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North Country Trail crew extends river boardwalk


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THE WORK crew adds to the boardwalk near Great Conglomerate Falls visible in the background, on the Black River on May 10. The group included, from left: Char Morgan-Herron, Cal Kangas, Ric Olson and Dave Kauppi.

BLACK RIVER HARBOR - The Ni-Miikanaake Chapter of the North Country Trail turned out to build trail boardwalk along the Black River last May 10.

The group installed 16- and 12-foot lengths of lumber to extend a bridge over a steep, muddy segment of the trail. It added another 40 feet to the 16 feet installed last fall. 

The work was done on the ravine-side, just above Great Conglomerate Falls in the Black River Harbor area.  

Cal Kangas, Morgan Grasso, Ric Olson, Dave Kauppi, Char Morgan-Herron, Ken Nikula, Norman Bishop and Karl Jensen participated.

The group installed drainage tile an...

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