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Hurley 3rd graders plant Silver Street flowers


Richard Jenkins/Daily Globe

HURLEY THIRD graders plant flowers on Silver Street Wednesday with the help of volunteers. Among those participating in the planting were, from left, Connor Saari, Iron County Sheriff's Department Lt. Paul Samardich, Kayla Pearson and Anmarie Allen.

HURLEY - Hurley's Silver Street looks a bit nicer after the area master gardeners and Hurley third graders planted flowers in the planting barrels along the street Wednesday.

The annual event has become a Hurley tradition that has been going on for roughly 16 years.

In fact, a number of interns with Iron County's University of Wisconsin Extension office are participating in their second Silver Street planting.

"Our summer interns remember doing this (when they were in third grade), so it's become quite a tradition," said Darrin Kimbler, the extension office's horticulturist.

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