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County board hears storm damage assessment


June 28, 2018


BESSEMER — The Gogebic County Board heard key presentations from Jim Loeper and Jim Lorenson Wednesday evening.

Loeper, the county’s emergency management and 911 coordinator, updated the board on damage assessments from mid-June’s rain storms.

He’s recorded $244,314 in damages to public property in the county and $100,000 to private property. This clearly puts the county over the $60,000 threshold to be part of the state’s disaster declaration.

He said he planned to meet with Federal Emergency Management Agency officials today and the...

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