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Hurley council supports ICORE, tightens drain rules


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HURLEY - The Hurley City Council Tuesday authorized members of the Iron County Outdoor Recreation Enthusiasts to continue working toward their ultimate goal of expanding a nonmotorized trail from the Montreal River to Cary Park or beyond.

So far, said ICORE member Mike Fauerbach, the unnamed, paved trail runs about 300 feet from U.S. 51 to the Montreal River, where a bridge provides access to Ironwood's Iron Belle Trail.

Fauerbach said ICORE hopes, at a minimum, to continue the trail from the highway to Hurley's Cary Park. Meanwhile, he said a temporary...