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Ironwood votes to join Miners football co-op



IRONWOOD — Barring any unforeseen derailments, Ironwood students will be taking the field as members of the Gogebic Miners this fall after the Ironwood Area Schools Board of Education voted Monday to join the co-op team.

“There has been a big decline in the number of student athletes willing to participate in the sport of football,” Superintendent Tim Kolesar said.

Given the low turnout in recent years, Kolesar said a number of districts in the area — including Ironwood — have eliminated their junior varsity programs. This causes fres...

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