The Mansﬁeld Memories Commit-tee will present the Mansﬁeld Music Fest on Saturday, June 21 at the Mansﬁeld Township Hall, 2804 State Highway M-69 between Sagola and Crystal Falls. The afternoon will begin at noon with open jamming on the grounds; bring an instrument, music and a lawn chair. Also beginning at noon, the indoor stage will open with entertainment being provided by several local groups. At 6 p.m., the Keweenaw Brewgrass Band from Houghton will take the stage. Admission
Father’s Day Weekend is scheduled in Iron River June 12 to 15.
The events include a truck pull, a classic car parade, a demo derby, the third annual city-wide garage sale and flea market, an arts and crafts show and the 37th annual auto show.
The Friday evening truck pull and Saturday evening demo derby are held in front of the grandstand at the Iron County Fairgrounds, several blocks north of U.S. 2 in Iron River.
Sunday’s events are all on the upper
For many, the annual Free Fishing Weekend has become a tradition – a time to get together and have some ﬁshing fun. This weekend offers the opportunity for new ﬁshing enthusiasts to wet a line with friends and family. It’s also a perfect time for youth ﬁshing derbies. In Iron County, two derbies are scheduled for Saturday, June 7. The long-established Lake Ottawa Kids Fishing Derby participants will keep the Ottawa National Forest rangers busy logging in their catches. At
Fish Populations On Chicaugon Lake
DNR fisheries electroshocking boats worked the shoreline of Chicaugon Lake on May 13. The boats are equipped with boom shockers that extend off the front, nets, live wells and any other field equipment needed.
CRYSTAL FALLS—Spring spawning is the time to check population estimates by collecting data on area waters. It’s cold. It’s wet. It’s part of the job for the DNR fisheries division. It’s part of the experience for the volunteers that assist them in
Camelopardalids: sky-watching event
You may not have heard of comet 209P/LINEAR. Not very many people have, that is until this week. It’s an obscure comet whose trajectory changes as it interacts with Jupiter’s massive gravitational field. This weekend, our orbit around the sun will take us right through the comet’s tail. That means as we pass through the debris field, we’ll be in just the right spot to see a never-before-seen meteor shower.
Rachel Pomeroy, Director of Shiras Planetarium in Marquette, has
Those who gave their all for their country will be remembered and honored next Monday, May 26, when Iron County and the rest of the nation observes Memorial Day.
Special ceremonies will take place Memorial Day morning at cemeteries around the county, led by the West Side and East Side Veterans councils.
Stambaugh: Members of Reino American Legion Post 21 will place flags on the graves of veterans at Stambaugh Cemetery on Sunday, May 25, at 9 a.m.
The Memorial Day program starts
The signiﬁcance of it may have gone unnoticed by many, but to hunters Monday, April 21, was a big day in Michigan – opening day of spring turkey-hunting season. Michigan annually ranks among the top 10 states in the union for wild turkey harvest – an almost astounding fact, as 100 years ago there wasn’t a wild turkey to be found in the state. Though experts believe the state was home to around 100,000 birds in preColum bian times, the
Muskellunge, Northern Pike & Walleye Fishing Seasons in the Upper Peninsula Opens May 15, 2014
Any parent, grandparent or adult who has tried to take young children out angling knows you need to ﬁnd some ﬁshing action without too much delay. Accomplishing that will make it an enjoyable and lasting outing. For open water season,pan ﬁsh ﬁshing is probably the best option available locally. If you are taking several children, and unless you have a larger boat,it is good to consider
Golf scramble set for Forest Park weight room
CRYSTAL FALLS—A charity golf scramble is being planned by the Friends of Forest Park to help the school district update its weight room and training facilities for student athletes. The scramble will be held Saturday, June 14, at the Crystal View Golf Course. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9. The entry fee is $160 per team, and those teams that register and pay before June 1 will receive
With the trout fishing season just opened this weekend, anglers from around Michigan will be heading to area rivers and streams to have their share of the catch. With this article from Howard Meyerson of The Grand Rapids Press; this fishing season we might see a few changes in the rivers and streams in the state of Michigan.
Michigan’s trout fishing season opened April 26 on more than 1,400 rivers and streams. Add nearly 200 others open year-round, and by