LANSING, MI (AP)-- State officials have announced a new grant program for nonprofits and local governments to purchase permanent easements for snowmobile trails. Department of Natural Resources recreation specialist Ron Yesney says half of Michigan's snowmobile trails are on privately-owned land. Use of those trails is at the discretion of the landowner. An easement is an authorization to use land for a specific activity, such as snowmobiling. Yesney says the easement grant program will help...
TOWNSHIP OF WABENO, WI (AP)-- A 23-year-old man has died after an all-terrain vehicle crash in northeastern Wisconsin. The Forest County Sheriff's Office says deputies got a report of an ATV crash in the Township of Wabeno Saturday morning. Deputies responded and found the crash. WSAW-TV reports the victim, from Goodman, died at the scene. His name has not been released. No one else was involved. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is investigating.