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Archive for June, 2012

Norway Reservoir and Menominee River Boating Access Temporarily Close

The Norway Reservoir and Menominee River Railroad Dock boating access sites will close temporarily in July for improvement projects, the Department of Natural Resources said today. The Norway Reservoir site in Dickinson County will close Monday, July 9 for necessary repairs. Project managers anticipate completion by Friday, July 13. The site will reopen upon completion […]

UPPER PENINSULA Weekly Fishing Report

  Ontonagon:  Fishing is good for lake trout all through out the bay. Many were caught just out from the mouth on the Ontonagon River as well on Spin-n-Glows. Spoons in greens, blues, and oranges have been good colors. A few Coho have also been showing up in the catches. The Ontonagon River is yielding walleye. Bond Falls Flowage […]

Weekly Fishing Tip: Eating Safe Fish in Michigan

There are many benefits to eating fish, but anglers should be aware that some fish have mercury, dioxin, PCBs or other chemicals in them that can be bad for your health if you eat too many. The Michigan Department of Community Health’s Eat Safe Fish Guide helps you learn about eating safe, local and healthful […]

Celebration Spotlights Michigan Wilderness Protected by Historic 1987 Legislation Events at Sylvania Wilderness on July 15 and Horseshoe Bay Aug. 18

Lansing–Twenty-five years ago, a bruising 10-year battle over the wilderness designation of less than one percent of Michigan’s three million acres of national forest lands had split the state’s conservation community in two and challenged lawmakers to take a stand on an issue considered a political hot potato. Within this contentious climate, in 1987 Congress […]

Operational U.S. Army Reserve Assists in Guatemala

By Maj. Carlos M. Cuebas U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers are currently building a new school at the Sarrax-Och village, located approximately 30 kilometers outside Coban city, in northern central Guatemala. During their rotation, the Army Reserve Soldiers from Puerto Rico are… Chief Warrant Officer Two Miguel Velazquez, acting commander of the 471st Engineer Company, U.S. […]

National Postal Museum to Host Congressional Stamp Exhibit

Free Children’s Stamp Camp Teaches Basics of Stamp Collecting June 28, 2012 The Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum, in conjunction with the American Philatelic Society, the U.S. Postal Service and Stamp Camp USA, will host a special Congressional stamp exhibit for all ages and a collaborative educational program for children July 24 – 26 at the […]

Michigan Homeless Camp Video Released

State of Michigan – Dozens of homeless people living in tents in wooded state lands between two major expressways now have homes or temporary shelter with the help of the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA), the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), and a number of Washtenaw County agencies that advocate for housing. A video […]

Governor Rick Snyder Weighs in on Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

LANSING, Mich. ‒ Gov. Rick Snyder today issued the following statement on the Supreme Court ruling: “The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is legislation that misses the point on the most important reforms needed in our health care system. In the meantime, it has been a detriment to the economic recovery of our country […]

Supreme Court Upholds Health Care Law

Center for Rural Affairs applauds Court’s Decision on “Obamacare” Lyons, Nebraska – Today, the United States Supreme Court announced their decision upholding the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. “We applaud the Supreme Court’s decision and, as we have said from the beginning, the Affordable Care Act is […]

State Transportation Commission Releases Draft Complete Streets Policy

The State Transportation Commission (STC) is inviting public comment on the draft Complete Streets policy released at its June 28 meeting in Sault Ste. Marie. Comments may be submitted to the Michigan Department of Transportation through July 13. Complete Streets are those that safely serve all legal users of the roadway, from trucks, cars and […]

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