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Judge rules township insurance lawsuit can proceed


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BESSEMER — The litigation filed by several local governmental entities seeking to force their insurance companies to cover the tax money lost in former township treasurer Jyl Olson-DeRosso's embezzlement will continue after a judge ruled there wasn't enough evidence for a summary disposition last week in Gogebic County Circuit Court.

Ontonagon County District Judge Janis Burgess, who is hearing the case, ruled against granting the plaintiffs' request for summary disposition as she found there were enough issues that needed to be resolved in the ca...

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