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Student interns gain from positions with city of Wakefield


March 23, 2019

P.J. Glisson/Daily Globe

FROM LEFT, Julia Tarro of Wakefield and Brianna Cross of Marenisco stand last week in the second floor hallway of the Wakefield-Marenisco K-12 School. The two girls worked as interns last summer for the city of Wakefield, which hopes to welcome more students this year.


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WAKEFIELD - The city of Wakefield staff grows a little each summer as it welcomes a new crop of student interns who help with tasks both indoors and out.

According to city clerk Sue Ahonen, "They help with little things that we don't get to." For instance, she said teens in the Department of Public Works cut grass, paint curbs, and engage in park and cemetery cleaning.

The clerk said the city had 10 interns last year. Eight boys worked with DPW staff, and two girls worked on clerical tasks. The city paid for five of them, and the Gogebic County Exten...

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