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West Michigan Golf Show This Weekend in Grand Rapids

It's hard to believe, but the 29th Annual West Michigan Golf Show with hundreds of exhibits from courses and resorts to clubs and merchandise, is this weekend in downtown Grand Rapids at DeVos Place. With fabulous door prizes, free golf lessons, clinics, and the Treetops Par-3 Challenge (actual golf hole inside!) where one lucky golfer might win $25,000, it's THE place to be for all Michigan golfers.

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Courtesy of Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Courtesy of Michigan Department of Natural Resources
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Outdoor Channel to Feature Michigan DNR for Full Season of ‘Wardens’ Starting Feb. 6

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources will be in the national spotlight beginning Monday, Feb. 6, as the Outdoor Channel showcases the law enforcement work of DNR conservation officers on its television series Wardens.

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Most Snowmobile Trails in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula Still Open

Michigan's recent rain and warm weather has come as a big disappointment to Michigan snowmobilers and winter sports fans, but there are still many snow covered trails to be found in the Upper Peninsula.

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Courtesy Michigan Adventure Race/Jamie Geysbeek Photography
Courtesy Michigan Adventure Race/Jamie Geysbeek Photography
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Cancer Will not Keep Sara From The Michigan Adventure Race

The Michigan Adventure Race: Winter Edition returns to Camp Roger in Rockford on Saturday, January 28, 2017, and Sara Bard and her daughters will be ready for it.

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Michigan DNR
Michigan DNR
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Infected Hemlock Trees in West Michigan: How to Identify

Hemlock trees infected with hemlock woolly adelgid have been found in West Michigan in Park, Port Sheldon and Spring Lake townships in Ottawa County and in Norton Shores and Whitehall in Muskegon County.

Learn how to identify hemlock woolly adelgid and what to do if you find it.

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Iowa: The First Battleground For The 2016 Presidential Nomination
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Michigan’s Free Ice Fishing Weekend is Coming in February

Some people look for heat when Michigan's cold winters hit.

Ice fishermen are a little different.

Whether you are experienced at ice fishing or have never tried it, you are welcome to enjoy the cold during Michigan's annual free ice fishing weekend this February.

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Michigan DNR
Michigan DNR
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Volunteer Campground Hosts Camp for Free at Michigan State Parks

Do you love camping? Here's a unique way to camp for free while sharing your passion for camping with others in Michigan.

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources needs volunteer campground hosts. 

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US East Coast Begins To Dig Out After Large Blizzard
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‘Shoe Year’s Day’ Brings Free Guided Snowshoe Hikes to Michigan

Michigan's unpredictable winter weather is bound to bring us more snow. When it does, be prepared to join one of nine upcoming snowshoe hikes being planned by the Michigan DNR.

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Ingram Publishing, ThinkStock
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Sparta Sports Complex Could Receive $150,000; Ionia up for $74,300

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has recommended that Sparta receive $150,000 for improvements to the new Sparta Sports Complex.

The City of Ionia could receive $74,300 for improvements to Robinson Park.

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Ottawa County Duck Poachers Sentenced, Receive No Jail Time

The Michigan DNR reports, four Ottawa County men, who were ticketed for poaching 58 wild ducks near a popular waterfowl hunting area in Chester Township on Oct. 9, have been sentenced in Ottawa County District Court.

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Boyne Highlands to Re-Open Friday

Boyne Highlands Ski Resort was damaged by fire on Sunday. The resort has announced they are set to reopen the slopes on Friday.

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Michigan Department of Natural Resources
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Tahquamenon Falls State Park Offering Dog Sled Rides and More This Winter

Tahquamenon Falls State Park is a popular summer destination. The park also offers a variety of ways to enjoy winter including dog sled rides, snow shoeing and more.

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