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Mike Branham, at left, and Ryan Miller check their coordinates at a base station in the Schoolcraft State Game Refuge. The radio antenna behind them broadcasts a GPS coordinate that helps establish a permanent marker on county land. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Crew uses GPS to survey entire county

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By the time Mike Branham and Ryan Miller finish their quest, they will know every inch of Hubbard County.

They've embarked on the Herculean task of surveying the county, bit by bit, stake by stake, monument by monument, restoring a government survey conducted between 1868 and the 1870s.


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