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Volunteers bring fair to life


August 7, 2019

Tom LaVenture/Daily Globe

Amy Wetzel, of Marshfield, Wisconsin, runs a few laps with I Want Revenge, a 10 year old champion standardbred pacer horse, also known as Copper, on Tuesday at the Gogebic County Fair. The fair runs Thursday through Sunday.


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IRONWOOD - The Gogebic County Fair opens Thursday and the staff and board are praising the volunteers who somehow seem to get everything up and running in a few short days - and just for some donuts and coffee in the morning.

"We're thrilled that the fair is filling up with volunteers who are working, our vendors are arriving, the carnival is arriving, the harness racers are arriving and things are falling into place," said Terttu Anderson, fair coordinator. "The fair is a community event that is brought together by groups of people and we're s...

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