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Gogebic Community College plans future ski chalet project


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IRONWOOD — Gogebic Community College is looking at a major project coming in the near future, as the college’s board of trustees has given their go-ahead on a $3.1 million project to construct a new ski chalet once enough money has been raised for the self-funded project.

The Mr. Zion Ski Hill chalet building opened in 1970, later being moved in 1980 to accommodate the new chair lift. Since then, the chalet has remained much the same, but this is planned to change. Retired Ski Area Management director Jim VanderSpoel and GCC Foundation Executive Director...