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Montreal trails to get new trail markers


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PENCE, Wis. - The Penokee Rangers gathered Saturday morning for an important task, preparing trail markers for the summertime.

The markers, which are fashioned out of ironwood, will mark the trail for summertime hikers, and are planned to last for a long while. Volunteers gathered at the Pence trailhead to work on stripping bark and smoothing down branches. "This is the first time they have met to do this as a group," according to chief of trails, Charlie Zinsmaster. "And it will be the first time we tried to do some summer marking."

The markers will be...