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Bessemer to contact donors, try again for trailhead grant


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BESSEMER — Individuals or businesses who donated to the cost of a new trailhead behind the Bessemer City Hall will receive a letter from the city in the near future.

City Council members agreed Monday night that the outreach should be made in case any donors may wish to retract their offer after the city failed for the second year in a row to qualify for a Natural Resources Trust Fund Grant from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.

Officials will apply for the grant again this year, in hopes of being awarded funds to help pay for the projected t...