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Saxon Harbor construction picks up


May 4, 2018

Richard Jenkins/Daily Globe

An excavator moves rip-rap on the banks of Parker Creek at Saxon Harbor Thursday as part of an effort to return the creek to the way it was prior to a July 2016 storm. The work is just one of several projects happening at the harbor in the coming months, which is why Iron County officials are asking residents to stay away from the harbor while work is ongoing.


SAXON, Wis. - While boaters still have a week or two before Saxon Harbor's boat launch closes May 14, the public is being asked to stay away from the harbor during construction this summer.

"The biggest thing is that the facility is closed - and I mean the whole thing is closed for construction - for the safety not only of the people trying to work, but the people that are coming to look, too. Harbor Lights is going to be open, that's a good location to see things," said Iron County Forestry and Parks Administrator Eric Peterson. "The whole fac...

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