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Charlie Zinsmaster lauded for 50 years of service

By P.J. GLISSON

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UPSON, Wis. - Late in March, directly next to Wisconsin's Uller Trails, all the makings of a winter paradise were set up to honor one of the people who has made the paths possible for decades.

Charles Zinsmaster of Pence - known commonly as "Charlie" - was surrounded by family, friends, neighbors, former workmates, fellow volunteers, and romping dogs in various colors and sizes.

A bonfire burned while meat sizzled on grills, and lunch was spread out on a simple, folding table next to a tiny trail cabin.

The commemoration was for Zinsmaster's 50 years as...

 
 
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