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County board throws support behind land easement


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HURLEY — The Iron County Board of Supervisors expressed its support for a proposed easement expanding access for recreation in the county, passing a resolution in support of the easement purchase Tuesday.

The resolution supports the proposed Great Northern Conservation Access Easement agreement between the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and Keweenaw Land Association, which would involve more than 14,000 acres in the towns of Carey, Knight and Mercer.

The state’s Natural Resources Board approved purchasing the easement earlier thi...