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Dianda, Summers lend support to fight OCF closure


September 17, 2018

P.J. Glisson/Daily Globe

ADDRESSING A bustling crowd at a Sunday benefit to raise legal funds to fight for Ojibway Correctional Facility are, from left, organizer Crystal Suzik; Rep. Scott Dianda, D-Calumet; and Ken Summers of L'Anse, who is now campaigning to fill Dianda's state house seat. The benefit was held at the Wakefield VFW.


WAKEFIELD - Organizers of a Sunday spaghetti feed at the Wakefield VFW hope the event will add to legal coffers aimed at disputing a recent state decision to close Ojibway Correctional Facility in Marenisco.

Food was served steadily as the room quickly filled with local people willing to contribute the $10 fee for what they believe is still a fighting chance of reversing the state directive.

"We've got just under $4,000 right now sitting in a bank account," said Crystal Suzik of Ramsay, who added all funds raised for litigation will be offered to Mar...

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