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Expert trappers to demonstrate at NTA convention in Escanaba
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 11:01 AM

ESCANABA—There are 25 trapping demonstrations and one predator calling demo scheduled at the NTA Convention in Escanaba on July 24-27.

Bear sightings have fallen off
Tuesday, July 08, 2014 10:48 AM

These are not the bears that have been roaming around Iron River in recent months. This mother bear and her three tiny cubs (all in a straight line) were spotted July 1 along Wisconsin Highway 70 near Alvin, about 15 miles from Iron River, apparently snacking at an ant hill. They eventually went back into the woods. (Peter Nocerini photo)

IRON RIVER—Did Iron River’s wandering bears read the story about them in the paper, realize that the jig was up and decide to blow town?

Zebra mussels discovered in Fortune Lake
Tuesday, July 08, 2014 10:47 AM

IRON COUNTY— Iron Conservation District is informing residents and visitors that zebra mussels and banded mystery snails have been found in Fortune Lake at Bewabic State Park.

WU fishing contest winners listed
Tuesday, July 08, 2014 10:47 AM

CRYSTAL FALLS—Wildlife Unlimited of Iron County announces the winners of the Kids Fishing Derby held on June 28 at Runkle Lake.

Badwater Bash, Bass Tourney set
Tuesday, July 08, 2014 10:46 AM

FLORENCE, Wis.—The Badwater Bash and Bass Tourney are set for Saturday, July 12.
The Badwater Bash begins at 3 p.m. with food and family games. Activities include a bouncy tent for kids, minnow races, Fire Department Smoke House and face painting.  

Learn home landscaping basics with Smart Gardening
Tuesday, July 01, 2014 10:57 AM

CASPIAN—Learn more about how to improve a home landscape with a class to be held at the Iron County Historical Museum. It is offered by MSU-Extension.

Bear license drawing results posted; leftover licenses on sale in July
Tuesday, July 01, 2014 10:56 AM

LANSING—The DNR announced that results of the 2014 bear hunting license drawing have been posted at www.michigan.gov/huntdrawings.

Results of elk license drawing posted on DNR website
Tuesday, July 01, 2014 10:46 AM | Updated ( Tuesday, July 01, 2014 10:56 AM )

LANSING—Results of the license drawing for the 2014 elk hunting seasons have been posted on the DNR website at www.michigan.gov/huntdrawings.

Wildlife Unlimited offers family fishing PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, July 01, 2014 10:34 AM | Updated ( Tuesday, July 01, 2014 10:35 AM )

Runkle Lake in Crystal Falls was the site of the Wildlife Unlimited Kids Fishing Contest on June 28. There were 39 youths registered for the event. Three boats were available for families to fish from. They could also cast a line from shore or utilize the fishing dock.

Outdoors lesson on the lawn at the lake PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 10:42 AM

During the Total Outdoor Woman event, Megan Nyberg of Iron River teaches campfire cooking. The program is sponsored by NorthStar Health System and Bewabic State Park. It was held on June 17 at the park west of Crystal Falls.  The event was free of charge and was well attended.