March 13, 2013 | Vol. 94, No. 60

Ironwood timber sale proceeds to be used to match DNR grant

IRONWOOD — Proceeds from a city of Ironwood timber sale will be used for a local match in a grant application for a city park.

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City manager Scott Erickson told the city commission Monday the city received $32,000 from the timber sale. He praised retired U.S. Forest Service employee Marion True, of Ironwood, for helping the city out with the timber sale and said another one will be conducted next winter.

The commission on Monday agreed to apply for Department of Natural Resources grants of $60,000 apiece for Longyear and Curry parks after holding public hearings on both project application...