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End of season 8-pointer PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 12:27 PM

Neil Dennis, 15, of Iron River shot an 8-point buck with his .270 rifle at 3:25 p.m. on the close of rifle season, Nov. 30. He was hunting with his father, Mark, at their favorite spot. (submitted photo)

IR Bible Church to host Hunters’ Banquet
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 12:26 PM

IRON RIVER—The Iron River Bible Church will host its annual Hunters’ Banquet on Dec. 14 beginning at 6 p.m.

Nick gets hurt in Austria
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 12:26 PM

IRON RIVER/MONTAFON, AUSTRIA—Nick Baumgartner began his World Cup racing for 2013 in Montafon, Austria on Dec. 6. Things didn’t go as planned.

It’s time for the Christmas Bird Count
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 12:25 PM

IRON RIVER—The Christmas Bird Count (CBC) will be held Sunday, Dec. 15. This volunteer count continues a nationwide tradition begun in 1900 by ornithologist

Skiers thankful for snow at Ski Brule
Tuesday, December 03, 2013 10:25 AM

Skiers enjoyed Thanksgiving Day on the hills at Ski Brule in Iron River.

Nick Baumgartner World Cup schedule
Tuesday, December 03, 2013 10:21 AM

Austria, Montafon.                       
12-6 qualify.                               
12-7 race.                                   
12-8 team competition.               

Firearm deer season buck PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 10:47 AM

Tucker Passamani, 10, hunting his first year with his dad, Dan, shot a 4-point buck.  They were hunting out of Big Louie’s camp in Bates Township. (submitted photo)

MI-TRALE posts ORV signs
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 10:47 AM

BERGLAND—Michigan Trails and Recreation Alliance of Land and the Environment, (MI-TRALE), announces that on Monday Nov. 4,  they installed the first ever highway Right-of-Way, (ROW), signage for ORV travel in the state of Michigan. The signs were placed just east of Bergland on M-28.

Opening day first buck PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 10:57 AM

At the Fitzpatrick deer camp, Braydon, 15, was the first to get his buck while hunting with his grandpa, Gerald (pictured); his dad, Carl; and his uncle, Danny. The 8-pointer was harvested at 6:45 on opening morning, Nov. 15. He was hunting from a blind with a .270 Remington rifle and made the shot, through the heart, at 100 yards. The family hunting partners are from the Iron River area.

Opening day eights PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 10:56 AM

Chris Winkler, Green Bay, Wis., got his 8-point buck at 7:30 a.m. on opening morning, Nov. 15. He was using a .270 Winchester and made a 50 yard shot. His up north hunting trip came by way of relatives and friends in the Iron River area, Jan LaDu and Larry Piwarski.

Leonard Lafayette, Iron River, was hunting on his Iron County property when he downed a nice 8-point buck at 10:15 a.m. on Nov. 15. He was using a 30.06 Remington when he made the 60 yard shot from his hunting blind. He had four does come in and then a single doe being chased by the buck.