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Iron County group working for trail safety

HURLEY, Wis. — Iron County Trail Safety Committee is working to improve safety awareness and preparedness along Iron County Trails, according to a recent announcement.

An initial purchase of 10 first aid kits to be placed at establishments along the trail system was funded by the committee and Greater Northwoods Tavern League, according to the announcement. Each kit is designed for injuries commonly seen on the trails, including a trauma kit to stop bleeding and Mylar blankets to help keep an injured person warm until first responders arrive.

Seeing the importance of the project, the Iron Coun...