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Gogebic County commissioners approve new location for fair


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IRONWOOD — The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners voted last week to approve a proposal for this year’s county fair to take place at the Pat O’Donnell Civic Center in Ironwood.

The vote included the board’s commitment to allot $17,500 toward fair expenses, as it routinely has done for past fairs.

The proposal to host the fair at the Civic Center was made by the county Fair Board, which has been searching for a solution to retain this year’s fair ever since the county board voted on Oct. 11 of last year to prevent the 2024 fair and any other major even...