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Singin' in the rain: The show must go on


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IRONWOOD - Friday evening rain threatened to shut down a performance by the Dweebs, a northern Midwestern family band that was scheduled to perform on the small stage of the Gogebic County Fairgrounds.

Luckily, a little ingenuity and a lotta pluck saved the day and didn't seem to faze the audience that watched and cheered them on from under three nearby canopies.

Although the band also had a canopy, it was not adequate to prevent water from dripping onto the stage, where several speakers had to be removed one by one as the band performed with great gusto...