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DNR replaces fire danger sign


June 10, 2020

Tom LaVenture / Daily Globe

Kurt Kluhsman, left, a heavy equipment operator with the Iron County Highway Department, and Chuck Norgren, a forestry technician with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources at the Mercer station, replace a fire danger sign on Wisconsin 77 in Hurley.


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HURLEY - Those driving along Wisconsin 77 through Hurley may notice that a new fire danger sign was installed on Tuesday.

The new sign replaces a weathered sign on the south side of the highway at the snowmobile/all-terrain vehicle trail on Iron County land adjacent to the Cary Mine Convenience Store. Station owner Bob Walesewicz has been changing out the fire condition signs to indicate low, medium or high level fire danger for more than 10 years.

"They moved the new sign back from the motorized trail a little bit to give snowmobilers and AT...

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