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Sunset park opens in Ontonagon


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ONTONAGON — Senior citizens and handicapped can now watch the beautiful sunsets on Lake Superior at the new Doug’s Sunset Park. The new park is adjacent to the present Ontonagon Township Campground.

The park was made possible when the township was able to purchase the property from the estate of the late Doug Filppula. Filppula was a popular teacher with the Ontonagon school system and lived on the property. The house was razed and plans are underway to continue improvements to the park.

According to Township Clerk Bill Chabot, the township has completed a ci...

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