By P.J. GLISSON
BESSEMER — A written proposal regarding how to manage a streamlined version of the 2024 Gogebic County Fair met with a dead end at last week’s meeting of the county Board of Commissioners.
The county board requested the proposal of its Fair Board because of five buildings that were lost at the Ironwood fairgrounds due to a Sept. 26, 2023, fire and prior demolition.
Fair Board member Linda Nelson presented the proposal, which included reduced fair times, confined locations of events, a list of repairs to be addressed, and work stoppage of any poss...