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Gogebic County board closes fairground buildings


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BESSEMER — Following a study of the county fairgrounds by U.P. Engineers and Architects, the Gogebic County Board of Commissioners decided to prohibit the use of the grandstand and poultry and exhibition buildings unless authorized by a structural engineer.

The county contracted the Houghton-based architecture firm to perform a buildings study earlier this year. The study recommended against further use of the fairgrounds’ poultry barn. It said that the building should be repaired in “great detail” or demolished. The stable was also marked for repai...