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MEDC, local leaders discuss Ojibway closing

 

September 6, 2018



By RALPH ANSAMI

ransami@yourdailyglobe.com

IRONWOOD — Michigan Economic Development Corporation CEO Jeff Mason and other state officials met Wednesday with Gogebic Range leaders to discuss the closure of the Ojibway prison in Marenisco.

The session was attended by about 30 people, including 18 community leaders. After the meeting, Mason said in a teleconference call that the MEDC has committed to fund a study to determine possible future economic development activities for the area. He said an effort would be made to diversify the economy.

“This was the first step in the process. We wa...



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