Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Officials report rural homeless less visible

Editor’s note: This is a first in a series of stories on homelessness in the region.


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BESSEMER — Local leaders described a recent virtual town hall meeting on rural homelessness as “eye opening” after hearing how the problem is less visible but as significant in the smaller communities as it is in urban centers.

The virtual town hall is a regular series that involves leadership of area cities and townships. The Nov. 24 town hall on homelessness was attended by Wakefield Mayor Dale White, Ironwood Mayor Pro Tem Kim Corcoran; Bessemer Mayor Pro Tem T...