Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Pumpkinfest draws crowds

By MEGAN HUGHES

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BESSEMER - Bessemer celebrated the 43rd year of Pumpkinfest this past week, with members of the community and across the region coming out to celebrate the start of the fall season with games, live music, a craft fair and food.

While events ranged from Thursday through Sunday, a majority of them were held on Saturday, as much of the downtown was decorated for the festivities as crowds gathered.

With events such as the pumpkin decorating contest, scarecrow and totem pole contests, carnival, parade and costume contest, as well as many others encouraging ev...

 
 
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