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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.

Big 4+ winner announced
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 1:18 PM

LONG LAKE, Wis.—The Big 4+ Sportsman’s Club held their annual membership picnic at their clubhouse in Long Lake on Saturday, July 20. Over 100 people turned out to enjoy a day of trap shooting, raffles and good food.

Quality bluegill fisheries
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 2:07 PM

Here, large male bluegill guard their spawning nests on an Iron County lake. (Ziegler photo)
IRON COUNTY— The central and western Upper Peninsula is most well known for trout and walleye fisheries although quality bluegill fisheries are quietly targeted especially by downstate and non-resident anglers.

NRC authorizes limited wolf hunt
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 2:07 PM

LANSING—The Michigan Natural Resources Commission (NRC) took action to name the wolf a game species in the state and approve a limited public wolf harvest in three distinct regions of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

Portion of Iron River-to-Marenisco ORV Route to close for multiple bridge repairs
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 2:07 PM

LANSING—A portion of the Iron River-to-Marenisco ORV Route in Iron County will be closed starting on or after July 22 to allow for repair and reconstruction

Brother caught a fish! PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, July 16, 2013 2:23 PM

During a weekend camping trip to Lake Ottawa, Colton and Madelyn Dye of Iron River get an opportunity for a good catch from the fishing pier. They had encouragement from parents Greg and Stephanie along with little sister Trinity. (Dye photo)