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Marenisco loses police chief applicant


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MARENISCO — Members of the Marenisco Board of Trustees learned at their regular meeting last week that one of three candidates for police chief is now out of the running.

“Jason Roberts (of Ironwood) was hired by Ironwood Public Safety,” said Supervisor Bruce Mahler, who retired as chief at the end of August and then was elected to his current role after former Supervisor Richard Bouvette retired.

One of two remaining applicants for the open seat as chief is Jesse Yesney of Bergland, who currently works as a full-time deputy for the Gogebic County Sherif...