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Harju pleads guilty to lesser charge in assault case

Upper Michigans Source

Date: 4/25/2017 10:06:00 AM

Lac Vieux Desert Tribal Police located Harju traveling west on US-2 near Watersmeet and his vehicle was stopped and detained. A sentencing is scheduled for May 30

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Lac Vieux Desert Resort opens new food court and espresso bar

The Daily News Local News

Date: 4/24/2017 9:54:00 AM

WATERSMEET — Residents of the Upper Peninsula should prepare themselves for a new flavor in town. Lac Vieux Desert Resort and Casino has announced the opening of a new food court inside the casino. The new food court menu features fresh farm-to-table

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NIGA 2017 – ‘Getting Back to Business’

Indian Country

Date: 4/18/2017 8:43:00 AM

Stevens also noted that the conference broke records for training and certifications. Garry Murrey, the general manager of Lac Vieux Desert Casino in Watersmeet, Michigan, was happy with the variety of firms on the trade floor— nearly 400 vendors

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Walleye population crash in Lac Vieux Desert prompts spring hearings question

The Northwoods River News

Date: 4/8/2017 5:28:00 AM

On Monday, every county in the state will hold an annual Department of Natural Resources Spring Hearing in conjunction with the Wisconsin Conservation Congress spring meeting. At these hearings, there will be 88 questions asked of stakeholders regarding

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Fish and Wildlife hearings provide opportunity

Star Journal

Date: 4/7/2017 2:00:00 PM

After doing considerable reading I have found information on the declining population of walleyes on Lac Vieux Desert. Last spring biologists from the Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission, using the process of electro-shocking, estimated the

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• River: Wisconsin River
• Surface Area: 4,260 Acres
• Maximum Depth: 40 feet
• Length: 4 Miles
Lac Vieux Desert is a 4017-acre lake that extends across the border of Michigan (in Gogebic County) and Wisconsin in (Vilas County). The lake has been home to the Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indians for centuries. It's known for its Musky, Walleye, Bass, and Northern Pike fisheries. Several public access points to the lake support boating, fishing, and water-based sports during the warm weather months.

Lac Vieux Desert is open from April 30th through October 14th.

For more information about this lake, please contact:

Eagle River - Florence Ranger District
1247 E. Wall St.
Eagle River, WI 54521
715-479-2827, Fax 715-479-6407, TTY 711 (National Relay System)
Business hours: Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
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