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Gogebic County scores big in state budget bill


December 22, 2018


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IRONWOOD — Bob Jacquart couldn’t hold back his excitement for the $10 million in funding to help renovate Copper Peak that was included in the state’s budget bill passed early Friday morning.

“We’re happy with what the state did, it’s pretty special,” he said. The state budget includes grants for a variety of Upper Peninsula projects, including grants for $1 million for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources to create 10 jobs in Gogebic County, $1.5 million for Waupaca Foundry to open a plant in Ironwood, $2 million for a facility...

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