Written by ironcountylodging on April 25, 2014
Yoopers Are Proud Of Being Yoopers
Whether they were born and raised or were graciously accepted as a transplant, they’re Yoopers and proud of it. From their way of life to the recent addition of “Yooper” to the dictionary, there’s plenty to boast about. The rest of the nation can joke about the 906 not having internet or running water–Yoopers are proud of who they are and what they stand for.
1. Yoopers Could Survive The Next Ice Age No Problem. Yoopers
Written by ironcountylodging on April 23, 2014
Don’t miss the chance to hunt wild turkey
LANSING—Missed the ap- plication period for a springturkey license? Opportunitiesfor licenses are still available. New this year, spring turkey hunters may purchase a Hunt 234 license, a statewide hunting license valid for all open areas except public lands in Unit ZZ(southern Lower Peninsula and Beaver Island). Hunters can purchase a Hunt 234 license through May 31. Turkey hunters may also purchase a leftover license forareas where licenses are stillavailable. For a list of availablelicenses, go to www.michigan.gov/huntdrawings. Licenseswill be sold until quotas aremet. “Michigan has been rankedtop ten in the nation for turkeyharvest on an annual basis by the National Wild TurkeyFederation,” said
Written by ironcountylodging on April 19, 2014
DID YOU KNOW: In August of 1923, three of the most famous American entrepreneurs made their first camping trip to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The three men were Harvey Firestone, Thomas Edison and Henry Ford, and the trip would eventually spur much economic activity in the U.P.!
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