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DNR and U.S. Forest Service cooperate on ‘Good Neighbor Authority’

July 30, 2016 LANSING — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has long managed state forests to provide both timber and wildlife habitat. more »»

Volunteer efforts help keep Michigan the top woodcock banding state

July 2, 2016 LANSING — To the uninitiated, Tim Riley might appear to be confused. He's wandering through a young aspen stand in the northern Lower Peninsula with his English setter, but it's spring, not fall. more »»

Old Glory

June 25, 2016 ESCANABA — Escanaba’s Flag Day ceremony recently took place at the Karas Bandshell in Ludington Park. more »»

Squaring Off

June 18, 2016 DETROIT (AP) — Detroit music fans are notorious non-dancers. more »»

Museum brings history into focus

May 21, 2016 NEGAUNEE — A tiny, slender fishhook and a microscope so bulky it takes four people to lift it are among the interesting artifacts now on display in new exhibits at the Michigan Iron Industry Museum... more »»

Awe-inspiring Au Train

April 30, 2016 AU TRAIN — Pictured above are the lower falls of the Au Train River in Forest Lake located in Alger Count. more »»

Awe-inspiring Au Train (continued)

April 30, 2016 AU TRAIN — The lower falls of the Au Train River in Forest Lake are located in Alger Count. more »»

Woodturned work turns heads

April 23, 2016 NEGAUNEE — When most people see a log in the forest, it conjures up thoughts of a camp fire or fuel for the wood stove. When Dr. J. more »»

Agriculture at a young age

April 9, 2016 WATERLOO TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Well before dawn, on a cold morning, Justin Parks is in his barn, standing in muck, coaxing cows into a penned area. more »»

Dunkers and Dribblers

April 2, 2016 ESCANABA — A “Fuzzbuster” basketball game between Escanaba seniors and the Delta Dunkers made up of local law enforcement officers was held at the high school gym on March 21. more »»

DNR Outdoor Skills Academy

March 26, 2016 LANSING — Imagine you’re interested in taking up golf and have the chance to get out on the links for some pointers from Tiger Woods. more »»


March 19, 2016 MACKINAC ISLAND (AP) — Their surroundings are cold, quiet and isolated — a welcome change from the non-stop tourism madness of the summer month. more »»

Aquaponics 101

March 5, 2016 HANNAHVILLE — Aquaponics is currently a blooming program at Nah Tah Wahsh Public School Academy. more »»

Scouts take part in Klondike Derby

February 27, 2016 RAPID RIVER — The annual Red Buck Sub-District Klondike Derby recently took place at the Head of the Grand Island Trail just north of Rapid River. more »»

Wildlife winter woes

February 20, 2016 LANSING — Looking out your window, do you find yourself saying, “This winter is different?” Remembering last winter, areas of Michigan had not inches, but feet of snow on the ground by mid-November. more »»

Birdfeeder builders

February 13, 2016 ESCANABA — Delta-Schoolcraft Intermediate School District (ISD) Learning Center students now have chickadees and other birds outside their classroom windows to entertain them while they’re busy in... more »»


February 6, 2016 RAPID RIVER — As part of National Winter Trails Day in January, the sixth annual Winter Trails Day event took place Jan. 23 at the Rapid River National Cross Country Ski Trail. more »»

Jig It! fishing fun

January 30, 2016 ESCANABA — The Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area’s 10th annual Jig it! Ice Fishing Extravaganza took place Saturday, Jan. 23, at the Escanaba harbor. more »»


January 23, 2016 ISHPEMING (AP) — Students in Ishpeming High School’s geometry in construction class have started the year by putting lessons learned in their classroom to practical use. more »»

Winter Workout

January 16, 2016 LANSING — With about two weeks into the new year, many people are working on — or perhaps already struggling to keep — resolutions to get in shape. more »»

Back on track

January 9, 2016 GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — The guy at Mel Trotter Ministries who only wants to use the name “Mike” sees the cops, the judge, the people in suits — and he wants no part of it. more »»



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