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Over 40 firearms offered at WU banquet
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 1:58 PM

IRON RIVER—Wildlife Unlimited of Iron County has announced the dates for their 26th annual membership banquet. It will be held on Saturday, April 13 at the Iron County Armory, 107 E Franklin Ave., in Iron River. The doors will open at 4:30 p.m. with dinner to be served at 6:30 p.m.

Support VFW gun and knife show
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 1:57 PM

CRYSTAL FALLS— The Tufts-Rondon VFW Post 2891 will hold its annual spring Gun and Knife Show in Crystal Falls.

DNR to host public wolf management meetings
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 1:57 PM

MARQUETTE—The DNR will host a series of public meetings in March to provide information to the public and answer questions regarding wolf management and the possibility of a future wolf hunting season.

Making maple syrup
Tuesday, March 05, 2013 3:41 PM

Kids can help collecting the maple sap. The young Ziegler children gather maple sap into a plastic five gallon bucket. It used to be popular at grade school show and tell and it also made a great 4 H project. Although the Zieglers do not make maple syrup commercially anymore and their family sugar bush is located near Crystal Falls. (Ziegler photo)
By Bill Ziegler For the Iron County Reporter
CRYSTAL FALLS—Most of us love pure maple syrup, but it is fairly expensive to buy. Many of us Upper Peninsula residents are fortunate enough have maple trees around our residences or our camps.

Hunter Safety classes set
Tuesday, March 05, 2013 3:41 PM

IRON RIVER—Iron County Hunter Safety has set their class dates for 2013. Spring classes this year will be April 23, 25, 30 and May 2. The field day will be on May 4.

Plan ahead for VFW Gun and Knife Show
Tuesday, March 05, 2013 3:40 PM

CRYSTAL FALLS— The Tufts-Rondon VFW Post 2891 will hold its annual spring Gun and Knife Show in Crystal Falls.

WU supplies food pantries with venison PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 3:10 PM

Members of Wildlife Unlimited of Iron County met at Sommers Sausage Shop in Crystal Falls to donate 670 pounds of venison to area St. Vincent de Paul’s food pantries. For many years, Wildlife Unlimited has been providing venison to the community with assistance from Pat Sommers who processes the meat at a discount to the club. Pictured from left are Karen Hughes representing Crystal Falls’ St. Vincent de Paul food pantry, Wildlife Unlimited members Bob Gallup, Diane Grondin (secretary), Rick Commenator (president) and Larry Pifke, along with Sommers. The venison will be divided between the Iron River and Crystal Falls food pantries. Commenator extends the club’s appreciation to all hunters who donated to help feed area residents.

Timber-tax workshop scheduled March 7
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 3:09 PM

CRYSTAL FALLS—Have you harvested timber in the last year or are planning to this year?

Library to host speaker from Timber Wolf Alliance
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 3:09 PM

IRON RIVER— The West iron District Library will host guest speaker Nancy Warren with a presentation entitled Coexisting With Wolves at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28 at the West Iron District Library.

Results in for Hillclimb and Uphill Drags
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 3:09 PM

CASPIAN—After two days of snowmobile racing in Caspian, Feb. 16-17, the results are in.