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Ironwood officials watching Montreal River


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IRONWOOD — The Ironwood City Commission heard from city manager Paul Anderson Monday that the city is monitoring the level of the Montreal River after a winter with more than 200 inches of snow and a period of warm weather in the past week.

City staff are re-bagging 5,000 old sandbags at the Public Safety Department to have on hand in the case of a flood event, he said, as part of the city’s emergency response plan.

Anderson also reported that while Coleman Engineering is working on the design of the $3 million Lead Service Line replacement projec...