A FAWN IS BORN

After more than 20 years of walking with whitetails of both sexes, I came the closest I’ve ever been to film the birth of a fawn on May 26. I came across an adult doe that’s 8- or 9-years-old that I’ve been walking with since she was a fawn that had just given birth...

2019 Deer Harvest Results

Even though the number of deer hunters declined significantly in Michigan during 2019, the hunters that remained harvested more deer than the year before, according to preliminary figures from the DNR. The state agency estimates that 14,000 fewer hunters hunted...

Bear attacks Crystal Falls resident

Terry Tadiello, 71, from Crystal Falls, was attacked by an adult female black bear on the night of May 14 when he attempted to scare one of the sow’s yearlings away from his bird feeder containing sunflower seeds. Tadiello wasn’t seriously injured, but he received 22...

Bald Eagle preys on fawn

  The predation of a whitetail fawn by a mature bald eagle was confirmed at the Riverside Golf Club in Menominee on June 3 by several witnesses, some of who had cameras to capture the action. One of those witnesses was the club general manager Lisa Froehlich. “We...

Bald Eagle Preys On Fawn

  The predation of a whitetail fawn by a mature bald eagle was confirmed at the Riverside Golf Club in Menominee on June 3 by several witnesses, some of who had cameras to capture the action. One of those witnesses was the club general manager Lisa Froehlich. “We...