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American Red Cross sets up shop in Wakefield


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WAKEFIELD-MARENISCO student Darienne Korpi holds up her arm after giving blood Thursday during school. Jessica Nagorski is cataloging and electronically filing the blood for safe keeping and travel throughout the United States, wherever there is a need.


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WAKEFIELD - The American Red Cross set up a blood donation clinic in the Wakefield gym on Thursday. According to the Red Cross, they come to this area every three to four weeks during the school year and are planning on coming back July 19 to the Ironwood area.

The Red Cross said they typically receive about 24 units or pints of blood when they set up in one of the area schools. They said they drew 60 pints at the Memorial Building in Ironwood on Wednesday.

The Red Cross office servicing this area is based in Stevens Point, Wis. They are a satell...

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