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DNR funds two Ironwood projects


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IRONWOOD — The city of Ironwood is awaiting final approval for funding of two projects that improve the Beltline Trail and Curry Park.

The Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund board recommended a $38,100 project to renovate campsites at Curry Park. The board also recommended $14,800 for acquisition of approximately 5 acres of railroad grade to extend the in-town Southern Beltline Trail route in Ironwood.

The recommendations are now with the state legislature for review as part of the appropriations process. Upon approval, the legislature will for...