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Washington family seeks info on former Colby Mine worker

 

Ian Minielly/Daily Globe

THE BESSEMER Historical Society meets Thursday afternoon. Members discussed some of the recent successes in helping others discover interesting information about people from their past. Starting with Connie Pricco, red bandana, and moving counter clockwise are Ed Sandene, President; Dan Cvengros, Vice President; Miron Re, Jim Rouse, and Dick Steiger.

By IAN MINIELLY

iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com

BESSEMER - The Bessemer Historical Society met Thursday afternoon to discuss Bessemer historical business.

The society noted State Rep. Scott Dianda, D-Calumet, sponsored a resolution to make January Finnish-American Heritage Month in Michigan. It passed the House on Jan. 12.

The historical society is up to 135 members from all over, based on ties to Bessemer. A yearly single membership is $12 and a family membership is $18.

In administrative news, the society is looking for a director with the time and inclination to take charge and direct.

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