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Community continues to support MSP food drive

 

November 2, 2018

Richard Jenkins/Daily Globe

BESSEMER SENIOR Kate Nyquist, left, and Michigan State Police Community Service Trooper Jerry Mazurek load a truck full of donated food at the Wakefield Post Thursday. The donated food was destined for food banks across the Gogebic Range.

By RICHARD JENKINS

rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com

WAKEFIELD - Once again the community has come together to support several food banks across the Gogebic Range, donating 31,810 pounds of food to the Michigan State Police Wakefield Post's annual food drive.

"I'm very, very happy. The community stepped up and was very generous. They made all this possible," said post commander First Lt. Don Horn.

The donations were collected over the past two weeks, according to Horn, and distributed Thursday to food banks in Ironwood, Bessemer and Watersmeet.

While it was too early to tell if the post was able...



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