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Tuesday, August 23, 2005

Workers blaze a trail

By Brian Bridgeford

TOWN OF WEST POINT - People who love hiking contributed some sweat equity to their cause last weekend as volunteers from around Wisconsin helped extend the National Ice Age Trail in the Lake Wisconsin area.

Men and women armed with shovels, hoes, rakes, axes and chainsaws were hard at work around the Merrimac Ferry landing in Columbia County's West Point township over four days beginning Thursday. They were members of the Ice Age Park and Trail Foundation, a Wisconsin non-profit orgainization that is building a hiking trail across the state.
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