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Commissioners hear Sisu Ski Fest update


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Will Bomier of Barnum, Minn., works with his skis before entering the bib pickup at Main Street Fitness in downtown Ironwood after completing the Sisu Ski Fest Saturday, Jan. 7.


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IRONWOOD - The Sisu Ski Fest committee is again accepting applications for grants to local organizations that promote silent sports, especially cross country skiing.

Race director Jackie Powers told the city commission Monday that in its eight years, the Ironwood ski race has contributed more than $35,000 directly into the community, including about $20,000 in grants.

Commissioner Rick Semo noted there are two grant periods, in March and July. He said a grant can be for as much as $1,000.

The committee awards a total of $3,000 in grants annually.


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