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Fairground demolition scheduled for next week


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IRONWOOD — Demolition of the grandstands and poultry barn may begin next week, said Gogebic County Commissioner James Byrns on Tuesday.

Byrns spoke to The Globe after a Tuesday evening meeting of the county’s Fair Board, which he chairs.

County commissioners hired Bolle Contracting of downstate Clare earlier this year to complete the demolition.

During Tuesday’s Fair Board meeting, members expressed frustration with slow progress on the fairgrounds, in part due to delays in the demolition, but also because of uncertainty in how best to tackle some projec...

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