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Historic hotel renovation approved for Park Falls

MADISON, Wis. — The City of Park Falls is receiving a $250,000 state grant to help finance the renovation and expansion of an existing lodging facility into a rebranded hotel.

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation announced Thursday that it will support the remodeling of a historic facility into a 50-room Cobblestone Hotel & Suites with a $250,000 Community Development Investment Grant. The funds are aimed primarily in downtown areas.

The $3.6 million hotel project is projected to create 14 jobs and is expected to be completed at the end of the year.

“The new Cobblestone Hotel...