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County board OKs $25,000 for study of fair buildings


January 25, 2018


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BESSEMER — A lengthy debate over whether to apply for a matching grant for window replacements on a fairgrounds building led to a compromise vote by the Gogebic County Board of Commissioners Wednesday.

Board members weren’t comfortable with matching a possible $25,000 grant from the state with $25,000 in county money for 113 new windows in the cattle barn.

Instead, they agreed to appropriate $25,000 to be used for a structural study of the fairgrounds buildings.

Commissioner Tom Laabs, of Ironwood, said placing new windows in a building that m...

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