Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

County board OKs Germania Hill land purchase

HURLEY — They may never need it, but Iron County will be able to build a new route to its communication tower on Germania Hill in Hurley after the Iron County Board of Supervisors voted 13-2 to approve a land purchase Tuesday.

Supervisors Larry Youngs and Karl Krall voted against the measure.

The board approved purchasing a pair of lots, including 127 Germania St., from Kenneth Tilton for $10,500.

The purchase is viewed as a preventative measure, according to several board members, if there are further issues with a different property owner who owns some of the land that includes the tower acc...

Rendered 06/19/2024 17:47