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Bessemer hires Kristie Peterson as clerk-treasurer


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BESSEMER — Kristie Peterson of Marenisco has accepted the job of clerk-treasurer for the city of Bessemer. She will begin her new job on Feb. 21.

The offer was made on Feb. 2 after members of the City Council interviewed Peterson and one other candidate in a special meeting on Feb. 1.

Samantha Dorr, the city’s secretary and coordinator of the Downtown Development Authority, reported the details on Tuesday by phone.

Since July of 2021, Peterson has been a pupil auditor and general education assistant for the Gogebic-Ontonagon Intermediate School District....