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NRC Youth Conservation Council Applicants Sought

DNR seeks applicants for NRC Youth Conservation Council The Department of Natural Resources today announced it is accepting applications from Michigan’s youth, ages 14 to 18, who are interested in being a part of the Natural Resources Commission Youth Conservation Council. Launched in 2013, the council’s structure has been modified to …

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Proposal Helps Those With Alzheimer’s Disease

A new proposal has surfaced in the U.S. Senate, aimed at those with a family member suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease. U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow of Michigan says the proposal creates a new “care management planning session” for those newly diagnosed with the disease. The measure, she says, will also encourage …

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New Freshwater Drum Record

The Department of Natural Resources has confirmed a new state record for freshwater drum. It’s the first record fish caught in 2015. Mark Leep of Middleville speared the fish on Gun Lake in Barry County January 24. It weighed 28.61 pounds and measured 34.02 inches. James Black caught the previous …

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