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Good weather, good times seen at Gogebic County Fair


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IRONWOOD - Despite ominous weather reports directly before the Gogebic County Fair, Mother Nature smiled upon what turned out to be a busy four days that were loaded with activity at the Ironwood site.

"We had a great weekend," said James Byrns, chairman of the county Fair Board, at a Monday meeting.

According to Fair Coordinator Marlene Saari, the daily and seasonal tickets sales totaled 5,091. That's a significant rise from last year's combined sales of 4,058.

In addition, Saari said that the Sunday pie auction resulted in $16,815 in sales, and a quilt...

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