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Plaidurday continues First Friday successes


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A crowd of around 150 people gathers on Aurora Street in downtown Friday, Oct. 6, while wearing plaid as part of a "Plaidurday" celebration in conjunction with Ironwood's ongoing First Friday civic and business promotions. The photo was provided by Kevin Schneller.

IRONWOOD - The success of the First Friday efforts in Ironwood continued with the Plaidurday celebration.

The Friday downtown promotion included a 6 p.m. drone photo by Kevin Schneller in which about 150 people wore plaid.

The First Friday events were scheduled to end after September but continue after demands from both the public and business community, city manager Scott Erickson said Monday. They have livened up the city on a night when the streets would typically be bare.

City commissioner Jim Mildren noted one store even offered plaid shirts to be used for the event, showing the coop...

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