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Plan for summer at Fortune Lake Camp
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 1:29 PM

CRYSTAL FALLS—Fortune Lake Lutheran Camp has been offering summer programs for 83 years, but Pastor Tracy Polzin, camp director, has still been able to come up with something new for the summer of 2013.

Big 4+ announces trap shoot winners
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 1:28 PM

LONG LAKE, Wis.— The Big 4+ Sportsman’s Club held their annual spring trap shoot at their clubhouse in Long Lake on Saturday, April 20. There were two events: a 50-Bird Lewis Class shoot and a meat shoot.

Full house for WU banquet PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 1:04 PM

Wildlife Unlimited of Iron County had 55 youth members who attended the April 13 fund raising banquet. Each youth received a door prize donated by the club, individual and business supporters. The event was held at the Iron County Armory in Iron River where 300 attendees vied for prizes while offering financial support to the group for its local projects. Monies raised at the banquet came to $56,000. After expenses, the club’s funds will go towards numerous area programs, many related to youth.

One of ten Rugers won PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 1:03 PM

Eric Schmit (right) of Caspian won one of ten Ruger rifles, which he received from Ted Sammond, WU banquet chairman. Firearm handling and checks were done by Tony, Georgie and Jacob Tomosaski.

Youth hunt winner PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 1:02 PM

Because of his involvement with the WU youth hunt program, WU member Scott Westphal (left) was pleased to present Steve Finendale of Kingsford with the winning certificate for the Wilderness Ridge Reserve Trophy Ridge Youth Deer Hunt. Finendale plans on taking his nephew on the hunt, donated by Bob Gunnville of Sagola.

WU gun winner PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 1:01 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, April 16, 2013 1:04 PM )

WU President Rick Commenator (right) presents Caleb Tarsi of Iron River with a Smith and Wesson 22LR AR15 rifle as winner of one of the club’s mail-in raffles, where only 100 tickets were available.

Mixed reaction to raising of fees
Tuesday, April 09, 2013 1:04 PM

Floyd Dropps of Crystal Falls speaks out about the license increase as the chairman of the Upper Peninsula Sportsman’s Alliance (UPSA) Fisheries Committee. Dropps is pictured here with his limit of walleyes taken from an Iron County walleye lake. (Ziegler photo)
CRYSTAL FALLS—The new fishing and hunting license fees that have been proposed by Michigan Governor Snyder and the DNR, as part of the DNR budget, are creating considerable discussion by local outdoor sports groups.

Sign up for Rockin’ Robbins program at Covenant Point
Tuesday, April 09, 2013 1:04 PM

IRON RIVER—Covenant Point’s annual spring Rockin’ Robins  program is ready to register eager children of kindergarten and first grade age.

‘Ask the DNR’ to air on WNMU-TV Channel 13 on Thursday, April 18
Tuesday, April 09, 2013 1:03 PM

MARQUETTE—“Ask the DNR” returns to WNMU-TV Channel 13 in the Upper Peninsula Thursday, April 18, at 8 p.m. Eastern Time.

Geology club to meet April 24
Tuesday, April 09, 2013 1:03 PM

FLORENCE, Wis.— The Northwoods Geology Club will meet Wednesday, April 24 at 6:30 p.m. at the Florence Wisconsin Natural Resource Center, lower level. Free admission, door prizes, coffee and snacks are part of the meeting.