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Officials mark 9/11 anniversary

IRONWOOD — The terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 continue to affect our lives, even as the event itself happened 19 years ago.

Scott Erickson, the manager for the city of Ironwood, said the anniversary is a good time for people to reflect on the service of first responders in our community. Firefighters, law enforcement and medical first responders rose to the occasion on 9/11, and they continue to go into harm’s way every day to keep communities safe and healthy, he said.

“I guess for me, this is a time to just remind people to reach out and appreciate the first responders that we...

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