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Local organizations get almost $100,000 in art grants


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IRONWOOD — Three local organizations have received close to $100,000 in grant funding from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.

The Historic Ironwood Theatre, Downtown Art Place and the Friends of the Porcupine Mountains combined to receive $97,110 in grants.

In Gogebic County, the theater was awarded a pair of grants, as was the DAP — although neither received the full amounts requested.

The theater received $18,750 of the $25,000 requested in one application and $18,072 of the $36,145 in the other. The DAP received $22,288 of the...