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4-H kids strive to bring annual county fair to life


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IRONWOOD — The Gogebic County Fair will run for four days, starting on Aug. 10, and many folks will visit the Ironwood site during that period.

They may not realize how many other people work behind the scenes throughout the year to make the event a success, no matter what the obstacles.

One ambitious group of contributors are members of the Gogebic County 4-H program, which is based within the Michigan State University Extension Office in Bessemer.

As part of a Monday evening work bee at the county fairgrounds, 4-H members and parents were working on a...