Local briefing

DNR advisory group to meet

MUNISING — The Eastern Upper Peninsula Citizens’ Advisory Council is scheduled to discuss several interesting topics when the panel meets from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Central Community Center gymnasium, 413 Maple St.

New business items will include North Country Trail benefits from Iron Belle Trail grants, Michigan State Parks on the Air, Michigan Department of Natural Resources deer regulation recommendations for 2017-19 and state park updates.

The Eastern U.P. Citizens’ Advisory Council and its western U.P. counterpart meet alternating months throughout the year.

During the meeting, DNR staffers will offer division reports. Additional topics to be considered include updates from the Information and Outreach Subcommittee, the U.P. Wildlife Habitat Workgroup, information on trails and the status of chronic wasting disease in the region.

The public can participate in the session by offering comments to the discussion during two specified periods at the meeting. For instructions on comment procedures, see www.michigan.gov/upcac.

The DNR’s eastern and western Upper Peninsula citizens’ advisory councils are designed to provide local input to advise the DNR on regional programs and policies, identify areas in which the department can be more effective and responsive and offer insight and guidance from members’ own experiences and constituencies.

Anyone interested in being considered as a future council member should fill out the application form found on the DNR website at www.michigan.gov/upcac. For more information, call 906-226-1331.

Negaunee road to be resurfaced

NEGAUNEE — The City of Negaunee has announced that North Baldwin/North Road from the Ronn Hall to the city limits will be resurfaced starting Tuesday.

Traffic will be maintained with delays and roadways will be open to residents daily, according to the announcement. The project should take one to two weeks to complete other than minor shoulder work.

Negaunee Farmer’s Market set

NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee Farmer’s Market takes place every Wednesday through Sept. 27 beginning at 4 p.m. and ending by 7 p.m.

The Negaunee Farmer’s Market is in Miners Park at the corner of U.S. 41 and Maas Street in Negaunee and is sponsored by the City of Negaunee, according to a news release from the Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Chamber of Commerce.

As the market begins to grow, the city encourages local vendors to attend and engage the west end community to attend to have the opportunity to witness various farmers and artisans with quality goods that are local, according to the news release. For more information, contact Hannah Brisson at 906-226-2213, 906-361-1810 or market@cityofnegaunee.com.