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4-H campers rise above storm


July 22, 2019

Tom LaVenture/Daily Globe

Cabin sisters, from left, Luci Manzer, 9, Peyton Howe, 9, Emma Binz, 9, and Aubrey Laguna, 9, seated behind, talk about the week at Iron County Summer Youth Camp before lunch Thursday at Trail's End Camp in Rusk County, Wisconsin. Amanda Sprague, camp nurse, stands in back, watching on with Joyce Gayan, camp volunteer.


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BRUCE, Wis. - For the first time the annual Iron County Summer Youth Camp for kids going into fourth and sixth-grade was held at the historic Trail's End Camp in Rusk County, Wisconsin.

The 146 acre camp is former logging land that was deeded to the Rusk County 4-H Club Committee in 1933, according to camp information. The camp expanded over the years and became a site for youth camping groups all around the state.

It took some planning to run a camp more than two hours away from the Hurley/Ironwood area, said Neil Klemme, camp director and yo...

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