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August 9, 2017 RSS feed / News

Wildlife Watchers Asked to Report Reptile, Amphibian Sightings

As you are out enjoying Michigan’s natural resources this summer, please take a moment to help collect valuable information on Michigan’s reptiles and amphibians.  Anyone can help by reporting sightings of turtles, frogs, toads, snak More...

DNR Encourages Youths to Take an Adult Fishing

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources wants young people to know they don’t have to wait for a parent, grandparent or guardian to plan their next fishing adventure. More...

CCSS Swim Bus Completes 10th Year

This year’s Community Schools Swim Bus program was held Monday through Friday, July 24 through August 4. The weather was mostly cooperative.  A total of 60 youth participated in the program this year. More...

DNR Seeks Help Locating Invasive Red Swamp Crayfish

In July, the Department of Natural Resources confirmed the presence of invasive red swamp crayfish in Novi and near Kalamazoo. These two locations represent the first detections of live red swamp crayfish in Michigan.  Why be concerned?   More...

Negaunee Veteran Named 2017 U.P. Veteran of the Year

Larry Lee Dillman has been named the 2017 U.P. Veteran of the Year. V.A Romo Veteran of Foreign Wars Post 3165, Negaunee nominated him to receive this award.  The selection committee consists of past U.P. More...

Bridge Over Prout Road in Mackinac County Replaced

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources recently announced that the bridge that services both State Forest Prout Road and Snowmobile Trail No. 473, which is used by a multitude of forest users throughout the summer, has reopened. More...

Fun Had At Luce/West Mackinac County Fair

The annual Luce/West Mackinac County Fair took place at the fair grounds in Newberry this past weekend. For decades, this event was one of the highlights of the summer for area kids. More...

Rexton Summer Swimming Hole Still Available

The Hudson Township Board met in their regular monthly meeting, on Thursday, August 3. There was an item that did concern most in the immediate area.  More...

Forest Insurance Center Named Preferred Partner

At its recent Executive /Agency Roundtable meeting, Frankenmuth Insurance recognized Forest Insurance Center Agency of Newberry as a “Preferred” Partner for 2016.  This prestigious distinction is awarded to independent agencies that More...

The LINK Announces August Tie Dye, Picnic

There will be a free community Tie Dye and Picnic at The LINK Wednesday, August 16 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The afternoon also will feature a giant blow-up slide and bouncy house for area youth.   More...

It’s Your Year to Grouse and Woodcock Hunt

With grouse and woodcock hunting season openers just around the corner, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters that now is the time to make plans to spend some days in the woods.  More...

DNR Joins Multiagency Fish Survey of St. Marys River

The St. Marys River fish community will be the subject of a collection effort and survey this month by the St. Marys River Fisheries Task Group of the Great Lakes Fishery Commission. More...

Curtis Ducks Unlimited Raises $25,000 for Wildlife

Ducks Unlimited has spent $39 million on Michigan wetland preservation since 1938, and enthusiastic area residents have contributed $195,000 of that since the first banquet of the Curtis Area Ducks Unlimited Chapter in 1998.  Last Saturday at th More...

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131 North Americans on their way across the continent turned the Newberry playground into a tent city last Wednesday.   More...

Soo Summer Arts Fest Announces Award Winners

The 45th annual Sault Summer Arts Festival was held August 1 on the campus of Lake Superior State University. Award winners ranged from all over the state and nation, including Florida, Las Vegas, North Carolina and more. More...

Invasive Carp Challenge Begins

Gov. Rick Snyder has announced that the Invasive Carp Challenge is now accepting proposals for innovative methods to prevent invasive (or Asian) carp from entering the Great Lakes.  More...

Excellent Exhibitors Highlight HSC Art, Hobby Show

The 67th Annual Art and Hobby Show was held at the Hiawatha Sportsmen’s Club Activity Building, this past weekend on the east side of Millecoquins Lake. More...