Category: Events

Maple Syrup Making

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1/27/14 One of the neatest things my father in law taught me was how to tap a maple tree and make maple syrup.  It takes time, patience and the love of the outdoors.  It’s not hard to do.  Basically you tap several maple trees, put a hose in the taps … read more »

IronLine Sled Dog Race

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Hello visitors! As we keep moving through the month of January, as crazy as it seems were in the last week of January an annual event that is a big part of Iron County! The annual event takes place January 31-Feb. 1, 2014, this year there are a few updates … read more »

Baumgartner boosts his Olympic SBX bid

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Baumgartner boosts his Olympic SBX bid IRON RIVER—Iron River’s Nick Baumgartner is making a strong case for his second selection to the U.S. Winter Olympics snowboardcross team. After a pair of World Cup races held over the weekend in Andorra, his bid is looking pretty good. Baumgartner is now ranked … read more »

Winter Wonderland

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12/19/13 Winter wonderland in the U.P. of Michigan is like none other.  With the arrival of early season snow, the snowmobile trails are already open, cross country trails are opening and I counted 10 ice fishing shacks in front of the boat landing on Chicaugon Lake.  We are so lucky … read more »