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Cuts to 4-H position draw criticism


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BESSEMER — The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners adopted the 2021-22 county general fund budget as presented on Wednesday, but not until a room full of supporters spoke in protest of the county 4-H coordinator position being reduced from a full-time to a half-time position.

In separate actions, the county board 4-0 adopted the Fiscal Year 2022 General Appropriations Act, Fiscal Year 2022 General Fund Budget and Fiscal Year 2022 Special Revenue Fund.

Members Joe Bonovetz and George Peterson were not present. Board chair James Lorenson was prese...