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Door-to-door survey underway in Wakefield Township


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WAKEFIELD - Wakefield Township residents with opinions about how best to move the area forward can now share them via a door-to-door survey this month.

The township has hired two young men, Austin Ahonen and Niko Hewitt, to conduct the survey as a means to gather data for its new master plan.

Thursday was their first day to begin knocking on doors, said township supervisor John Cox, adding the boys will work as a team.

Cox said that township board members began with a template from the Western Upper Peninsula Planning and Development Region, based in Han...