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Planning commission to consider light industry zoning

By TOM LAVENTURE

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IRONWOOD — The city of Ironwood Planning Commission on Thursday directed community development staff to move forward with preparing a light industrial zone proposal to accommodate a local expansion.

Burton Industries Inc. — a customized electronics manufacturer for original equipment manufacturers with its headquarters in Hazelhurst, Wisconsin, and the manufacturing division in the Ironwood Industrial Park — would like to expand into the former Lighthouse Church building at 777 E. Ayer Street. The parcel is currently zoned as open and wou...