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Windom council supports trail grant effort

Earlier this month, the Windom City Council took steps that could lead to the creation of a new concrete walking/biking trail at the city’s east edge.

The council formally supported efforts to land a FLAP (Federal Lands Access Program) grant worth roughly $400,000 through the Federal Highway Association and committed to long-term maintenance of the trial.

Essentially, the trail would connect the Windom Recreation Area with the Wolf Lake Trail near the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Once the two trails are combined, it would be a six-mile trail, according to Windom Economic Development Director Drew Hage.

For more on this story, check the Dec. 22 edition of the Cottonwood County Citizen and Citizen eEdition.

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