MSP hands out food donations


October 26, 2019

Richard Jenkins/Daily Globe

IRONWOOD STUDENTS Calista Sibley, left, and Hailey Nezworski help Michigan State Police Wakefield Post commander Lt. Don Horn and MSP Insp. George Sailer - from the district's headquarters in Marquette - load donations during the post's annual food drive Friday. This year, the post collected 22,275 pounds of donations for Gogebic County food pantries.


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WAKEFIELD - Gogebic County food pantries had the opportunity to stock their shelves in time for the holiday season Friday as the Michigan State Police's Wakefield Post distributed the food items the community has donated over the past several weeks.

Although the final donation totals are still being finalized, post officials said they received 22,275 pounds of donations from Gogebic County.

"We did good - I'm happy, the pantries are going to be happy," said Lt. Donald Horn, the post commander. "We had a very generous community again this year,...

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