on the trout fishing opener and fishing regulations; spring wildlife activity; and wildfire prevention.

 
Nature writing contest seeks U.P. entries
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 11:20 AM

MARQUETTE—North Country Publishing of Skandia and the Falling Rock Café and Bookstore of Munising announce the second annual U.P. Nature Writing Contest.

 
Youths flourish at WU banquet PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, April 08, 2014 11:53 AM

Wildlife Unlimited of Iron County hosted their 27th annual fundraising banquet on April 5 at the Iron County Armory in Iron River. Youth participation has grown at the Wildlife Unlimited banquets. Each youth receives a door prize, and many are winners in the raffle drawing.

 
Guys, gals, guns and a good cause PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, April 08, 2014 11:52 AM

Members of Wildlife Unlimited of Iron County hosted their 27th annual fundraising banquet on April 5 at the Iron County Armory in Iron River. Committee members pictured are, from left, Seth Waters, Marvin Hill, Allysa Marheine, Shauna Lohrey, Diane Grondin and John Carlson; middle row, Ted Sammond, Georgi Tomasoski, Jacob Tomasoski, Dave Grondin, Larry Pifke, Gale Stowell, Duane Passamani, Bob Gallup. Austin Carlson, Rick Commenator, Donna Camps and Lisa Gill. Back row, Randy Jacobs, Dave Callovi, Paul Larmour, Tony Tomosaski, Scott Westphal, Beth Sammond, Bill Ziegler, Joyce Ziegler, Erich Ziegler, Floyd Dropps, Norma Prevo and Bob Posniak. Not pictured: Nancy Westphal, Sue Bekkala, Carol Callovi, Chandra Ziegler, Cheryl Dropps and Kristi Painter.

 
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