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Salvation Army raises money to help community


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IRONWOOD — The Salvation Army didn’t fare as well this holiday season as it has in previous years. Locally, the 2021 Red Kettle Campaign brought in $25,000, which is 50% of its 2020 earnings.

The Salvation Army had a constant kettle at the Walgreens in Ironwood. Several volunteers manned the kettle from time to time. There was occasionally a manned kettle outside Walmart, thanks to the efforts of Dusty Boggs of Ironwood.

According to Jamie Stiffarm, director of the local Salvation Army, Boggs was the only person to volunteer to ring the bell at Walmar...