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USDA Rural Development heads encourage participation in programs

 

October 26, 2018



By RICHARD JENKINS

rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com

IRONWOOD — The state and Upper Peninsula directors of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development came to the Gogebic Range this week to promote the many department programs that could potentially benefit locals.

“We always like to say we are the only federal agency that can literally build a community from the ground up,” joked Donald Gerrie, the area director overseeing operations in the Upper Peninsula. “We have water and waste and we go all the way to the air, and everything in between — housing, community facilities —...



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