Eagle Mine’s request to the Department of Natural Resources targets a parcel about 2 miles west of the existing mine in Marquette County.
Four people have been charged in an investigation of the illegal sale of bear parts.
An 80-acre wildfire in the Upper Peninsula is under control.
Hunters can seek one license in any open deer management unit statewide.
Most of these fires are caused by people having campfires or those burning debris who leave the fires unattended.
Last week, the family posted on Facebook that the pig was missing and followed his tracks to a puddle of blood.
Observers visit the sites three times each spring, when frogs and toads breed.
DNR fire specialist Bryce Avery says the Upper Peninsula had above-average snowfall and, in the spring, snow stayed on the ground longer than usual as temperatures were below average.
State officials say they’ve received the first reports this winter of Michigan bats dying from white-nose syndrome.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says anyone may fish Michigan waters without a license on Feb. 14 and 15.