April 17, 2013 | Vol. 94, No. 90

MML honors Ironwood for Depot Park project

LANSING — The city of Ironwood has been named an award winner for its downtown revitalization efforts.

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Michigan Municipal League photo
ACCEPTING A Michigan Municipal League award for the city of Ironwood on April 9 in Lansing are, from left, city commissioners Rick Semo, Monie Shackleford, Mayor Kim Corcoran and city manager Scott Erickson.

The Michigan Municipal League’s Region 7 Community Excellence Award was presented to the city last week at the MML’s conference in Lansing. The region includes all communities in the Upper Peninsula.

Ironwood now goes on to compete against the other six regional Michigan winners for the statewide Community Excellence Award at the MML’s annual convention Sept. 17-20 in Detroit.

“We’re going to put our best pitch in for the award in Detroit,” Mayor Kim Corcoran pledged at Monda...