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Forest service to have lottery for Black River Harbor dock spaces


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IRONWOOD - Black River Harbor docking permits will be issued via a lottery system this year, according to an announcement from the Ottawa National Forest Service. The Harbor offers one of the area's few access points to Lake Superior.

According to Lisa Klaus, public and administrative affairs officer for the U.S. Forest Service, the demand for the permits has been ever increasing over the years. Klaus said the forest service continuously recieves more requests than there are permits available. She said that in years past, the permits have been granted...