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Hurley students make maple syrup


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HURLEY — The Hurley community was able to come out to the Hurley K-12 School sugarhouse on Saturday to watch as students in the district’s Tappin’ and Sappin’ program produced and bottled fresh maple syrup.

During the demonstration students, with the assistance of Darrin Kimbler of Extension Iron County, wood shop instructor Roger Peterson, and science teacher Dan Rye, explained to the community the process of maple syrup making from collecting the sap at offsite locations to filtering it to bottling it.

They said the need for the process is because t...