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Hygge Hike illuminates evening


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MONTREAL, Wis. — Numerous colorful ice lights and giant bonfires illuminated the Montreal Ski Trails on Saturday night as hundreds of people snowshoed the trail during the fourth annual Hygge Hike.

The event is a fundraiser for the Northern Iron County Engaged Residents and the Penokee Rangers. Kari Klemme, of NICER, said that 379 people came out for this years event. That nearly doubles last year’s number, she said.

“It was awesome,” said Klemme. She said that the funds will be split between the two organizations. NICER will put the funds into its ev...