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MEDC approves Downtown City Square project


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LANSING - The Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced Tuesday that Ironwood's proposed Downtown City Square project to create recreational and community space from a vacant lot was officially approved.

The Michigan Strategic Fund Board approved $1.47 million in Community Development Block Grant funds under the public facilities improvements category for the project. MEDC had tentatively approved the project for funding but the final hurdle was a presentation meeting Tuesday with Ironwood Mayor Annette Burchell, city manager Scott Erick...