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Happy 75th Birthday Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park!!!

Happy 75th Birthday Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park!!!
Celebrating a big birthday for Michigan’s largest state park By JOHN PEPIN Michigan Department of Natural Resources In the early 1940s, a movement was underway to save from the woodsman’s ax the intact hemlock-hardwood stands in the western Upper Peninsula – in particular, those trees located in what was to...

AuTrain River Project Begins this Summer June 11, 2020

AuTrain River Project Begins this Summer June 11, 2020
Planning on paddling the AuTrain River this summer?  Hiawatha National Forest staff advise that you “know before you go…”   Throughout the summer of 2020, expect to see and hear timber harvest activities along the AuTrain River.  You may see a lot of activity along the river including heavy equipment,...

Gypsy moth caterpillars are eating leaves; here’s what to do June...

Gypsy moth caterpillars are eating leaves; here’s what to do June 11, 2020
Gypsy moth caterpillars are eating leaves; here’s what to do Michigan Department of Natural Resources forest health experts are getting reports of oak, aspen and maple trees losing leaves to gypsy moths in the southwestern and northeastern parts of the Lower Peninsula. The gypsy moth is an invasive species that...

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is Increasing Recreational Access to Camping June...

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is Increasing Recreational Access to Camping June 12, 2020
Munising, MICH —  Following guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local public health authorities, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is reopening drive-in campsites and backcountry camping. The National Park Service (NPS) is working service-wide with federal, state, and local public health authorities to...

NMU Offers Free COVID-19 Educational Modules June 10, 2020

NMU Offers Free COVID-19 Educational Modules June 10, 2020
Northern Michigan University is offering 11 self-paced, online educational modules related to the COVID-19 pandemic free of charge. NMU faculty members from a variety of disciplines developed the short, non-credit courses. Topics range from the scientific aspects of coronaviruses and testing to the impacts on communities, businesses and families. “We...

Upper Peninsula Fishing Report for the week of June 10, 2020

Upper Peninsula Fishing Report for the week of June 10, 2020
Keweenaw Bay: Anglers have found a decent number of lake trout combined with a few Chinook salmon, splake, steelhead and brown trout. Huron Bay and Traverse Bay were producing a few fish, though anglers may have to put in some time to find them. Marquette: The fish cleaning station is...

NMU Suspends Distance Education Fee for Fall 2020 Semester June 10,...

NMU Suspends Distance Education Fee for Fall 2020 Semester June 10, 2020
Northern Michigan University is suspending the per-credit online fee for all distance learning courses this fall, as it did for the winter and summer semester. This also applies to Global Campus students. NMU continued the waiver because some courses originally scheduled for face to face instruction might be modified or...

NMU Suspends Distance Education Fee for Fall 2020 Semester June 10,...

NMU Suspends Distance Education Fee for Fall 2020 Semester June 10, 2020
Northern Michigan University is suspending the per-credit online fee for all distance learning courses this fall, as it did for the winter and summer semester. This also applies to Global Campus students. NMU continued the waiver because some courses originally scheduled for face to face instruction might be modified or...

City of Negaunee DPW will begin water system flushing on June...

City of Negaunee DPW will begin water system flushing on June 15, 2020
The City of Negaunee DPW will begin water system flushing on June 15, 2020. Flushing will generally occur between the hours of 7 am and 3 pm and will take up to four weeks to flush the entire system. Flushing will begin on the South end of town (South of...

City of Negaunee DPW will begin water system flushing on June...

City of Negaunee DPW will begin water system flushing on June 15, 2020
The City of Negaunee DPW will begin water system flushing on June 15, 2020. Flushing will generally occur between the hours of 7 am and 3 pm and will take up to four weeks to flush the entire system. Flushing will begin on the South end of town (South of...