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Trail authority raises funds for charity, honors late member

IRONWOOD — The Gogebic Range Trail Authority held a public guided ORV ride over the summer that honored a late member who was instrumental in the organization and raised funds for two thrift stores.

The trail authority held its annual Calvin Kangas Memorial Ride and fundraiser in August, according to Steve Hamilton, trail authority president. The ride brought in 44 machines to the trail authority’s groomer barn for a socially-distanced ride along famed Trail 160.

Kangas was the trail authority groomer operator trainer and a volunteer for all things that needed support, Hamilton said. Kangas wa...