Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Officials discuss storm assistance programs

HURLEY - Fifteen officials from various state agencies met with nine Iron County and local town officials Friday to discuss assistance programs and other information in the wake of the July 11-12 storm and flooding.

Jerry Mentzel, of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, said there are many avenues and agencies to help for the affected areas across the seven-county disaster area. Three other regional WDOT officials spoke about their work in Iron County and willingness to continue to work with local officials into the future.

Iron County Highway Commissioner Mike Swartz praised the WDOT's...

 
 
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