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Mud Run delights crowds


August 12, 2019

Tom LaVenture/Daily Globe

Jamie Barland and her passengers wave to the crowd from her modified limousine monster truck Sunday following a race in the 15th annual Mud Run at the Gogebic County Fair.


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IRONWOOD - Big machines are as much a part of county fairs as 4-H and agriculture as the fans showed Sunday by cheering on the 15th annual Mud Run, one of the final events of the Gogebic County Fair.

"Lake States Mud Racers has been around for a while but this is our second year running it," said John Olkonen, club president.

The races include the Gogebic County Fair, Iron County Fair, Ashland County Fair, the Bessemer Fourth of July, Butternut Pioneer Days and the Glidden Labor Day Fair, he said.

"Most everybody who races with us races all ye...

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