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Trail expansion grant accepted by Ironwood City Commission

 

June 29, 2018

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A proposed Southern Beltline Trail would run between Miner's Memorial Park and Norrie Park in Ironwood. The city commission on Monday accepted a Michigan Department of Natural Resources grant to acquire the former Canadian National railroad grade.

By LARRY HOLCOMBE

lholcombe@yourdailyglobe.com

IRONWOOD - The Ironwood City Commission approved a resolution at its meeting Monday to accept a Michigan Department of Natural Resources grant to help the city acquire property for a trail between Norrie Park and the Miners Memorial Heritage Park.

The strip of property is a former Canadian National railroad grade. The railroad company still owns about half of the 2-mile stretch and the rest is owned by other private property owners, said Ironwood Community Development Director Tom Bergman.

Portions of the former rail corridor is already used as...



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