Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Ironwood splash pad popular in summer months


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IRONWOOD - While temperatures lingered in the 80s on Thursday, some folks took refuge with cold drinks and air conditioning while others hit the sun face-to-face, albeit with a little help at Ironwood's new downtown square.

A splash pad within the square is a popular place with local children, who relish running through the multiple jets of water that burst from a cement pad.

Parents can watch from picnic tables on the adjacent lawn or - better yet - join right in on the fun.

The evidence was clear on Thursday when two families found themselves, spontane...