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Paint River is one of Iron County’s best canoe/kayak streams
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 1:27 PM

Shooting the Lower Hemlock Rapids on the Paint River is exciting for the more experienced canoer.
IRON COUNTY—In the northwoods, Iron County is blessed with many good canoe and kayaking streams. The Paint and Brule Rivers are considered the best all around choices for paddling. Each stream has sections that can be selected by advanced paddlers,

Outdoors skills at Bewabic PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 1:27 PM

Women learned about outdoor first aid and survival along with seven other programs like geocaching, fishing, fitness, disc golf and campfire cooking at Bewabic State Park on June 18 for the Total Woman in the Outdoors program.

Summer staff receives training for camp PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 12:03 PM

The summer staff at Fortune Lake Lutheran Camp recently completed 10 days of training to prepare for campers this summer. The college-age staff come from near and far—as far away as California and Malaysia—and learned about safety, CPR and waterfront instruction, cooking over a campfire, unique games and practiced a lot of camp songs. Pastor Tracy Polzin, camp director, said the first campers arrive this week and will learn ways “to connect our faith to all we do.” This year’s theme is “Faith Alive.” For more information, phone 875-3697 or go to www.fortunelake.org. (submitted photo)

Organizations awarded DNR deer habitat grants
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 12:02 PM

IRON COUNTY—Six Upper Peninsula conservation organizations will receive Deer Habitat Improvement Partnership Initiative (DHIPI) grants from the Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Division in 2013.

Geology club to meet
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 12:02 PM

FLORENCE, Wis.—The Northwoods Geology Club will meet Wednesday, June 26 at 6:30 p.m.

Youth fish at Iron County derbies PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 2:47 PM

Lily Curnow (right) is excited to have her line in the water and hopes to reel in a big fish at Bewabic State Park. Josie Noblet fishes alongside her. Two kids fishing derbies were held in Iron County during the Free Fishing Weekend at Bewabic State Park and Lake Ottawa.

WU fishing day set for June 22
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 2:47 PM

CRYSTAL FALLS—Wildlife unlimited of Iron County will he hosting their second annual Youth Fishing Contest on June 22. The evetn will take place at Runkle Lake from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

ORV safety class to be held on June 15
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 2:46 PM

IRON COUNTY—The Iron County Sheriff Department is running a free ORV safety class on Saturday morning, June 15.

Plan ahead for trappers’ convention
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 2:46 PM

ESCANABA—The U.P. Trappers Association would like to announce its 2013 Convention/Outdoor Expo coming up on July 12-13 at the U.P. State Fairgrounds in Escanaba.

USFS busy with youths PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, June 04, 2013 1:11 PM

Scott Pearson, U.S. Forest Service biological technician, takes part in Covenant Point’s Agents of the Earth outdoor education program at Hagerman Lake recently. Pearson will be at Lake Ottawa this Saturday, June 8, for the Kids Fishing Derby hosted by the Ottawa National Forest from 8 a.m. to noon, for youngsters 16 and under. (Covenant Point photo)