Some thoughts on area economy

Iron Mountain is beginning to look like a tourist town, a motel, gas station, various eating places all paying low wages. The “now hiring” signs may soon be disappearing. A few badly needed clothing stores would be nice and “shop local” signs would help the economy. A manufacturing plant would pay better but the Michigan Clean Air Act would probably discourage this. Construction is booming, which is a good thing. Land and marijuana sales are thriving, so why can’t we fix the damn roads?


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