Written by ironcountylodging on April 1, 2014
Michigan fishing license changes for 2014.
Don’t forget: New fishing license required April 1
LANSING—The DNR reminds anglers that a new fishing license season begins Tuesday, April 1, which coincides with the new regulation cycle. All 2013 fishing licenses are good through March 31, 2014.
Michigan’s fishing licenses were restructured March 1. Anglers now have five options when making their purchases:
–Resident annual – $26
–Nonresident annual – $76
–Senior annual (for residents age 65 or older) – $11
–24-hour (resident or nonresident) – $10
–72-hour (resident or
Written by ironcountylodging on March 29, 2014
You’ve Probably Never Heard Of A Yooper, But Here’s Why You’ll Wish You Were One
Yooper Definition Up Yoopers Yooper in the Dictionary Upper Peninsula Yooper Dialect Yooper Word Yooper Michigan Travel Michigan Upper Peninsula Travel Things to See Upper Peninsula Travel News There’s nothing quite like being a yooper, eh? The term “yooper,” a native or resident of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, will be added to the upcoming edition of the Merriam-Webster dictionary, according to the Escanaba Daily Press,
Written by ironcountylodging on March 26, 2014
Michigan waterfall tours will be amazing this spring due to the plentiful snow season.
When relatives or friends come to visit, everyone wants to show them around to see why we live here.This area has many beautiful sights, although sometimes our waterfalls get over-looked. Tours with visitors are valuable for us because we sometimes take our area’s natural beauty and relatively low population density for granted.Iron County streams, and those near the county borders, have ﬁve beautiful waterfalls that are reasonably
Written by ironcountylodging on March 20, 2014
Beechwood Historical Society Game Night
The Beechwood Historical Society is hosting a Spring Neighborhood Potluck and Game Night on Saturday. March 22. The potluck is from 4 to 6 p.m., while games start at 6.
Games include bunco, cribbage and dominoes, along with others.
Those interested can bring their own games. There is no charge, but donations are welcome.
The Beechwood Hall is located at 178 Beechwood Store Road. For more information, call 906-284-1501.
Written by ironcountylodging on March 17, 2014
March 17, 2017
Spring turkey application results available; leftover licenses go on sale March 17
Though the weather is decidedly wintry, spring is coming and with it the turkey hunting season. The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds hunters to check their spring turkey drawing results and the availability of leftover licenses, now online at www.michigan.gov/huntdrawings.
Leftover spring turkey licenses go on sale to unsuccessful license applicants at 10 a.m. Monday, March 10. Licenses go on sale to all other hunters, including those who
Written by ironcountylodging on March 13, 2014
Conversations & Coffee with DNR Fisheries Division Scheduled
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. “Conversations & Coffee with DNR Fisheries Division”will take place in each of the eight management units that oversee the state’s fisheries and will give people the opportunity to meet manager and biologists, discuss local issues and management activiies, and get speciﬁc questions answered.
These informal forums alsowill make information availableon local and statewide regula-tions affecting anglers. Refresh-ments will be provided.
Meeting dates, times andlocations for
Written by ironcountylodging on March 5, 2014
Nick Baumgartner is glad to be back home after taking part in the Winter Olympics at Sochi, Russia, last month.
IRON RIVER—On a dark, country highway, one of the world’s top athletes is driving home, alone. It’s after midnight and he’s been through a lot.
In the last two days Nick Baumgartner has seen his dream of an Olympic medal vanish, he’s felt the self-imposed burden of expectations crush down on his spirit. and he’s toiled through an exhausting 25-hour journey from
Written by ironcountylodging on March 2, 2014
Coming up fast on the weekend of March 8 & 9 exciting USSA Racing returns to Iron County! Racers from all around the Midwest will come to Iron County for a chance to race for Finale Title! The last USSA Race of the 2013/14 season is sure to be an exciting one! Race classes include: U8, U10, U12 and U14 all competing for the change to take home the final race of the season’s title!
With Iron County’s own Ski Brule
Written by ironcountylodging on February 27, 2014
LANSING— Starting Saturday, March 1, Michigan sportsmen and women will see something they haven’t witnessed in many years: changes to the state’s hunting,ﬁshing and ORV license options – a lineup that hadn’t undergone real change since 1997. The changes are happening for good reason. The new license structure provides a simpler license- buying experience, brings Michigan’s license options and prices in line with those of other states, and generates the revenue necessary to deliver the best in outdoor recreation opportunities.
Written by ironcountylodging on February 21, 2014
Well as we move towards the end of February and into the beginning of March it sure seems like the weather man’s friend good ole’ Punxsatawney Phil was right on the 6 more weeks of winter! By the look of the weather forecast, winter looks to be staying around for awhile; not the best news for all the summer lovers out there, but if your one that is looking to get some time for winter activities than you are in