2012-11-15 / News

News Briefs

Christmas tree offer from Hiawatha forest

GLADSTONE – Holiday trees are now available for cutting on Hiawatha National Forest land.

For the price of a “tree tag” ($5) area residents may cut a tree from National Forest land. To obtain a permit, in the form of a tree tag, stop at a local Ranger District office at beginning Nov. 19 and continuing through December 2012.

Along with the permit, tree cutting guidelines, information regarding cutting areas, and suggestions for flame-proofing the tree will be provided. For more information, contact the U.S. Forest Service at 341-5666.

Raffle for Packer/Lion skybox ending soon

MARQUETTE – On Nov. 21, four names will be drawn to receive two tickets each to the Dec. 9 Packers vs. Lions game at Lambeau Field.

All winners will be treated to an event in the LeGalley Skybox.

Raffle tickets are $20 each and can be purchased online at www.upbeaconhouse.org.

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