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Wakefield ponders solution to Iron Belle extension


March 30, 2021

WAKEFIELD — Last summer, an expansion of the Iron Belle Trail linked Bessemer to Ramsay, meaning that the trail in Gogebic County now stretches from Hurley to Ramsay, with a paved trail for silent sports such as hiking and biking.

A new hurdle now exists in how to continue the trail expansion from Ramsay to Wakefield — action highly anticipated by trail lovers and by business owners who might stand to gain sales from the added activity.

The city of Wakefield now finds itself squarely in the midst of the effort because it is one of five owners of property surrounding Plymouth Lake — al...

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