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Fish kills may be common following this winter’s extreme conditions
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 10:16 AM

LANSING—The DNR reminds everyone that after the heavy ice and snow cover melts on Michigan’s lakes this winter, it may be common to discover dead fish or other aquatic creatures.

Apply now for Ottawa Forest’s YCC program
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 10:16 AM

IRONWOOD—The Ottawa National Forest is looking for applicants for this summer’s Youth Conservation Corp (YCC) program.

Hockey friends gather to raise funds PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 11:34 AM

Over 40 adult hockey players gathered at the Iron County Multipurpose Building – Ice Arena in Caspian on March 8 to skate in memory of Paul Masnjak, who died last September at the age of 45. He competed with the men’s adult hockey team and played a major role in the local soccer association for years, serving as head referee at the youth matches. Funds raised at the event will be donated to the Iron Amateur Hockey Association and the Iron River Soccer Association. The afternoon game brought together both men and women hockey players from the area as well as skaters from Eagle River, Wis., and Iron Mountain. Taking to the ice were Al Reitmeyer, Wes Amerson, Christy Makuck, Ray Meyer, Nancy Westphal, Lori Polich, Mark Herzog, Ian Herzog (goalie), Donn Atanasoff, Sarah Suchovsky, Mark Mylchreest, Lisa Powell, Randy Laap, Sharon Malburg, Heidi Reddinger, Kelly Waters, Andrew Berg, Mark Pratt, Jonny Waara, Keith Baldwin, Mark Shanks, Kelly Gustafson, Jane Gustafson, Fred Shoquist, Bob Meyers, Rick Gill, Ross Freund, Bryan Pearce, Jerry Hassenberg, Ted Danielak, Roger Hiddie, Eric Zykowski, Jim Moore, Kim Vandaarhoven, Mike Demske, John Spelgatti and Zach Baumgartner (goalie).

Attend gun and knife show
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 11:34 AM

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

Two of three suspects plead guilty in illegal killing of cougar
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 11:33 AM

SCHOOLCRAFT COUNTY— Three suspects from Bay and Saginaw counties involved in the Dec. 9 illegal killing of a cougar appeared on March 5 in Schoolcraft County District Court.
Troy Robert Richard, 42, of Bay City, pled guilty to the taking/possession of an endangered species and conspiracy to take an endangered species.

Conversations & Coffee with DNR Fisheries Division scheduled
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 11:33 AM

MARQUETTE—The DNR has announced public forums to be held this spring inviting the public to discuss local and statewide fisheries management activities and concerns.

WU and DNR work on fish cribs PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, March 04, 2014 10:22 AM

Wildlife Unlimited of Iron County was assisted in building fish cribs by two members of the Michigan DNR fisheries division. The project took place at the north end of Chicaugon Lake on a cold minus 15-degree day.  Pictured from left are WU members Dave and Diane Grondin; DNR fisheries technician supervisor Mark Mylchreest and WU member Bob Pozniak.(submitted photo)

WU ready for 27th annual banquet
Tuesday, March 04, 2014 10:21 AM

IRON RIVER—Wildlife Unlimited of Iron County has announce the dates of its 27 annual banquet. It will be held Saturday, April 5 at the Iron County Armory. The doors will open at 4:30 p.m. with dinner served at 6:30 p.m.

Sign up for Hunter Safety
Tuesday, March 04, 2014 10:21 AM

IRON COUNTY— Iron County Hunter Safety will be holding spring classes in Crystal Falls and Iron River.
In Crystal Falls, classes will be April 22, 24, 29 and May 1 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Forest Park school.

Benefit hockey game slated this Saturday
Tuesday, March 04, 2014 10:21 AM

CASPIAN—A benefit old-timers hockey game will be played Saturday, March 8, at the Caspian ice arena from 3 to 5 p.m. The game is free for the public to attend.