August 22, 2014

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Looks like a dinner bell!
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 9:41 AM

Andy Passamani of Iron River was hoping to attract some birds, maybe a doe and fawns with his feeder made from electrical insulators.

Cooperative Lakes Monitoring Program meeting scheduled
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 9:40 AM

CRYSTAL FALLS—There will be an information meeting about Michigan’s Cooperative Lakes Monitoring Program (CLMP) on Wednesday, Aug. 20 at 6 p.m. at the Crystal Falls Township Hall on U.S. 2 just west of Crystal Falls. Participants from all over the western Upper Peninsula are expected to attend and all interested persons are invited.

USFS to host open house at Camp Nesbit
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 9:40 AM

SIDNAW—The U.S. Forest Service is inviting the public to an open house at Camp Nesbit on Saturday, Aug. 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (eastern time). Camp Nesbit is a historic camp built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1938, on the shore of Nesbit Lake, six miles south of Sidnaw.

10th annual Porcupine Mountains Music Festival celebrates a decade of music in the wilderness Aug. 22-24
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 9:39 AM

SILVER CITY— The 10th annual Porcupine Mountains Music Festival, presented by the Friends of the Porkies, will take place August 22-24 at the Winter Recreation Area (Ski Hill/Chalet) at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park. This event is supported by the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Program tells benefits of rotational grazing
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 10:06 AM

IRON RIVER—Anyone who has driven along roads in farm county has seen herds of cattle grazing, with acres of open pasture to roam and eat.

First early teal hunting season in nearly 50 years set for Sept. 1-7
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 10:05 AM

LANSING—Waterfowl hunters have an exciting new hunting opportunity to look forward to, as Sept. 1-7 will mark Michigan’s first early teal hunting season in nearly 50 years. These small ducks, especially blue-winged teal, are some of the earliest duck species to migrate each fall.

Logging camp preservation efforts underway at IC Museum
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 9:56 AM | Updated ( Tuesday, August 12, 2014 10:04 AM )

CASPIAN—Extensive preservation efforts are underway at the Iron County Museum complex, initiated by Marcia Bernhardt with her logging camp restoration fundraising efforts.

Experience a "fish boil"
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 9:55 AM | Updated ( Tuesday, August 12, 2014 10:02 AM )

IRON MOUNTAIN—Habitat for Humanity will be hosting an authentic Door County fish boil on Friday, Aug. 15 at Dorothy Fox Park, next to Twin Falls Dam, on the Menominee River.  

County, tribe celebrate cooperative agreement regarding burial grounds
Tuesday, August 05, 2014 10:31 AM

CRYSTAL FALLS—For Iron County residents and tourists, Pentoga Park has long been a desired destination. Most of us have a catalog of precious memories of swimming, boating, fishing, camping, barbecuing and all kinds of assorted fun in and around Chicaugon Lake.

Holmes to speak at Audubon meeting
Tuesday, August 05, 2014 10:31 AM

CASPIAN—The Lee LeBlanc Audubon Society will host a program at its monthly meeting on Aug. 11 at 7 p.m. at the Iron County Historical Museum in Caspian.