Hunting Season is just around the corner. Hunters from the Midwest will be getting prepared for Michigan’s Rifle Season. Opening Day of November 15th and ending on November 30th. For many families in the Midwest hunting is a way to fill the freezer for the year, providing food for their families. Hunting, although a sport, is much more than that for many people. Getting to spend time with friends and family that they may not see often or maybe only
November 1st already! Ski Brule has set their target opening date for November 11th. The resort is hoping to be ready for skiers and snowboarders in just over a week! Opening Day tickets are FREE! Typically Log Jam, which is an intermediate trail, Bunny and Bambi are open for opening day. Bambi will be covered with boxes and rails for skiers and snowboarders!
Daily Lift Operations are scheduled to start on November 21st but until then Ski Brule will be open
Halloween In Iron County is fun for the entire family.
The leaves have fallen and we’ve already had our first taste of snow. If you’re already sour, enjoy some sweet treats this weekend! Happy (almost) Halloween! Remember to DRIVE SLOW and TRIPLE CHECK while driving Monday evening. Kids don’t always remember to check for traffic when crossing streets, so be safe and watch for the little goblins and ghouls making their hauls on Halloween night.
Kids grow so fast, hardly wearing out clothing and toys. Buying new can get expensive but heading to a mom to mom sale can save you a lot of money! On Saturday, October 22nd from 9am – 1pm there will be a mom 2 mom sale at the Iron County Ice Arena in Caspian.
Shop for children’s clothing, toys, sporting equipment, baby items, shoes, outdoor clothing and more! There will be sizes from infants to teens! There will also be a
Halloween is coming up fast and driving around town you can see many houses decorated for Halloween. Kids are starting to pick out their costumes and holiday events are starting to take place around town. Starting this Friday, in Alpha, their will be a Haunted House!
The haunted house will be at the Alpha Porter School on Main Street. On Friday, the 21st you can go from 6 pm to 10pm and Saturday, the 22nd from 5pm to 10pm. Groups of
As the warmth of summer transitions into fall, many people may find themselves slowing down in sync with the changing of the seasons, daydreaming of their favorite jeans, buttoning up fall jackets, colorful foliage and warm comfort food.
However, many others are just gearing up for some cool fall camping to enjoy the colors, hiking, mountain biking, fall fishing or hunting, or just being outdoors with the sights, sounds and smells of autumn.
Since residents and visitors are never more than a
ATVing Iron County, Michigan
ATV travelers enjoy Iron County, Michigan, because it has so many wide-open spaces. The premier trail is from Iron River west to Marenisco, about 67 miles, but there are access trails all through the county that can get travelers to shops, convenience stores, fueling stations and dining locations. And for that overnight traveler, there are convenient places to stay in the urban areas of Iron River and Crystal Falls, the county’s larger cities.
Once out of the urban settings, ATV
What is geocaching?
Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the geocache (container) hidden at that location.
How is the game played?
At its simplest level, geocaching requires these 8 steps:
Register for a free Basic Membership.
Visit the “Hide & Seek a Cache” page.
Enter your postal code and click “search.”
Choose any geocache from the list and click on its name.
Enter the coordinates of
Hunting Wild Turkeys in the Upper Peninsula
A wild turkey is an exciting bird to hunt. For a long time, turkey experts said that wild turkeys could never survive a winter in the north. In spite of the experts, a few years ago Michigan introduced turkeys into Menominee County, and they are happily surviving and propogating to this day. Some of the turkeys flew across the River into Marinette County, Wisconsin. There they proceeded to thrive and multiply, moving north in
HARVEST FESTIVAL SET AT BEWABIC STATE PARK
CRYSTAL FALLS—Campsites will begin filing up at Bewabic State Park for the annual Harvest Festival on Sept. 16-17.
Spooky sounds will be heard across Fortune Lake as campers and visitors begin the fall weekend event on Friday at 5 p.m. at the campground host’s site. Storytelling, crafts and campfire cooking will be offered as part of the Harvest Festival.
On Saturday at Harvest Festival Bewabic , park rangers will continue the fall fun at the pavilion area