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Iron County Historical Museum getting renovations


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HURLEY, Wis. - Construction crews started renovations on the Iron County Historical Museum in Hurley on Monday. They will replace the roof of the building and close the arches in the clock tower.

Jeff Musselman, a volunteer with the Iron County Historical Society, said that renovations were on the books for four or five years. The museum was worried that they would be unable to pay the price for the renovations, but they were made possible by a generous gift from an anonymous donor in late 2020.

"We got an anonymous gift that paid for most of the ne...