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Outdoors

Do you see what I see?

For those looking to experience nature’s grandeur, Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park in the western Upper Peninsula – fondly known as “the Porkies” – is the place to go. Featuring 60,000 acres of old-growth forest, roaring waterfalls, Lake Superior shoreline, rivers, trails ...

Taking aim at safety

HANCOCK — The Portage Lake Sportsmen’s Club (PLSC) recently sent an annual request to several local schools, requesting them to send an email out on their parent lists. The email announces the club’s annual two-day Michigan Department of Natural Resources Hunter Education Course. Ed ...

Wildfire 100% contained

ISLE ROYALE – The Mount Franklin wildfire on Isle Royale National Park has been 100% contained, the National Park Service announced Tuesday. The fire was first reported Aug. 13; initial estimates put the fire at 11 acres, which was revised downward to 6 acres after active mapping of the ...

Some trails reopen as Isle Royale wildfire continues

ISLE ROYALE NATIONAL PARK — As firefighters make progress containing the Mt. Franklin wildfire at Isle Royale National Park, some trails are being reopened. Favorable weather over the past two days and efforts from the National Park Service and wildland firefighters slowed the spread of the ...

Miles of ORV ready trails – are you riding?

It’s a saying we have all heard throughout our lives, “you don’t know how good you have it, till it’s gone.”  Some use it as a reference to a parent or family member.  Some use that phrase for material possessions and some employers use it when they lose an employee. In the Copper ...

Adventure Mountain Raceway Re-opens

After a long “Fishing Trip” and over a 1000 miles, the famous 1/3 Mile Clay Stock Car Racing Track in Greenland will re-open for Stock Car Racing on Friday, Night, July 22nd.  Adventure Mountain Raceway, which dates operations back to the late 1960s, after having closed for 7 years, will ...