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Ian Minielly/Daily Globe

GREEN BAY PACKERS team president Mark Murphy talks to the students at the Hurley K-12 School Thursday morning. Behind Murphy, from left, are retired players Ahman Green and Robert Ferguson. The group, along with former kicker Ryan Longwell, discussed the benefits of playing multiple sports, keeping healthy and the future of the current team.

The Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour passed through the area Wednesday, somewhat in secret, as team officials kept their local schedule close to the vest.

The team left Ashland, Wis., Thursday morning and had an event in Houghton Thursday night. In between they made three stops on the Gogebic Range Wednesday morning.

The first stop was at the Hurley K-12 School, where school officials had tried to keep the news of their arrival a secret. The younger kids went to the gym, where they interacted with three current players - linebacker Jake Ryan, backup quarterback Brett Hundley and fullback Aa...

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