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IC Watershed Coalition holds annual meeting
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 11:03 AM

AMASA—The public is invited to attend the annual meeting of the Iron County Watershed Coalition on Monday, July 21 at 1 p.m. in the Conference Room of White Water Associates, Inc., 429 River Lane, Amasa.

Public invited to Wilderness Act celebration on the Ottawa National Forest
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 11:01 AM

WATERSMEET—This year is the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, and the U.S. Forest Service is inviting the public to a special celebration on Saturday, July 26, at the Ottawa National Forest Visitor Center in Watersmeet.

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

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