Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Grocers install cashier shields

By TOM LAVENTURE

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The two major grocery stores in Ironwood and neighboring Hurley, Wisconsin have installed plexiglass shields at checkout stands.

The shields are in place between the cashiers and customers to help protect against the spread of COVID-19. Cashiers are among the vulnerable essential workers who come face-to-face with the public each day during the coronavirus pandemic.

"We like them," said Lawrence Glatczak, manager of Super One Foods in Ironwood. "They are 3 feet tall and we have them at every register."

All of the Super One Foods stores now have...