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Storm damage repaired along County C, near Hurley


June 20, 2018

Ralph Ansami/Daily Globe

BILL THOMPSON, an Iron County, Wis., Highway Department worker, arrives Tuesday morning with machinery to clean up a mess along County C, near Hurley, caused by the weekend storm. A new power pole had already been installed and trees had been removed from the roadway.


HURLEY - The after-effects of the weekend's violent storms are evident in many areas of the Gogebic Range, including along County Trunk C near Hurley.

Only about a mile from downtown Hurley as the crow flies, there are stretches of trees that were downed Sunday along County C, near the Gile Flowage dikes. Had the storm front taken a slightly different path, Hurley homeowners could have suffered even more of the brunt of the storm.

Strong winds downed hundreds of trees in the County C area, knocking some across the county road and power lines in ab...

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