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The Ashland County Board has approved two measures designed to protect taxpayers for infrastructure costs related to Gogebic Taconite’s proposed iron ore mine.


The company would have to pay Ashland County $100,000 upfront and then keep a minimum balance of $50,000 to reimburse the county for its expenses.

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Judy Wiff
Judy Wiff has been regional editor for RiverTown’s Wisconsin newspapers since 1996. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and sociology from UW-River Falls. She has worked as a reporter for several weekly newspapers in Wisconsin.
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