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GRTA, Aurora Club work on motorized trail loop project

 

January 13, 2021

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Volunteers from the Aurora Club and Gogebic Range Trail Authority work on developing a new trail in the city of Ironwood that will connect Trail 2 to the area around the Aurora Club, Manny's and the Norrie Club. From left, are April Feltz, Joe Rimkus, Steve Hamilton, Jeff Behrendt, Ellis Larsen and Jim Martell.

By RICHARD JENKINS

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IRONWOOD - Work on developing a motorized trail loop in the city of Ironwood continued with a recent work event featuring volunteers from the Gogebic Range Trail Authority and the Aurora Club.

The group worked mostly in Miners Memorial Heritage Park, maintaining some existing trail and building a bit of new trail.

"We had to clean it out to make (the trail) a little wider so the groomer can go through," said Leslee Hein, the secretary for the GRTA and Aurora Club boards. "A bunch of us got together with chainsaws and basically widened the path....



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