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Colorful floats mark annual Jack Frost parade

IRONWOOD - A couple inches of snow on Thursday night added sparkle to Friday's Jack Festival Parade in downtown Ironwood.

The patriotic theme of the parade brought out vibrant reds, whites and blues for a celebration of the upcoming winter.

On a mild evening, with temperatures in the 30s, a total of 37 parade entries passed by the judges at the River Valley Bank and hundreds of spectators along Aurora Street.

The Cub Scouts' float was selected as the top entry, followed by the Klassic Kruisers float and Western Upper Peninsula and Gogebic Range Trail Authority entry.

Judges were Kim Corcoran,...