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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Anglers rewarded for braving chilly weatherJohn Grier of Whispering Pines Outpost in Breitung Township said customers repo
Anglers rewarded for braving chilly weather
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted yesterday
John Grier of Whispering Pines Outpost in Breitung Township said customers reported nice catches of perch on Lake Antoine. Northern pike have been doing well on the Menominee River Badwater, he added. Grier noted that trout fishing in Dickinson... Read more
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News 8000
BNSF: Court ruling will have serious impact on northern U.S. economyBurlington Northern Santa Fe railroad is challenging a court ruling that does n
BNSF: Court ruling will have serious impact on northern U.S. economy
News 8000 / Posted yesterday
Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad is challenging a court ruling that does not allow trains to use the second track it's adding through La Crosse until after a hearing late next month, but in documents filed this week by a BNSF attorney, the... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
DNR officials: 23 lakes in SE WI surveyed for invasive species 'starry stonewort;' 35 lakes to goWAUKESHA — Twenty-three lakes in southeastern Wisconsin have now been surveyed
DNR officials: 23 lakes in SE WI surveyed for invasive species 'starry stonewort;' 35 lakes to go
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted yesterday
WAUKESHA — Twenty-three lakes in southeastern Wisconsin have now been surveyed for the aquatic invasive species starry stonewort and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and lake partner groups intend to complete work in an additional 35... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Pilot killed in crop-dusting plane crash identifiedHANCOCK (WAOW) - The pilot killed in the plane crash in Hancock was Robert Dopp
Pilot killed in crop-dusting plane crash identified
WAOW Wausau / Posted 2 days ago
HANCOCK (WAOW) - The pilot killed in the plane crash in Hancock was Robert Dopp, 38, of Beldenville, according to the Waushara County Sheriff's Department. Dopp died when his crop-dusting plane crashed Wednesday, authorities said. Federal Aviation... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Mequon police receive two reports of large animal sightings; nothing foundMEQUON — Mequon police say they’ve received two reports of large animals being
Mequon police receive two reports of large animal sightings; nothing found
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 2 days ago
MEQUON — Mequon police say they’ve received two reports of large animals being sighted this week — both on Monday, August 24th and Wednesday, August 26th. The first observation was made in 9800 block of N. Granville Road at approximately 7:35... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Bowfishing tournament in Mississippi River draws complaintsIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The teams of fishermen arrived with a seemingly unusual
Bowfishing tournament in Mississippi River draws complaints
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 3 days ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The teams of fishermen arrived with a seemingly unusual array of equipment — loud airboats, powerful searchlights and scores of bows and arrows. Since their tournament on the Mississippi River ended last month, it's drawn... Read more
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Bluffton Today
Bowfishing tournament in Mississippi River draws complaintsIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The teams of fishermen arrived with a seemingly unusual
Bowfishing tournament in Mississippi River draws complaints
Bluffton Today / Posted 3 days ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The teams of fishermen arrived with a seemingly unusual array of equipment — loud airboats, powerful searchlights and scores of bows and arrows. Since their tournament on the Mississippi River ended last month, it's drawn... Read more
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Salon.com
Bowfishing tournament in Mississippi River draws complaintsIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The teams of fishermen arrived with a seemingly unusual
Bowfishing tournament in Mississippi River draws complaints
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The teams of fishermen arrived with a seemingly unusual array of equipment — loud airboats, powerful searchlights and scores of bows and arrows. Since their tournament on the Mississippi River ended last month, it’s drawn... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Bowfishing tournament in Mississippi River draws complaintsIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) � The teams of fishermen arrived with a seemingly unusual
Bowfishing tournament in Mississippi River draws complaints
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 3 days ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) � The teams of fishermen arrived with a seemingly unusual array of equipment � loud airboats, powerful searchlights and scores of bows and arrows. Since their tournament on the Mississippi River ended last month, it's drawn... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Bowfishing tournament in Mississippi River draws complaintsIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) � The teams of fishermen arrived with a seemingly unusual
Bowfishing tournament in Mississippi River draws complaints
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) � The teams of fishermen arrived with a seemingly unusual array of equipment � loud airboats, powerful searchlights and scores of bows and arrows. Since their tournament on the Mississippi River ended last month, it's drawn... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Bowfishing tournament in Mississippi River draws complaintsIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) � The teams of fishermen arrived with a seemingly unusual
Bowfishing tournament in Mississippi River draws complaints
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) � The teams of fishermen arrived with a seemingly unusual array of equipment � loud airboats, powerful searchlights and scores of bows and arrows. Since their tournament on the Mississippi River ended last month, it's drawn... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Bowfishing tournament in Mississippi River draws complaintsIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) � The teams of fishermen arrived with a seemingly unusual
Bowfishing tournament in Mississippi River draws complaints
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) � The teams of fishermen arrived with a seemingly unusual array of equipment � loud airboats, powerful searchlights and scores of bows and arrows. Since their tournament on the Mississippi River ended last month, it's drawn... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Bowfishing tournament in Mississippi River draws complaintsIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The teams of fishermen arrived with a seemingly unusual
Bowfishing tournament in Mississippi River draws complaints
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 3 days ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The teams of fishermen arrived with a seemingly unusual array of equipment — loud airboats, powerful searchlights and scores of bows and arrows. Since their tournament on the Mississippi River ended last month, it's drawn... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Trying to grow second herd: Wisconsin DNR releases elk in Jackson CountyMADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has released nearly two
Trying to grow second herd: Wisconsin DNR releases elk in Jackson County
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 5 days ago
MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has released nearly two dozen elk into the Jackson County woods in an effort to grow a second herd in the state. Wisconsin has had only one elk herd, which roams Ashland County. The DNR wants... Read more
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News 8000
Wisconsin DNR releases elk in Jackson CountyThe Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has released nearly two dozen elk
Wisconsin DNR releases elk in Jackson County
News 8000 / Posted 5 days ago
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has released nearly two dozen elk into the Jackson County woods in an effort to grow a second herd in the state. Wisconsin has had only one elk herd, which roams Ashland County. The DNR wants to bring in... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Wisconsin lists September openersUpcoming September hunting and fishing season openers are as follows: - Sept.
Wisconsin lists September openers
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
Upcoming September hunting and fishing season openers are as follows: - Sept. 1, dove, early Canada goose and early teal (waterfowl hunting) - Sept. 5, hook and line lake sturgeon - Sept. 9, bear - Sept. 12, archery and crossbow deer, fall... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Badwater musky a whopperJohn Grier of Whispering Pines Outpost in Breitung Township said his customers
Badwater musky a whopper
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
John Grier of Whispering Pines Outpost in Breitung Township said his customers have reported catches of northern and crappie, and he has been selling crawlers, beavertails, and crappie minnows. "We still don't have many people coming in with trout,"... Read more
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News 8000
Anglers upset by DNR move to sell land with trout pondsAnglers are upset over a move by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Anglers upset by DNR move to sell land with trout ponds
News 8000 / Posted 9 days ago
Anglers are upset over a move by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources toward selling 1,000 acres of state-owned land that contain several spring-fed ponds with native brook trout populations. The ponds in Langlade County are small but... Read more
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TV 7&4 Traverse City
DNR sends 17 firefighters to help battle wildfires in western statesFirefighters from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources have been sent t
DNR sends 17 firefighters to help battle wildfires in western states
TV 7&4 Traverse City / Posted 10 days ago
Firefighters from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources have been sent to help battle the wildfires in California, Washington, Idaho, Montana and Oregon. The 17 firefighters will serve in various capacities, including fire-line management,... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Emerald ash borer detected in Jackson CountyJackson County (WQOW) - An insect responsible for killing hundreds of thousands
Emerald ash borer detected in Jackson County
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 11 days ago
Jackson County (WQOW) - An insect responsible for killing hundreds of thousands of trees in Wisconsin is creeping closer to Eau Claire County. The emerald ash borer was confirmed in Jackson County on August 12, after Wisconsin Department of Natural... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Sen. Baldwin tours active logging site in Chequamegon-Nicolet National ForestOn Aug. 6, the U.S. Forest Service announced that it had signed a Good Neighbor
Sen. Baldwin tours active logging site in Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
On Aug. 6, the U.S. Forest Service announced that it had signed a Good Neighbor Authority Agreement with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources that would allow the DNR to perform forest, range line and watershed restoration services in the... Read more
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Perth Now
Lion killer illegally shot bear tooIllegal kill ... Walter Palmer poses with a bear that he killed without a permi
Lion killer illegally shot bear too
Perth Now / Posted 15 days ago
Illegal kill ... Walter Palmer poses with a bear that he killed without a permit. Picture: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. CECIL the lion’s killer Walter Palmer has been exposed for another illegal hunt and claims he offered $US20,000... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Lion killer illegally shot bear tooIllegal kill ... Walter Palmer poses with a bear that he killed without a permi
Lion killer illegally shot bear too
Adelaide Now / Posted 15 days ago
Illegal kill ... Walter Palmer poses with a bear that he killed without a permit. Picture: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. CECIL the lion’s killer Walter Palmer has been exposed for another illegal hunt and claims he offered $US20,000... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Lion killer illegally shot bear tooIllegal kill ... Walter Palmer poses with a bear that he killed without a permi
Lion killer illegally shot bear too
The Courier Mail / Posted 15 days ago
Illegal kill ... Walter Palmer poses with a bear that he killed without a permit. Picture: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. CECIL the lion’s killer Walter Palmer has been exposed for another illegal hunt and claims he offered $US20,000... Read more
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News.com.au
Lion killer ‘illegally slayed bear too’Cecil the Lion’s killer Walter Palmer ‘illegally slayed black bear too’ Protes
Lion killer ‘illegally slayed bear too’
News.com.au / Posted 16 days ago
Cecil the Lion’s killer Walter Palmer ‘illegally slayed black bear too’ Protesters gathered outside the office of Walter Palmer, the American dentist accused of illegally killing a protected lion in Zimbabwe. The killing has drawn international... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
New lake association could develop around Rhinelander FlowageBy Kyle RogersRiver News ReporterA lake association that encompasses Boom Lake
New lake association could develop around Rhinelander Flowage
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
By Kyle RogersRiver News ReporterA lake association that encompasses Boom Lake and the Rhinelander Flowage area may soon be forming. Ashley McLaughlin, an Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) specialist for Wausau Paper has been developing the idea and... Read more
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News 8000
Green Bay man drowns in Redgranite QuarryAuthorities say a 49-year-old Green Bay man has drowned in the Redgranite Quarr
Green Bay man drowns in Redgranite Quarry
News 8000 / Posted 16 days ago
Authorities say a 49-year-old Green Bay man has drowned in the Redgranite Quarry. A statement from the Redgranite Police Department on Thursday identified him as Daniel R. Whitemore. Rescue crews were called to the quarry just before 6 p.m.... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Milwaukee home condemned due to presence of petroleum-based substance in basementMILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Fire officials tell FOX6 News a home near 75th and Medfor
Milwaukee home condemned due to presence of petroleum-based substance in basement
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 16 days ago
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Fire officials tell FOX6 News a home near 75th and Medford Ave. on the city’s northwest side had to be condemned on Thursday, August 13th due to the presence of a petroleum-based substance in the home’s basement. The Milwaukee... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Cougar sighting confirmedStaff Writer MARINETTE, Wis. - Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
Cougar sighting confirmed
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
Staff Writer MARINETTE, Wis. - Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) biologists have confirmed a cougar sighting captured by a trail camera last month in the Amberg, Wis. area. The photo of the cougar was taken July 19, turned over to the... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Dawn of the Great Lakes Wolf PatrolLANSING - One of the Great Lakes Wolf Patrol's first actions after it was estab
Dawn of the Great Lakes Wolf Patrol
The Mining Journal / Posted 17 days ago
LANSING - One of the Great Lakes Wolf Patrol's first actions after it was established in 2013 was photographing a wolf killed in Michigan and posting the pictures on its website to inspire others to take up the cause. The group has since established... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Musky, perch action goodStaff Writer IRON MOUNTAIN - Anglers out on local waters this week had luck wi
Musky, perch action good
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 22 days ago
Staff Writer IRON MOUNTAIN - Anglers out on local waters this week had luck with musky, perch, bass and more. John Grier of Whispering Pines Outpost in Breitung Township said a customer reported catching a 53-inch musky this week. "It was the 16th... Read more
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WJFW Rhinelander
WJFW TV-12, WJFWDT 12.1 and Newswatch 12 - Your Northwoods News Leader and NBC Affiliate - Rhinelander WisconsinThe Good Neighbor Authority was passed by Congress in the 2014 Farm Bill. It gi
WJFW TV-12, WJFWDT 12.1 and Newswatch 12 - Your Northwoods News Leader and NBC Affiliate - Rhinelander Wisconsin
WJFW Rhinelander / Posted 23 days ago
The Good Neighbor Authority was passed by Congress in the 2014 Farm Bill. It gives the Forest Service the chance to work with states to manage its forest, rangeland and water restoration. Wisconsin DNR State Forester Paul DeLong says that means the... Read more
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News 8000
DNR unveils new endangered species license plateThe Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources unveiled a new endangered species
DNR unveils new endangered species license plate
News 8000 / Posted 24 days ago
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources unveiled a new endangered species license plate. The plate features a photograph of an eagle. DNR officials said the design was chosen from more than 2,000 entries from photographers. The photo was taken... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Ozaukee County Sheriff's officials take report of "large, wild cat" sighting in Town of GraftonTOWN OF GRAFTON — Ozaukee County Sheriff’s officials say they took a call regar
Ozaukee County Sheriff's officials take report of "large, wild cat" sighting in Town of Grafton
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 24 days ago
TOWN OF GRAFTON — Ozaukee County Sheriff’s officials say they took a call regarding a possible “big cat” sighting on Wednesday afternoon, August 5th. Shortly before 3:30 p.m., sheriff’s officials received information from a citizen that a large,... Read more
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CBS 5 Green Bay
WI DNR confirms two cougar sightings in Langlade Co.Langlade County, (WFRV)- The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has conf
WI DNR confirms two cougar sightings in Langlade Co.
CBS 5 Green Bay / Posted 24 days ago
Langlade County, (WFRV)- The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has confirmed two cougar sightings in Langlade County in northern Wisconsin. Two seperate trail camera photos submitted by two individuals both taken on July 9th show the animal.... Read more
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News 8000
DNR confirms 2 cougar sightings in northern WisconsinThe Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has confirmed two cougar sighting
DNR confirms 2 cougar sightings in northern Wisconsin
News 8000 / Posted 24 days ago
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has confirmed two cougar sightings in Langlade County. Trail cameras captured the animal — or animals — on July 9 about six miles and 20 hours apart in the northern Wisconsin county. Landowners... Read more
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WJFW Rhinelander
WJFW TV-12, WJFWDT 12.1 and Newswatch 12 - Your Northwoods News Leader and NBC Affiliate - Rhinelander WisconsinWisconsin agency simplifies roadkill-reporting process Submitted: 08/05/2015 M
WJFW TV-12, WJFWDT 12.1 and Newswatch 12 - Your Northwoods News Leader and NBC Affiliate - Rhinelander Wisconsin
WJFW Rhinelander / Posted 24 days ago
Wisconsin agency simplifies roadkill-reporting process Submitted: 08/05/2015 MADISON - A new call center operated by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is making it easier for motorists who kill deer in auto accidents to get a permit to... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Dog park open in FlorenceThe one-acre, off-leash dog park is now available for dogs and humans to stretc
Dog park open in Florence
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
The one-acre, off-leash dog park is now available for dogs and humans to stretch their legs. The dog park is free to use and is located next to the Florence Visitor Center parking lot. Those looking to fill a container with water for their dog may... Read more
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News 8000
State agency simplifies roadkill-reporting processA new call center operated by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is
State agency simplifies roadkill-reporting process
News 8000 / Posted 25 days ago
A new call center operated by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is making it easier for motorists who kill deer in auto accidents to get a permit to keep the game meat. Motorists previously were required to contact local police and wait... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scientists chase elusive Poweshiek skipperling butterflyCrunching through waist-high prairie grass, the researchers scan ahead with bin
Scientists chase elusive Poweshiek skipperling butterfly
PhysOrg / Posted 25 days ago
Crunching through waist-high prairie grass, the researchers scan ahead with binoculars. Peering out at the black-eyed susans reaching above the prairie dropseed, they are searching for something they do not expect to find - the endangered Poweshiek... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Possible cougar sighting in Beloit parkA cougar may be roaming the Beloit area. City park workers spotted the animal t
Possible cougar sighting in Beloit park
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 27 days ago
A cougar may be roaming the Beloit area. City park workers spotted the animal this week in Big Hill Park along the Rock River. Ziad Sakkal and Derrick Billings rented part of the park for a company party Saturday, and when they arrived to set up, a... Read more
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News 8000
Camping fees in Wis. state parks increaseAs part of the 2015-2017 Wisconsin state budget, the price of camping and state
Camping fees in Wis. state parks increase
News 8000 / Posted 28 days ago
As part of the 2015-2017 Wisconsin state budget, the price of camping and state park fees has gone up. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources said the idea behind the increase is to make state parks self-sustaining. On their mission to see... Read more
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News 8000
2 killed in explosion, fireTwo people were killed in an explosion and fire in Adams County Friday afternoo
2 killed in explosion, fire
News 8000 / Posted 28 days ago
Two people were killed in an explosion and fire in Adams County Friday afternoon, according to a release from the Adams County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies were called to 931A East Trout Valley Road in the town of Big Flats at 1:48 p.m. for a report... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Northern pike action good; crappies biting at Peavy Pond"Northern does seem to be the big thing right now," said John Grier of Whisperi
Northern pike action good; crappies biting at Peavy Pond
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 29 days ago
"Northern does seem to be the big thing right now," said John Grier of Whispering Pines Outpost in Breitung Township. "They seem to be biting pretty good." Grier added that customers have also been purchasing small lures for panfish, with decent... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Lost boy found safeFlorence County Sheriff Jeff Rickaby said his department received a report of a
Lost boy found safe
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 30 days ago
Florence County Sheriff Jeff Rickaby said his department received a report of a missing juvenile at approximately 2:40 p.m. The boy was exploring with his grandparents and other grandchildren near Meyers Falls, about 10 miles west of Florence in a... Read more

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