Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Ironwood Schools applies for USDA funds


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IRONWOOD — The Ironwood Area Schools has applied for several U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development grants, hoping to use the federal dollars to maximize its purchasing power for several district projects.

The district has submitted four grants, according to Superintendent Travis Powell, prioritizing the applications based on importance to the district’s goals.

Gogebic County is one of three counties in Michigan where municipal entities and other qualifying organizations are eligible to apply for the funds, according to a USDA new...