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Bear DNA does not match
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 1:17 PM

LANSING—The DNA of a wounded bear killed Aug. 18 by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources does not match the DNA of the bear that attacked 12-year-old Abby Wetherell near Cadillac, the DNR announced.

Great catch PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 12:50 PM

Cody Maki of Madison, Wis. shows off his bundle of fish while fishing with his grandpa, Norman Marcell of Iron River. Among the fish is his big catch, a 19 inch bass. (submitted photo)

WU to host youth hunt and other programs
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 12:49 PM

IRON COUNTY—Wildlife Unlimited of Iron County will sponsor a youth hunt on Sept. 21-22. Iron County youth age 12 to 16 are eligible to participate and they do not have to have a hunter safety certificate, although it is encouraged.

Bear killed in Wexford County to be tested for link to Thursday attack
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 12:49 PM

LANSING— Two Michigan conservation officers responded to a complaint about a bear at approximately 11:30 p.m. Saturday in Wexford County’s Selma Township, announced the DNR.

Michigamme Falls drawdown to start
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 12:48 PM

CRYSTAL FALLS --We Energies has received approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and Michigan Department of Environmental Quality for a planned construction project at its Michigamme Falls Hydroelectric Plant, located in Mastodon Township.

4-H Sharp Shooters continue to excel
Tuesday, August 06, 2013 1:29 PM

For the National 4-H Shooting Sports Invitational in Grand Island, Nebr., four Michigan shooters made up the 2013 Michigan 4-H Air Rifle Team.  Pictured are, from left, 4-H coach, Marvin Hill, team members Alex Nelson of Iron River, Gerry St. James of St. Clair County, Jesse Thoreson of Amasa, Joshua Fletemier of St. Clair County and 4-H coach Jerry St. James. (submitted photo)

Audubon Society to hear fawn survival report
Tuesday, August 06, 2013 1:29 PM

CASPIAN—The Lee LeBlanc Chapter of the Audubon Society will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 12, at the Iron County Museum.

Fur trade program to be held at Bay
Tuesday, August 06, 2013 1:27 PM

IRON MOUNTAIN—“The Fur Trade in North America” is the title of a new PowerPoint program which will be presented at 10 a.m., Thursday Aug. 8 in Fornetti Hall at Bay College West in Iron Mountain.

WU donates to Bates project PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 1:19 PM

Rick Commenator of Wildlife Unlimited of Iron County presents a $3,000 check to Bates Township Clerk Barbara Moncivais. The funds are to help defray costs for the handicap-accessible fishing pier at Bates Park on Sunset Lake. The project is part of the Michigan DNR Park Trust grant program.

Wolf licenses on sale Aug. 3
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 1:19 PM

LANSING—Wolf hunting licenses go on sale starting Aug. 3, reminds the Michigan DNR.