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Due to a surge in donations, the trail connection between Conover and Phelps looks to be moving closer to reality.

Jeff Currie is the President of Great Headwaters Trails, working to get the work going next summer on the next 5.5 miles section of trail. He says the project is more than 85 percent toward its funding goal.

He says they were $250,000 short of their funding goal one year ago...

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Leaders of the Great Headwaters Trails are inviting the public to their annual meeting next week with the key topic being the construction of the Conover to Phelps bike trail.

GHT President Jeff Currie says crews have begun working on the first 3.2 miles segment of the 11 mile trail...

"....it includes asphalt trial right from Community Park in Conover through the town to Highway 45. It includes a hard surface compressed stone trail on the highway grade parallel to Highway 45 which is pretty much the business district of Conover...."

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Thanks to a very competitive grant from the Green Bay Packers Foundation, a group building Northwoods biking paths have gotten a boost.

The Great Headwaters Trails picked up $3,500 dollars from the Packers.

Group vice-president Gary Meister says they went to Lambeau Field to get their check. He says they're working on 40 miles of off-road, family friendly trails...