Fairgrounds livestock building in need of major repairs


June 22, 2023

P.J. Glisson/The Globe

DAMAGE AT the entry to the livestock building is shown here on Monday at the Gogebic County Fairgrounds. Addressing the problem is a priority for county officials before this year's county fair begins on Aug. 10.


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BESSEMER - The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners voted last week to fund repairs to the livestock building at the county fairground in Ironwood.

The repairs are not to exceed $9,135 and will be concentrated at the main entrance, which has suffered damage in the way of falling brick and siding.

Although other fairground structures are targeted for demolition, county officials recently said the livestock building was the immediate priority, as it houses each year the cattle, hogs and other livestock that are featured at the fair.

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