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North Country Trail: America’s longest footpath celebrated at national conference in Michigan

By Howard Meyerson LOWELL, MI — If you ask Dave Cornell about long-distance hiking, the 73-year-old Delton resident is unequivocal about its place in life. “Hiking has made a difference. It saved my life. There is nothing like strapping on … Continue reading

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1,100-foot fall causes first death of season on McKinley

Mount McKinley, North America’s highest peak, claimed its first climber for the 2012 climbing season. The climber, as yet unidentified,  fell 1,100 feet Friday after turning to retrieve a backpack that was sliding down a slope, Denali National Park officials … Continue reading

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