Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Mural adds to Hurley landscape

by Veronica Cruz

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HURLEY - The Hurley Dairy Queen owner, Moypa Khan, wanted to give something to the community, so he asked his friend from New Zealand to paint a mural depicting aspects of the region.

Khan met the artist, Laken Whitecliffe, in college and said they've been friends for a long time.

The mural is a Northwood scene, including wildlife and a man sitting at a campfire. It was painted this summer on a building Khan bought in May behind the restaurant.

Khan said he's happy with the way it turned out.

Whitecliffe has painted several murals. One mural he painted...