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Mike Simonson, Wisconsin Public Radio

 As at least one drill rig is being set up in the proposed iron ore mine area of the Penokee Hills, sheriffs say they’ll respond to any trespassing complaints in the off-limits zone.


Iron and Ashland county sheriffs expect to see a lot of deliberate trespassing in the newly created off-limits zones 600 feet from mining activity.

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