Good weather, good times seen at Gogebic County Fair
August 17, 2023
By P.J. GLISSON
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 q...