Whitmer makes campaign stop in Ironwood


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GRETCHEN WHITMER, left, who is running for govenor in 2018, talks to Cheryl and Doug Olsen Wednesday at a campaign event in Ironwood.


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IRONWOOD - Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer visited Ironwood Wednesday, part of a swing through the Upper Peninsula as she campaigns for governor in the 2018 election.

Whitmer visited the Daily Globe, after which she attended a Gogebic County Democratic Party event.

"I wanted to make sure people know I'm very concerned about the U.P., and I want to be a voice for everybody in the state," Whitmer said. "So it was important to spend some time in the U.P., early on."

A Michigan native, Whitmer was born in Lansing and grew up in...

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