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Gogebic County Fair may move to Civic Center this year


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IRONWOOD — The Pat O’Donnell Civic Center may be the site of this year’s Gogebic County Fair in Ironwood.

County Fair Board members voted on Monday evening to have board member Linda Nelson prepare a related proposal to submit to the Gogebic County Board of Commissioners in time for that board’s March 13 meeting.

Board member Thomas Hampston opposed the vote, but all others voted aye.

Before the vote, Nelson said she already had spoken with Jay Kivisto, Civic Center manager, and said that he and his associates like the idea.

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