Outdoorsmen Support Texas in the Wake of Hurricane

Mossy Oak t-shirt sales go to support Hurricane Harvey Victims

WEST POINT, MS – Mossy Oak, Coastal Conservation Association (CCA), B.A.S.S., Ducks Unlimited (DU), National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) and Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) have come together to produce specially-designed “Rise Above” t-shirts with all proceeds going to support victims of Hurricane Harvey.

“Texas is a special place to the outdoors community, and seeing the devastation left from Hurricane Harvey and the many hurting people, we had to do something,” said Daniel Haas, New Media Coordinator for Mossy Oak. “We have joined conservation organizations, and with the help of Gildan that donated the t-shirts for screenprinting the ‘Rise Above’ design, to step up and help the people of Texas with 100% of the t-shirt purchase price going to help those affected by the hurricane.”

Share the link with your friends and family and help Harvey victims by buying your Hurricane Harvey Relief T-Shirt at the Mossy Oak online store. Read more

MI DNR Law Enforcement Division 2017 report available online

Highlights include recreational safety, educational outreach initiativesAn annual report highlighting program accomplishments of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division is available at www.michigan.gov/conservationofficers.

The 2017 Annual Programs Report is based on calendar year 2016 information. It illustrates the division’s successes in protecting Michigan’s natural resources and citizens and in educating outdoor enthusiasts on recreational safety.

The report includes a statewide map of Law Enforcement Division districts, a statistics table showing the number and types of interactions between conservation officers and the public, the number of students certified in hunter, boating, snowmobile and off-road vehicle safety, and a summary of each program area. Read more

Boat Explosions Highlight Crucial Role of Proper Ventilation Systems

PHOENIX — The occurrence of two boat explosions two days in a row at Lake Havasu is an important reminder of the crucial role of ventilation systems, which work to remove flammable gases. Properly installed ventilation systems greatly reduce the chance of a life-threatening explosion.

A properly functioning ventilation system circulates air through the engine and fuel tank compartments to remove fuel vapors from the bilge. A best practice to follow is to always open an inboard engine compartment and let it air out before starting an engine — this allows you to smell for gasoline fumes. Read more

ARGO Unveils 2018 Lineup of XTVs featuring the Frontier Series in Mossy Oak®

WEST POINT, MS – ARGO, the world’s leading amphibious Xtreme Terrain Vehicle (XTV) manufacturer, today unveiled its XTV lineup for the 2018 model year adding all-new models, features and options to its expanding line of industry leading powersports products.

Offering incredible versatility and value, the revamped ARGO 6×6 Frontier models make off-road riding approachable, easy and fun. With six different models to choose from including the Frontier 6×6/8×8 Scout outfitted with a number of hunting specific accessories including Mossy Oak Shadow Grass Blades® camo or Break-Up Infinity® camo, customers can further customize their ride with multiple color, transmission, accessory and seating packages – all new for the 2018 lineup. Read more

Take a free ride during Michigan’s Free ORV Weekend

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources invites residents and out-of-state visitors to enjoy Free ORV Weekend Aug. 19-20. During the weekend, Michigan residents and nonresidents legally can ride DNR-designated routes and trails without purchasing an ORV license or trail permit.

Free ORV Weekend not only offers access to nearly 3,700 miles of off-road trails, but also includes use of the state’s five scramble areas, including St. Helen’s Motorsport Area, Black Lake Scramble Area, Silver Lake State Park, Bull Gap and The Mounds. All ORV rules and laws still apply. Read more

New Michigan exhibit explores mystery behind Copper Country’s 1844 epidemic

A new exhibit at Fort Wilkins Historic State Park in Copper Harbor takes visitors into the actual hospital ward where sick soldiers were cared for during a mysterious epidemic there more than 150 years ago. The “Ward Room” exhibit, which opened recently in the park’s former U.S. Army post hospital, also looks at the health care methods of that time.

Over the winter of 1844-45, an unknown disease with flu-like symptoms hit the garrison at Fort Wilkins. According to the fort doctor at the time, at least 13 cases were reported, and one soldier eventually died from the disease.

“We were excited to have the opportunity to create a new exhibit focusing on the stories of the epidemic,” said Fort Wilkins site historian Barry James. “It allowed us to open a space that the public has never had access to before, the hospital ward where those sickened by the epidemic were treated.”

Visitors stepping into the ward room will find patient beds, tables and medical instruments that re-create the original hospital environment. They will meet Charles Isaacs, the fort doctor who worked diligently to heal the infected patients. Read more

Brownells Adventurers “Yeti & Yolo” To Compete in 36 Hours of Uwharrie

GRINNELL, Iowa – Precision off-road driving, vehicle recovery, physical challenges, marksmanship, canoeing, overlanding; 48 missions in total. 36 Hours. No rest. That’s what competitors in the 36 Hours of Uwharrie will face on a course designed to test man, woman and machine deep in the Uwharrie National Forest on August 10-12, 2017.

Brownells will sponsor a 36 Hour of Uhwarrie Pro-Class Team made up of full-time adventurers Holly “Yolo” Freeman and Jonathan “Yeti” Norvell. The duo will compete out of their highly-customized Yeti-Built Jeep, a vehicle Jonathan built from the ground up. The rock-crawler Norvell and Freeman refer to as “The Yeti” began life as a 1997 TJ Jeep. Today, the gas gauge and grill are two of the six remaining original Jeep parts.

Not only do Norvell and Freeman compete in “The Yeti,” but the window-less, open-air quasi-Jeep is their full-time home. Read more

Two Bedroom Duplex Unit, Brighton, MI for Rent

Two bedroom duplex unit in the City of Brighton, MI only 3 blocks from downtown and Main Street and ready for move in. The unit includes Brighton schools, city water, trash disposal, hot water heat, electric water heater and range, hook ups for either elecric or gas washing machine and dryer in full basement. One partitioned garage stall comes with rental unit and is a whopping 30 feet deep. All new, professionally installed, Low E vinyl windows in every room. Rear deck off sliding patio door. Everything works.

Rent is only $925 per month for a one-year lease and tenant pays own utilities.  Trash service is paid by landlord, as well as lawn maintenance and snow plowing. Security deposit is $900. Pets are not allowed without express written permission from landlord.

Call Glen Wunderlich at 517-404-7737

Front of 307 S. Second St.

Rear view of 307 S. Second
Patio door and balcony

307 S. Second
Garage is 30 feet deep
Right partitioned space is for 307

307 S. Second St.
Kitchen with garbage disposal, over-range microwave, dishwasher, glass top, self-cleaning electric range, refrigerator/freezer, ceiling fan/light, GFCI protected outlets, ceramic tile floor, freshly painted with 6 foot patio door and vertical blinds

307 S. Second St.
Living room with ice cold wall sleeve air conditioner, new Low E windows throughout, vertical blinds, small closet (not shown), dead bolt security lock

307 S Second
Master bedroom
Large, walk-in, lighted closet, ceiling fan/light, small wall sleeve air conditioner ice cold, new sliding window and vertical blinds

307 S Second
Full Bath
Water Saver Kohler toilet,
ceramic floor, ceramic tub enclosure, single-handle Moen shower faucet, well lighted with small vanity

307 S Second
Small Bedroom, ceiling fan/light, new sliding window and vertical blinds, closet


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