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Local, state officials celebrate future Hurley grocery store


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STATE AND local officials cut a ceremonial ribbon at the former Hurley Super One store off Tenth Avenue on Friday to celebrate the city receiving a grant that will return a grocery store to the site. Attending the ceremony were, from left, Hurley City Council members Jamey Francis and Robert Lanctoe; Great Lakes Food's Gene Mylener; Pat's IGA owners Ben and Joe Campioni; Hurley Mayor Joe Pinardi, and city council members Joanne Bruneau and Jay Aijala.

HURLEY - A crowd of around 50 people gathered in the parking lot of the former Hurley Super One on Tenth Avenue Friday for a ceremony in recognition of the city of Hurley receiving a grant that will bring the return of a grocery store to the city.

In addition to a ceremonial ribbon cutting, several speakers addressed the crowd, including Iron County Development Zone Coordinator Kelly Klein, Hurley Mayor Joe Pinardi and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation's Barb LaMue.

A $250,000 WEDC community investment grant is largely responsible for enabling the grocery store to return to Hur...

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