The Daily Globe - Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Committee tours parks


October 20, 2017

Ian Minielly/Daily Globe

OBSERVING THE new concrete slab where the camp caretaker's trailer is being moved on Thursday at Lake Gogebic State Park are, from right, Dan Siirila, Greg Ryskey, Mark Whitney and Bob Orlich. A bald eagle floating above Lake Gogebic watched the Forestry and Parks Commission navigate the park and discuss its current configuration and future plans.


BESSEMER - The Gogebic County Forestry and Parks Commission met in Bessemer Thursday before hitting the road to visit parks and some timber holdings under their management.

While in Bessemer, the commission agreed to donate an extra half-ton truck to the sheriff's department for use by the Search and Rescue team. According to the commission, the current vehicle the SAR team uses to pull the trailer is insufficient for the job and the truck would make a significant improvement in the ability to bring equipment to rescue sites.

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