Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Black Friday sales up for area businesses

By KIM E. STROM

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A general consensus of three businesses - one each in Wakefield, Bessemer and Ironwood - showed sales were up from last year's Black Friday.

"It's been tremendous," said Karen Stevens, the owner of The Leather and Gift Shop in Bessemer, regarding sales during Black Friday's shopping day.

"It was really busy," said Nanette Paquette, who owns Nanette's Knits and Gifts in Wakefield. "We're fully stocked. It's been busier this year. There were lots of out-of-town people, but a lot of local people too. It was heartwarming," she said.

Paquette also said busi...

 
 
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